School of Environmental Studies and Biotechnology

Environmental Geomatics

1 year Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Enhance your training and employability with this specialized geomatics program.

Overview

This is the first program of its kind in Ontario. Learn applied geomatics, geographic information systems (GIS), geo-spatial statistics, and resource management. The environmental sector is growing - learn hands-on in the field, in the lab and through work placement to prepare for this in demand career field. 

Your Future Career

  • Agriculture, mining, forestry, fisheries sectors
  • Water management
  • Geology
  • Environmental research
  • Land use planning
  • Retail space mapping 

What You Learn

  • Applied geomatics
  • Geographic information systems (GIS)
  • Geo-spatial statistics 
  • Environmental resource management 

OSSD or equivalent, ENG4C or ENG4U

If English is not your first language you must either provide proof of English competency or take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS). You must have a minimum overall band score of 5.5 on IELTS, or a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper based) or 213 (computer scored) or 80 IBT (internet based) to be admitted to a postsecondary program at the college. SPP in India requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0

Semester 1

BIO 115 Biology for Environmental Protection
CHM 110 Inorganic Chemistry
ENV 214 Earth Science
GENED General Education Elective - Online
ENV 260 State of the Environment
MTH 191 Math for Technicians

Semester 2

ENV 243 Environmental Law
CHM 125 Chemistry II
ENV 125 Ecology
CMM 140 Technical Writing I
MTH 195 Applied Statistics
GENED General Education Elective - Online

Semester 3

BIO 121 Environmental Microbiology I
ENV 203 Environmental Monitoring
ENV 204 Environmental Chemistry
ENV 245 Environmental Project Planning and Management
GEO 100 Applied Geomatics
ENV 225 Field Camp
ENV 226 Marine Conservation (Optional Credit Equivalent)

Semester 4

BIO 220 Environmental Microbiology II
CLT 100 Canada's First Peoples
ENV 210 Limnology
ENV 215 Environmental Technology
ENV 240 Environmental Toxicology

Ontario College Graduate Certificate 

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.

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Pathway to Canadore College Programs

  • Advertising and Marketing Communications - 1 year to complete 
  • Environmental Management – 1 year to complete
  • Recreation and Leisure Services – 1 year to complete
  • Recreation Therapy – 1 year to complete
  • Strength and Sport Conditioning – 1 year to complete

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution in Ontario?

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution in Canada?

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Please contact the Pathways Officer if you have additional questions regarding the credit transfer process:

Micheline Demers – Pathways Officer
705.474.7600 ext 5139
Micheline.Demers@canadorecollege.ca