This program lets you explore different scientific disciplines and thus acquire a broad background in all the sciences. If along the way you develop an interest in a particular field, you can transfer to the program in question.

This program is offered in English and in French.

Requirements for this program have been modified. Please consult the 2018-2019 calendars for the previous requirements.

 This program requires 120 units.

  • A minimum of 60 units offered by the Faculty of Science.
  • A minimum of 30 units at the 3000 or 4000 level of which at least 15 units must be from the Faculty of Science. 
  • A major offered by the Faculty of Science

The compulsory and optional Science courses and the electives can be combined to fulfill the requirements of any other majors, minors or options offered by the University of Ottawa.

The following courses are accepted as science optional units:
CMM 4360The dynamical brain: experimental and computational approaches to neural networks3 Units
PHA 4107Introductory Pharmacology - Drugs and Living Systems3 Units
PHS 3341Physiology of Sensation, Regulation, Movement and Reproduction3 Units
PHS 3342Physiological Regulation of Intake, Distribution, Protection and Elimination3 Units
PHS 4300Pathophysiology3 Units
PHS 4336Reproductive Physiology3 Units

Please note that all programs in the Faculty of Science require a minimum of 12 units from the Faculties of Arts, the Faculty of Education, the Faculty of Law, the Faculty of Social Science or the Telfer School of Management.