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Faculty of Science (2020/2021)
10.2 Joint Honours
10.2.1 Applied Mathematics and Chemistry Joint Honours

The following courses are required:

  1. Six credit hours in Critical Reading and Writing (CRW) courses, including at least 3 credit hours in English courses.

  2. A computing course. Computer Science 1510 is recommended.

  3. Biochemistry 2201 or the former 2101, or 2901.

  4. Physics 1050 (or 1020) and 1051 (or 1021).

  5. Mathematics 1000, 1001, 2000, 2050, 2051, 2260, 2320, 3000, 3001, 3132, 3161, 3202, 3210, 4160.

  6. Chemistry 1050 and 1051 (or 1200 and 1001), 2100, 2210, 2301, 2302, 2400, 2401, 3110, 3210 or 3211, 3303.

  7. Six additional credit hours chosen from courses numbered 3000 or higher that are offered by the Department of Chemistry.

  8. An Honours Dissertation (Mathematics 419A/B or Chemistry 490A/B). The topic of the Honours Dissertation must have the prior approval of the Heads of the two Departments. A faculty member of either Department may act as supervisor.

  9. A sufficient number of elective courses to bring the degree up to a total of 120 credit hours.

  10. Mathematics 2130 is recommended.

10.2.2 Applied Mathematics and Physics Joint Honours

The following courses are required:

  1. Six credit hours in Critical Reading and Writing (CRW) courses, including at least 3 credit hours in English courses.

  2. A computing course. Computer Science 1510 or 1001 is recommended.

  3. Six credit hours in a science other than Mathematics or Physics (if Computer Science is chosen then Computer Science 1510 may be counted as three of these hours).

  4. Mathematics 1000, 1001, 2000, 2050, 2051, 2260, 2320, 3000, 3001, 3132, 3202, 3210.

  5. Physics 1050 (or 1020), 1051, 2053, 2055, 2750 (or 2056), 2820, 3220, 3230, 3400, 3500, 3750, and one of 3800 or 3900.

  6. One of Mathematics 3161 or Physics 3820 and one of Mathematics 4160 or Physics 4820.

  7. Physics 490A/B or Mathematics 419A/B.

  8. Twelve additional credit hours chosen from courses numbered 4000 or higher that are offered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics or the Department of Physics and Physical Oceanography. At least 3 credit hours must be selected in each of Applied Mathematics and Physics.

  9. Twelve credit hours in applicable elective courses. Mathematics 2130 is recommended.

The topic for the Honours project or thesis, Mathematics 419A/B or Physics 490A/B, must be chosen with the prior approval of both departments.

10.2.3 Biochemistry and Cell Biology Joint Honours

The following courses are required:

  1. Six credit hours in Critical Reading and Writing (CRW) courses, including at least 3 credit hours in English courses.

  2. Biology 1001, 1002, Chemistry 1050, 1051 (or 1200 and 1001), Mathematics 1000, 1001, Physics 1020 or 1050, Physics 1021 or 1051, Statistics 2550;

  3. Biochemistry 2201 or the former 2101, 2901, 3105, 3206, Chemistry 2301, 2400, 2401;

  4. Either Biochemistry 3207 and 3108 or Medicine 310A/B;

  5. An additional 9 credit hours to be selected from Biochemistry 3906 or 3907, 4002, 4101, 4102, 4103, 4104, 4105, 4200, 4201, 4210 or 4211, 4230, 4231, 4232-4239;

  6. Biology 2060, 2250, 2600, 2900, 3530, 4241, plus one of Biology 3401, 3402, 4245 or 4404;

  7. 12 credit hours from the following: Biology 3050, 3052 (or Biochemistry 3052), 3401, 3402, 3500, the former 3620, 3950, 3951, 4010, 4040, 4050, 4200 (or Biochemistry 4105), 4245, 4250, 4251, 4255, 4404, 4550, 4605, 4607;

  8. Biochemistry 499A/B or Biology 499A/B; and

  9. Electives to make up 120 credit hours.

Seventy-five credit hours in Biology, Biochemistry and Chemistry courses beyond the first-year level from those listed in the program shall contribute to those in which a grade of "B" or an average of 75 or higher is required. Medicine 310A/B counts as Biochemistry for these 75 credit hours.

