Office of the Registrar
Grenfell Campus (2011/2012)
8.4 Requirements for Honours in the General Science Degree

The Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in General Science requires students to gain greater depth in one or more of their three chosen streams. It also requires a higher level of academic achievement than is required for the general degree. The Bachelor of Science (Honours) in General Science is a 120 credit hour program normally requiring four years for completion (see Regulations for an Honours Degree in Arts and Science at Grenfell Campus).

The following requirements govern the Bachelor of Science (Honours) in General Science:

  1. Course Requirements

    1. General Science Core:

      Students must complete all of the course requirements of the General Science Core.

    2. General Science Streams:

      In addition to the courses required under the General Degree regulations, students must complete two additional courses from at least one of their three chosen streams. These additional courses must come from the list of courses given in the stream requirements, and must both be beyond the 2000 level.

  2. Honours Dissertation:

    For students doing Honours, the Independent Project Science 4950 will be replaced by a two-semester Honours Project, Science 4951/Science 4959.

  3. Academic Standing:

    In order to graduate with an Honours degree, a student must satisfy the regulations regarding academic standing as specified under Regulations for Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science at Grenfell Campus. Courses used to calculate the academic standing as outlined in the General Regulations for an Honours Degree at Grenfell Campus include all courses listed in the stream requirements, with the exception of all 1000 level courses.