Environmental Management: Policy, Resources and Conservation

This area examines the origins and nature of environmental challenges facing society and explores ways of addressing these challenges through scientific, socio-economic and policy approaches. It is concerned with existing and emerging strategies for both preventing and managing the impacts of human activities on the natural world, but with critical perspectives on effectiveness of these strategies and encouragement to think and act creatively. It provides concepts, knowledge and skills needed to be effectively engaged in a variety of environmental issues in government, business or not-for-profit sectors.

Sample topics include:

  • ecology and conservation
  • environmental assessment
  • resource management
  • environmental auditing
  • energy and the environment
  • environment and health

Required courses:

Six credits at the 3000 level from the following list:

Eighteen credits at the 4000 level from the following list: