Environmental Sciences

at UBC's

Vancouver Campus

Environmental Sciences concentrates on understanding the major environmental issues facing human societies and it adopts an integrative cross-disciplinary approach to the study of these issues. This program provides a significant background in chemistry, earth and ocean sciences, life sciences, and social sciences.

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Program Information

  • Campus: Vancouver
  • Faculty: Faculty of Science
  • Degree: Bachelor of Science
  • 4 yrs Length
  • Yes Co-op Option
  • Yes Honours Option

Environmental Sciences is designed to give you a broad perspective on the environment. The program concentrates on understanding the major environmental issues facing human societies and adopts an integrative cross-disciplinary approach to the study of these issues. Topics include global climate change, human energy use & sources, loss of biodiversity, and the politics of the environment.

Campus features

UBC was the first Canadian university to develop a Sustainability policy (1997), and open a Sustainability Office (1998).

Program Requirements

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