Certificate in Environmental Conservation

Developed from a biophysical science perspective, this Certificate is beneficial to those who want to gain knowledge of issues surrounding environmental protection, conservation and preservation, and environmental research. The Certificate consists of six degree-credit distance education courses taken online from the University of Guelph's School of Environmental Sciences. The program is designed to provide participants with the credentials they need for professional advancement in the environment industry and/or personal enrichment. It is structured as follows, requiring six courses total, to include at least two at the 3000 or 4000 level:

Required Course
ENVS*2120Introduction to Environmental Stewardship0.50
Select two or three from the following:
EDRD*3450Watershed Planning Practice0.50
GEOG*1220Human Impact on the Environment0.50
GEOG*1300Introduction to the Biophysical Environment0.50
ENVS*1060Discovering Planet Earth0.50
ENVS*2250Geology of Natural Disasters0.50
ENVS*2060Soil Science0.50
ENVS*3080Soil and Water Conservation0.50
Select two or three from the following:
BIOL*3450Introduction to Aquatic Environments0.50
ENVS*3000Nature Interpretation0.50
ENVS*3040Natural Chemicals in the Environment0.50
GEOG*2210Environment and Resources0.50
GEOG*3020Global Environmental Change0.50
GEOG*3210Indigenous-Settler Relationships in Environmental Governance0.50

For more information, please visit the Open Learning and Educational Support website.