Approved Program Electives

BSc Environmental and Conservation Sciences - Conservation Biology Major

Guidelines

Approved Program Electives (APE) must be selected according to the following directions:

  • The total 100 and 200 level APEs cannot be greater than 2 courses (*6).
  • Any courses on this list that have already been taken/granted credit foras required program courses cannot be used as an APE.
  • Students must have any prerequisites listed in the calendar before taking a course; credit may be denied for courses without the appropriate prerequisites.
  • A minimum of 9 credits from REN R, AREC, ENCS or R SOC courses must be taken.
  • Students may take REN R 465 only once.
  • A maximum of 6 credits of EAS courses may be taken.
  • A maximum of 3 credits of PHIL courses may be taken.
  • After minimum requirements are met, remaining APE courses can be taken from any category listed below.
  • Always refer to Bear Tracks for the most up to date course information.

Human Dimensions

(Minimum 1 Course)
  • AREC - Any 300 level or above
  • R SOC - Any 300 level or above
  • BIOL 384 - Global Change and Ecosystems
  • ENCS 352 - Natural Resource and Environmental Law
  • NS 200 - Aboriginal Canada: Looking Forward/Looking Back
  • NS 201 - Aboriginal Canada: Looking Forward/Looking Back
  • R SOC 271 - The Politics of Food and Natural Resources
  • REN R 467 - Methods of Environmental Interpretation and Communication
  • REN R 474 - Utilization of Wildlife Resources
  • PHIL 279 - Philosophy of Hunting
  • PHIL 217 - Biology, Society, and Values
  • PHIL 345 - Humans and Animals
  • PHIL 355 - Environmental Ethics
  • STS 210 - Environment, Science, Culture, and Values
  • Quantitative Skills

    (Minimum 1 Course)
  • AREC 313 - Statistical Analysis
  • BIOL 430 - Experimental Biology
  • REN R 426 - Geographical Information Systems Applications in Renewable Resources
  • REN R 476 - Advanced Fisheries and Wildlife Management
  • REN R 480 - Experimental Design and Data Analysis in the Environmental Sciences
  • STAT 337 - Biostatistics
  • Other

    (Minimum 3 Courses)
  • BIOL - Any course
  • BOT - Any course
  • ENCS - Any course
  • ENT - Any course
  • GENET - Any course
  • REN R - Any course
  • ZOOL - Any course
  • EAS 250 - Biogeography
  • MA SC 437 - Marine Population Ecology and Dynamics
  • PL SC 352 - Invasive Alien Plants: Biology and Control
  • EAS 201 - Earth Science I
  • EAS 205 - Environment Earth
  • EAS 208 - Introduction to Global Change
  • EAS 373 - The Climate System