Students enrolled in Environmental Studies are required to satisfy the degree requirements of both the disciplinary department and the collaborative program. The Environmental Studies requirements can be met concurrently with, or in addition to, home unit requirements.
The Collaborative Specialization in Environmental Studies/ MGA requirements include:
- 4.5 FCE core courses in the first year as determined by the MGA degree program requirements.
- 0.5 FCE internship (GLA1007H) in the summer session between the first and second years, which will also count towards the internship requirement (ENV4444H) in the ES collaborative program, provided it has an environment-related component.
3.0 additional FCEs in the second year (including GLA2111H Research Methods for Global Affairs and GLA2000H Capstone Seminar), which must include the half-credit (0.5 FCE) core courses ENV1001H, plus one half-credit (0.5 FCE) course elective from the approved list of courses at the School of the Environment, and write a Research Paper on an environment-related topic in the home unit that will count towards the ES collaborative program research paper (ENV5555Y). When registering on ROSI for the research paper project, MGA students shall use one of their home unit-designated course codes for that purpose: GLA2095H MGA Reading Course or GLA2888H MGA Research Paper.
Note: Students who wish to take the School of the Environment core course ENV1001H in their first year may do so with express permission from the home unit (making a total of 4.5 FCE in the first year). Students enrolled in the Collaborative Specialization in Environmental Studies will receive a notation on their transcript and a separate certificate issued by the School of Graduate Studies.
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