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 90 units.

  • A maximum of 36 course units can be taken at the 1000 level.
  • A minimum of 15 course units at the 3000 or 4000 level offered by the Faculty of Science.
  • A minor offered by the Faculty of Science:

- 6 to 15 optional course units in Science;

- 12 elective course units offered by the Faculty of Arts, the Faculty of Education, the Faculty of Law, the Faculty of Social Sciences or the Telfer School of Management;

- 33 elective course units.

The compulsory and optional Science courses and the electives can be combined to fulfill the requirements of any other 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