General Science

Students pursuing a bachelor of science with a major in general science at Grenfell Campus will normally take the following courses in their first year:

Mathematics 1000 (or 1090)Mathematics 1001 (or 1000)
English 1000English 1001
Physics 1020 or 1050Physics 1021 or 1051
first of two courses in a second laboratory science*
second of two courses in a second laboratory science*
first of two courses in a third laboratory science*second of two courses in a third laboratory science*


  1. Laboratory sciences must be chosen from the following:
    • Biology 1001, 1002
    • Chemistry 1200 (or 1810**), Chemistry 1001 (or 1200)
    • Earth Sciences 1000, 1002
  2. Students taking Chemistry 1810/1200 in the Fall and Winter semesters must take Chemistry 1001 in Intersession to complete first-year requirements.
  3. The same laboratory science selected in the Fall semester has to be completed in the Winter semester, i.e., if you complete Biology 1001 in the Fall semester you must complete Biology 1002 in the Winter semester.
  4. Students who complete their first year at St. John’s campus must complete Chemistry 1010/1011 before transferring to Grenfell Campus. Students who complete 1050/1051 before transferring will have a wider choice of second-year chemistry courses.

Contact information

For additional information, visit the School of Science and the Environment or contact Dr. Mano Krishnapilai.


Undergraduate Admissions and Programs

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000