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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:Foudation/ Pre-course
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (CAD)

  • TuitionFee/Term:$9,925.67
  • LivingFee/Term:$4,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Term:$166.00
  • OtherFee/Term:$3,719.67
  • TuitionFee/Term:$9,925.67
  • LivingFee/Term:$4,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Term:$166.00
  • OtherFee/Term:$3,719.67

* Academic Literacy Course, Medical insurance, Student Services and Recreation, SFU Student Society (SFSS) Fees (starting January 2019)

Estimated Total/program:
$53,434.02
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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.

English requirements

​​ Direct entry

  • If you meet the direct entry English language requirement and meet the relevant academic requirements for your country, you will be eligible for direct entry to UTP Stage I or UTP Stage II. Direct entry includes a non-credit academic literacy course. This program is designed to be completed in three terms.

Integrated entry

  • If you meet the integrated entry English language requirement and the relevant academic requirements for your country, you will begin UTP Stage I or UTP Stage II and will take INTG100 and two academic courses in your first term of study. An A grade in INTG100 will exempt students from the academic literacy course. This program is designed to be completed in three terms.

Cornerstone entry

  • If you meet the cornerstone entry English language requirement and the relevant academic requirements for your country, you will begin UTP Stage I or UTP Stage II and will take cornerstone courses in your first term of study. Students who obtain an A in the cornerstone program will progress to direct entry, those with a B will progress to integrated entry. This program is designed to be completed in four terms.
  • IELTS (Academic), 6.0 Overall with minimum 6.0 in Reading and Writing and 5.5 in Speaking and Listening , 5.5 Overall with minimum 5.5 in Reading and Writing and 5.0 in Speaking and Listening, 5.5 Overall no band less than 4.5, or 5.0 Overall no band less than 5.0 in Reading and Writing, and 4.5 in Speaking and Listening
  • TOEFL, 79 Overall Reading and Writing minimum 18, 69 Overall Reading and Writing minimum 15, 59 Overall Reading and Writing minimum 12
  • Completion of the last three (3) years of full-time secondary school education in English in Canada, A minimum grade of 65% in senior level English is required, A minimum grade of 60% in senior level English is required, N/A
  • Completion of the last three (3) years of full-time secondary school education in English in a country in which the principal language of instruction is English**, A minimum grade of 65% in senior level English is required , A minimum grade of 60% in senior level English is required, N/A
  • Completion of the last four (4) years of full-time secondary school education in English at a recognized international school in a country in which the principal language of instruction is not English, A minimum grade of 65% in senior level English is required, A minimum grade of 60% in senior level English is required , N/A
  • GCSE/O Level English Language, C, D, N/A
  • HKDSE, 4, 3, N/A
  • IB English, 5HL, 4 in A1 or A2 English, 3<
  • CAEL CE, 60 overall with Reading and Writing minimum 60, 60 overall with no band below 50, 50 overall with no band below 50<
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE), Overall score of 58, and a minimum score of 58 in the Communicative Skills, including: Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing, Overall score of 42, and a minimum score of 42 in Reading, Writing and 36 in Listening and Speaking, N/A
  • IELTS Indicator, 6.0 overall with minimum 6.0 in Reading and Writing, and 5.5 in Speaking and Listening, 5.5 overall with minimum 6.0 in Reading and Writing, and 5.5 in Speaking and Listening, 6.0 overall with no band less than 4.5 OR 5.0 with minimum 5.0 in Reading and Writing, and 4.5 in Speaking and Listening

Other requirements

  • Science Fundamentals Program
    • The Science streams all require the completion of secondary school Biology 12 or Math 12. The Science Fundamentals Program provides students with the opportunity to advance their university studies while upgrading skills to meet UTP Stage II course prerequisites. Students will be admitted into the Science Fundamentals Program when:
    • A student does not have Grade 12 Biology or less than 65% average in Grade 12 Biology
    • A student does not have Grade 12 Math or less than 75% average in Grade 12 Math

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

Required courses:

  • Human Origins

  • Introduction to Environmental Science

  • Introduction to First Nations Studies

  • Our World: Introducing Human Geography

  • Climate Change, Water, And Society

  • Global Change

  • Introduction to Statistics For The Social Sciences

And one of the following four courses:

  • Brain, Mind and Society

  • Literature Now

  • Literature and Culture

  • Literature and Performance

  • Writing in World Literature

Elective courses (choose one of the following options, including at least 1 designated "Q" course):

  • Ancient Peoples And Places

  • Canadian Aboriginal Peoples’ Perspectives on History

  • Global Perspectives on Health

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

  • Introducing Labour Studies

  • Critical Thinking

  • War, International Cooperation and Development

  • Justice And Law

Plus, one additional courses drawn from the UTP II curriculum offered at FIC.

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REQUIRED COURSES

  • 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

 AVAILABLE WRITING COURSE SUBSTITUTIONS

  • 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.

ELECTIVE COURSES

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)

Certificates

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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