Graduate Electives

The official list of electives can be found in the SGS Calendar. Note that not every course listed is offered each academic year. Visit the respective department’s course scheduling page for offering details. 

Environment (see course description page and timetable)
•    ENV1001H: Environmental Decision Making
•    ENV1111H: Special Topics in Adaptation and Resilience
•    ENV1703H: Water Resource Management and Policy
•    ENV1704H: Environmental Risk Analysis and Management
•    ENV4002H: The Environment and Health of Vulnerable PopulationsComputer Science (timetable link)
•   CSC2720H: System Thinking for Global Problems

Dalla Lana School of Public Health (timetable link)
•    CHL5413H: Public Health Sanitation
•    CHL5903H: Environmental Health
•    CHL5910H: Occupational and Environmental Hygiene I
•    CHL5911H: Occupational and Environmental Hygiene II

Earth Sciences (timetable link)
•    ESS1463H: Contaminants in the Environment

Forestry (timetable link)•    FOR1416H: Forest Fire Danger Rating
•    FOR1575H: Urban Forest Conservation 

Geography and Planning (timetable link)
•    JGE1425H: Livelihoods, Poverty, and Environment in the Developing Countries
•    JNC2503H: Environmental Pathways
•    JPG1404H: Issues in Global Warming
•    JPG1428H: Greening the City: Urban Environmental Planning and Management
•    PLA1601H: Environmental Planning in a Changing Climate

Physical and Environmental Sciences (timetable link)
•    EES1136H: Climate Change Adaptation

Environment (see course description page and timetable)
•    ENV1001H: Environmental Decision Making
•    ENV1005H: Ecological Statistics
•    ENV1007H: The Warming Papers: The Scientific Foundation of Climate Change
•    ENV1112H: Special Topics in Global Change Science

Anthropology (timetable link)
•    ANT4065H: Specific Problems: New Worldy

Chemical Engineering (timetable link)
•    CHE1435H: Fundamentals of Aerosol Physics and Chemistry

Chemistry (timetable link)
•    CHM1401H: Transport and Fate of Chemical Species in the Environment
•    CHM1410H: Analytical Environmental Chemistry
•    CHM1420H: Environmental Chemistry of Soil
•    CHM1425H: Modelling the Fate of Organic Chemicals in The Environment

Earth Sciences (timetable link)
•    ESS1461H: Paleoenvironmental Studies
•    ESS2303H: Earth Systems Evolution

Forestry (timetable link)
•    FOR3000H: Current Issues in Forest Conservation

Physics (timetable link)
•    PHY1498H: Introduction to Atmospheric Physics
•    PHY2502H: Climate System Dynamics
•    PHY2504H: Advanced Atmospheric Dynamics
•    PHY2505H: Atmospheric Radiative Transfer and Remote Sounding
•    PHY2506H: Data Assimilation and Retrieval Theory

Environment (see course description page and timetable)
•    ENV1001H: Environmental Decision Making 
•    ENV1008H: Worldviews and Ecology  
•    ENV1113H: Special Topics in Social Sustainability
•    ENV1444H: Capitalist Nature
•    ENV1701H: Environmental Law
•    ENV4001H: Graduate Seminar in Environment and Health
•    ENV4002H: The Environment and Health of Vulnerable Populations

Anthropology (timetable link)   
•    ANT3034H: Advanced Research Seminar IV 
•    ANT6018H: Approaches to Nature and Culture 

Geography and Planning (timetable link)
•    JGE1425H: Livelihoods, Poverty, and Environment in the Developing Countries
•    JPG1426H: Natural Resources, Difference, and Conflict
•    JPG1518H: Sustainability and Urban Communities
•    JPG1672H: Land and Justice

Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (timetable link)
•    LHA1104H: Social Action Education — Community Development, Social Services, and Social Movements
•    LHA1160H: Introduction to Transformative Learning Studies
•    LHA1193H: Adult Education for Sustainability
•    LHA1837H: Environmental Health, Transformative Higher Education, and Policy Change: Education Toward Social and Ecosystem Healing
•    SJE1909H: Environmental Sustainability and Social Justice I

Political Science (timetable link)
•    POL2213H: Global Environmental Politics

Environment (see course description page and timetable)
•    ENV1001H: Environmental Decision Making
•    ENV1002H: Environmental Policy
•    ENV1003H: Global Climate Politics and Policy
•    ENV114H: Special Topics in the Sustainability Transition 
•    ENV1444H: Capitalist Nature
•    ENV1707H: Climate Finance 

Civil Engineering (timetable link)
•    CIV1307H: Life Cycle Assessment and Sustainability of Engineering Activities

Forestry (timetable link)
•    FOR1270H: Forest Biomaterial Sciences: Fundamentals, Applications, and the Next Frontier
•    FOR1288H: Design and Manufacturing of Biomaterials
•    FOR1294H: Bioenergy and Biorefinery Technology
•    FOR1610H: Sustainable Forest Management and Certification (exclusion: JFG1610H)

Geography and Planning (timetable link)
•    GGR1407H: Efficient Use of Energy (exclusion: GGR347H1)
•    GGR1408H: Carbon-Free Energy (exclusions: GGR1406H, GGR348H1)
•    JPG1518H: Sustainability and Urban Communities
 

Environment (see course description page and timetable)
•    ENV1703H: Water Resources Management and Policy
•    ENV1704H: Environmental Risk Analysis and Management
•    ENV1703H: Water Resources Management and Policy

Joint Courses with the School of the Environment (timetable link)
•    JGE1425H: Livelihoods, Poverty, and Environment in the Developing Countries
•    JNC2503H: Environmental Pathways
•    JNP1014Y: Interdisciplinary Toxicology
•    JNP1016H: Graduate Seminar in Toxicology

Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry (timetable link)
•    CHE1435H: Fundamentals of Aerosol Physics and Chemistry
•    JNC2503H: Environmental Pathways

Chemistry (timetable link)
•    CHM1401H: Transport and Fate of Chemical Species in the Environment
•    CHM1410H: Analytical Environmental Chemistry
•    CHM1415H: Atmospheric Chemistry
•    CHM1420H: Environmental Chemistry of Soil
•    CHM1425H: Modelling the Fate of Organic Chemicals in the Environment

Earth Sciences (timetable link)
•    ESS1463H: Contaminants in the Environment

Forestry (timetable link)
•    FOR1575H: Urban Forest Conservation

Geography and Planning (timetable link)
•    GGR1422H: The Geography of Urban Air Pollution
•    JGE1425H: Livelihoods, Poverty, and Environment in the Developing Countries
•    JPG1428H: Greening the City: Urban Environmental Planning and Management

Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (timetable link)
•    LHA1197H: The Pedagogy of Food
•    SJE1909H: Environmental Sustainability and Social Justice 1
•    SJE1919H: Advanced Topics in Environmental Justice Education

Pharmacology and Toxicology (timetable link)
•    JNP1014Y: Interdisciplinary Toxicology
•    JNP1016H: Graduate Seminar in Toxicology

Public Health Sciences (timetable link)
•    CHL5126H: Building Community Resilience
•    CHL5413H: Public Health Sanitation
•    CHL5416H: Environmental Epidemiology
•    CHL5809H: Ecological Public Health
•    CHL5903H: Environmental Health
•    CHL5910H: Occupational and Environmental Hygiene I
•    CHL5911H: Occupational and Environmental Hygiene II
•    CHL5921H: Protecting the Public from Air Pollution

Environment (see course description page and timetable)

•    ENV1002H: Environmental Policy
•    ENV1005H: Ecological Statistics
•    ENV1007H: The Warming Papers: The Scientific Foundation of Climate Change
•    ENV1008H: Worldviews and Ecology
•    ENV1103H: Living Labs for Applied Sustainability
•    ENV1444H: Capitalist Nature
•    ENV1701H: Environmental Law
•    ENV1703H: Water Resource Management and Policy
•    ENV1704H: Environmental Risk Analysis and Management
•    ENV1707H: Climate Finance
•    ENV2000H,Y: Topics in Environment
•    ENV2002H: Special Topics in Environment
•    ENV4444H,Y: Internship
•    ENV5555Y: Research Paper

Elective Joint Courses with the School of the Environment (timetable link)
•    JGE1425H: Livelihoods, Poverty, and Environment in the Developing Countries
•    JSE1708H: Sustainability and the Western Mind

Anthropology (timetable link)
•    ANT6018H: Approaches to Nature and Culture

Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry (timetable link)
•    CHE1435H: Fundamentals of Aerosol Physics and Chemistry
•    JNC2503H: Environmental Pathways

Chemistry (timetable link)
•    CHM1401H: Transport and Fate of Chemical Species in the Environment
•    CHM1404H: Molecular Analysis of Natural Systems
•    CHM1410H: Analytical Environmental Chemistry
•    CHM1415H: Atmospheric Chemistry
•    CHM1420H: Environmental Chemistry of Soil
•    CHM1425H: Modelling the Fate of Organic Chemicals in the Environment

Civil Engineering (timetable link)
•    APS1410H: Waterpower Essentials

Computer Science (timetable link)
•    CSC2720H: Systems Thinking for Global Problems

English (timetable link)
•    ENG5580H: American Pastoral
•    ENG6181H: Permaculture and Literature

Forestry (timetable link)
•    FOR1270H: Forest Biomaterial Sciences: Fundamentals, Applications, and the Next Frontier
•    FOR1288H: Design and Manufacturing of Biomaterials
•    FOR1294H: Bioenergy and Biorefinery Technology
•    FOR1416H: Forest Fire Danger Rating
•    FOR1555H: Wildlife Ecology and Conservation
•    FOR1575H: Urban Forest Conservation
•    FOR1610H: Sustainable Forest Management and Certification (exclusion: JFG1610H)

Geography and Planning (timetable link)
•    GGR1216H: Advanced Biogeochemical Processes
•    GGR1407H: Efficient Use of Energy
•    GGR1408H: Carbon-Free Energy
•    GGR1411H: Nature and Justice in the Anthropocene
•    JGE1425H: Livelihoods, Poverty, and Environment in the Developing Countries
•    JPG1518H: Sustainability and Urban Communities
•    JPG1814H: Cities and Immigrants
•    JPG1818H: The Geography and Planning of Climate Action and Activism
•    PLA1601H: Environmental Planning in a Changing Climate

Global Affairs (timetable link)
•    JSE1708H: Sustainability and the Western Mind

History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (timetable link)
•    HPS4106H: Environment and STS

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (timetable link)
•    MIE1120H: Current Energy Infrastructure and Resources

Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (timetable link)
•    LHA1104H: Social Action Education — Community Development, Social Services, and Social Movements
•    LHA1160H: Introduction to Transformative Learning Studies
•    LHA1193H: Adult Education for Sustainability
•    SJE1909H: Environmental Sustainability and Social Justice 1
•    SJE1919H: Advanced Topics in Environmental Justice Education

Physics (timetable link)
•    PHY1498H: Introduction to Atmospheric Physics
•    PHY2502H: Climate System Dynamics
•    PHY2504H: Advanced Atmospheric Dynamics
•    PHY2505H: Atmospheric Radiative Transfer and Remote Sounding
•    PHY2506H: Data Assimilation and Retrieval Theory

Political Science (timetable link)
•    POL2213H: Global Environmental Politics