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Institute for Environmental and Interdisciplinary Science
(Faculty of Science)
613-520-4461
http://carleton.ca/environmentalscience

This section presents the requirements for programs in:

Certificate in Science Communication (5.0 credits)

May be taken concurrently with an Honours degree within the Faculty of Science, Faculty of Public Affairs, or the Faculty of Arts and Social Science, with completion of a minimum of 4.0 credits, and a minimum CGPA of 10.0. Enrollment is limited.

Graduation
A candidate for the Certificate in Science Communication must obtain a grade of C or higher in all courses taken at Carleton University under the Certificate in Science Communication program.

Requirements
1.  0.5 credit in any 1000-level approved Science course0.5
2.  0.5 credit in any Faculty of Science course0.5
3.  1.5 credits in: 1.5
COMS 1001 [0.5]
Foundations in Communication and Media Studies
ISAP 2001 [0.5]
Foundations in Critical Inquiry
JOUR 1001 [0.5]
Foundations: Journalism in Context
or JOUR 1003 [0.5]
Discovering Journalism: Traditional Tales to Tweets
4.  1.0 credit in:1.0
COMS 2500 [0.5]
Communication and Science
ISAP 3003 [0.5]
Science Communication
5.  0.5 credit from:0.5
BIOL 1105 [0.5]
Biological Methods, Analysis and Interpretation
COMS 3412 [0.5]
Communication and Health
COMS 4407 [0.5]
Communication and Critical Data Studies
GEOG 2006 [0.5]
Introduction to Quantitative Research
HLTH 1002 [0.5]
Health Science Communication
HLTH 2001 [0.5]
Health Research Methods and Skills
HLTH 4701 [0.5]
Knowledge Translation
HLTH 4901 [0.5]
Directed Studies in Health
ISAP 2002 [0.5]
Research Principles for Interdisciplinary Science
ISAP 3004 [0.5]
Science Policy
ISAP 4901 [0.5]
Directed Studies
JOUR 2003 [0.5]
Delivering Journalism: Innovators v. Imposters
NEUR 2001 [0.5]
Introduction to Research Methods in Neuroscience
NSCI 1000 [0.5]
Seminar in Science
IPAF 4900 [0.5]
Research Experience Course
6.  1.0 credit from:1.0
ISAP 4907 [1.0]
Capstone Course - Research Essay
OR
BIOL 4905 [1.0]
Honours Workshop
COMS 4908 [1.0]
Honours Research Essay
FOOD 4905 [1.0]
Food Science Honours Workshop
HLTH 4906 [1.0]
Capstone course – Research Essay
HLTH 4909 [1.0]
Capstone Course – Field Placement and Research Project
HLTH 4910 [1.0]
Honours Individual Research Thesis
JOUR 4303 [0.5]
Specialized Journalism: Health and Science
JOUR 4304 [0.5]
Specialized Journalism: Environment and Science
NEUR 4905 [1.0]
Honours Workshop
PAPM 4908 [1.0]
Honours Research Essay
7.  0.0 credit in:
Science Communication Certificate Professional Development Workshop
Total Credits5.0

Note: For item 5 and item 6, any directed study, research essay, thesis or project must be on an approved topic related to science communication.