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ENVR 448A Directed Studies in Environmental Science - DIR STD ENVR SCI

Investigation of a topic to be agreed upon by a member of the faculty and the student. Permission of an ENSC advisor and of the supervising faculty member is required prior to registration.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3

Pre-reqs: (Third year standing in the Faculty of Science.)


Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
BlockedENVR 448A 101Directed Studies1
BlockedENVR 448A 102Directed Studies1

ENVR 448A.102: Socio-Ecological Systems Research. Gain hands-on experience conducting interdisciplinary socio-ecological systems research. Students will work directly with faculty mentors to conduct semester-long research projects. Workshops and seminars will focus on research design and process, introducing theories and methods for socio-ecological systems research. Research projects will focus on contemporary topics such as climate resilience, food security, and agroecosystem management.

The instructor will be in contact with registered students early in the term to set up a meeting and decide the course schedule.


For contact details, please use Sara Elder, sara.elder@ubc.ca

BlockedENVR 448A 201Directed Studies2
BlockedENVR 448A 202Directed Studies2

Gain hands-on experience conducting interdisciplinary socio-ecological systems research. Students will work directly with faculty mentors to conduct semester-long research projects. Workshops and seminars will focus on research design and process, introducing theories and methods for socio-ecological systems research. Research projects will focus on contemporary topics such as climate resilience, food security, and agroecosystem management.

The instructor will be in contact with registered students early in the term to set up a meeting and decide the course schedule.


For contact details, please use Sara Elder, sara.elder@ubc.ca