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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.


Apr 2, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Event Date: April 2, 2019 6-7:30pm

Location: KPU Surrey | Spruce Atrium


Join the Med School Forum to:

Apr 4, 2019 - 3:30 PM to Apr 5, 2019 - 8:30 PM

The thirteenth annual South Fraser Regional Science Fair for Grades 7 – 12 students from Surrey and Delta public and independent schools will be held on April 4 and April 5,

May 4, 2019 - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Bedding plants, perennials, trees and shrubs, herbs and vegetables, and hanging baskets grown by KPU students.

Saturday, May 4, 2019 | 9am–3pm

May 29, 2019 - 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Before the talk begins, join us in a set of interactive, hands-on activities and scientific demonstrations related to the presentation!


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