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Climate Change Collaborative Specialization Steering Committee
climatechange@cunet.carleton.ca

This section presents the requirements for programs in:

Program Requirements

M.A. Anthropology
with Collaborative Specialization in Climate Change (5.0 credits)

Requirements - Thesis pathway:
1.  1.0 credit in:1.0
CLIM 5000 [1.0]
Climate Collaboration
2.  0.0 credit in:
CLIM 5800 [0.0]
Climate Seminar Series
3.  1.0 credit in:1.0
ANTH 5401 [0.5]
Theories and Methods I
ANTH 5402 [0.5]
Theories and Methods II
4.  1.0 credit in approved electives, chosen in consultation with the student's advisor1.0
5.  2.0 credits in:2.0
ANTH 5909 [2.0]
M.A. Thesis (in the specialization)
Total Credits5.0
Requirements - Research essay pathway:
1.  1.0 credit in:1.0
CLIM 5000 [1.0]
Climate Collaboration
2.  0.0 credit in:
CLIM 5800 [0.0]
Climate Seminar Series
3.  1.0 credit in:1.0
ANTH 5401 [0.5]
Theories and Methods I
ANTH 5402 [0.5]
Theories and Methods II
4.  2.0 credit in approved electives, chosen in consultation with the student's advisor2.0
5.  1.0 credit in:1.0
ANTH 5908 [1.0]
M.A. Research Essay (in the specialization)
Total Credits5.0

M.A. Communication
with Collaborative Specialization in Climate Change (5.0 credits)

Requirements - Research essay pathway:
1.  1.0 credit in:1.0
CLIM 5000 [1.0]
Climate Collaboration
2.  0.0 credit in:
CLIM 5800 [0.0]
Climate Seminar Series
3.  1.5 credits in:1.5
COMS 5101 [1.0]
Foundations of Communication Studies
COMS 5605 [0.5]
Approaches to Communication Research
4.  1.0 credit in:1.0
COMS 5908 [1.0]
Research Essay (in the specialization)
5.  1.5 credits from the list of optional courses1.5
Total Credits5.0
Requirements - Thesis pathway:
1.  1.0 credit in:1.0
CLIM 5000 [1.0]
Climate Collaboration
2.  0.0 credit in:
CLIM 5800 [0.0]
Climate Seminar Series
3.  1.5 credits in:1.5
COMS 5101 [1.0]
Foundations of Communication Studies
COMS 5605 [0.5]
Approaches to Communication Research
4.  2.0 credits in:2.0
COMS 5909 [2.0]
M.A. Thesis (in the specialization)
5.  0.5 credit from the list of optional courses0.5
Total Credits5.0

M.A. English
with Collaborative Specialization in Climate Change (4.5 credits)

Requirements - Coursework option (4.5 credits)
1.  1.0 credit in:1.0
CLIM 5000 [1.0]
Climate Collaboration
2.  0.0 credit in:
CLIM 5800 [0.0]
Climate Seminar Series
3.  2.5 credits in ENGL at the 5000-level (excluding ENGL 5908 and ENGL 5909)2.5
4.  0.5 credit in a graduate seminar with sufficient Climate Change content in ENGL or another department, as approved by the Coordinator of the Climate Change Specialization.0.5
5.  0.5 credit in:0.5
ENGL 5005 [0.5]
M.A. Seminar
Total Credits4.5
Requirements - Research Essay option (4.5 credits)
1.  1.0 credit in:1.0
CLIM 5000 [1.0]
Climate Collaboration
2.  0.0 credit in:
CLIM 5800 [0.0]
Climate Seminar Series
3.  0.5 credit in:0.5
ENGL 5005 [0.5]
M.A. Seminar
4.  2.0 credits in ENGL at the 5000 level (excluding ENGL 5908)2.0
5.  1.0 credit in:1.0
ENGL 5908 [1.0]
Research Essay (in the specialization)
Total Credits4.5
Requirements - Thesis option (4.5 credits)
1.  1.0 credit in:1.0
CLIM 5000 [1.0]
Climate Collaboration
2.  0.0 credit in:
CLIM 5800 [0.0]
Climate Seminar Series
3.  1.0 credit in ENGL at the 5000-level (excluding ENGL 5909)1.0
4.  0.5 credit in:0.5
ENGL 5005 [0.5]
M.A. Seminar
5.  2.0 credits in:2.0
ENGL 5909 [2.0]
M.A. Thesis (in the specialization)
Total Credits4.5