10.2.4 Biochemistry and Chemistry Joint Honours

The following courses are required:

  1. Six credit hours in Critical Reading and Writing (CRW) courses, including at least 3 credit hours in English courses;

  2. Chemistry 1050 and 1051 (or Chemistry 1200 and 1001), Mathematics 1000 and 1001, Physics 1050 (or 1020) and 1051 (or 1021), Biology 1001 and 1002 are highly recommended;

  3. Mathematics 2000;

  4. Chemistry 2100, 2210, 2301, 2302, 2400, 2401, 3110, 3211, 4410;

  5. Nine further credit hours in Chemistry courses numbered 3000 or higher, at least 6 credit hours of which must be in courses numbered 4000 or higher;

  6. Biochemistry 2200 or 2100, Biochemistry 2201 or the former 2101, 2901, 3105, 3206;

  7. Either Biochemistry 3108 and 3207, or Medicine 310A/B

  8. 9 credit hours chosen from Biochemistry 3906 or 3907, 4002, 4101, 4102, 4103, 4104, 4105, 4200, 4201, 4210 or 4211, 4230, 4231, 4232-4239;

  9. Either Chemistry 490A/B or Biochemistry 499A/B; and

  10. A sufficient number of elective courses to bring the degree to a total of 120 credit hours.

Note:

Students should check prerequisites for 4000 level courses before making decisions about their 3000 level courses and seek academic advice if necessary.

10.2.5 Biochemistry and Physics Joint Honours

The following courses are required:

  1. Six credit hours in Critical Reading and Writing (CRW) courses, including at least 3 credit hours in English courses;

  2. Chemistry 1050 and 1051 (or 1200 and 1001), Mathematics 1000 and 1001, Physics 1050 (or 1020) and 1051;

  3. Chemistry 2400, 2401;

  4. Chemistry 2301 or Physics 2053;

  5. Mathematics 2000, 2050, 2260, either Mathematics 3202 or Physics 3810;

  6. Biochemistry 2200 (or 2100), 2201, 2901, 3105, 3206;

  7. Either Biochemistry 3108 and 3207, or Medicine 310A/B;

  8. An additional 9 credit hours to be selected from Biochemistry 3906 or 3907, 4002, 4101, 4102, 4103, 4104, 4105, 4200, 4201, 4210 or 4211, 4230, 4231, 4232-4249;

  9. Physics 2055, 2750 or 2056, 2820, 3220, 3400, 3500, 3750, 3820, 3900, plus one 4000 level Physics course;

  10. Either Physics 490A/B or Biochemistry 499A/B; and

  11. Other courses to complete the prescribed minimum of 120 credit hours in courses for the Joint Honours degree.

10.2.6 Biochemistry and Psychology (Behavioural Neuroscience) Joint Honours

Note:

Students completing this program cannot receive credit for Psychology 2920.

The following courses (or equivalent) are required to complete the 120 credit hours in courses required for the degree:

  1. Six credit hours in Critical Reading and Writing (CRW) courses, including at least 3 credit hours in English courses;

  2. Chemistry 1050 and 1051 (or 1200 and 1001), Biology 1001 and 1002, Mathematics 1000 and 1001, Physics 1050, (or 1020), 1051 (or 1021);

  3. Biochemistry 2200 (or 2100), 2201, 2901, 3105, 3206;

  4. Either Biochemistry 3108 and 3207, or Medicine 310A/B;

  5. 9 credit hours to be selected from Biochemistry 3906 or 3907, 4002, 4101, 4102, 4103, 4104, 4105, 4200, 4201, 4210 or 4211, 4230, 4231, 4232-4239;

