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Faculty of Science and Horticulture

Faculty of Science and Horticulture

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If science fuels your fire, you’ll find your discipline in the Faculty of Science and Horticulture, where thought meets action. Delivered in a theory-plus-applied-learning approach by academics dedicated to their fields, traditional and applied undergraduate programs include biology, chemistry, environmental protection, mathematics, computer-aided design and drafting, physics, agriculture, horticulture, and brewing and brewery operations—the first program of its kind in British Columbia with a 4,000-square-foot lab where students master both craft and science.

You’ll take full advantage of one-on-one learning and small-group classes 1/10 the size of first-year lecture classes at larger research-oriented universities. The department also offers flexibility, with courses at the Cloverdale, Langley, Richmond, and Surrey campuses, and ample opportunities for hands-on learning and side-by-side project work with top researchers. We are also now offering several new degree programs, including a minor in Medicinal Chemistry. A state-of-the-art $20 million renovation of our Surrey campus science labs means more capacity for innovation, and more applied research and experiential education choices.


Events

09/25/2018 - 12:00 to 16:00
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The Kwantlen Student Association invites you to the weekly Kwantlen St.

10/02/2018 - 12:00 to 16:00
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The Kwantlen Student Association invites you to the weekly Kwantlen St.

10/05/2018 - 10:00 to 11:30
Tree Canada

Join us for a ceremonial tree planting and plaque unveiling that will launch Phase 2 of the Logan Creek Integrity Project at KPU Langley!

10/17/2018 - 18:30 to 20:00
Hort info session

Ever wondered about a career in horticulture? Curious about the education options available? Join us for an information session and learn about our cutting-edge facilities.

News

Jun 21 / 2018
Urban Ecosystems, salmonberries

An oasis of forest exists in the middle of Langley and it’s about to grow even bigger due largely to one woman – Dr. Kathy Dunster.

The campus grounds at Kwantlen Polytechnic...

Jun 1 / 2018
Rimi Afroze collecting her bachelor of science in health science

In 1997 Rimi Afroze missed picking up her degree in Bangladesh because her academic success brought misogynist intimidation that forced her to leave the country.

Today, Afroze finally made...