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Honours Bachelor of Environmental Science (Geography Major)/Bachelor of Education I/S (TB)

Six Year program

Prior to Entry into Professional Year
In concurrent Education programs at the Intermediate/Senior level, students must meet and complete requirements of the partnering Bachelor degree program including all Pre-Professional Program Education requirements. (See Concurrent Degree Programs Information for Education requirements)

Note: Students must choose two teachable subjects. See Department of Undergraduate Studies in Education, Levels and Teachables.

Note: The Indigenous Content Requirement in the Geography programs will be met by taking Environmental Studies 1190.

First Year:
(a) Environmental Studies 1170 and 1190
(b) One FCEs from Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physics
(c) One FCE from Type A, B, C or D courses (Geography excluded)
(d) One-half FCE from Mathematics 1151 and 1152 or Physics 1113 and 1133
(e) English 1015 and one-half FCE in English at a first year level
(f) Education 1050

Second Year:

(a) Environmental Studies 2013 and 2210
(b) One-half FCE Environmental Studies elective from Type C courses
(c) Geography 2232, 2251, 2271, 2331, 2351, 2811
(d) Education 2050

Third Year:

(a) Environmental Studies 3094 
(b) One FCE Environmental Studies elective from Type C courses
(c) One-half FCE Environmental Studies elective 
(d) Geography 3251 or 3253
(e) Two and one-half FCEs in Geography at the third year level*
(f) One-half FCE elective
(g) One-half FCE Education elective (see Electives in the Department of Undergraduate Studies in Education Courses list)

Note: *It is recommended that students completing the Certificate Program in Geomatics should take Geography 3253 as a Geography elective (normally in Third Year) and take Geography 2215 as an open elective (in Third Year). 

Fourth Year:
(a) Environmental Studies 4810
(b) Three FCEs in Geography at the fourth year level
(c) One FCE elective
(d) One-half FCE Environmental Studies elective from Type C courses

Fifth and Sixth Years (2-Year Professional Program):
Concurrent Education (Intermediate/Senior) requirements

Six-year Non-Direct Entry program option

Bachelor of Environmental Science (Geography Major) 4-year/Bachelor of Education I/S

This program option is for Honours students that are academically ineligible to continue in or complete the Honours program.

The program requirements for the first three years are the same as for the HBESc (Geography Major) program; however, in order to remain in the program, students must maintain at least an overall 60% average in the major.

Note: The Indigenous Content Requirement in the Geography programs will be met by taking Environmental Studies 1190.

Prior to Entry into the 2-Year Professional Program
In concurrent Education programs at the Intermediate/Senior level, students must meet and complete requirements of the partnering Bachelor degree program including all Pre-Professional Program Education requirements. (See Concurrent Degree Programs Informationfor Education requirements)

Note: Students must choose two teachable subjects. See Department of Undergraduate Studies in Education, Levels and Teachables.

First Year:
(a) Environmental Studies 1170 and 1190
(b) One FCE from: Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physics
(c) One-half FCE from from Type A, B, C or D (Geography excluded)
(d) Mathematics 1151 and 1152 or Physics 1113 and 1133
(e)English 1015 and one-half FCE in English at a first year level
(f) Education 1050

Second Year:
(a) Environmental Studies 2013 and 2210
(b) One-half FCE Environmental Studies elective from Type C courses
(c) Geography 2232, 2251, 2271, 2331, 2351, 2811
(d) Education 2050

Third Year:
(a) Environmental Studies 3094
(b) One FCE Environmental Studies elective from Type C courses
(c) One-half FCE Environmental Studies elective
(d) Two and one-half FCEs in Geography at the third year level*
(e) One-half FCE Education elective (see Electives in the Department of Undergraduate Studies in Education Courses list)
Note: Concurrent Education students should check the timetable for Pre-Professional Program course offerings.

Note: *It is recommended that students completing the Certificate Program in Geomatics should take Geography 3253 as a Geography elective (normally in Third Year) and take Geography 2215 as an open elective (in Fourth Year).  

Fourth Year:
(a) Environmental Studies 4810
(b) Three FCEs in Geography at the fourth year level
(c) One FCE elective
(d) One-half FCE Environmental Studies elective from Type C courses

Fifth and Sixth Years (2-Year Professional Program):
Concurrent Education (Intermediate/Senior) requirements