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Admission Requirements

B.Sc. (Honours)

First Year

The Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including a minimum of six 4U or M courses. The six 4U or M courses must include Advanced Functions and two of Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Space Sciences or Physics. (Calculus and Vectors is strongly recommended). A 4U course in English is recommended.

Advanced Standing

The program maintains a number of places for students who wish to transfer from Carleton or elsewhere. Normally, offers are made to students with an overall CGPA of 10.00 (A-) or higher following completion of at least 4 credits. Applications for admission with advanced standing will be evaluated individually by the department.

B.Sc. (General)

First Year

The B.H.Sc. does not accept students into first year of the general program. Entry to this program is via transfer.

Advanced Standing

Students may not transfer into the BHSc. program before completing 4 credits at Carleton. For entry to the General program after the completion of 4.0 credits, a student must be in good standing and have the recommendation of the Department. Applications for admission with advanced standing will be evaluated individually by the department.