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Faculty of Science (SC) – BSc Honours Science and BSc Science


The Honours BSc Science and the bachelor BSc Science programs have no declared major. These programs are appropriate for a student who wishes to enrol in a broader range of courses at the 3000 and 4000 levels than can normally be undertaken in Honours or bachelor programs.

To declare Honours science or bachelor science requires successful completion of at least 24 credits and permission of the science program adviser. The candidate is expected to provide a rationale for this choice of program and a study plan. The study plan must comply with general regulations specified in the Faculty of Science Regulations Governing Undergraduate Degree Requirements section.

All bachelor and Honours BSc degree candidates must complete the following:

A. General education:

B. Major requirements: courses must be approved by the Science program advisor and must include:

C. Science breadth: satisfied by major requirements.

D. Upper level requirements: For the bachelor program, a minimum of 18 credits in science courses at the 3000 level or above. For the Honours program, a minimum of 42 credits in science courses at the 3000 level or above, of which at least 12 credits must be at the 4000 level.

E. Additional elective credits as required for a total of 90 credits for the bachelor program, 120 for the Honours program.

F. Standing requirements: a minimum overall grade point average of 4.00 (C ) is required to be eligible to graduate with a bachelor degree, and a minimum overall grade point average of 5.00 (C+) for the Honours BSc degree.

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