  6. Psychology 1000, 1001, 2521, 2910, 2911, 2930, 3800, 3820, 3900;

  7. Three credit hours in Psychology chosen from the following: the former PSYC 3250, 3810, 3830, 3840, or 3860;

  8. Three credit hours in Psychology chosen from the following: 3050, 3100, 3251, 3350, 3450, 3620, 3650, 3750;

  9. Any Psychology research experience course and one of Psychology 4850, 4851, 4852, 4853, or 4854; or, any Psychology selected topics course and Psychology 4870;

  10. Either Biochemistry 499A/B or Psychology 499A/B; and

  11. Chemistry 2301, 2400, 2401.

Notes:

  1. As provided for under the Graduation Requirements for the Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science, Honours students must obtain a grade of "B" or better, or an average of 75% or higher in all the required courses listed in Clauses 3. - 10. above, except those at the 1000 level.

  2. Students in first year intending to follow this program should note the regulations for admission to Major programs in Psychology and that the deadline for submission of a completed application form to the Department of Psychology is June 1 for the Fall semester.

10.2.7 Biochemistry (Nutrition) and Psychology (Behavioural Neuroscience) Joint Honours

Note:

Students completing this program cannot receive credit for Psychology 2920.

The following courses (or equivalent) are required:

  1. Six credit hours in Critical Reading and Writing (CRW) courses, including at least 3 credit hours in English courses;

  2. Chemistry 1050 and 1051 (or 1200 and 1001), Biology 1001 and 1002, Mathematics 1000, Physics 1020 or 1050, and 1021 (or 1051);

  3. Biochemistry 2200 (or 2100), 2201, 2600, 2901, 3203, 3206, 3906, Medicine 310A/B, 4300, 4301, 4502;

  4. Three credit hours chosen from: Biochemistry 3052, 3108, 3402, 3600, 4002, 4105, 4200, 4230, 4231, 4240, 4241-4249, Biology 3050;

  5. Psychology 1000, 1001, 2521, 2910, 2911, 2930, 3800, 3820, 3900;

  6. Three credit hours in Psychology chosen from the following: the former 3250, 3810, 3830, 3840, or 3860;

  7. Three credit hours in Psychology chosen from the following: 3050, 3100, 3251, 3350, 3450, 3620, 3650, 3750;

  8. Any Psychology research experience course and one of Psychology 4850, 4851, 4852, 4853, or 4854; or, any Psychology selected topics course and Psychology 4870;

  9. Either Biochemistry 499A/B or Psychology 499A/B;

  10. Chemistry 2400; and

  11. Other courses to complete at least the prescribed minimum of 120 credit hours in courses for the Joint Honours Degree.

Notes:

  1. As provided for under the Graduation Requirements for the Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science, Honours students must obtain a grade of "B" or better, or an average of 75% or higher in all the required courses listed in Clauses 3. - 9. above, except those at the 1000 level.

  2. Students in first year intending to follow this program should note the regulations as outlined for admission to Major programs in Psychology and that the deadline for submission of a completed application form to the Department of Psychology is June 1 for the Fall semester.

10.2.8 Biology and Earth Sciences Joint Honours

The following courses, including prerequisites where applicable, will be required:

  1. Six credit hours in Critical Reading and Writing (CRW) courses, including at least 3 credit hours in English courses.

  2. Mathematics 1000 and 1001, Biology 1001 and 1002, Earth Sciences 1000 and 1002, Chemistry 1050 and 1051 (or 1200 and 1001), Physics 1020 and 1021 (or 1050 and 1051).

  3. Chemistry 2440, Biochemistry 2201 or the former 2101, Biochemistry 3206 or 3106, one of Statistics 2550 or 2560.

  4. Biology 2060, 2250, 2600, 2900, one of 3401, 3402, 4245 or 4404; plus Biology 3710, 3711, and 4505. In addition, further Biology courses at the 2000, 3000, or 4000 level must be selected by the student in consultation with the supervisor to make up a minimum of 42 credit hours in Biology not including Biology 499A or 499B.

