Please note: updated grade ranges for 2019/2020 will be added to the program pages as they become available.
Environment and Urban Sustainability (BA (Hons))
Full Time: Four Year
Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
*Actual minimum grade ranges required for Fall 2019 admission/wait list consideration will be determined based on grades and qualifications presented by the applicant pool as they become available. Required grade ranges may fluctuate from year to year (up or down) as a result of competition. Applicants not educated in Ontario may present the equivalent of the Ontario requirements. Ryerson reserves the right to determine equivalency at its sole discretion.
Field trips and research; professional seminars; consulting for an external client; project management; investigation of urban sustainability issues in downtown Toronto; international exchange program; optional practicum.
Your ability to interpret various environments, analyze people’s behaviour and needs and critique sustainable initiatives will effect positive change in various capacities: as a policy and report analyst, sustainability officer, environmental technician, as well as related coordinator, educator and manager roles in the private, government or non-profit sectors. Pursue professional environmental certifications; teachers’ college; law school; graduate studies in geography, environmental science and management, urban planning, policy and related fields.
What You Need to Know
Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with a minimum of six Grade 12 U or M courses including the following program specific requirements.
Typically, a minimum overall average of 70% establishes eligibility for admission consideration; subject to competition individual programs may require higher pre-requisite grades and/or higher overall averages:
- a minimum grade of 70% or higher will be required in Grade 12 U English/Anglais (ENG4U/EAE4U preferred)” as requirement.
- Note: The grades required in the subject prerequisites (normally 70%) will be determined subject to competition.
Academic admission requirements for all other applicants are available at: