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Yukon College Home Programs Northern Environmental and Conservation Sciences

Northern Environmental and Conservation Sciences

  • Four-year Science degree (in partnership with University of Alberta)
  • Students complete years 3 and 4 at Yukon College, after transferring up to 60 1st and 2nd year credits from the Northern Science or Renewable Resource Management diploma programs or from another institution
  • September start

Want to advance your education and contribute to the knowledge required for conservation and sustainability of northern resources and communities?

In collaboration with the University of Alberta, Yukon College offers years 3 and 4 of a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Environmental and Conservation Sciences (ENCS), with a curriculum that integrates natural and social sciences as related to issues such as wildlife conservation, land use, energy and global climate change.

For returning professionals, aspiring youth and those seeking a new direction, the program offers a variety of options and entry points.

Coursework is completed at YC, taught by U of A and YC faculty.

Students apply for admission to the program after completing at least 60 credits of first and second year coursework at Yukon College or another institution.