University of Guelph 1999-2000 Undergraduate Calendar

X--Degree Programs


B.Sc. Program Requirements

Regulations 1, 2, 3 and 4 apply to all B.Sc. students.

  1. Entry Credits

    In general, the OAC credit or its equivalent is required in a subject area to allow entrance to the initial university course. Students who lack this requirement can remedy the deficiency by successful completion of:

    Not more than 1 of the above will be allowed for credit toward the B.Sc. degree.

  2. Basic Science Core

    In each of the first 2 semesters B.Sc. students must take 1 of the specified courses in each of biology, chemistry, physics and mathematical science, and 1 other course which is normally an Arts or Social Science elective.

  3. 1000 Level Credits

    No B.Sc. program may include more than 7.00 credits (usually 14 courses) at the 100 level.

  4. 3000 and 4000 Level Credits

    There is a requirement for a minimum of 6.00 credits (usually 12 courses) at the 3000- and 4000-levels with a minimum of 2.00 credits (usually 4 courses) at the 4000 level.

  5. Science Credits

    A minimum of 16.00 science credits (usually 32 courses) is required for the honours major program. The inclusion of a minor in a non-science area involves the reduction to 14.00 science credits (usually 28 courses) with the approval of the program counsellors.

  6. Double-Counting of Credits

    A maximum of 2.00 credits required in a major program may be applied to meet the requirements of a minor program.

  7. Continuation of Study

    Students are advised to consult the regulations for continuation of study outlined in detail in Section VIII, Undergraduate Degree Regulations & Procedures. A cumulative average of 70% or higher in certain subjects is normally required for students wishing to enter semester 3 of some the honours major programs. Acceptable science courses in the following programs means "acceptable to the B.Sc. Program Committee". Lists of acceptable courses are available in the offices of the departmental advisors and the program counsellors.


1999-2000 Undergraduate Calendar
X--Degree Programs
Bachelor of Science - B.Sc.
Program Regulations

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