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BSc Major in Environmental and Natural Resource Management (ENRM)

Admissions Criteria:

To engage in the BSc Major in ENRM, you must satisfy the following specific subject requirements:

  • 2 CAPE Science subjects (Units I & II) or ‘A’ Level equivalent, and a pass in Biology/Human & Social Biology/Integrated Science/Agricultural Science at CSEC level, OR
  • 2 CAPE subjects, one (1) of which must be Environmental Science or Geography or Biology OR
  • Certificate in Environmental Geography, OR
  • Certificate in Agriculture, OR
  • An approved Associate Degree with a minimum GPA of 2.5

 

Some more information:

This interdisciplinary programme is offered across the FFA and students enrolled in the Major are encouraged to consider complementary Majors within the FFA (e.g. with Geography or Agribusiness). A revised curriculum of the major was introduced in the 2014/15 academic year. A Major in ENRM would require successful completion of 12 credits of LEVEL 1 PREREQUISITES and a total of 30 credits at the advanced level consisting of 24 credits of core courses and any 6 credits of elective courses. Elective courses are subject to necessary prerequisite and can be taken from Level II/III.

 

THE FOLLOWING PREREQUISITE COURSES MUST BE COMPLETED:

 

LEVEL I

Semester 1

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

ENRM 1001

Introduction to Environmental and Natural Resource Management    

3

AGSL 1001

Soils and the Environment

3

                                                                                                                                                                                               

LEVEL I

Semester 2

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

ENRM 1002

Introduction to Natural Resource Economics

3

ENRM 1004

Ecology and Microbiology

3

 

THE FOLLOWING CORE COURSES MUST BE COMPLETED:

 

LEVEL II

Semester 1

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

ENRM 2000

Soil and Land Evaluation

3

ENRM 2001

Forest Resource Management    

3

 

LEVEL II

Semester 2

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

ENRM 2002

Energy Resources and Sustainability  

3

ENRM 2003

Wildlife Resources and Management

3

ENRM 2004

Environmental Microbiology and Ecological Health

3

 

 

LEVEL III

Semester 1

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

ENRM 3000

Natural Resource Economics and Assessment

3

LEVEL III

Semester 2

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

ENRM 3001

Sustainable Watershed Management

3

ENRM 3002

Anthropogenic Climate Change Management

3

 

 

YOU MAY CHOOSE ANY SIX (6) CREDITS FROM THE FOLLOWING ELECTIVES:                                

Semester 1

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

AGBU 2000

Agriculture in the Economy

3

AGBU 2003#

Applied Statistics

3

AGEX 3001

Island Food Systems

3

AGEX 3004

Communication Skills for Professionals

3

AGRI 2003 #

Fundamentals of Applied Statistics 

3

AGRI 2100

Current Issues in Agriculture

3

AGSL 2101

Principles of Soil Science

3

AGSL 3010

Geophysical and Environmental Soil Sensing

3

GEOG 2010 #

Geographical Information Systems

3

GEOG 3111

Natural Hazards

3

GEOG 3305

Planning, Development and Sustainability

3

HORT 2001

People/ Plant Relationships

3

 

Semester 2

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

AGBU 3003

Introduction to Ecotourism: Product Design and Management

 

AGBU 3009

International Trade Policy and Regulations

 

GEOG 2019

Physical Hydrology

 

GEOG 3113

Remote Sensing and GIS

 

ENRM 3003*

Environmental and Natural Resource Law

 

GEOG 3117*

Environmental Modelling with GIS 

 

HUEC 3010

Housing and the Environment          

 

HUEC 2009

Family Resource Management         

 

 

 

Semester 3

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

GEOG 2018*

Geography Residential Field School (Tobago)

3

GEOG 3120*

Geography Residential Field School (International)

3

 

#NOTE:  Students who do not already take one of these courses as part of another Major or Minor programme must select at least one of these courses, or another approved quantitative course. Students cannot select both AGBU 2003 and ARGI 2003 as electives.

 

NOTE 1: where a course is core in another Major programme, students doing that Major cannot count that course as an elective for the ENRM programme.

NOTE 2: where a course is an elective in another Major programme and is also an elective for the ENRM Major, it may be counted under either programme, but not both.

NOTE 3: students may be permitted to complete an alternative course as an elective, with the approval of the Head, Department of Geography

 

[Update: April 21]

 

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