|Description:||The Bachelor of Arts in Environmental and Sustainability Studies emphasizes a social science and humanities perspective on environmental and sustainability challenges and opportunities. The program provides a strong philosophical, social and scientific basis for understanding the full diversity of environmental and sustainability issues. It positions students to be effective agents of social and environmental innovation, who can promote mitigation of, and/or adaptation to, environmental challenges. Understanding the foundations of environmental citizenship is emphasized. The degree offers students substantial opportunity for experiential learning through a number of courses.
The opportunity to study and gain hands-on experience in environmental issues and their social basis in northern communities surrounded by nature is unparalleled in Canada.