NEW!! Certificate in Environmental Literacy
The Certificate in Environmental Literacy (CEL) addresses the need for undergraduate students from a broad range of disciplines to have a basic understanding of the complexity and interdisciplinarity of environmental issues. It seeks to introduce students to physical, ecological, and social perspectives on the environment, with emphasis on the functioning of physical and ecological systems and how many activities have affected and are affected by such systems over time. Typically, the CEL will also provide students with knowledge of environmental issues as they pertain to their own field of study. Click here for more info.
The Faculty of Environment offers the following courses:
ENV 222-3 Environmental Controversy
ENV 319-3 Environmental Law
ENV 320W-3 Ethics and the Environment
ENV 321-3 Environmental Economics
Click here to view Environment course outlines from previous terms.
Directed studies courses offered through the Faculty of Environment include ENV 391 and ENV 491 offered as a variable unit course of 3 - 8 units.
This department provides training in Archaeology at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. While a variety of course areas are covered, considerable emphasis is placed on fieldwork, archaeological research, and theory and methods. Although not limited to the following areas, most research concentrates on Prehistoric and Historic Archaeology of the New World and Physical Anthropology.
Centre for Sustainable Community Development
SCD is a teaching and research centre established to teach and encourage sustainable community development. It is the intent of the centre to support the sustainable development of communities through research, education, and community mobilization. The CSCD offers an undergraduate certificate, post baccalaureate diploma, graduate support and a non-credit professional program.
Development and Sustainability
This graduate certificate links courses across nine academic units and three faculties to coordinate studies in the areas of development and social transformation. It enables students to coordinate their graduate studies to consider development issues through a multidisciplinary lens. The certificate as a component to a graduate degree and is offered as part of any regular graduate degree program at SFU.
Environmental Science is a field of study that draws on a wide range of science-based disciplines committed to considering and solving environmental issues.The magnitude and complexity of environmental issues has created a growing need for scientists with rigorous, interdisciplinary training in environmental science. An undergraduate bachelor or honours degree is offered at SFU.
Geography combines social and natural science knowledge and methods to help with complex issues facing business, government agencies and community organizations. With a full line up of undergraduate and graduate offerings at SFU, students will be prepared for careers such as urban and regional planning, public administration, social service delivery, consulting, teaching, terrain analysis and stabilization, environmental impact assessment, wildlife habitat protection, forest hydrology and atmospheric and soil sciences.
Resource and Environmental Management
REM offers an opportunity for interdisciplinary research and education on natural resource and environmental issues of local, national, and international interest. As a graduate school, REM offers students multidisciplinary graduate coursework in the social and natural sciences, as well as the expectation of a major research project and journal publications.
Graduate: Click here for Geography. Click here for Resource and Environmental Management, and here for Archaeology. Note that Development and Sustainability’s Certificate is available only to current graduate students.