Elective requirements differ depending on your choice to complete either the 75-hour practicum or major research paper:

  • Students completing the practicum: nine electives (27 credits)
  • Students completing the major research paper: eight electives (24 credits)

A minimum number of core courses must be taken prior to enrolling in electives; please check with your program coordinator for individual details. You may take one 3-credit course from the Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Practice elective list.

Electives are taught at a variety of post-secondary institutions in the following subject areas:

  • Environmental health and safety
  • Environmental management
  • Geomatics
  • Green technology
  • Renewable energy
  • Science

Sample Elective Offering

Please contact the program office for the current elective offering.

Athabasca University

  • BIOL 325: Introduction to Microbiology
  • CHEM 330: Environmental Chemistry
  • CRJS 420: Environmental Protection and Enforcement
  • ENVS 305: Environmental Impact Assessment
  • IDRL 308: Occupational Health and Safety

British Columbia Institute of Technology

  • GIST 7010: GIS Programming I
  • GIST 7100: Fundamentals of GIS
  • GIST 7128: ArcGIS I: Introduction
  • GIST 8118: GIS Remote Sensing

Cape Breton University

  • ENVI 3131: Environmental Impact Assessment I
  • ENVI 3133: Environmental Impact Assessment II
  • ENVI 3138: Environmental Auditing
  • PUBH 4101: Health Risk Assessment
  • PUBH 4108: Biocontaminants in Indoor Environments
  • PUBH 4111: Integrated Pest Management

Royal Military College of Canada

  • CCE 306: Hazardous Materials Management


  • ENV 3015: Evaluation environnementale
  • ENV 4014: Technologies d’assainissement et prevention de la pollution

Thompson Rivers University

  • BIOL 3021: Community and Ecosystem Ecology
  • GEOG 3991: Global Climate Changes and Regional Impacts

University of British Columbia

  • FOPR 362: Sustainability & Forest Operations

University of Guelph

  • CHEM 3360DE: Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology
  • EDRD 3450DE: Watershed Planning Practice
  • ENVS 3020DE: Pesticides and the Environment
  • ENVS 3080DE: Soil and Water Conservation

University of Victoria

  • ER 311: Principles and Concepts of Ecological Restoration
  • ER 313: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology
  • ER 332: Selection and Propagation of Native Plants for Ecological Restoration

Wilfrid Laurier University

  • GESC391: Wildlife and Rural Land Resources Management