  5. Earth Sciences 2030, 2031, 2502, 2905; plus a minimum of 24 credit hours in other Earth Science courses from 2000 to 4000 level, at least 3 credit hours of which must be at 4000 level. Earth Sciences 2150, 2914, 2915, 2916, 2917, 2918, 4310, and 4950 cannot be used to fulfill this requirement. Career-related streams outlined in the departmental Student Handbook should be used as a guide to course selection so as to achieve a concentration in one facet of Earth Sciences.

  6. An Honours dissertation (Biology 499A/B or Earth Sciences 499A/B). The topic of the Honours dissertation must be chosen with the approval of both Department Heads. A faculty member of either Department may act as supervisor.

  7. Other courses to complete a minimum of 135 credit hours in courses for the Honours degree, with at least 84 credit hours in courses in Biology and Earth Sciences combined.

Any change in the program of study must have the prior approval of the Heads of the two Departments concerned.

10.2.9 Biology and Psychology Joint Honours

Note:

Students completing this program cannot receive credit for Psychology 2920.

The following courses (or equivalent) are required:

  1. Biology 1001, 1002, 2060, 2250, 2600, 2900; one of 3401, 3402, 4245, 4404; four Biology electives at the 2000, 3000 or 4000 level not including Biology 499A or 499B.

  2. Psychology 1000, 1001, 2520 (or 2521), 2910, 2911, 2930, one of the former PSYC 3250, 3800, 3810, 3830, 3840, or 3860; 3900, 4910; one of the following: 3050, 3100, 3251, 3350, 3450, 3620, 3650; one further 4000 level Psychology research experience course.

  3. Biology or Psychology 3750, 4701, 499A/B.

  4. Six credit hours in Critical Reading and Writing (CRW) courses, including at least 3 credit hours in English courses.

  5. Mathematics 1000; Chemistry 1050 (or 1200), 1051 (or 1001), 2400, and 2401; Physics 1020 (or 1050) and 1021 (or 1051); Biochemistry 2201 or the former 2101 and 3206 or 3106.

  6. Other courses, if necessary, to complete at least 120 credit hours of courses.

10.2.10 Biology and Psychology (Behavioural Neuroscience) Joint Honours

Note:

Students completing this program cannot receive credit for Psychology 2920.

The following courses (or equivalent) are required:

  1. Biology 1001, 1002, 2060, 2250, 2600, 2900; one of 3401, 3402, 4245, 4404; five Biology electives at the 2000, 3000 or 4000 level not including Biology 499A or 499B.

  2. Psychology 1000, 1001, 2521, 2910, 2911, 2930; one of the former PSYC 3250, 3810, 3830, 3840, or 3860; 3800, 3820, 3900; one further course in Psychology chosen from the following: 3050, 3100, 3251, 3350, 3450, 3620, 3650, 3750; any research experience course and one of Psychology 4850, 4851, 4852, 4853, or 4854; or, any selected topics course and Psychology 4870.

  3. Biology or Psychology 499A/B.

  4. Biochemistry 2201 or the former 2101,3206 or 3106.

  5. Six credit hours in Critical Reading and Writing (CRW) courses, including at least 3 credit hours in English courses.

  6. Mathematics 1000 and 1001; Physics 1020 (or 1050) and 1021 (or 1051); Chemistry 1050 (or 1200), 1051 (or 1001), 2400, and 2401.

  7. Other courses, if necessary, to complete at least 120 credit hours of courses.

Note:

As provided for under the Graduation Requirements for the Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science, Honours candidates must obtain a grade of "B" or better, OR average of 75% or higher in all the required courses listed in Clauses 1, 2, 3, and 4 above, except those at the 1000 level.

