The BAH Environmental Governance is rooted in core concepts from geography and political science and additional insight is built through courses from a range of social science and humanities disciplines.
Graduates of the Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Governance program will demonstrate the ability to:
- Analyze decision-making processes that shape human interactions with the environment, including social responses to environmental hazards and human impacts on environmental systems.
- Examine the scope and evolution of environmental governance as an evolving discipline and approach to environmental management.
- Evaluate diverse sources of knowledge, arguments, and approaches pertinent to exploring how political-economic processes relate to environmental issues.
- Collect and analyze geographical data and interpret its significance within the context of environmental governance.
- Communicate geographical concepts and spatial data related to corporate sustainability, environmental law, environmental policy, and environmental social movements using oral, written, and visual forms.
- Analyze, evaluate, and reflect on solutions to environmental governance questions in diverse settings (e.g. classroom, lab, field, community).
- Investigate complex real-world challenges affecting local, regional, and global communities to help formulate solutions in addressing human-environment issues.
- Examine the importance of holistic, integrative human-environment perspectives in developing solutions for environmental governance.
Co-op Specific Learning Outcomes
- Apply inquiry, analysis and problem-solving skills to analyze and address environmental governance issues in a real-world and professional setting.
- Demonstrate personal and professional integrity by considering diverse views and geographic perspectives.
- Reflect on work-integrated learning and its relation to theories and concepts in environmental governance