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UTP Stage II: Environment (Bachelor of Environment)
UTP Stage II: Environment (Bachelor of Environment)

UTP Stage II: Environment (Bachelor of Environment)

  • ID:FIC0010
  • Level:University Preparation/ Transfer Program
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (CAD)

  • TuitionFee/Term:$9,925.67
  • LivingFee/Term:$3,333.33
  • InsuranceFee/Term:$166.67
  • TuitionFee/Term:$9,925.67
  • LivingFee/Term:$3,333.33
  • InsuranceFee/Term:$166.67
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • Entry into UTP Stage II generally requires the successful completion of Year 12 of secondary school or its equivalent with overall and individual subject requirements depending on program. Specific minimum academic requirements are listed below*. Admissions assessments are based on an applicant’s complete academic record.

  • Entry into UTP Stage I generally requires the successful completion of Year 11 or its equivalent with overall and individual subject requirements depending on program. Specific academic requirements are listed below.

  • *Meeting minimum admissions requirements as listed below does not guarantee admission. This information is a guide only and is subject to change without notice.

English requirements

  • Students with IELTS 6.5 with minimum 6.0 in Reading and Writing, TOEFL 82 (minimum 20 in all components), or equivalent, are exempt from the Academic Literacy Course. This determination is made at the time of admission if the student is eligible for exemption. Students who begin their studies at FIC in the Cornerstone program are exempt from ILS101/ILSA101.

Course Information

UTP Stage II: Environment (Environment) provides first-year courses and the foundation for progression to the second year of SFU’s Faculty of Environment. With an emphasis on applied and interdisciplinary solutions to complex environmental problems, programs in the Faculty of the Environment provide multiple career options for students in Canada and around the World.

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  • ARCH131, Human Origins

  • EVSC100, Introduction to Environmental Science

  • GEOG100, Our World: Introducing Human Geography

  • GEOG104, Climate Change, Water, and Society

  • INDG101, Introduction to Indigenous Studies (formerly FNST101)

  • REM100, Global Change

  • STAT203,Introduction to Statistics for the Social Sciences

Choose one Writing course from the following list:

  • ENGL112, Literature Now (Formerly ENGL101)

  • ENGL113,Literature and Performance

  • ENGL115, Literature and Culture (Formerly ENGL105)

  • PSYC109, Brain, Mind and Society

  • WL101,  Writing in World Literature


  • WL102 will be counted as W designation if student took it between Fall 2016 to Summer 2017.

  • ENGL105 will be counted as W designation if student took it before Fall 2016.

  • ENGL101 will be counted as W designation if student took it before Fall 2016.

  • These courses are no longer offered at FIC.


Choose one Breadth-Social Sciences course from the following list:

  • ARCH100, Ancient Peoples and Places

  • HSCI160, Global Perspectives on Health

  • INDG201, Canadian Aboriginal Peoples’ Perspectives on History (Formerly FNST201)

  • IS101, Global Challenges of the 21st Century: An Introduction to International Studies

  • LBST101, Introducing Labour Studies

  • PHIL105, Critical Thinking (Formerly PHIL001)

  • POL141, War, International Cooperation and Development (Formerly POL241)

  • POL151, Justice and Law

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Pre Courses

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Pathway Courses

Entry into second year of the Bachelor of Environemnt (BEnv). The Faculty of Environment offer majors in the following areas (and many are also offered as minor options)

  • Resource and Environmental Management (BEnv)
  • Global Environmental Systems (BEnv)
  • Sustainable Business (BEnv, entry through Environment or the Beedie School of Business, however, admission to Beedie is also required for this program)


Alongside obtaining a degree, students are also able to obtain certificates in the following areas:

  • Biological Anthropology
  • Corporate Environmental and Social Sustainability
  • Cultural Resource Management
  • Environmental Literacy
  • Geographic Information Science
  • Sustainable Development
  • Urban Studies

You must complete a minimum of 30 units at FIC with an overall GPA of 2.5 and with a grade of C- or better in all courses upon completion of UTP Stage II, in order to be guaranteed admission to the Faculty of Environment.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Potential career paths

  • Waste Management Specialist

  • Environmental Coordinator/Specialist

  • Environmental Educator

  • Forest Ranger or Conservation Officer

  • Energy Consultant

  • Renewable Energy Consultant

  • Quality Assurance Supervisor

  • Compliance Coordinators

  • Urban Planners

  • Environmental Risk Assessor

  • Environmental Media Coordinator

  • Environmental Historian

  • Environmental Policy Advisor

  • Natural Resource Management Specialist

  • Environmental Communication Specialist

  • GIS Specialists

  • Restoration Ecology Professionals

  • Green Business Owner

  • Environmental Planner

  • Environmental Fundraiser

  • Environmental Planning Analyst

  • Environmental Journalist

  • Water Operations Manager

  • Environmental Activist/Advocate

  • Sustainable Agriculture Manager

  • Business Development Managers

  • Sustainability Policy Analyst

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