10.2.11 Biology and Statistics Joint Honours

As a component of the Degree Regulations for the Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science, the following courses are required:

  1. Six credit hours in Critical Reading and Writing (CRW) courses, including at least 3 credit hours in English courses.

  2. Mathematics 1000 and 1001, Biology 1001 and 1002, Chemistry 1050 and 1051 (or 1200 and 1001, or 1010 and the former 1011), Physics 1020 and 1021, or equivalent;

  3. Mathematics 2000, 2050, 2051, Statistics 2500, 2501 or 2560, 3520, 3521, 4530, and 4581;

  4. 9 further credit hours in Statistics courses including at least 6 credit hours in courses at the 4000 level or higher but not including Statistics 459A/B;

  5. Chemistry 2400 and 2401, Biochemistry 2201 or the former 2101, and 3206 or 3106;

  6. Biology 2060, 2250, 2600, 2900, one of 3401, 3402, 4245, or 4404. In addition, further Biology courses at the 2000, 3000 or 4000 level must be selected by the student in consultation with the supervisor to make up a minimum of 42 credit hours in Biology but not including Biology 499A or 499B;

  7. Either Biology 499A/B or Statistics 459A/B; and

  8. A computing course. Computer Science 1510 is recommended.

10.2.12 Chemistry and Earth Sciences Joint Honours

The following courses, including prerequisites, where applicable, will be required:

  1. Six credit hours in Critical Reading and Writing (CRW) courses, including at least 3 credit hours in English courses.

  2. Mathematics 1000 and 1001, Earth Sciences 1000 and 1002, Chemistry 1050 and 1051 (or 1010, the former 1011 and the former 1031) (or 1200 and 1001) or their equivalents, Physics 1050 (or 1020) and 1051 (or 1021).

  3. Earth Sciences 2030, 2031, 2401, 2502, 2702, 2905, 3420, 3600; plus 6 additional credit hours in 3000-level Earth Sciences courses, and 9 additional credit hours in 4000-level Earth Sciences courses.

  4. Chemistry 2100, 2210, 2301, 2302, 2400, 2401 and 3110; and at least 6 additional credit hours in 3000-level and 6 credit hours in 4000-level Chemistry courses.

  5. Mathematics 2000 and 2050.

  6. Biology 2120 and Biochemistry 2201 or the former 2101.

  7. An Honours Dissertation (Earth Sciences 499A/B or Chemistry 490A/B). The topic of the Honours Dissertation must have the prior approval of the Heads of the two Departments. A faculty member of either Department may act as supervisor.

  8. Other courses to complete the prescribed minimum of 120 credit hours.

Any change in the program of study must have the prior approval of the Heads of the two Departments concerned.

10.2.13 Chemistry and Physics Joint Honours

The following courses are prescribed:

  1. Six credit hours in Critical Reading and Writing (CRW) courses, including at least 3 credit hours in English courses.

  2. Mathematics 1000, 1001, 2000, 2050, 3202, and 2260.

  3. Physics 1050 (or 1020) and 1051, 2055, 2750 or 2056, 2820, 3220, 3500, 3750, 3820, 3900, 4820, 3 additional credit hours in a Physics course numbered 3000 or higher and 6 additional credit hours in Physics courses numbered 4000 or higher.

  4. Chemistry 1050 and 1051 (or Chemistry 1200 and 1001), 2100, 2210, 2301, 2302, 2400, 2401, 3210 or 3211, 3303, and 6 additional credit hours in Chemistry courses numbered 3000 or higher.

  5. Biochemistry 2201 or the former 2101, or 2901.

  6. An Honours Dissertation (Chemistry 490A/B or Physics 490A/B). The topic of the Honours Dissertation must have the prior approval of the Heads of the two Departments. A faculty member of either Department may act as supervisor.

