2017-2018 Academic Year

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Chair

Anthony Yue, MBA (SMU), PhD (SMU), Associate Professor

NOTE: Admission to this program has been suspended for the 2017-2018 academic year.

 

Admission RequirementsIn addition to the General Admission Requirements, students admitted to the BSc (Science Communication) program require the following: Grade XII chemistry and a minimum of one other science, plus grade XI and XII academic or advanced mathematics. Applicants without the mathematics or chemistry requirements may be admitted conditionally and must acquire the prerequisites through elective or non-credit work before or during the first year of the program.

Program Requirements

Students must fulfill the following requirements:
successful completion of 20.0 units 
obtain a GPA of 2.0 in the courses required for the specialization
Required Communication Courses (5.5 units)
COMM 15010.5 unit
COMM 2013/PBRL 2013  0.5 unit
COMM 2211/PBRL 22110.5 unit
COMM 3022  0.5 unit
❏ COMM 3512/WRIT 3512  0.5 unit 
COMM 45000.5 unit
COMM 45010.5 unit
PBRL 20120.5 unit
PBRL 20150.5 unit
PBRL 3014 0.5 unit
WRIT 11200.5 unit
 
2.0 units selected from the following:2.0 units
    COMM 3013/PBRL 3013
    COMM 4511
    ENGL 2220/WRIT 2220
    ENGL 3330/WRIT 3330
    ENGL 4405/WRIT 4405
    PBRL 4405
    WRIT 2222
    WRIT 3331

0.5 unit
0.5 unit
0.5 unit
0.5 unit
0.5 unit
0.5 unit
0.5 unit
0.5 unit

Required Core Science (4.0 units)
BIOL 11520.5 unit
BIOL 11530.5 unit
CHEM 10110.5 unit
CHEM 10120.5 unit
PSYC 11100.5 unit
PSYC 11200.5 unit
PSYC 22090.5 unit
BIOL 2213 or CHEM 25050.5 unit

 

Science Focus
Students select on the advice of the appropriate science department Chair within one science discipline in addition to the core courses that meet the object of depth in one area of their science knowledge base.

Biology Focus (4.0 units)
2.0 units of BIOL at the 2000 level or above2.0 units

2.0 units of BIOL at the 3000 level or above
(selected in consultation with an advisor)

2.0 units
Chemistry Focus (4.0 units)
2.0 units of CHEM at the 2000 level or above2.0 units
2.0 units of CHEM at the 3000 level or above
(selected in consultation with an advisor)
2.0 units
Psychology Focus (4.0 units)
2.0 units of PSYC at the 2000 level or above2.0 units
2.0 units of PSYC at the 3000 level or above
(selected in consultation with an advisor)
2.0 units
 
Required Arts & Humanities Courses (3.5 units)
COMM 3501 or COMM 35021.0 unit
HIST 22500.5 unit
LIBR 21000.5 unit
MATH 22080.5 unit
MATH 22090.5 unit
PHIL 2209 or PHIL 2229

0.5 unit

 Electives (1.0 units)
1.0 units of electives1.0 units

Academic Note: This web-based calendar information is applicable for the upcoming 2017-2018 academic year which runs from September 01, 2017 to August 31, 2018. 

For information on the current 2016-2017 academic year, which concludes August 31, 2017, please consult the Undergraduate Academic Calendar (PDF) and Graduate Academic Calendar (PDF).

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