Aug 06, 2020  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Calendar 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Calendar [ARCHIVED CALENDAR]

Science – Complementary Studies

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Students in the Science – Complementary Studies program must successfully complete 120 credit hours according to the following requirements.

Additional core courses – 18 credit hours

These courses must include the following:

Additional science courses – 51 credit hours

Students must successfully complete an additional 51 credit hours in courses offered by the Faculty of Science, in the areas listed below. Of these, at least 30 credit hours must be at the third (3000 series) or fourth (4000 series) year level, including at least 6 credit hours at the fourth (4000 series) year level.

  • Biology (BIOL);
  • Chemistry (CHEM);
  • Computing Science (CSCI);
  • Mathematics (MATH and STAT);
  • Environmental Science (ENVS);
  • Physics (PHY)

Liberal studies and non-science courses – 12 credit hours

Students must complete 12 credit hours in courses not taught within the Faculty of Science.

General electives – 12 credit hours

Students must complete an additional 12 credit hours in general electives. These courses may be in science or in non-science subjects. 


+Students who wish to take upper-year Biology courses must take BIOL 1010U  and BIOL 1020U  

++All students who have completed Grade 12 Advanced Functions (MHF4U) and, Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U) should take MATH 1010U  and PHY 1010U . Students without one of these high school courses or equivalent are directed to take MATH 1000U  and PHY 1030U .

+++Students who wish to take upper-year physics courses must take PHY 1020U . However, students who achieve a B standing or higher in PHY 1040U  will be permitted to proceed to higher-level physics courses.

++++Students who wish to take upper-year computing science courses must take CSCI 1030U 

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