Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2013/2014
Canadian Excellence

Honours BSc Geography with Environmental Science Option

The Environmental Science Option is available to students registered in Honours BSc programs in Biology, Chemistry or Geography. Normally, students will register in the option during Year 1 or Year 2. Transfers into the option after Year 2 must be approved by the dean.

The requirements are the same as stated for the Honours BSc Geography program with the following modifications:

  1. Electives must include at least 1.0 credit from: BI300, BI301, BI309, BI367, BI400, BI405.
  2. Electives must include at least 1.0 credit from: CH233, CH234, CH261, CH262, CH360.


  1. Students interested in the option are advised to take BI110, BI111, CH110, CH111, GL101, GL102 in Year 1.
  2. Only the courses specified above can be used to satisfy the requirements of the Environmental Science Option.
  3. For graduation, students must obtain a GPA of at least 6.00 in all Environmental Science Option courses.