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General Science Double Minor

Bachelor of Science

This bachelor of science (BSc) degree program provides broad education in several fields, with specialization in at least two.

Program Requirements

Students complete 120 units, as specified below.

Minor Requirements

Students must have their selection of minors for the BSc general science program approved by the program advisor as early in their program as possible.

Any two minors from the Faculty of Science may be combined to complete the BSc in general science program.

Alternatively, one minor from the Faculty of Science and one minor from outside the Faculty of Science can also be combined to complete the BSc in general science program. Note the Faculty of Science minimum unit requirements below.

Lower Division Requirements

Students complete one of

BISC 101 - General Biology (4)

An introduction to the biochemical and physiological mechanisms of living organisms. Topics covered include cell structure and function, DNA replication and the flow of genetic information, enzyme function, metabolism and physiology of microorganisms, plants, and animals. Prerequisite: High school Biology 12 (or equivalent) with a C grade or better, or BISC 100 with C- or better, or BISC 113 with C+ or better, or HSCI 100 with C+ or better; and High school Chemistry 12 (or equivalent) with a C grade or better, or CHEM 111 with a C- or better. Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Kevin Lam
Zamir Punja
Peter Hollmann
Agata Becalska
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
Th 9:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 Tu 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Tu 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 We 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D106 We 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D107 We 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D108 We 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Fr 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D109 Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Th 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D110 Tu, Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
Th 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D111 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D112 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
BISC 102 - General Biology (4)

Survey of the diversity of life, and its evolutionary history on earth. The student is introduced to the study of genetics, development, and evolution, giving an overview of how these processes interact to produce form and function. Also included are principles of behavior and ecological relationships of organisms to each other and their environment. Prerequisite: High school biology 12 (or equivalent) with a C grade or better, or BISC 100 with C- or better, or BISC 113 with C+ or better, or HSCI 100 with C+ or better. Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Ivona Mladenovic
Erin Barley
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D106 Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D107 Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D108 Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D109 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D110 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D111 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D112 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D113 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D114 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D115 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D116 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D117 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D118 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D119 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D120 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D121 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D122 Th 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D123 Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D124 Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby

and all of

CHEM 121 - General Chemistry and Laboratory I (4)

Atomic and molecular structure; chemical bonding; thermochemistry; elements; periodic table; gases liquids, solids, and solutions. This course includes a laboratory component. Prerequisite: Chemistry 12 with a minimum grade of C, or CHEM 109 or 111 with a minimum grade of C-. Students with credit for CHEM 120 or 125 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative/Breadth-Science.

CHEM 122 - General Chemistry II (2)

Chemical equilibria; electrochemistry; chemical thermodynamics; kinetics. Students who intend to take further laboratory courses in chemistry should take CHEM 122 concurrently with CHEM 126. Prerequisite: CHEM 120 or 121 with a minimum grade of C-. Students with credit for CHEM 124 or CHEM 180 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Andrew Bennet
Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D106 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D107 Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D108 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D109 Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D110 Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D111 Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D112 Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D113 Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D114 Fr 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D116 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D117 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
CHEM 126 - General Chemistry Laboratory II (2)

Experiments in chemical equilibrium, acids and bases, qualitative analysis, electrochemistry and chemical kinetics. Prerequisite: CHEM 121 with a minimum grade of C-. Corequisite: CHEM 122. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
LA01 Garry Mund
Mo 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCC 7071, Burnaby
LA02 Garry Mund
Tu 8:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCC 7071, Burnaby
LA03 Garry Mund
Tu 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCC 7071, Burnaby
LA04 Garry Mund
We 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCC 7071, Burnaby
LA05 Garry Mund
We 8:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCC 7071, Burnaby
LA06 Garry Mund
Mo 6:30 PM – 10:20 PM
SSCC 7071, Burnaby

and one of

BPK 110 - Human Nutrition: Current Issues (3)

