Department of Geography and Environmental Studies

Bachelor of Environmental Studies

The Bachelor of Environmental Studies degree is an interdisciplinary program providing exciting opportunities to draw upon social sciences, humanities, and natural sciences, in studying environmental issues, creativity and flexible thinking in developing solutions to complex environmental challenges. If you are interested in a broad-based approach to tackling environmental issues and in developing creative solutions to environmental challenges, the BES will be of interest to you. 

The Careers section of our website provides an overview of possible career paths in Environmental Studies.

The Bachelor of Environmental Studies degree is a part of the Saint Mary's University School of the Environment, connecting students, faculty and the community to the hub for environmental education, research and outreach at Saint Mary’s University.


BES Courses

The interdisciplinary nature of the Bachelor of Environmental Studies degree facilitates students to take courses from a range of disciplines across Saint Mary’s. You can see a full list of courses in the Academic Calendar 

BES Advising Forms assist students in their degree planning. (It's important to follow the regulations from the Academic Calendar of the year in which you entered the program) 

For more information on the Bachelor of Environmental Studies degree please contact the BES Coordinator, Dr. Cathy Conrad.

For general inquiries please contact