M.A. Sociology
with Collaborative Specialization in Climate Change (5.0 credits)

Requirements - Thesis pathway:
1.  1.0 credit in:1.0
CLIM 5000 [1.0]
Climate Collaboration
2.  0.0 credit in:
CLIM 5800 [0.0]
Climate Seminar Series
3.  1.0 credit in:1.0
SOCI 5005 [0.5]
Recurring Debates in Social Thought
SOCI 5809 [0.5]
The Logic of the Research Process
4.  1.0 credit in approved electives, chosen in consultation with the student's advisor1.0
5.  2.0 credits in:2.0
SOCI 5909 [2.0]
M.A. Thesis (in the specialization)
Total Credits5.0
Requirements - Research essay pathway:
1.  1.0 credit in:1.0
CLIM 5000 [1.0]
Climate Collaboration
2.  0.0 credit in:
CLIM 5800 [0.0]
Climate Seminar Series
3.  1.0 credit in:1.0
SOCI 5005 [0.5]
Recurring Debates in Social Thought
SOCI 5809 [0.5]
The Logic of the Research Process
4.  2.0 credit in approved electives, chosen in consultation with the student's advisor2.0
5.  1.0 credit in:1.0
SOCI 5908 [1.0]
M.A. Research Essay (in the specialization)
Total Credits5.0

M.A.Sc. Aerospace Engineering
with Collaborative Specialization in Climate Change (5.0 credits)

Requirements:
1.  1.0 credit in:1.0
CLIM 5000 [1.0]
Climate Collaboration
2.  0.0 credit in:
CLIM 5800 [0.0]
Climate Seminar Series
3.  1.5 credits in courses offered by the OCIMAE.1.5
4. Participation in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering seminar series
5.  2.5 credits in:2.5
MECH 5909 [2.5]
M.A.Sc. Thesis (in the specialization)
Total Credits5.0

M.A.Sc. Electrical and Computer Engineering
with Collaborative Specialization in Climate Change (5.0 credits)

Requirements:
1.  1.0 credit in:1.0
CLIM 5000 [1.0]
Climate Collaboration
2.  0.0 credit in:0.0
CLIM 5800 [0.0]
Climate Seminar Series
3.  1.5 credits in courses1.5
4.  2.5 credits in:2.5
SYSC 5909 [2.5]
M.A.Sc. Thesis (in the area of climate change)
Total Credits5.0

M.A.Sc. Environmental Engineering
with Collaborative Specialization in Climate Change (5.0 credits)

Requirements:
1.  1.0 credit in:1.0
CLIM 5000 [1.0]
Climate Collaboration
2.  0.0 credit in:
CLIM 5800 [0.0]
Climate Seminar Series
3.  1.5 credits in courses, with at least 0.5 credit from two different areas of study listed below outside the area of EIA, Sustainability and Climate Change1.5
4.  0.0 credit in:
ENVE 5800 [0.0]
Master's Seminar (participation in the graduate student seminar series)
5.  2.5 credits in:2.5
ENVE 5909 [2.5]
Master's Thesis (in the specialization)
Total Credits5.0

M.A.Sc. Materials Engineering
with Collaborative Specialization in Climate Change (5.0 credits)

Requirements:
1.  1.0 credit in:1.0
CLIM 5000 [1.0]
Climate Collaboration
2.  0.0 credit in:
CLIM 5800 [0.0]
Climate Seminar Series
3.  1.5 credits in courses offered by the OCIMAE.1.5
4. Participation in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering seminar series
5.  2.5 credits in:2.5
MECH 5909 [2.5]
M.A.Sc. Thesis (in the specialization)
Total Credits5.0

M.A.Sc. Mechanical Engineering
with Collaborative Specialization in Climate Change (5.0 credits)