An introduction of the principles of human nutrition with an emphasis on topics of current interest. The material is presented in a Canadian context to focus on nutrition practices and problems in this country. Students will gain an understanding of factors affecting food selection and the role of nutrition in maintaining good health. Students will develop the ability to discriminate between reliable and unreliable information on the subject of food and nutrition. Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Tu 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D106 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D107 We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D108 We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D109 Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D111 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D112 Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D113 Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D114 Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D115 Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D116 Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OL01 TBD
BPK 140 - Contemporary Health Issues (3)

Explores health from a holistic perspective, in which health is viewed as physical, psychological, and social well-being. Considers genetics, environment, personal health behaviors (such as diet, exercise, stress management, and drug use), socioeconomic status, health care delivery systems, and aging with the intent to improve students' abilities to evaluate health information. Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Andrew Blaber
Th 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D106 Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D107 Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D108 Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D109 Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D110 Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OL01 TBD
BPK 142 - Introduction to Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology (3)

Survey of theories and laboratory procedures for assessing human health status and physical performance, including biomechanics, body composition, development, environmental physiology, ergonomics, exercise physiology and motor learning. Functional anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular, nervous, respiratory, skeletal and skeletal muscle systems in relation to physical activity are explored. Prerequisite: One of Grade 12 Anatomy and Physiology, Biology, Chemistry or Physics with a grade of C or better; or one of BPK 105, BPK 110, BPK 143, BISC 100, BISC 113 or HSCI 100 with a grade of C or better. Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D200 Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D201 We 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D202 We 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D203 We 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D204 We 3:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D205 Th 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D206 Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D207 Th 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D208 Th 3:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D209 Fr 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D210 Fr 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D211 Fr 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D212 Fr 3:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
BPK 143 - Exercise: Health and Performance (3)

Introduces the student to exercise physiology. Focuses on personal exercise prescription to improve aerobic capacity, muscular strength and endurance, and flexibility. Also discusses athletic conditioning, e.g. speed and power training. The effects of nutritional and environmental factors on exercise and the role of exercise in weight control and stress management are considered. Prerequisite: Recommended: Medical clearance from a personal physician. Students with credit for BPK 141 may not take this course for further credit. Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Mo 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 Mo, We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Mo, We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 Mo, We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby

and one of

EASC 101 - Dynamic Earth (3)

Origin and character of minerals, rocks, Earth structure, Earth surface processes and plate tectonic theory. Primarily designed to deliver prereq. information to EASC majors/honours and students pursuing degrees in other Departments and Faculties that require a strong foundational course in Earth Science. Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Cindy Hansen
Mo, We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 Mo 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Mo 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 We 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 We 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
EASC 103 - The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs (3)

Class Dinosauria and how our understanding of this extinct group continues to evolve in the light of new discoveries. Topics include the rise of the dinosaurs, criteria for the recognition of the different groups, fossil data regarding dinosaur metabolism, evidence of dinosaur behavior, possible evolutionary relationships with birds, and theories of dinosaur extinction. Students may not take EASC 103 for credit towards EASC major or minor program requirements. Students with credit for EASC 103W may not take this course for further credit. Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Robbie Donald
Mo, We, Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
EASC 104 - Geohazards - Earth in Turmoil (3)

An introduction to the range of geological hazards that affect the Earth, the environment and humanity. Topics covered will include the hazards and risks related to volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, landslides and avalanches, tsunamis, geomagnetic storms and other potentially cataclysmic events. The forecasting and possible mitigation of these geohazards will also be investigated. Students may not take EASC 104 for credit towards EASC major or minor program requirements. Students with credit for GEOG 312 may not take this course for further credit. Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Andy Calvert
Mo, We 3:30 PM – 4:50 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
EASC 106 - Earth Through Time (3)

An introduction to the changes that the Earth has experienced, from its initial formation to the present day, intended for non-majors. Topics include changes in plate tectonic style, mountain building periods, glaciations during Earth history, formation of life, the fossil record and evolution, major extinctions, and the rise of man. Students may not take EASC 106 for credit towards EASC major or minor program requirements. Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Cindy Hansen
Mo, We, Fr 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
EASC 107 - Economic Geological Resources (3)

An overview of Earth's major economic resources. Topics will include geologic processes which produce significant natural resources including metals, hydrocarbons and other energy resources, industrial minerals, and groundwater. Emphasis will be placed on relations between earth sciences and aspects of economics, business, history, politics, and environmental issues. Much of the focus will be on the changing nature of resource exploration and extraction, and how this may evolve in the near to distant future. Students may not use EASC 107 for credit towards Earth Sciences major or minor program requirements. Breadth-Science.

