Что я буду изучать?

Experience the northern environment and examine a variety of environmental issues of particular concern, including resource depletion, wilderness fragmentation, biodiversity loss, pollution and climate change.

Program description

Northern Outdoor and Environmental Studies is a multidisciplinary exploration of contemporary environmental issues and human-environment relationships, with particular emphasis on northern systems.

Drawing upon the natural and social sciences, humanities and the arts, and integrating experiential learning opportunities to bridge classroom, community and Yukon wilderness, the program critically examines a variety of environmental issues of northern concern, including:

  • resource depletion
  • wilderness fragmentation
  • loss of biodiversity
  • pollution
  • climate change

The complex nature of environmental subject matter is addressed through ecological, socio-cultural, political, economic and philosophical inquiry.

The program is sufficiently broad to be of interest to students seeking vocational opportunities after completing their studies at Yukon University or preparing for transfer to a university degree program.

It also presents a continuing education opportunity for individuals currently employed in fields such as education, environmental policy or management, recreation and tourism.

Graduation requirements

To graduate, NOES Diploma students must complete 60 credits, including:

  • ENGL 100 and ENGL 101 (6 credits)
  • Two Environmental Studies (ENVS) core courses (6 credits)
  • Two Northern Studies (NOST) core courses (6 credits)
  • Two social-science electives (6 credits)
  • Two science electives (6 credits)*
  • Six Northern Studies (NOST) electives (18 credits)
  • Four open electives (12 credits)

Diploma students must ensure they

  • complete at least six courses (18 credits) at the 200 level or above
  • undertake at least 50% of the work at Yukon University
  • maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 (C average)

На каком факультете я буду учиться?

School of Liberal Arts

Варианты обучения

Очная (2 лет)

Цена
CAN $400 per credit; Application Fee (non refundable): CAN $100
Начало обучения

Предполагаемое начало: Сентябрь 2021

Где

School of Liberal Arts

Yukon University,

500 University Drive,

Whitehorse,

Yukon (YT),

2799, Canada

Вступительные требования

Для иностранных студентов

  • Grade 12 graduation with English 12

If students do not meet either admission requirement, they should explore entry options with a Program Advisor.

To be admitted to Yukon University, students must be either 19 years of age or have graduated from high school in their home country. High school graduates are required to provide a high school graduation certificate, translated into English.

Students between the ages of 17 and 19 who have not completed high school in their home country, but have been out of school for a minimum of one year, may be accepted into Yukon University.

IELTS 6.0 (in Academic Testing. No lower than 5.5 in each section) or
TOEFL iBT – 79

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