Environmental Science

Incorporating the study of the physical, chemical and biological processes that take place on the Earth, as well as the social, political and cultural processes which impact the planet, you will explore the complex relationships between humans and the environment, drawing on a diverse range of disciplines. 

Overview

The Environmental Science program in the Faculty of Environment offers four concentrations: Applied Biology, Environmental Earth Systems, Environmetrics, and Water Science. You may begin this program at the Surrey campus.

Degree: Bachelor of Science

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Admission requirements for BA Environmental Science

Students applying directly from BC high school Grade 12: see program-specific requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Environmental Science. For other areas and other categories of admission, please see admission requirements.

Admission requirements for BSC Environmental Science

Students applying directly from BC high school Grade 12: see program-specific requirements for the Bachelor of Science Environmental Science. For other areas and other categories of admission, please see admission requirements.

Admission requirements for BSC Environment

Students applying directly from BC high school Grade 12: see program-specific requirements for the Bachelor of Environment. For other areas and other categories of admission, please see admission requirements.

How to apply

Before applying, you might want to review this help video. Then:

  • Go to https://apply.educationplannerbc.ca/sfu.jsp
  • In section 4, Applying to SFU:
    • select from the drop-down list of faculties: Faculty of Environment
    • select from the drop-down list of programs: BSC Environmental Science or BSC Environment - 1st yr Surrey

Career possibilities

The world is changing rapidly and you have no way of knowing the full range of career opportunities available to you in the future. Graduates of this program may end up in a range of occupations, including these:

Not sure where to start? Career Services can help you explore your options and create possibilities.

  • Agricultural Economist
  • Cartographer
  • Coastal Zone Manager
  • Community Developer
  • Conservation Officer
  • Ecologist
  • Environmental Protection Officer
  • Geochemist
  • Geographer
  • Land Developer
  • Oceanographer
  • Resource Analyst
  • Soil Scientist
  • Surveyor
  • Urban and Regional Planner