EASC 108 - Exploring the Solar System (3)

An introduction to the geology of our solar system through a comparative survey of the planets. Emphasis will be on the geology of the Earth and how we can use this knowledge to learn more about the neighboring planets. A wealth of accessible information now exists from which we can attempt to reconstruct the geological history of each planetary surface in our solar system. Comparative planetology will be used to explore such topics as the structure and origin of the solar system, the origin and fate of the Earth, the importance of water in the solar system, the formation and geological history of planetary lithospheres and atmospheres. Students may not use EASC 108 for credit towards Earth Sciences major or minor program requirements. Breadth-Science.

and one of

MATH 150 - Calculus I with Review (4)

Designed for students specializing in mathematics, physics, chemistry, computing science and engineering. Topics as for Math 151 with a more extensive review of functions, their properties and their graphs. Recommended for students with no previous knowledge of Calculus. In addition to regularly scheduled lectures, students enrolled in this course are encouraged to come for assistance to the Calculus Workshop (Burnaby), or Math Open Lab (Surrey). Prerequisite: Pre-Calculus 12 (or equivalent) with a grade of at least B+, or MATH 100 with a grade of at least B-, or achieving a satisfactory grade on the Simon Fraser University Calculus Readiness Test. Students with credit for either MATH 151, 154 or 157 may not take MATH 150 for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Sophie Burrill
Mo, Tu, We, Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D200 Natalia Kouzniak
Mo, We, Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP01 TBD
OP02 TBD
OP03 TBD
MATH 151 - Calculus I (3)

Designed for students specializing in mathematics, physics, chemistry, computing science and engineering. Logarithmic and exponential functions, trigonometric functions, inverse functions. Limits, continuity, and derivatives. Techniques of differentiation, including logarithmic and implicit differentiation. The Mean Value Theorem. Applications of differentiation including extrema, curve sketching, Newton's method. Introduction to modeling with differential equations. Polar coordinates, parametric curves. Prerequisite: Pre-Calculus 12 (or equivalent) with a grade of at least A, or MATH 100 with a grade of at least B, or achieving a satisfactory grade on the Simon Fraser University Calculus Readiness Test. Students with credit for either MATH 150, 154 or 157 may not take MATH 151 for further credit. Quantitative.

MATH 154 - Calculus I for the Biological Sciences (3)

Designed for students specializing in the biological and medical sciences. Topics include: limits, growth rate and the derivative; elementary functions, optimization and approximation methods, and their applications; mathematical models of biological processes. Prerequisite: Pre-Calculus 12 (or equivalent) with a grade of at least B, or MATH 100 with a grade of at least C, or achieving a satisfactory grade on the Simon Fraser University Calculus Readiness Test. Students with credit for either MATH 150, 151 or 157 may not take MATH 154 for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Luis Goddyn
Mo, We, Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP01 TBD
OP02 TBD

and one of

MATH 152 - Calculus II (3)

Riemann sum, Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, definite, indefinite and improper integrals, approximate integration, integration techniques, applications of integration. First-order separable differential equations and growth models. Sequences and series, series tests, power series, convergence and applications of power series. Prerequisite: MATH 150 or 151; or MATH 154 or 157 with a grade of at least B. Students with credit for MATH 155 or 158 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Vijaykumar Singh
Mo, We, Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D200 Brenda Davison
Mo, We, Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D300 Brenda Davison
Mo, We, Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP01 TBD
OP02 TBD
OP03 TBD
MATH 155 - Calculus II for the Biological Sciences (3)

