faculty of environmental studies

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Areas of Concentration

Environment & Culture: Philosophy, Arts, Technology and Education

Examine cultural perspectives on ethics, philosophy, media and social justice to discover how values and beliefs influence our interaction with the environment. Develop strong analytical skills to prepare you for a future in environmental education, media and the arts.

Sample Courses

Career Possibilities

  • Community Arts Practitioner
  • Food Security Advocate
  • Communications Officer
  • Environmental Educator

Environmental Politics: Development, Globalization and Justice

Study how environmental decisions occur at all levels: local, regional, national and international. You’ll explore approaches to politics and justice led by social groups, communities, and other organizations.

Sample Courses

Career Possibilities

  • Social Justice Commissioner
  • Policy Analyst
  • World Development Practitioner
  • Women’s Rights Advocate

Urban and Regional Environments

Focus on the relationships between people, buildings, cultures and all aspects of our environment. Use Toronto and the surrounding area as your field lab to take theory from the classroom and apply it to practical research.

Sample Courses

Career Possibilities

  • Urban and Regional Consultant
  • Environmental Designer
  • Transportation Planning Analyst
  • Urban Planner

Environmental Management: Policy, Resources and Conservation

Explore economic, scientific, political, social and legal aspects of the environmental challenges you face. Discover ways to address issues via conservation, natural resource management, and policy approaches.

Sample Courses

Career Possibilities

  • Environmental Policy Developer
  • Conservation Coordinator
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Officer
  • Environmental Consultant