Approved Program Electives

BSc Environmental and Conservation Sciences - Human Dimensions 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 for as 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.
  • APE lists are updated annually and students must use the most updated version of the listwhen selecting APE courses.
  • Students admitted in or after the 2014-2015 academic year must take one APE from each category. The remaining APEs must be selected from the first two categories.
  • Students admitted prior to 2014-2015 must refer to their checksheets for APE information and consult with the Undergraduate Student Services Office.
  • Always refer to Bear Tracks for the most up to date course information.
  • Students may take REN R 465 only once.

Management and Resources

(Minimum 1 Course)
  • EAS 457 - Global Change
  • ENCS 356 - Principles of Rangeland Conservation and Habitat Management
  • HGP 252 - Human Dimensions of Environmental Hazards
  • HGP 355 - Environmental Planning
  • REN R 364 - Principles of Managing Natural Diversity
  • REN R 474 - Utilization of Wildlife Resources
  • REN R 483 - Waste Management and Utilization
  • RLS 463 - Issues in Tourism Development
  • Policy/Law/Economics

    (Minimum 1 Course)
  • AREC 333 - Economics of Production and Resource Management
  • AREC 375 - World Food and Agriculture
  • AREC 465 - Advanced Natural Resource Economics
  • AREC 471 - Society and Well-Being
  • AREC 473 - Food and Agricultural Policies
  • AREC 485 - Trade and Globalization in Food and Resources
  • ECON 366 - Energy Economics
  • FOREC 345 - Economics of Forestry
  • FOREC 473 - Forest Policy
  • HECOL 300 - Policy Development and Evaluation
  • NS 240 - Introduction to Aboriginal Legal Issues
  • Social Organizations

    (Minimum 1 Course)
  • NS 200 - Aboriginal Canada: Looking Forward/Looking Back
  • NS 201 - Aboriginal Canada: Looking Forward/Looking Back
  • SOC 251 - Population and Society
  • SOC 269 - Introductory Sociology of Globalization
  • SOC 369 - Sociology of Globalization
  • SOC 372 - Sociology of Canadian Development
  • SOC 445 - Cities and Suburbia
  • SOC 462 - Science and Society
  • SOC 489 - Population and Society Policy
  • Other

    (Minimum 1 Course)
  • AREC 250 - Social and Economic Issues of Food Biotechnology
  • ANTHR 207 - Introduction to Social and Cultural Anthropology
  • ANTHR 323 - Ecological Anthropology
  • EAS 208 - Introduction to Global Change
  • HECOL 201 - Material Culture
  • HGP 250 - Natural Resources and Environmental Management
  • PHIL 355 - Environmental Ethics
  • PHIL 279 - Philosophy of Hunting
  • R SOC 460 - Perspectives on Traditional Knowledge
  • REN R 465 - Environmental and Conservation Field Studies
  • REN R 467 - Methods of Environmental Interpretation and Communication
  • RLS 263 - Principles of Tourism
  • STS 210 - Environment, Science, Culture, and Values