Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Science - Science Stream

Sample pathway

General plan for a Science major, with one Liberal Studies unit per semester.

Note that other arrangements are also possible.

Requirements for Science stream:

  • 144 cp total (maximum 84 cp 1000-level units)
  • minimum 36 cp of units listed in the Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Science Units table (including ATHK1001, WRIT1001 and 6 cp from the Ethics area)
  • minimum one Science major from Table A
  • minimum 36 cp Arts Table A units (including at least 12 cp 2000 or 3000-level units)
  • maximum 12 cp from the Table S elective list
  • NB: i) Units chosen to satisfy the liberal studies requirement cannot count towards the Science or Arts requirements
  • ii) If you major in Science you must complete a sequence in Arts and if you major in Arts you must complete a sequence in Science
General pathway
 

Semester

Unit of study 1
& credit points

Unit of study 2
& credit points

Unit of study 3
& credit points

Unit of study 4
& credit points

Total

Year 1  

1

Science Table A Major

1XXX

Science or Arts Elective

XXXX

Arts Unit

1XXX

Liberal Arts and Science Unit

ATHK1001

Analytical Thinking

 

6

6

6

6

24

2

Science Table A Major

1XXX

Science or Arts Elective

XXXX

Arts Unit

1XXX

Liberal Arts and Science Unit

WRIT1001

Writing and Rhetoric: Academic Essays

 

6

6

6

6

24

Year 2

1

Science Table A Major

2XXX

Table S Elective

XXXX

Arts Unit

1XXX/2XX

Liberal Arts and Science

 Ethics

HPSC/PHILXXXX

 

6

6

6

6

24

2

Science Table A Major

2XXX

Table S Elective

XXXX

Arts Unit

1XXX/2XXX

Liberal Arts and Science

Elective

XXXX

 

6

6

6

6

24

Year 3

1

Science Table A Major

3XXX

Science Table A Major

3XXX

Arts Unit

2XXX/3XXX

Liberal Arts and Science

Elective

XXXX
 

6

6

6

6

24

2

Science Table A Major

3XXX

Science Table A Major

3XXX

Arts Unit

2XXX/3XXX

Liberal Arts and Science

Elective

XXXX
 

6

6

6

6

24

Total credit points:

144

 

Example pathway: Psychology Program (with embedded Psychological Science major)

 

 

Semester

Unit of study 1
& credit points

Unit of study 2
& credit points

Unit of study 3
& credit points

Unit of study 4
& credit points

Total

Year 1

1

Psychological Science Major

PSYC1001

Psychology 1001

Science or Arts Elective

BIOL1006

Life and Evolution

Arts Unit

SCLG1001

Sociology 1

Liberal Arts and Science Unit

ATHK1001

Analytical Thinking

 

6

6

6

6

24

2

Psychological Science Major

PSYC1002

Psychology 1002

Science or Arts Elective

BIOL1007

From Molecules to Ecosystems

Arts Unit

SCLG1002

Sociology 2

Liberal Arts and Science Unit

WRIT1001

Writing and Rhetoric: Academic Essays

 

6

6

6

6

24

Year 2

1

Psychological Science Major

PSYC2012

Statistics and Research Methods for Psych

Psychology Program

PSYC2015

Brain and Behavioural Psychology

Arts Unit

SCLG2604

Comparative Social Policy

Liberal Arts and Science Ethics

HPSC1000

Bioethics

 

6

6

6

6

24

2

Psychological Science Major

PSYC2016

Perception, Cognition and Intelligence

Psychological Science Major

PSYC2017

Personality and Social Psychology

Arts Unit

SCLG2613

Sociology of Childhood and Youth

Liberal Arts and Science Elective

INDG1001

Introduction to Indigenous cultures

 

6

6

6

6

24

Year 3

1

Psychological Science Major

PSYC3018

Abnormal Psychology

Psychological Science Major

PSYC3011

Learning and Behaviour

Arts Unit

SCLG2638

Sociology of the Other

Liberal Arts and Science Elective

GEOS1002

Introductory Geography

 

6

6

6

6

24

2

Psychological Science Major

PSYC3014

Behavioural and Cognitive Neuroscience

Psychology Program

PSYC3010

Advanced Statistics for Psychology

Arts Unit

SCLG2637

Society and Identity

Liberal Arts and Science Elective

WRIT2002

Arguments that Change the World

 

6

6

6

6

24

Total credit points:

144