Joint Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts

Students pursuing the joint degrees of bachelor of science and bachelor of arts will normally take the following courses in their first year:

FALL SEMESTERWINTER SEMESTER
English 1090Critical reading and writing (CRW) course from B.A. major program
Math 1000 or 10901Math 1001 or 10001
BA major program courseBA major program course
B.Sc. major program courseB.Sc. major program course
BA or B.Sc. course2BA or B.Sc. course2
  1. The choice of a mathematics course will depend on the major program(s) chosen.
  2. You should consult with an academic advisor to discuss whether a BA or B.Sc. course should be selected.

Degree requirements

The minimum of 135 credit hours for the joint degree of bachelor of arts and bachelor of science shall include:

  • a major program from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and the interdisciplinary arts majors, with the exception computer science, mathematics and statistics, and psychology majors
  • a major program from the Faculty of Science, with the exception of economics and geography
  • the BA core requirements, including six credit hours in mathematics courses to meet the quantitative reasoning requirement
  • six credit hours in courses from each of two sciences other than mathematics
  • a total of at least 78 credit hours in courses offered by departments within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • a total of at least 78 credit hours offered by departments within the Faculty of Science
  • Credit hours earned in computer science, economics, geography, mathematics and statistics, and psychology may be eligible to simultaneously satisfy a requirement for the BA and B.Sc.
  • no more than six credit hours in courses offered by a faculty or school other than the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences or the Faculty of Science
Notes:
  1. Admission into the major programs will follow the regulations of the appropriate faculty and department.
  2. While the program is available to all major programs offered by the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Faculty of Science, students pursuing a major outside of computer science, economics, geography, psychology, pure mathematics or statistics should pay special attention to course planning and selection to ensure that this requirement is met within the required 135 credit hours.
  3. To help you plan your degree, visit the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences' anticipated future course offerings.

Contact information

For assistance with course selection, contact the Academic Advising Centre.

For additional program information, visit the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and Faculty of Science, or connect with Renée Shute or Shannon Sullivan, respectively.

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