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Environmental Science Courses

EVSC 100 - Introduction to Environmental Science (3)

Introduces students to the study of environmental science. Lecture material spans contributing disciplines, emphasizing integration of diverse concepts to understand environmental problems. Tutorials develop core academic skills in environmental science context. Students who have completed EVSC 200 may not complete this course for further credit. Breadth-Science.

EVSC 201W - Environmental Science in Practice (4)

A survey of environmental science practice that exposes students to what environmental scientists do, with guest lectures from environmental scientists and practitioners across contributing disciplines and workplaces. Coursework emphasizes literature research, analysis and synthesis along with scientific writing and communication skills. Prerequisite: EVSC 100. Writing.

EVSC 300 - Seminar in Environmental Science (3)

Provides Environmental Science students the opportunity to investigate an environmental science topic in depth, through lecture and bi-weekly guest speakers from diverse sectors (academia, government, industry and NGOs). Prerequisite: EVSC 201W. Students with credit for EVSC 399 or EVSC 499 may not take this course for further credit.

EVSC 305 - Methods in Environmental Science (3)

Introduces EVSC students to lab and field methods used in the study of Environmental Science. Prerequisite: EVSC 100. Students with credit for EVSC 205 or EVSC 491W may not take this course for further credit.

EVSC 380 - Practicum I (3)

First term of work experience in the Environmental Science Co-operative Education Program. Units from this course do not count towards the units required for an SFU degree. Prerequisite: Acceptance in the environment science co-operative education program.

EVSC 381 - Practicum II (3)

Second term of work experience in the Environmental Science Co-operative Education Program. Units from this course do not count towards the units required for an SFU degree. Prerequisite: EVSC 380 and re-admission to the environment science co-operative education program.

EVSC 399 - Environmental Science Seminar I (1)

Provides Environmental Science students the opportunity to discuss concepts and applications from upper division courses that address social aspects in the study of Environmental Science. Prerequisite: EVSC 100 and 205. Students who have completed EVSC 401 may not complete this course for further credit.

EVSC 400 - Environmental Science Capstone (4)

In the final year of undergraduate study, students from all Environmental Science concentrations will integrate their disciplinary, science backgrounds to solve environmental problems. Project-based coursework will promote collaborative group work, emphasizing research skills, data analysis, scientific writing and communication, preparing students for employment as Environmental Scientists. Prerequisite: EVSC 300 and EVSC 305.

EVSC 480 - Practicum III (3)

Third term of work experience in the Environmental Science Co-operative Education Program. Units from this course do not count towards the units required for an SFU degree. Prerequisite: EVSC 381 and readmission to the environment science co-operative education program.

EVSC 481 - Practicum IV (3)

Fourth term of work experience in the Environmental Science Co-operative Education Program. Units from this course do not count towards the units required for an SFU degree. Prerequisite: EVSC 480 and re-admission to the environment science co-operative education program.

EVSC 482 - Practicum V (3)

Optional fifth term of work experience in the Environmental Science Co-operative Education Program. Units from this course do not count towards the units required for an SFU degree. Prerequisite: EVSC 481 and readmission to the environment science co-operative education program.

EVSC 490 - Environmental Science Thesis (4)

Independent research on an environmental science topic, undertaken under the supervision of SFU faculty with the permission of the EVSC Director. Prerequisite: EVSC 305, 90 units and consent of EVSC Director.

EVSC 498 - STT-Honours Essay (4)

All candidates for honours will be required to submit a major paper on an environmental science topic to be selected in consultation with the department. Prerequisite: 105 units and consent of supervisor. See a departmental academic advisor for details.

EVSC 499 - Environmental Science Seminar II (1)

Provides Environmental Science students the opportunity to discuss concepts and applications presented in upper division courses that address social science aspects in the study of Environmental Science. Prerequisite: EVSC 100, 205, 399. Students who have completed EVSC 401 may not complete this course for further credit.