  7. A sufficient number of elective courses to bring the degree total to 120 credit hours.

10.2.14 Computer Science and Geography Joint Honours

As a component of the Degree Regulations for the Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science, the following courses are required:

  1. Computer Science Requirements

    Forty-eight credit hours in Computer Science courses are required for the Joint Honours:

    1. 1001,1002, 1003, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, the former 4751.

    2. Six additional credit hours in courses at the 4000 level not including 4780.

    3. Twelve additional credit hours in courses at the 3000 level or beyond.

  2. Geography Requirements

    Forty-eight credit hours in Geography courses are required for the Joint Honours: 1050, 2001, 2102, 2195, 2302, 2425, 3202, 3222, 3228 (or the former 2226 and the former 3226), 3250, 3260, 3303, 4202, 4250, 4261, and the former 4291.

  3. Additional Requirements

    1. Mathematics 1000, 1001, 2000, and 2050.

    2. An Honours Dissertation (either Computer Science 4780 or Geography 4999). The topic for dissertation must be chosen with the prior approval of the Heads of both Departments.

10.2.15 Computer Science and Physics Joint Honours (B.Sc. only)

The following courses are prescribed:

  1. Chemistry 1050 and 1051 (or Chemistry 1010, the former 1011, and the former 1031) (or 1200 and 1001).

    1. Computer Science 1001,1002, 1003, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 3731.

    2. Nine additional credit hours in Computer Science courses numbered 3000 or higher, including at least 3 credit hours in courses at the 4000 level.

    1. Physics 1050 (or 1020) and 1051.

    2. Physics 2053, 2055, 2750, 2820, 3220, 3400, 3500, 3750, 3800, and 3820.

    3. Three additional credit hours in Physics at the 4000 level.

  2. Physics 490A and Physics 490B or Computer Science 4780 and 3 additional credit hours in Computer Science at the 4000 level.

    1. Mathematics 1000 and 1001.

    2. Mathematics 2000, 2050, 2260, and 3202.

  3. Six credit hours in Critical Reading and Writing (CRW) courses, including at least 3 credit hours in English courses.

  4. Two electives to bring the total credit hours to 120. Computer Science 2500 and Statistics 2550 are recommended.

The topic for the honours project or thesis, Computer Science 4780 or Physics 490A/B, must be chosen with the prior approval of both departments.

10.2.16 Computer Science and Pure Mathematics Joint Honours

As a component of the Degree Regulations for the Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science, the following courses are required:

At least 51 credit hours in Computer Science courses are required including the following:

  1. Computer Science 1001, 1003, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008.

  2. Excluding 4780, 24 additional credit hours from courses numbered 3000 or higher, at least 9 credit hours of which must be in courses at the 4000 level.

The following courses in Mathematics and Statistics are required:

  1. Mathematics 1000, 1001, 2000, 2050, 2051, 2130, 2260, 2320, 3000, 3001, 3202, 3210, 3320, 3340, Statistics 2550.

  2. Either Mathematics 4000 or 4001.

  3. Excluding the former Mathematics 3330, the former 4399, and 439A/B, 15 additional credit hours in courses offered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics numbered 3000 or higher including at least 9 credit hours from courses numbered 4000 or higher and at least 9 credit hours in Pure Mathematics courses.

  4. An Honours Dissertation in one of the departments, with the topic chosen in consultation with both departments.

Note:

There is an Undergraduate Advisor in each Department. These advisors should be consulted on all academic matters.

10.2.17 Computer Science and Statistics Joint Honours

As a component of the Degree Regulations for the Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science, the following courses are required:

  1. Mathematics 1000, 1001, 2000, 2050, 2051, 2320, 3340, Statistics 1510 or 2500 or 2550, 2410 or 3410, 2501 or 2560, 3411, 3520, 3521, 3540, 4530, 4590.

  2. Eighteen further credit hours in Statistics courses including at least 12 credit hours in courses numbered 4000 or higher, but not including Statistics 4581 and 459A/B.

