Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Earth and Environmental Sciences Program By McMaster University |Top Universities

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Earth and Environmental Sciences

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Earth and Environmental Sciences

  • QS World University Rankings
    140
  • Degree BSc
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 48 months

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All students take a series of core courses that integrate a solid grounding in fundamental sciences including Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Math, with a range of geoscience and environmental science skills including geographic information systems (GIS), fieldwork, laboratory analysis, remote sensing and personal skills development (inquiry, written and oral communication, group work, time management and numeracy). Students may follow a basic program which includes courses in earth history, remote sensing, field methods, soils, environmental assessment, earth surface processes, environmental geochemistry and surface water hydrology (see Course Outlines). Students in this program can select a number of elective courses of their choice. Please refer to the program Progress Chart for further details. To maximize the focus of their elective choices, students may choose to focus their selection of elective courses by choosing courses in a specific concentration in upper years.