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Environmental Studies

Become an agent for change for environmental issues we face locally and globally.

The resource extraction heritage of North-Eastern Ontario provides a unique opportunity to examine industrial impacts on the environment.

Yet at the same time the outcome of policies and practices aimed at remediating the environment can be studied. One of the principle objectives of the program is to have students think about incorporating transformative environmental change in both their own lives and those around them. Examining the environment through the lens of transformative change requires an evaluation of values, commitment and practices.

Conseiller aux études

Dr. Christian Bouchard

Téléphone : 705.675.1151 x3356

Courriel : cbouchar@laurentian.ca

Bureau : Administrative Assistant: Angèle Gosselin Mainville, 705.675.1151 x3366, agosselinmainville@laurentian.ca

Comment faire une demande Ce programme vous intéresse?
Vue aérienne de l'Université Laurentienne
Le Grand Sudbury est la plus vaste ville en Ontario par superficie terrestre, où les activités de plein air ne manquent pas grâce aux lacs et cours d’eau, terrains variés, forêts et réseaux complets de pistes et de sentiers.
Méthode de livraison : En ligne

Students will benefit from melding academic approaches and understanding with current and unfolding real world issues. This is done by identifying, examining and analyzing human/environmental issues around such things as, but not limited to, the Alberta Tar Sands, natural resource extraction, and climate change as they may impact ecosystem and human health. Students will also gain hands on field experience through a field work course and, perhaps, a fourth year thesis.

Other possibilities at other institutions include: environmental studies/sciences, sustainable development, geography, etc. Environmental issues are in the news every day. It is important that citizens can apply a critical lens in understanding these issues and are able to relate them to their lifestyles and that of society at large. To do this, citizens need to be equipped with knowledge of the theories, concepts and terms in order to understand the complex relationships between the natural and human systems. Students who excel and enjoy the Environmental studies at LU will recognize the importance of understanding environmental issues from a variety of perspectives including philosophy, law, history and indigenous studies. Students will, as a result, become agents of change for environmental challenges that they will encounter during their lives. 

Note pour les étudiants actuels

Les options de grade ci-dessous seront offertes lors de la prochaine année universitaire et ne le sont pas cette année. Si vous cherchez les cours à suivre afin de compléter les options d'un programme d'une année universitaire antérieure, svp consultez avec un conseiller académique.


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