  3. Computer Science 1001, 1003, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 4734.

  4. Twenty-one additional credit hours in Computer Science courses at the 3000 level or higher, not including 4780.

  5. Either Computer Science 4780 or Statistics 459A/B.

10.2.18 Earth Sciences and Geography Joint Honours

The following courses will be required. A few prerequisites are not met by this list of courses, and students are advised to obtain advice from instructors in such cases to be sure that they are prepared for course material. Both departmental Heads can advise students on a workable sequencing of courses to complete the degree in a timely manner, and students should view a student handbook that describes thematic streams within the program and offers specific guidance about course selection.

  1. Six credit hours in Critical Reading and Writing (CRW) courses, including at least 3 credit hours in English courses.

  2. Geography 1050, Mathematics 1000 and 1001, Earth Sciences 1000 and 1002, Chemistry 1050 (or equivalent) and 1051 (or equivalent), Physics 1050 and 1051, or Physics 1020 and 1021.

  3. Geography 2001 or 2302, and Geography 2102, 2195, the former 2226, 2425 and the former 3226, Earth Sciences 2401 or 2502, and Earth Sciences 2030, 2031, 2702 and 2905.

  4. Mathematics 2000 or Statistics 2550 or Geography 3222, Biology 1001 and 1002, or Biology 2120 or Physics 2055.

  5. Either Earth Sciences 499A and 499B, or the former Geography 4990 and Geography 4999.

  6. At least an additional 40 credit hours from Earth Sciences and Geography, with a minimum of 16 credit hours from Earth Sciences and 18 credit hours from Geography; and a minimum of 9 credit hours at the 4000-level in each discipline. Earth Sciences 2150, 2914, 2915, 2916, 2917, 2918, 4310, and 4950 cannot be used to fulfill this requirement. Geography 2105, 2290, 2405, 2460 and 2495 cannot be used to fulfill this requirement.

  7. Additional credit hours selected to conform to the Degree Regulations for the Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science so as to achieve a total of 120 credit hours.

Notes:

  1. The topic of the Honours dissertation must be chosen with the approval of both Departments. A faculty member of either Department may act as supervisor.

  2. Any change in the program of study must have the prior approval of the Heads of both Departments concerned.

  3. The number of specified courses means that the second CRW course will be taken normally in the second or third year of the program.

  4. Students who do not satisfy the Graduation Requirements for the Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science, but who successfully complete all the courses, with the exception of the Honours dissertation, and who satisfy all other requirements for the Bachelor of Science, will be eligible for consideration to receive a General Degree of Bachelor of Science with a Joint Major in Earth Sciences and Geography.

10.2.19 Earth Sciences and Physics Joint Honours

This program was formerly in the Earth Sciences section of the Calendar as an Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science in Geophysics. The following courses will be required:

  1. Six credit hours in Critical Reading and Writing (CRW) courses, including at least 3 credit hours in English courses.

  2. Mathematics 1000 and 1001, Earth Sciences 1000 and 1002, Chemistry 1050 and 1051 (or 1200 and 1001), Physics 1050 (or 1020) and 1051.

  3. Earth Sciences 2030, 2401, 2502, 2702, 2905, 3170, 3172, 3420, 3905, 4171, 4173, 4179.

  4. Physics 2055, 2750 or 2056, 2820, 3220, 3230, 3500, 3820, 4820; plus 9 other credit hours in Physics courses at 3000 level or higher.

  5. Mathematics 2000, 2050, 2260, and 3202.

  6. Either Earth Sciences 499A/B or Physics 490A/B.

  7. Other courses to complete at least a minimum of 120 credit hours.

Any change in the program of study must have the prior approval of the Heads of the two Departments concerned.