Requirements:
1.  1.0 credit in:1.0
CLIM 5000 [1.0]
Climate Collaboration
2.  0.0 credit in:
CLIM 5800 [0.0]
Climate Seminar Series
3.  1.5 credits in courses offered by the OCIMAE.1.5
4. Participation in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering seminar series
5.  2.5 credits in:2.5
MECH 5909 [2.5]
M.A.Sc. Thesis (in the specialization)
Total Credits5.0

M.B.A.
with Collaborative Specialization in Climate Change (8.5 credits)

Requirements:
1.  1.0 credit in 1.0
CLIM 5000 [1.0]
Climate Collaboration
2.  0.0 credit in:
CLIM 5800 [0.0]
Climate Seminar Series
3.  0.25 credit in0.25
BUSI 5108 [0.25]
Sustainable Business Development
4.  1.0 credit in elective specialization courses designated as having sufficient climate change content, within the School of Business or elsewhere, with permission of the School of Business.1.0
5.  4.25 credits in compulsory core courses4.25
6.  1.0 credit in elective courses1.0
7.  1.0 credit in:1.0
BUSI 5999 [1.0]
Internship 1
8.  0.0 credit in
BUSI 5998 [0.0]
MBA Skills Workshop 2
Total Credits8.5

1 Students with less than two (2) years of professional employment experience must
successfully complete BUSI 5999 [1.0] Internship in order to graduate. Students with
two or more years work experience may apply for an exemption.
2 Non-credit required skills workshop.

M.Eng. Electrical and Computer Engineering
with Collaborative Specialization in Climate Change (4.5 credits)

Requirements - by Project (4.5 credits)
1.  1.0 credit in:1.0
CLIM 5000 [1.0]
Climate Collaboration
2.  0.0 credit in:0.0
CLIM 5800 [0.0]
Climate Seminar Series
3.  0.5 credit in:0.5
ELEC 5302 [0.5]
Renewable and Distributed Energy Resource Technologies
SERG 5001 [0.5]
Sustainable Energy Policy for Engineers
SERG 5003 [0.5]
Energy Evaluation and Assessment Tools
SYSC 5005 [0.5]
Optimization Theory and Methods
SYSC 5104 [0.5]
Methodologies For Discrete-Event Modeling And Simulation
or approved Advanced Topic in the area of climate change
4.  2.5 credits in courses2.5
5.  0.5 credit in:0.5
SYSC 5900 [0.5]
Systems Engineering Project (in the area of climate change)
Total Credits4.5
Requirements - by Coursework (4.5 credits)
1.  1.0 credit in:1.0
CLIM 5000 [1.0]
Climate Collaboration
2.  0.0 credit in:0.0
CLIM 5800 [0.0]
Climate Seminar Series
3.  0.5 credit in:0.5
ELEC 5302 [0.5]
Renewable and Distributed Energy Resource Technologies
SERG 5001 [0.5]
Sustainable Energy Policy for Engineers
SERG 5003 [0.5]
Energy Evaluation and Assessment Tools
SYSC 5005 [0.5]
Optimization Theory and Methods
SYSC 5104 [0.5]
Methodologies For Discrete-Event Modeling And Simulation
or approved Advanced Topic in the area of climate change
4.  3.0 credits in courses3.0
Total Credits4.5

M.Eng. Environmental Engineering
with Collaborative Specialization in Climate Change (5.0 credits)

