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Yukon College Home Programs Northern Outdoor and Environmental Studies

Northern Outdoor and Environmental Studies

  • Two-year diploma
  • September or January start

This program is as broad and far-ranging as the Yukon wilderness, providing concrete experiences for those seeking employment or further education in environment-related fields. You will examine contemporary environmental issues and human-environment relationships, with an emphasis on northern systems.

Learn to explore and understand a variety of environmental issues of northern concern, including resource depletion, wilderness fragmentation, biodiversity loss, pollution and global climate change.

Courses offered to diploma students are The Natural History of the North, Environmental Ethics, and Northern Outdoor Pursuits and Leadership.