CA42 Bachelor of Environmental Science

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete 1 major
  3. Complete electives

Core Structure

Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48

For Course Planners please refer to the following website http://www.cqu.edu.au/student-life/new-students/planners-and-profiles

For Course Planners please refer to the following website http://www.cqu.edu.au/student-life/new-students/planners-and-profiles

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
CHEM11043 Atoms, Molecules and Matter
BIOL11102 Life Science Laboratory
GEOG11023 Physical Geography of Australia
SCIE11023 Scientific Research Fundamentals
CHEM11044 Chemical Reactions
ENVR11011 Modern Environmental Issues
ENVR11014 Environmental Monitoring
EVST19021 Sustainability Issues and Solutions

Environmental Geography (EnvGeo) Major

Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48


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Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
GEOG19021 Geographic Information Systems
GEOG12020 Australian Weather and Climate
GEOG12021 Remote Sensing of Environment
BIOL12050 Professional Placement or Project
GEOG13013 Sustainable Regions and Cities
EVST19023 Water Resource Management
EVST13015 Mining, Urban & Industrial Lands Rehabilitation
EVST19022 Climate Change: Risk and Assessments

Integrated Land and Water Management (ILWM) Major

Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
GEOG19021 Geographic Information Systems
ENVR12001 Soil Science and Conservation
BOTN19001 Australian Botany
ENVR12002 Applied Ecology
BIOL12050 Professional Placement or Project
EVST19023 Water Resource Management
EVST13015 Mining, Urban & Industrial Lands Rehabilitation
EVST13017 Catchment to Reef Management

For Course Planners please refer to the following website http://www.cqu.edu.au/student-life/new-students/planners-and-profiles

Advanced Environmental Geography (Strongly Recommended for EnvGeo Majors) Unit Pack

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

These units are strongly recommended to supplement your knowledge and skills if you are majoring in Environmental Geography and seeking employment in the industry afterwards.

Students who enrol in this 4-pack cannot take the Advanced Integrated Land and Water Management (Strongly recommended) Unit 4-pack.

This Unit 4-Pack is only for students enrolled in the Bachelor of Environmental Science (CA42) course.

This Unit 4-Pack may not be taken by ILWM majors in CA42.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
ENEV12002 First Nations and Community Engagement
EVST11001 Development and Environmental Policy
EVST19007 Environmental and Social Impact Assessment
LAWS13024 Law and the Environment

Advanced Integrated Land and Water Management (Strongly Recommended for ILWM Majors) Unit Pack

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

These units are strongly recommended to supplement your knowledge and skills if you are majoring in Integrated Land and Water Management and seeking employment in the industry afterwards.

These units are strongly recommended to supplement your knowledge and skills if you are majoring in Integrated Land and Water Management and seeking employment in the industry afterwards.

Students who enrol in this 4-pack cannot take the Advanced Environmental Geography (Strongly recommended) Unit 4-pack.

This Unit 4-Pack is only for students enrolled in the Bachelor of Environmental Science (CA42) course.

This Unit 4-Pack may not be taken by Environmental Geography majors in CA42.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
ENEV12002 First Nations and Community Engagement
EVST19007 Environmental and Social Impact Assessment
EVST19020 Environmental Management Systems
LAWS13024 Law and the Environment

Animal Biology (EnvGeo Majors) Unit Pack

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

This Unit 4-pack can be taken by any student enrolled as a an Environmental geography major in the Bachelor of Environmental Science (CA42).

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
BIOL12107 Genomes, Genetics & Evolution
BIOL12112 Animal and Plant Physiology
ZOOL13015 Environmental Physiology of Animals
ZOOL19002 Australian Vertebrate Fauna

Biology in Depth (EnvGeo Majors) Unit Pack

Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48

This Unit 8-pack can be taken by any student enrolled as a an Environmental geography major in the Bachelor of Environmental Science (CA42).

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
BIOL12107 Genomes, Genetics & Evolution
BIOL12112 Animal and Plant Physiology
ZOOL12009 Invertebrate Zoology
MBIO19013 Environmental Microbiology
BIOL12105 Scientific Analysis and Statistics
ZOOL19002 Australian Vertebrate Fauna
BOTN13002 Plants and the Environment
ZOOL13015 Environmental Physiology of Animals

Environmental Business and Law (ILWM or EnvGeo Majors) Unit Pack

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

This Unit 4-pack can be taken by any student enrolled in the Bachelor of Environmental Science (CA42).

Anti-requisite: Advanced Integrated Land and Water Management (Strongly Recommended) Unit 4-Pack

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
EVST19020 Environmental Management Systems
LAWS13024 Law and the Environment
MGMT11109 Introduction to Business
MRKT11029 Marketing Fundamentals

Environmental Geography (ILWM majors) Unit Pack

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

This Unit 4-Pack is only for students enrolled in the Bachelor of Environmental Science (CA42) course.

Students enrolled in Bachelor of Environmental Science (CA42) course and majoring in Environmental Geography cannot enrol in this Unit 4-pack.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
GEOG12020 Australian Weather and Climate
GEOG12021 Remote Sensing of Environment
GEOG13013 Sustainable Regions and Cities
EVST19022 Climate Change: Risk and Assessments

Plant and Crop Systems (ILWM or EnvGeo Majors) Unit Pack

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
AGRI11002 Plant Science and Crop Production
AGRI12002 Weeds, Pests and Plant Diseases
AGRI13008 Agriculture Technology Transformation: The Future of Food and Fibre
AGRI13009 Resource Smart Food Production: More With Less

Plant Biology (EnvGeo Majors) Unit Pack

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

These units are recommended to supplement your knowledge and skills if you are majoring in Environmental Geography and seeking employment in the industry afterwards.

Students enrolled in Bachelor of Environmental Science (CA42) course and majoring in Integrated Land and Water Management cannot enrol in this Unit 4-pack.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
BIOL12107 Genomes, Genetics & Evolution
BIOL12112 Animal and Plant Physiology
BOTN13002 Plants and the Environment
BOTN19001 Australian Botany

Water Quality Assessment for Environmental Geography Majors Unit Pack

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

These units are recommended to supplement your knowledge and skills if you are majoring in Environmental Geography and seeking employment in the industry afterwards.

This Unit 4-Pack is only for students enrolled in the Bachelor of Environmental Science (CA42) course and majoring in Environmental Geography.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
BOTN19001 Australian Botany
MBIO19013 Environmental Microbiology
CHEM19085 Environmental Chemistry
CHEM13080 Analytical Science

Water Quality Assessment for Integrated Land and Water Management Majors Unit Pack

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

These units are recommended to supplement your knowledge and skills if you are majoring in Integrated Land and Water Management and seeking employment in the industry afterwards. This Unit 4-Pack is only for students enrolled in the Bachelor of Environmental Science (CA42) course and majoring in Integrated Land and Water Management.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
CHEM19085 Environmental Chemistry
MBIO19013 Environmental Microbiology
GEOG12021 Remote Sensing of Environment
CHEM13080 Analytical Science