Designed for students specializing in the biological and medical sciences. Topics include: the integral, partial derivatives, differential equations, linear systems, and their applications; mathematical models of biological processes. Prerequisite: MATH 150, 151 or 154; or MATH 157 with a grade of at least B. Students with credit for MATH 152 or 158 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Jonathan Jedwab
Natalia Kouzniak
Mo, We, Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D200 Natalia Kouzniak
Jonathan Jedwab
Mo, We, Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP01 TBD
OP02 TBD

and one of

PHYS 101 - Physics for the Life Sciences I (3)

Force and motion, conservation of energy and momentum, fluids, properties of soft matter and thermal physics with applications taken from the life sciences. Prerequisite: BC Principles of Physics 12 or PHYS 100 or equivalent, with a minimum grade of C-. This prerequisite may be waived, at the discretion of the department, as determined by the student's performance on a regularly scheduled PHYS 100 final exam. Please consult the physics advisor for further details. Corequisite: MATH 150 or 151 or 154 or 157; BISC 100 or 101 or 102. Recommended Corequisite: PHYS 132. Students with credit for PHYS 120, 125 or 140 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative/Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Sarah Johnson
Mo, We, Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 Tu 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D106 Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D107 We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D108 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D109 We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D110 We 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D111 Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D112 Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D113 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D114 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D115 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D116 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D117 Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D118 Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PHYS 120 - Mechanics and Modern Physics (3)

A general calculus-based introduction to mechanics. Topics include translational and rotational motion, momentum, energy, gravitation, and selected topics in modern physics. Prerequisite: BC Principles of Physics 12 or PHYS 100 or equivalent, with a minimum grade of C-. This prerequisite may be waived, at the discretion of the department, as determined by the student's performance on a regularly scheduled PHYS 100 final exam. Please consult the physics advisor for further details. Corequisite: MATH 150 or 151 or 154. Recommended Corequisite: PHYS 132. Students with credit for PHYS 101, 125 or 140 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative/Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Matthias Danninger
Paul Haljan
Mo, We, Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D106 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D107 We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D109 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D110 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D111 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PHYS 140 - Studio Physics - Mechanics and Modern Physics (4)

A general calculus-based introduction to mechanics taught in an integrated lecture-laboratory environment. Topics include translational and rotational motion, momentum, energy, gravitation, and selected topics in modern physics. Prerequisite: BC Principles of Physics 12, or PHYS 100 or equivalent, with a minimum grade of C-. Corequisite: MATH 150 or 151 or 154. Students with credit for PHYS 125 or 120 or 101 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative/Breadth-Science.

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PHYS 102 - Physics for the Life Sciences II (3)

Waves and optics; electricity and magnetism; modern physics emphasizing radioactivity, with applications taken from the life sciences. Prerequisite: PHYS 101 or 120 or 125 or 140; MATH 150 or 151 or 154 or 157; both with a minimum grade of C-. Corequisite: BISC 100 or 101 or 102. Recommended Corequisites: MATH 152, 155 or 158; PHYS 133. Students with credit for PHYS 121, 126, or 141 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative/Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Nancy Forde
Mo, We, Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D107 We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D108 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D109 We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D111 Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D112 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D113 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D114 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D115 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PHYS 121 - Optics, Electricity and Magnetism (3)

A general calculus-based introduction to electricity, magnetism and optics. Topics include electricity, magnetism, simple circuits, optics and topics from applied physics. Prerequisite: PHYS 120 or 125 or 140, with a minimum grade of C-, or PHYS 101 with a minimum grade of B. Corequisite: MATH 152 or 155. Recommended Corequisite: PHYS 133. Students with credit for PHYS 102, 126 or 141 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative/Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Bernd Stelzer
Mo, We, Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D106 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D107 We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D109 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D110 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D111 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D112 Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D113 Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
PHYS 141 - Studio Physics - Optics, Electricity and Magnetism (4)

A general calculus-based introduction to electricity, magnetism and optics taught in an integrated lecture-laboratory environment. Topics include electricity, magnetism, simple circuits, optics and topics from applied physics. Prerequisite: PHYS 120 or PHYS 125 or PHYS 140, with a minimum grade of C-, or PHYS 101 with a minimum grade of B. Corequisite: MATH 152 or MATH 155. Students with credit for PHYS 126 or 121 or 102 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative/Breadth-Science.

and one of

STAT 201 - Statistics for the Life Sciences (3)

Research methodology and associated statistical analysis techniques for students with training in the life sciences. Intended to be particularly accessible to students who are not specializing in Statistics. Prerequisite: Recommended: 30 units. Students cannot obtain credit for STAT 201 if they already have credit for - or are taking concurrently - STAT 101, 203, 205, 285, or any upper division STAT course. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D900 Scott Pai
Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP09 TBD
STAT 203 - Introduction to Statistics for the Social Sciences (3)

Descriptive and inferential statistics aimed at students in the social sciences. Scales of measurement. Descriptive statistics. Measures of association. Hypothesis tests and confidence intervals. Students in Sociology and Anthropology are expected to take SA 255 before this course. Intended to be particularly accessible to students who are not specializing in Statistics. Prerequisite: Recommended: 30 units including a research methods course such as SA 255, CRIM 220, POL 200, or equivalent. Students cannot obtain credit for STAT 203 if they already have credit for - or are taking concurrently - STAT 101, 201, 205, 285, or any upper division STAT course. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Scott Pai
Mo 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP01 TBD
STAT 205 - Introduction to Statistics (3)

The collection, description, analysis and summary of data, including the concepts of frequency distribution, parameter estimation and hypothesis testing. Intended to be particularly accessible to students who are not specializing in Statistics. Prerequisite: Recommended: 30 units. Students cannot obtain credit for STAT 205 if they already have credit for - or are taking concurrently - STAT 101, 201, 203, 285, or any upper division STAT course. Quantitative.

STAT 270 - Introduction to Probability and Statistics (3)

Basic laws of probability, sample distributions. Introduction to statistical inference and applications. Prerequisite: or Corequisite: MATH 152 or 155 or 158. Students wishing an intuitive appreciation of a broad range of statistical strategies may wish to take STAT 100 first. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Derek Bingham
Mo, We, Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP01 TBD

Upper Division Requirements

The following general requirements must be satisfied.

A minimum of 80 units in the Faculty of Science, of which at least 28 must be upper division.

A 2.0 grade point average (GPA) in upper division courses is required for each of the two subject area minors.

Note that some Departments have minimum grade requirements for prerequisite courses. Consult departmental advisors about selection of upper division courses in subject minors.

University Degree Requirements

Students must also satisfy University degree requirements for degree completion.

Writing, Quantitative, and Breadth Requirements

Students admitted to Simon Fraser University beginning in the fall 2006 term must meet writing, quantitative and breadth requirements as part of any degree program they may undertake. See Writing, Quantitative, and Breadth Requirements for university-wide information.

WQB Graduation Requirements

A grade of C- or better is required to earn W, Q or B credit

Requirement

Units

Notes
W - Writing

6

Must include at least one upper division course, taken at Simon Fraser University within the student’s major subject
Q - Quantitative

6

Q courses may be lower or upper division
B - Breadth

18

Designated Breadth Must be outside the student’s major subject, and may be lower or upper division
6 units Social Sciences: B-Soc
6 units Humanities: B-Hum
6 units Sciences: B-Sci

6

Additional Breadth 6 units outside the student’s major subject (may or may not be B-designated courses, and will likely help fulfil individual degree program requirements)

Students choosing to complete a joint major, joint honours, double major, two extended minors, an extended minor and a minor, or two minors may satisfy the breadth requirements (designated or not designated) with courses completed in either one or both program areas.

 

Residency Requirements and Transfer Credit

  • At least half of the program's total units must be earned through Simon Fraser University study.
  • At least two thirds of the program's total upper division units must be earned through Simon Fraser University study.

Elective Courses

In addition to the courses listed above, students should consult an academic advisor to plan the remaining required elective courses.