Why pursue a Bachelor of Arts, Geography
and Environmental Studies Major at TRU?
Gain the skills you need to follow your passions of exploring and healing our planet, its people
and places, as your career. Become an agent of change by learning how you can make a difference
through topics including climate change, sustainability and environmental policy.
Choose between three areas of study (general, physical geography and honours majors) and further
focus your interests on areas of environmental studies, human geography, physical geography and
geographical methods. Enjoy digging deep into course topics including: cultural geography,
environmental science, geographical methods, geomatics, hydrology, physical geography and urban
Hands-on, tactical experience is key to success in navigating an increasingly competitive job
market. Your involvement in undergraduate research, co-operative work placements, practicums,
field schools, service learning and study abroad while completing your Geography and
Environmental Sciences major of choice, will give you the advantage.
We are proud to present a strong teaching and researching faculty within the geography and
environmental studies department at TRU. Some areas of expertise represented by our faculty
include: climatology/meteorology, economic geography, emerging geomatics technology and methods
(including Geographical Information Systems), environmental geography, geomorphology, hydrology
and Japan and the Americas.
As a graduate of the BA, Geography and Environmental Studies baccalaureate program you can pursue
a Master of Science in Environmental Sciences among other graduate programs.