Top 8 reasons to study Environmental Science at Dal:
- Get a solid grounding in Environmental Science subjects—as well as the cultural, economic, legal, historic and social aspects of today’s hot-button environmental issues.
- Major in Environmental Science, or combine it as a double major with Community Design or any Arts and Social Sciences program. Or, do a minor in Environmental Studies if you're enrolled in Arts, Science, or Computer Science.
- Learn inside the classroom—and outside. Go on day trips and a multi-night camping trip in Kejimkujik National Park in Environmental Science Field School.
- Do an internship and get course credit while gaining experience in a supervised, real-world work situation.
- Relax and learn at Ocean Pond, a small on-campus area with nine ecological communities.
- Join the Environmental Program Student Society (EPSS) and share your passion for creating a more just, equitable, and sustainable world with other like-minded students from a variety of programs—and have fun on the annual fall field trip.
- Learn more about Halifax's progressive outlook on environmental questions, from banning pesticide use to encouraging citizens to compost and recycle.
- Be inspired by Halifax’s urban setting and the Nova Scotia wilderness—and find learning opportunities while conducting field studies in nearby forests, marshes, rivers, and city parks.