Office of the Registrar
Faculty of Science (2019/2020)
4.2 Admission
4.2.1 Admission to the General Degree of Bachelor of Science
  1. Declaration of the General Degree of Bachelor of Science may be made as part of a student’s application for admission to the University, subject to the general undergraduate requirements for admission or readmission, or by current students by means of the Declaration/Change of Academic Program form.

  2. A student who intends to complete the General Degree of Bachelor of Science must declare one or more Majors. This declaration is made by formal application to each department which administers one of the intended Major subjects, known as the Major department(s).

    1. Declaration of one or more Majors may normally be made upon the successful completion of 30 credit hours in courses, which must include those courses set forth under Core Requirements and Academic Advising. However, additional requirements for the declaration of certain Majors may be imposed by the corresponding Program Regulations.

    2. Declaration of a Major may be made using the Declaration/Change of Academic Program form as described above. Certain Majors may additionally or alternatively require the submission of an appropriate Departmental Application for Admission form.

    3. Admission to certain Major programs is limited and competitive.

    4. Before declaring a Major, a student is strongly encouraged to consult with each Major department and/or the Senior Faculty Advisor of the Faculty of Science.

    5. A student may change Majors or add an additional Major, provided acceptance has first been received to the new Major program to which application is being made.

4.2.2 Admission to the Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science
  1. A student who wishes to be admitted to an Honours program must submit an Application for Admission to Honours Program form, which is available at www.mun.ca/regoff/Application-Honours-Program-07-18.pdf.

    1. This form shall be submitted to each Major department, and to the Office of the Registrar, not earlier than the first semester following the completion of 60 credit hours, and not later than the final date set for the application to graduate with the Honours Degree.

    2. A student must complete all of the Core Requirements before seeking admission to an Honours program.

  2. A student who has been awarded a General Degree of Bachelor of Science may convert it to an Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science by submitting an Application for Admission to Honours Program form as described above, and by completing all of the requirements for the Honours Degree as outlined in these regulations.

4.2.3 Admission to a Minor Program in the Faculty of Science

Declaration of a Minor program in the Faculty of Science may be made by means of the Declaration/Change of Academic Program form, which is available at www.mun.ca/regoff/registration/DeclarationChange_AcadProg_ArtsSci.pdf. The department which administers the intended Minor subject is known as the Minor department.