10.4.2 Three-Year Bachelor of Science Degree Programs
A. General Academic Requirements
Candidates for Concordia University of Edmonton’s three-year Bachelor of Science programs:
- Must complete a total of 90 credits.
- Must complete at least 6 credits of courses offered by the Departments of Social Sciences or Psychology (CNST, ECO, HIS, INDG, POEC, PSCI, PSY, SOC).
- Must complete at least 6 credits of courses offered by the Departments of Literature and Languages, Religious Studies and Philosophy, or Fine Arts (ARAB, ARTH, CHIN, CLAS, CLIT, CREE, DRA, ENG, FR, GERM, GRK, HEBR, LAT, MUS, MUP, MUED264 (Handbells and Handchimes for Children and Youth), PHIL, POPC, REL, SPA, WRI).
- Must complete a minimum of 24 credits in a concentration. A higher minimum is specified in some concentrations. Please refer to each concentration for maximum credits allowed.
- Must complete 18-24 credits in a minor, of which 6 credits must be at the senior-level; alternatively, a second concentration is permissible. The minors permitted for each concentration are specified in section 10.4.2.C.
- May take no more than 42 credits of junior-level courses for credit toward a degree. However, 48 credits are permitted for Mathematics concentrations.
- Are permitted to take a maximum of 6 credits from each discipline (except Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics) in the first year of studies.
- The same course may not be counted toward both concentration and minor requirements.
- Must take a minimum of 3 credits in 5 different disciplines.
- May take no more than 3042 credits in any one discipline. However, 33 credits are permitted for Chemistry and Mathematics concentrations. [Approved by Science Faculty Council on March 29, 2019]
- Must take a minimum of 72 credits in Arts and Science courses.
- Must take at least 42 credits from Science courses.
- Must maintain a minimum Grade Point Average of 2.0.
- Must complete 30 of the 90 credits required to graduate at Concordia University of Edmonton. Moreover, at least 18 credits of the last 30 credits must be completed at Concordia University of Edmonton. (Residency Requirement, section B).
- May receive up to 60 credits from another institution. Transfer credits may vary depending on program requirements.
Students planning to take courses for credit at other institutions must follow the procedures for Visiting Student Permission, section 4.4.3.A.
- To graduate, must achieve a minimum overall GPA of 2.0 and a GPA of 2.0 in the credits required for the area of concentration. For further information, see Graduation Requirements, section 9.7.1.
B. Residency Requirement
Candidates for Concordia University of Edmonton’s three-year Bachelor of Science degree must complete the specified credits at Concordia University of Edmonton (section A.14). Students who plan to take courses at other institutions must first follow the procedures for Visiting Student Permission, section 4.4.3.A.
C. Concentration Requirements
Students may not count more than 18 credits from courses outside the Faculties of Arts and Science toward a Concordia University of Edmonton Arts or Science degree. Courses offered through the Faculty of Education and the Faculty of Management are outside the Faculties of Arts and Science.