St. Francis Xavier University

Climate and Environment - Climate Concentration

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Program Information

School:St. Francis Xavier University
Faculty:Arts/Science
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Description:The Bachelor of Arts and Science in Climate and Environment* serves students who seek an interdisciplinary education with a unique strength in both Environment and Climate. The field of Environment focuses on the physical and chemical composition, nature, and the societal relationship we maintain with our physical setting, while the field of Climate focuses on how the Earth’s energy balance affects our environment.

This concentration will be of interest to students who want to learn about how the climate works, how we measure climate, and issues surrounding climate. Courses in this concentration will help students develop fundamental scientific methodology in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, as well the social and political dynamics that inform societal responses to climate. This will help them appreciate the complex behaviour of Earth's atmosphere and climate system, as well as its effects.

URL:Climate and Environment - Climate Concentration at St. Francis Xavier University
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $20,436
Careers:Environmental Impact Analysts

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70 to 100
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Mathematics  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Physics 

For high school graduates, the minimum requirements include an average of 70% in Grade 12, with no marks below 65% in each of the required subjects.

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration)
Application Notes : Students whose first language is not English are normally required to submit proof of English language proficiency. Please see website for more details.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on May 03, 2021