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bachelor

Degree

Associate of Science in Environmental Science

bachelor

Degree

Associate of Science in Environmental Science

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $15,249 CAD

  • Application fee

    $100 CAD

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PGWP

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    65 out of 100

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 06-May-2023 2023-05-06
Winter-January 02-October-2022 2022-10-02
Spring-May 29-January-2023 2023-01-29

Overview

Associate of Science in Environmental Science

Equivalent to the first two years of a Bachelor degree, you can save money with lower tuition and cost of living while completing the first half of your degree.

Smaller class sizes also mean you’ll receive more personalized attention from your instructors, helping you to succeed.  

In fact, College of the Rockies students completed university with an overall higher grade point average (GPA) than did their counterparts at most other BC colleges and universities.

Courses in the ASc in Environmental Science program have been selected for transfer to degree programs at other institutions, including the Environmental Science BSc programs at the University of Lethbridge, Simon Fraser University, and the University of Northern BC.

Why consider an Associate of Science Environmental Studies Degree?

  • Provides a great starting point for your further education and opens up endless education and career opportunities.
  • Explore a wide range of courses to discover your specific areas of interest.
  • Numerous transfer and dual admission agreements make it easy to start your education at the College before moving on to complete a credential elsewhere.

The Associate of Science degree in Environmental Science provides the student with the first two years of study towards a Bachelor of Science degree

This program offers cross-disciplinary studies in areas that relate to the local and global environment.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$21,069

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $9,660
Accommodation 1 bed room $5,820
Tuition 1 person $15,249

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.20 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Language Proficiency test scores
  • Passport or Visa Documents
  • Official translations of documents in a language other than English

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

80
12
listening
21
writing
18
speaking
13
reading

PTE

56
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listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

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Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

IELTS Academic – International English language testing system

  • Conditional admit requirements: Overall 6.0 with no band less than 5.5
  • English Language Program pathway: Less than 6.0 overall

Academic background and requirement

  • Secondary school graduation or equivalent
  • Minimum 65% in either English Studies 12, English First Peoples 12, ENGL 090, or equivalent
  • Either a minimum of 65% in MATH 090, MATH 100 or Principles 12; or Pre-Calculus 11 AND Pre-Calculus 12 with a minimum of 65%; or Pre-Calculus 12 and a minimum of 75% in Calculus 12

Recommended:

  • Basic computer skills
  • Biology 11 or Life Sciences 11

Career opportunities

  • Environmental Impact Analyst
  • Ecologist
  • Air & Water Quality Specialist/Technician
  • GIS Specialist/Technician/Analyst
  • Hydrologist
  • Natural Resource Specialist
  • Environmental Protection Officer
  • Interpretive Naturalist
  • Renewable Resource Manager
  • Environmental Chemist
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Environmental Educator
  • Environmental Field Monitor/Auditor
  • Environmental Planner/Analyst
  • Environmental Specialist
  • Environmental Health and Safety Inspector
  • Cartographer
  • Climatologist
  • Field Technician
  • Fisheries Biologist
  • Fisheries Technician
  • Conservation Biologist
  • Ecology Research Technician
  • Food Safety Coordinator
  • Hazardous Waste Management Officer
  • Scientific Journalist
  • Soil Conservationist
  • Forester/Park Naturalist
  • Fundraiser for Environmental Organizations
  • Geographer
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Museum Technician
  • Pesticide Evaluator
  • Pollutant Risk Assessor
  • Wildlife Manager

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