Academic Calendar - 2021 ARCHIVE

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2021ARCHIVE

Western Main Campus

Honours Specialization HONOURS SPECIALIZATION IN ENVIRONMENTAL GEOSCIENCE - admission discontinued
Faculty of Science - Earth Sciences

Admission to this module is discontinued effective September 1, 2019. Students enrolled in the module will be allowed to graduate until August 31, 2023, upon fulfillment of the program requirements.

Students enrolled in this module who wish to change their enrolment to the new Honours Specialization in Environmental Geoscience – For Professional Registration must contact the Department of Earth Sciences.

Admission Requirements

Completion of first-year requirements with no failures. Students must have a minimum average of at least 70% in 3.0 principal courses, with a minimum of 60% in each of the principal courses taken, including:

Biology 1001A or Biology 1201A and Biology 1002B or Biology 1202B;

Chemistry 1301A/B and Chemistry 1302A/B or the former Chemistry 1100A/B and the former Chemistry 1200B;

0.5 course from: Calculus 1000A/B, Calculus 1500A/B, the former Calculus 1100A/B or Mathematics 1225A/B;

0.5 course from: Applied Mathematics 1201A/B, Calculus 1301A/B, Calculus 1501A/B, Mathematics 1228A/B, Mathematics 1229A/B, Mathematics 1600A/B, Statistical Sciences 1024A/B.

Module/Program Information

10.5 courses:

5.0 courses: Earth Sciences 2200A/B, Earth Sciences 2201A/B, Earth Sciences 2206A/B, Earth Sciences 2220A/B, Earth Sciences 2230A/B, Earth Sciences 2250Y, Earth Sciences 2260A/B, Earth Sciences 3314A/B, Earth Sciences 3340A/B, Earth Sciences 3341A/B.
0.5 course from: Earth Sciences 4431A/B, Earth Sciences 4440A/B, Earth Sciences 4462A/B.
0.5 course: Chemistry 2210A/B.
0.5 course from: Biology 2244A/B, Statistical Sciences 2244A/B.
0.5 course: Biology 2485A/B.
0.5 course from: Geography 2153A/B or the former Geography 2154F/G.
1.0 course: Environmental Science 3300F/G, Environmental Science 3350F/G.
0.5 course from: Biology 2217A/B, Biology 2290F/G, Biology 2483A/B, Biology 3220Z, Biology 3435F/G, Biology 3445F/G, Biology 3446A/B, Biology 4405F/G, the former Biology 2404A,  the former Biology 2484A, the former Biology 3421F, the former Pharmacology 4630A, the former Pharmacology 3560A/B.
0.5 course from: Philosophy 2033A/B, Political Science 2137, all Geography courses at the 2000 level or above, the former Biology 4243F/G, the former Political Science 2235E.
1.0 course: Earth Sciences 4490E.

Note: If Political Science 2137 or the former Political Science 2235E is chosen the module will consist of 11.0 courses.