To see a program overview, learn about the unique opportunities offered to students within this degree, and to connect to admission and faculty resource links, review the Geological Sciences program page.
Honours, Major, and General degrees are available in Geological Sciences. You may opt to complete the General degree if you are planning future study in the After-Degree Bachelor of Education degree program. For more advanced studies in this discipline, Major and Honours degrees are available in Geology and Geophysics.
General degree is available. Major and Honours available in Geology and Geophysics.
|First Year Courses||Credit Hours|
|GEOL 1340 The Dynamic Earth||3|
|GEOL 1400 Time-Trekker's Travelog: Our Evolving Earth or
GEOL 1410 Natural Disasters and Global Change or
GEOL 1420 Exploring the Planets
|Introductory course(s) in intended Minor||6|
|Total Credit Hours||30|
|From the courses selected above, have you fulfilled:
6 credit hours of Arts
6 credit hours of Science
Written English (W) requirement
Mathematics (M) requirement
Science Courses for B.Sc. Geological Sciences (General)
|Faculty of Science
Biological Sciences (BIOL)
Computer Science (COMP)
|Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources
Environment: ENVR 1000 & 2000
Geography: GEOG 1290
Geology: GEOL 1340, 1400, 1410, 1420
Some additional upper-level courses in GEOG and GEOL may also be used.
|Faculty of Agricultural & Food Sciences
Agriculture: AGRI 1500 & AGRI 1510
Entomology: ENTM 1000
Plant Science: PLNT 1000
Some additional upper-level courses in PLNT and SOIL may also be used.
|Minimum Credit Hours:||24 credit hours of specific coursework. See the Applicant Information Bulletin.|
|Minimum Course Load:||
University 1 may be completed on a full-time or part-time basis.
Summer Session may be used to complete admission requirements. See the Applicant Information Bulletin for more details.
|W Requirement:||Not required for admission.|
|M Requirement:||Not required for admission.|
|Minimum GPA:||2.00 with no grade less than 'C' in GEOL 1340.|
|Selection Criteria:||Grades only.|