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Niitsitapi Environmental Science Certificate (NESC)

Niitsitapi Environmental Science Certificate (NESC)

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Program Details

Environmental Science diploma program involves the interaction of living organisms with their environment. Study of functioning of different ecosystems (terrestrial, aquatic and arboreal). The program will include collection and analysis of air, soil and water. The program includes environmental policy, site assessment, remediation, and reclamation of contaminated sites and forest management.

duration
1 Year
credential
Certificate
Location
Main Campus
semester start dates
September
Application Deadline
June 15
requirements

Admission Requirements

Science Course Grade Average

Grade average of 60% or better in two of the following Biology 20, Chemistry 20, Science 20 or one 30 level science

English Language Arts 30-1 or 30-2

Grade average of 60% or better in English Language Arts 30-1 or 30-2

Math 30-1 or 30-2

Grade average of 60% or better in Math 30-1 or 30-2

Program Details

Environmental Science diploma program involves the interaction of living organisms with their environment. Study of functioning of different ecosystems (terrestrial, aquatic and arboreal). The program will include collection and analysis of air, soil and water. The program includes environmental policy, site assessment, remediation, and reclamation of contaminated sites and forest management.

Program Details

Courses

All the courses for this program.
ENVS 1001

ENVS 1001 Terrestrial Ecology

3 Credits

ENVS 1003

ENVS 1003 Aquatic and wet land Ecology

3 Credits

ENVS 1005

ENVS 1005 Plant Anatomy and physiology

3 Credits

ENVS 1002

ENVS 1002 Introductory to soil science

3 Credits

ENVS 1004

ENVS 1004 Introductory Environmental chemistry

3 Credits

ENVS 1006

ENVS 1006 Environmental Site assessment

3 Credits

ENVS 1008

ENVS 1008 Remediation and reclamation

3 Credits

ENVS 1100

ENVS 1100 Aerial Photography and geographical Positioning System

3 Credits

ENVS 1009

ENVS 1009 Statistics

3 Credits

ENVS 1007

ENVS 1007 Communication

3 Credits

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Funding Available

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After applying to the program online, a Student Funding Advisor will contact the applicant.  Note: Continuing students must apply for funding every academic year.

· Main Campus: Campbell Eagle Child – campbell.eaglechild@mikaisto.com
(403) 737-2400 ext. 4356

· Satellite Campus: Rene White Quills – rene.whitequills@mikaisto.com
(403) 327-6984 ext. 1767

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to our most commonly asked questions. If you don't see your answer please contact:

What is the program overview?

Students will acquire knowledge and skills in all areas of environmental science (ecosystem functioning, environmental policy, site assessment, remediation, and reclamation of contaminated sites), fisheries and forestry

How many years is the program

1 year

What is the program qualification?

Certificate

When is the start date?

Every September in Fall semester

When is the end date?

Every April.

Is there any scholarship to sponsor my education?

The scholarship is available, based on first come first serve

Can I further my education to diploma level?

Yes, you can stay in RCCC for the second year to bag diploma. We also collaborated with Olds college. After 1 year certificate program you can proceeds to Olds college for second year diploma in environmental science

is there any internship?

There is internship

What about job availability after graduation?

There are many jobs in environmental industry and government you can apply for.

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