Certificate in Environmental Citizenship

Developed from a social science perspective, this Certificate is beneficial to those who want to learn more about the global environmental issues facing us today and in the future. Participants gain in-depth knowledge about environmental changes, their global impact, and how one can directly contribute to the environment's sustainability. The Certificate consists of six degree-credit distance education courses taken online from the University of Guelph's School of Environmental Sciences. It is structured as follows, requiring six courses total, to include at least two at the 3000 or 4000 level:

Required Course
ENVS*2070Environmental Ethics and Perspectives0.50
Select two or three from the following:
BOT*2000Plants, Biology and People0.50
ECON*1050Introductory Microeconomics0.50
ECON*2100Economic Growth and Environmental Quality0.50
EDRD*3500Recreation and Tourism Planning0.50
ENVS*2120Introduction to Environmental Stewardship0.50
GEOG*1220Human Impact on the Environment0.50
HIST*2250Environment and History0.50
PHIL*2070Philosophy of the Environment0.50
POLS*3370Environmental Politics and Governance0.50
Select two or three from the following:
BIOL*1500Humans in the Natural World0.50
BOT*1200Plants and Human Use0.50
EDRD*3450Watershed Planning Practice0.50
EDRD*4010Tourism Planning in the Less Developed World0.50
ENVS*3000Nature Interpretation0.50
GEOG*2210Environment and Resources0.50
GEOG*3020Global Environmental Change0.50
GEOG*3210Indigenous-Settler Relationships in Environmental Governance0.50
GEOG*3490Tourism and Sustainability0.50

For more information, please visit the Open Learning and Educational Support website.