Office of the Registrar
Faculty of Science (2020/2021)
4.6 Electives

In addition to the Core Requirements and the Program of Study, a candidate for the General Degree of Bachelor of Science or the Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science shall successfully complete additional courses to satisfy the requirement of 120 credit hours, subject to the following:

  1. Including the courses which comprise the Core Requirements and the Program of Study, the student shall successfully complete courses from subject areas listed under Programs in the Faculty of Science with a total number of credit hours as follows:

    1. at least 78 credit hours in the case of a candidate for the General Degree of Bachelor of Science, or

    2. at least 90 credit hours in the case of a candidate for the Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science.

  2. There shall be not fewer than five subjects in which the student shall have successfully completed courses. At least four of these subjects shall be chosen from the subject areas listed under Programs in the Faculty of Science.

  3. Not more than 15 unspecified transfer credit hours awarded in subject areas not taught at Memorial University of Newfoundland shall be used to satisfy the requirements of the degree.

  4. The student may choose to take additional courses in a Major subject beyond those specified in the Program of Study.

  5. The student may choose to complete a Minor program available in the Faculty of Science, the Faculty of Business Administration, the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, or the School of Music, in accordance with the regulations for the Minor program as set forth in the appropriate section of the Calendar.