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Bachelor of Science - Environmental and Conservation Sciences

Credential
Bachelor's Degree
Duration

- 1 year at RDC + 3 years at U of A
- 2 years at RDC + 1 year at Royal Roads University

Location
Main Campus
The Program

One Year University Transfer Program:

Students can study one or two years at Red Deer College in the field of Environmental Sciences.

Students studying one year will follow a path tailored towards the University of Alberta Environmental and Conservation Sciences degree. 

Students studying two years will follow a path tailored towards Royal Roads University (RRU) in Victoria, British Columbia, working towards RRU's BSc Environmental Science or BSc Environmental Management.

For the most current university program and transfer information, see the Planning Guides or contact the School of Arts and Sciences.

University Transfer Program

Students can study one or two years at Red Deer College in the field of Environmental Sciences.

Students studying one year will follow a path tailored towards the University of Alberta Environmental and Conservation Sciences degree. 

Students studying two years will follow a path tailored towards Royal Roads University (RRU) in Victoria, British Columbia, working towards RRU's BSc Environmental Science or BSc Environmental Management.

For the most current university program and transfer information, see the Planning Guides or contact the School of Arts and Sciences.

Transfer Features

The courses in this program can be transferred in full to BSc in Environmental and Conservation Sciences at University of Alberta, or to Royal Roads Univesity (depending on the student's individual program goals).

If transferring to the University of Alberta, refer to University of Alberta calendar for the complete listing of courses and admission and registration information under the Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences.

If transferring to Royal Roads University, admission to BSc Environmental Science or BSc Environmental Management is competitive and based on the following criteria:  completion of a minimum 60 credits (including 24 credits in required prerequisite courses) and an overall GPA of B (3.00).  Flexible admission is available for students who may be missing certain academic prerequisites but who have significant, relevant work experience.  More information detailing the transfer agreement can be found on the Royal Roads University website.

Transfer opportunities may also exist for additional institutions.  Please contact the School of Arts and Sciences for information on transferring to the institution of your choice.  

University of Alberta

(please note these credits are U of A credits)

Suggested Pattern Year 1

  • BIOL 218 (3 credits)
  • CHEM 211 (3 credits)
  • STAT 251 (3 credits)
  • MATH 202 or MATH 203 (3 credits)
  • ENGL 219/one of ENGL 220 or COMM 271 (6 credits)
  • ECON 201 (3 credits)
  • Free Electives (9 credits)

Royal Roads University

Suggested Pattern Year 1

  • ENGL 219/one of ENGL 220 or COMM 271 (6 credits)
  • BIOL 217, BIOL 218 (6 credits)
  • CHEM 211/one of CHEM 212 or CHEM 351 (6 credits)
  • MATH 202  or MATH 203/ one additional MATH or PHYS course (6 credits)
  • Open Options (6 credits)

Year 2

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