Bachelor of Science Degree Programs

BA Environmental Studies Approved Program Electives (APE)

Concentrations List

Courses from this list must be selected according to the following directions

  • Students must select one Concentration from the three listed below.
  • Any courses on this list that have already been taken/granted credit for as required program courses cannot be used.
  • Students must have any prerequisites listed in the calendar before taking a course; credit may be denied for courses without the appropriate prerequisites.
  • The Concentration List is updated annually and students must use the most updated version of the list when selecting courses.
  • Course offerings are subject to change. Always refer to Bear Tracks for the most up to date course information.

Equivalent courses to those listed here may be offered through Augustana Faculty or Faculte Saint-Jean. Students interested in including courses from these Faculties in their concentration should first consult with their Student Advisor to assess potential equivalency.

Food and Society

  • ALES 391 - ALES Mexico Tour
  • AN SC 200 - Principles of Animal Agriculture
  • AN SC 376 - Animal Welfare
  • AREC 200 - Current Economic Issues for Agriculture and Food
  • AREC 250 - Social and Economic Issues of Food Biotechnology
  • AREC 375 - World Food and Agriculture
  • AREC 471 - Society and Well-Being
  • AREC 473 - Food and Agricultural Policies
  • AREC 485 - Trade and Globalization in Food and Resources
  • ANTHR 372 - Anthropology of Food
  • ANTHR 460 - Nutritional Anthropology
  • HIST 294 - An Introduction to the History of Sciences, Technology, and Medicine
  • INT D 303 - Economics of World Food and Agriculture
  • NU FS 100 - Introduction to Food Science and Technology
  • NU FS 223 - The Cultural Ecology of Food and Health
  • PHIL 279 - Philosophy of Hunting
  • PHIL 345 - Humans and Animals
  • PHIL 368 -Social Justice in Health Care
  • PL SC 100 - Plants in Our Lives
  • PL SC 200 Urban Plants: Gardening and Sustainability
  • POL S 333 - Ecology and Politics
  • REN R 260 - History and Fundamentals of Environmental Protection and Conservation
  • REN R 450 - Environmentally Sustainable Agriculture
  • REN R 467 - Methods of Environmental Interpretation and Communication
  • R SOC 271 - The Politics of Food and Natural Resources
  • STS 210 - Environment, Science, Culture, and Values
  • WGS 240 - Feminism and Food
  • Politics, Society, and Global Environment

  • ANTHR 230 - Anthropology of Science, Technology, and Environment
  • AREC 200 - Current Economic Issues for Agriculture and Food
  • AREC 365 - Natural Resource Economics
  • AREC 375 - World Food and Agriculture
  • EAS 205 - Environment Earth
  • ECON 269 - Economics of the Environment
  • ENCS 473 Environment and Conservation Policy
  • HIST 294 - An Introduction to the History of Sciences, Technology, and Medicine
  • INT D 303 - Economics of World Food and Agriculture
  • PHIL 368 - Topics in Social Justice
  • POL S 235 - Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • POL S 266 - Politics of Globalization
  • POL S 445 - Topics in Globalization and Governance
  • POL S 364 - Introduction to International Political Economy
  • REN R 467 - Methods of Environmental Interpretation and Communication
  • R SOC 271 - The Politics of Food and Natural Resources
  • R SOC 355 - Rural Communities and Global Economies
  • R SOC 365 - Sociology of Environment and Development
  • R SOC 430 - Social Impact Assessment
  • R SOC 450 - Environmental Sociology
  • R SOC 460 - Perspectives on Traditional Knowledge
  • STS 200 - Introduction to Studies in Science, Technology and Society
  • SOC 100 - Introductory Sociology
  • SOC 269 - Introductory Sociology of Globalization
  • SOC 335 - Themes in Contemporary Social Theory
  • SOC 343 - Social Movements
  • STS 210 - Environment, Science, Culture, and Values
  • WGS 310 - Gender, Development, and Beyond
  • Environment and Peoples of Canada

  • BIOL 333 - Wetland Ecology and Management
  • BIOL 366 - Northern Ecology
  • BIOL 367 - Conservation Biology
  • BIOL 381 - A Planet in Crisis
  • ENCS 473 Environmental and Conservation Policy
  • HIST 369 - History of the Native Peoples of Canada Since 1867
  • NS 240 - Introduction to Aboriginal Legal Issues
  • NS 290 - Introduction to Research and Inquiry
  • NS 335 - Native People and the Fur Trade
  • NS 355 - Native Oral Traditions and Indigenous Knowledge
  • NS 435 - Management of Aboriginal Natural Resources
  • POL S 224 - Canadian Government
  • POL S 225 - Canadian Politics
  • POL S 333 - Ecology and Politics
  • POL S 429 - Government and Politics of Alberta
  • POL S 440 - Topics in Canadian Public Policy
  • REN R 205 - Wildlife Biodiversity and Ecology
  • REN R 260 - History and Fundamentals of Environmental Protection and Conservation
  • REN R 364 - Principles of Managing Natural Diversity
  • REN R 465 - Environmental and Conservation Field Studies
  • REN R 467 - Methods of Environmental Interpretation and Communication
  • R SOC 365 - Sociology of Environment and Development
  • R SOC 450 - Environmental Sociology
  • R SOC 460 - Perspectives on Traditional Knowledge
  • STS 210 - Environment, Science, Culture, and Values