Geography – Environmental Specialty

Combine the insights of human geography with the strengths of spatial information systems and a good grounding in biophysical processes. The Environmental Specialty BA is especially relevant to the human and physical dynamics evident in what is called "Supernatural" British Columbia.


The Geography – Environmental Specialty major marries a focus on human societies with courses in earth systems and spatial information systems.

Degree: Bachelor of Arts

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Admission requirements for Geography

For students applying directly from BC high school Grade 12, please see the program specific requirements listed for 2020. 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
  • 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: BA Geog Environmntl Specialty

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:

  • Business Development Manager
  • Compliance Coordinator
  • Conservation Officer
  • Environmental Manager
  • Environmental Planner
  • GIS Specialists
  • Restoration Ecology Professional
  • Sustainability Policy Analyst
  • Urban Planner

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