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How is the Christian called to steward God's creation?
As we look at the world around us, it's alarmingly evident that humanity faces significant environmental challenges that are complex, multi-faceted, and of ever-increasing importance. Redeemer's Environmental Science program studies nature and how humans interact with God's creation. A strong focus on biology and chemistry equips students to be stewards of the earth and its natural resources, focused on contemporary environmental issues and sustainability.
Environmental Science is a Bachelor of Science degree program. It is offered as an honours major and as a major.
Right from the start, small class sizes allow for meaningful class discussion, lead by professors who are actively researching in the field and excited to include students in their work.
First-year courses provide foundational skills and knowledge in multiple science disciplines, giving you an interdisciplinary understanding of the topics that you'll dig into later on in your studies. Many classes, already in your first year, include a lab component where you'll participate in real-world experiments and use professional-grade equipment.
The Core Curriculum is a set of 10 courses that every student takes. The courses are woven through every major and get you to think deeply and broadly about what you’re studying. Think about it this way…
In your classes, you will focus on the scientific aspects of environmental issues by developing critical thinking, analytical, and scientific writing skills in courses like Ecology and Evolution, Field Biology, Intro to Geographic Information Systems, and Toxicology. Small classes taught by dedicated professors who are experts in their field mean you will conduct and critically assess research as you review the methods, concepts and findings of chemistry researchers and experiments.
The toxicology lab makes it possible to pursue unique projects on campus. Redeemer students will conduct new types of research with fish in the aquatic toxicology lab with honours science students given dedicated lab space to work on independent research alongside faculty like Dr. Joel Klinck who continues to investigate the impact of toxins on the molecular structure of cells.
Students can take summer courses at the Au Sable Institute of Environmental studies, gaining valuable field experience and developing tools for caring for the environment. Other internship opportunities exist through organizations like A Rocha, Au Sable, a fish hatchery, the Royal Botanical Gardens and World Renew.
is using her passion for the environment to build community, provide education and care for creation at A Rocha as Ontario development manager.
combines his interests of theology and environmental care, spearheading a composting initiative to reduce waste buildup in landfills.
By spearheading a campus-wide composting initiative at Canadian Mennonite University in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Justin Eisinga ’15 is able to combine his two great...
James Cuthbert ’09 owns and operates Urban Green, a company that creates indoor gardens and green spaces in offices and homes across southern Ontario.
Redeemer's core capstone course achieves a new level of creation care by making its bee friendliness official.
As part of a year-long water quality study in Hamilton’s Chedoke Creek, student Masozi Palata is using DNA analysis to identify the source of fecal contamination in...
Through her work with A Rocha, Amila Dreise ’13 is advancing care for creation in Hamilton and Ontario at large.
The Science Research Fellowship, which allowed high school students to contribute to university-level research with Redeemer faculty, was a major success.
This summer, Redeemer continues to invest in experience-enhanced learning by offering a one-week intensive science research fellowship for high school students.
Dr. Edward Berkelaar and Dr. Darren Brouwer will monitor pollution in Hamilton watersheds with funding from a second Zylstra grant.
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There are two courses required for students pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science at Redeemer:
Applicants from Ontario will be considered for general undergraduate admission based on the following requirements: