Natural Resource Science
Play an active role in protecting and managing our world’s resources. As a natural resource scientist, you will apply scientific principles and knowledge toward the management and conservation of water, forests, rangeland, soil, minerals, fisheries and wildlife across Canada and around the world.
Graduates will find many exciting career opportunities within areas such as land-use planning, conservation biology, energy use, climate change, renewable resource management, forest and wildlife management, and natural resource policy.
Take advantage of experiential learning opportunities unique to Bachelor of Natural Resource Science students such as industry co-op placements, undergraduate research and an international field school in Belize. These additional opportunities will give you an edge in preparing for a successful career in natural resource science.
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The Bachelor of Natural Resource Science program prepares you to be a specialist in natural resource science. It can also prepare you to pursue a specific area in a graduate study program.
You may apply to the honours program prior to your final year of study. The honours program has prerequisites and is designed for students who want to pursue a career in research.
The Environmental Economics and Sustainable Development Minor provides students with an understanding of current issues in environmental economics, development economics, natural resource management, and sustainable development.
- Environmental Scientist
- Silviculture Technician
- Environmental Consultant
- Land Use Planner
- Wetlands Restoration Specialist
- Wildlife Ecologist
- Aquatic Ecologist
- Grassland & Range Ecologist