Requirements - Project pathway
1.  1.0 credit in:1.0
CLIM 5000 [1.0]
Climate Collaboration
2.  0.0 credit in:
CLIM 5800 [0.0]
Climate Seminar Series
3.  0.5 credit from:0.5
ENVE 5105 [0.5]
Atmospheric Aerosols
ENVE 5200 [0.5]
Climate Change and Engineering
ENVE 5201 [0.5]
Geo-Environmental Engineering
ENVE 5205 [0.5]
Sludge Treatment and Disposal
ENVJ 5908 [0.5]
Anaerobic Digestion
ENVJ 5212 [0.5]
Climate Change Impacts on Water Resources
or approved Special Topics in the area of climate change
4.  2.5 credits in courses, with at least 0.5 credit from two different areas of study listed below outside the area of EIA, Sustainability and Climate Change2.5
5.  0.0 credit in:
ENVE 5800 [0.0]
Master's Seminar
6.  1.0 credit in:1.0
ENVE 5900 [1.0]
Environmental Engineering Project (in the specialization)
Total Credits5.0
Requirements - Coursework pathway
1.  1.0 credit in:1.0
CLIM 5000 [1.0]
Climate Collaboration
2.  0.0 credit in:
CLIM 5800 [0.0]
Climate Seminar Series
3.  1.5 credits from:1.5
ENVE 5105 [0.5]
Atmospheric Aerosols
ENVE 5200 [0.5]
Climate Change and Engineering
ENVE 5201 [0.5]
Geo-Environmental Engineering
ENVE 5205 [0.5]
Sludge Treatment and Disposal
ENVJ 5908 [0.5]
Anaerobic Digestion
ENVJ 5212 [0.5]
Climate Change Impacts on Water Resources
or approved Special Topics in the area of climate change
4.  2.5 credits in courses, with at least 0.5 credit from two different areas of study listed below outside the area of EIA, Sustainability and Climate Change2.5
Total Credits5.0

M.Eng. Sustainable Energy
with Collaborative Specialization in Climate Change (5.0 Credits) 

Requirements:
1.  1.0 credit in:1.0
CLIM 5000 [1.0]
Climate Collaboration
2.  0.0 credit in:
CLIM 5800 [0.0]
Climate Seminar Series
3.  2.0 credits in:2.0
SERG 5001 [0.5]
Sustainable Energy Policy for Engineers
SERG 5003 [0.5]
Energy Evaluation and Assessment Tools
SERG 5004 [1.0]
Applied Interdisciplinary Project
4.  0.0 credit in:
SERG 5800 [0.0]
Sustainable Energy Seminar
5.  2.0 credits in:2.0
Mechanical Engineering focus:
Graduate-level MECH courses
or
Electrical Engineering focus:
Graduate level ELEC, SYSC or EACJ courses
Total Credits5.0

M.Sc. Management
with Collaborative Specialization in Climate Change (5.0 credits)

Requirements (5.0 credits):
1.  1.0 credit from:1.0
CLIM 5000 [1.0]
Climate Collaboration
2.  0.0 credit in:
CLIM 5800 [0.0]
Climate Seminar Series
3.  1.5 credits in:1.5
BUSI 5980 [0.5]
Foundations of Management Theory and Research
BUSI 5981 [0.5]
Statistics for Business Research
BUSI 5982 [0.5]
Research Methodology in Business
4.  0.5 credit from:0.5
BUSI 5983 [0.5]
Qualitative Research Design
BUSI 5984 [0.5]
Quantitative Research Design
5. Completion of the Research Tutorial
6.  2.0 credits in:2.0
BUSI 5989 [2.0]
M.Sc. Thesis (in the specialization)
Total Credits5.0

Climate Change (CLIM) Courses

CLIM 5000 [1.0 credit]
Climate Collaboration

A seminar on the climate crisis from an interdisciplinary perspective. Drawing on a range of disciplinary approaches from the humanities, social sciences, public policy, engineering and natural science, students will engage with the many factors bearing on the climate crisis and how to address it.

CLIM 5800 [0.0 credit]
Climate Seminar Series

A series of seminars presented by researchers and practitioners in the area of climate change. To complete this course, a student must attend six seminars.

Summer session: some of the courses listed in this Calendar are offered during the summer. Hours and scheduling for summer session courses will differ significantly from those reported in the fall/winter Calendar. To determine the scheduling and hours for summer session classes, consult the class schedule at central.carleton.ca

Not all courses listed are offered in a given year. For an up-to-date statement of course offerings for the current session and to determine the term of offering, consult the class schedule at central.carleton.ca

Regulations

See the General Regulations section of this Calendar and the regulations of the participating unit.

Admission

Admission to the collaborative master’s program in Climate Change is available to master’s students who are admitted in one of the participating master’s programs. To apply to one of the participating master’s programs, please visit the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs Admissions page.