Science Courses for Non-Science Majors

In addition to full programs, the Faculty of Science offers the course Science 1000 which provides a liberal science credit for Arts students, and Science 1150 & 1151, required as one of the options for students applying to the B.Ed. (Primary and Elementary) program.

Science 1000
Introduction to Science

This is a liberal science course for Arts students, which reflects the way scientists think and work through historical, philosophical and social considerations of the environment we live in. Typical course content includes: the concepts of matter, motion and energy; the chemical basis for life and the interdependence of organisms; and the abundance and distribution of the Earth's natural resources.

This course cannot be used to fulfill any of the Science course requirements for the Honours and General Degrees in Science

Science 1150 & Science 1151
Introduction to Physical and Life Sciences I & II

This is an introduction to some concepts in the Physical and Life Sciences. This course is primarily intended for the non-science major (Bachelor of Arts; Bachelor of Education (Primary/Elementary)). It not acceptable as a prerequisite for 2000 level courses in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography or Earth Sciences.


Faculty of Science

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