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Turn your commitment to environmental sustainability into a lifelong career.
Environmental Studies examines the scientific, cultural, economic, moral, political and social dimensions of environmental issues and allows students to develop the expertise to identify, frame and develop solutions to some of today's most important environmental issues.
Why take Environmental Studies?
The Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences have worked together to develop this combined degree that focuses on the scientific, cultural, economic, moral, political, and social dimensions of environmental issues. This degree will provide you with interdisciplinary expertise to identify, frame, and contribute to the solution of environmental problems. You will graduate with a broad educational foundation in environmental studies, social studies, and the humanities, for careers in law, business, economics, resource management, and journalism, as well as graduate education in either the professions or in research.
Why study Arts at the University of Alberta?
The Faculty of Arts boasts one of the most diverse Arts programs in Canada, offering top quality educational opportunities that prepare students for successful careers in every sector of society. With over 900 distinct courses in the humanities, social sciences, and fine arts, you will find an academic pathway for you. Your studies will be enhanced by the rich insights that our nationally and internationally recognized faculty members bring to the classroom through unique insights drawn from their research and advancement of human knowledge. Academic excellence, innovative problem-solving, and experiential learning opportunities beyond the classroom, such as Community Service-Learning and Arts Work Experience programs, will give you the tools to thrive in a diverse and increasingly complex workplace.
Notes about fees for this course
If you are admitted into a new program for Fall 2020 you will receive a tuition guarantee for the total cost of that program. We'd encourage you to check out the cost calculator to review rates for program tuition and an estimate of fees related to living arrangements, health and dental plan, books, supplies and more.
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