Bachelor of Science

Degree requirements

Bachelor of science degree students must complete a minimum of 120 credit hours made up of the following components:

  • core program requirements
  • an approved concentration of courses known as a major
  • an approved concentration of courses known as a minor.
    (A minor is not required for interdisciplinary programs or for the bachelor of science in computational mathematics, physics or psychology. However, students in these programs may choose to complete a minor.)
  • electives

Core program requirements

  • One of:
    1. six credit hours in English courses;
    2. three credit hours in English and three credit hours in another language;
    3. six credit hours in critical reading and writing (CRW) courses, including at least three credit hours in English courses.
  • Six credit hours in mathematics or statistics courses.
  • Six credit hours in courses drawn from the following: biochemistry, biology, chemistry, computer science, Earth sciences, environmental science, ocean sciences or physics.
  • Six credit hours in courses drawn from the following: economics, environment and sustainability, geography or political science.

Majors

At Grenfell Campus majors are available in:

Minors

At Grenfell Campus minors are available in:

  • economics
  • environment and sustainability
  • environmental science
  • geography
  • mathematics
  • physics
  • science
Notes
  1. Year 1 of the bachelor of engineering is offered through the Grenfell Campus.
  2. Articulation agreements are available for:
    • BSc with major in environmental science for graduates of the three-year environmental technology diploma program offered by the College of the North Atlantic
    • BRM for graduates of the two-year forest resources technician diploma program offered by the College of the North Atlantic
    • BRM for graduates of the two-year fish and wildlife technician diploma program offered by the College of the North Atlantic

Contact

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