10.2.20 Geophysics and Physical Oceanography Joint Honours

The program requires the following courses:

  1. Six credit hours in Critical Reading and Writing (CRW) courses, including at least 3 credit hours in English courses.

  2. Chemistry 1050 and 1051 (or Chemistry 1200 and 1001), Mathematics 1000 and 1001, Earth Sciences 1000 and 1002, Physics 1050 (or 1020) and 1051.

  3. Earth Sciences 2905, 3170, 3172, 4105, 4171, 4173, 4179 and 10 credit hours at the 2000 level or higher with at least 3 credit hours at the 3000 level.

  4. Physics 2053, 2055, 2820, 3220, 3300, 3500, 3820, 4205, 4300, 4330, 4820 plus one of Physics 3600, 3150, 3400, 3550 or 3900.

  5. Mathematics 2000, 2050, 2051, 2260, and 3202.

  6. Either Earth Sciences 499A and 499B or Physics 490A and 490B.

  7. Other courses to complete the prescribed minimum of 120 credit hours.

10.2.21 Marine Biology Joint Honours

The program is jointly administered by the Department of Ocean Sciences and the Department of Biology. To be eligible for admission, students would normally follow the requirements for the Joint Major in Marine Biology. Specifically, students must have successfully completed Biology 2060, 2250, 2600, and 2900 and Ocean Sciences 2000 (or Biology 3710), 2001, 2100 and 2300 and obtained in these courses a grade of "B" or better, or an average of 75% or higher. Selection is based on academic performance in the required courses.

Students who wish to be admitted to this programs must submit an "Application for Admission to Honours Program Faculties of Humanities and Social Sciences or Science" to the Department of Biology and the Department of Ocean Sciences.

The following courses will be required:

  1. Six credit hours in Critical Reading and Writing (CRW) courses, including at least 3 credit hours in English courses;

  2. Mathematics 1000;

  3. Earth Sciences 1000;

  4. Statistics 2550 or any of the courses listed in the credit restrictions of Statistics 2550;

  5. Physics 1020 and 1021 (or 1050 and 1051);

  6. Chemistry 1050 and 1051 (or Chemistry 1200 and 1001), and Chemistry 2400 and 2401;

  7. Biochemistry 2201 or the former 2101;

  8. Biology 1001, 1002, 2060, 2122, 2250 (or Biochemistry 2100), 2600, 2900, 3710 (or Ocean Sciences 2000) and 3711;

  9. Ocean Sciences 1000, 2000 (or Biology 3710), 2001, 2100, 2300 and 2500;

  10. Additional courses to complete a required 69 combined credit hours in Biology and Ocean Sciences with a minimum of 30 credit hours in either subject (except Biology 2040, 2041, 2120, 3053, and 3820). A minimum of 9 credit hours in Biology at the 3000/4000 level and 15 credit hours in Ocean Sciences at the 3000/4000 level is required;

  11. Either Biology 499A and 499B or Ocean Sciences 499A and 499B; and

  12. A sufficient number of elective courses to bring the degree total to 120 credit hours.

Courses cross listed between Biology and Ocean Sciences can only count for one subject or the other.

A maximum of 9 credit hours can be in Biology courses with no associated laboratory/seminar.

10.2.22 Pure Mathematics and Statistics Joint Honours

As a component of the Degree Regulations for the Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science, the following courses are required:

  1. Mathematics 1000, 1001, 2000, 2050, 2051, 2130, 2260, 2320, 3000, 3001, 3202, 3210, 4000, Statistics 1510 or 2500 or 2550, 2410 or 3410, 2501 or 2560, 3411, 3520, 3521, 4402, 4410, 4530;

  2. A computing course early in the program is required. Computer Science 1510 is highly recommended;

  3. Either Mathematics 439A/B or Statistics 459A/B;

  4. One of Mathematics 3331 or 3340;

  5. Eighteen further credit hours in Pure Mathematics and/or Statistics courses numbered 3000 or higher, excluding the former Mathematics 3330, of which at least 12 credit hours must be from courses numbered 4000 or higher excluding Statistics 4581.