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Joint Honours Arts Major and Science (Bachelor of Arts)
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In order to get this degree, a student must complete all of the requirements for an Honours Bachelor of Arts (BA) plus the following requirements for the Faculty of Science with a minimum average of 60% in the required Science and Mathematics courses.
  1. 1.0 unit from the Faculty of Mathematics. The following cannot be counted as credits towards a joint Science degree: MATH 103, or any MTHEL courses or COMM courses.
  2. Two of the following Year-One sequences:
  3. 4.0 lecture units (eight additional half-unit courses) from Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Physics, or Science (except SCI 237 and SCI 250) at the 200-, 300-, or 400-level.
  4. No more than 1.0 SCI unit may be used towards the joint degree.

This will require a total of 7.0 lecture units (14 courses). Upper-year courses with separate labs do not require the completion of the labs, unless they are co-requisites.

A student enrolled in a Joint Honours Arts Major and Science (BA) plan can earn a minor in any of the science subjects. Thus, a student could get a "BA, Honours X and Science" or "BA, Honours X and Science (Biology Minor)", for example.


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