This credential is awarded in recognition of a substantial course profile in science taken at KPU. There is no recognition of a Diploma of Science with respect to transferring to a receiving institution other than transfer credit on a course-by-course basis.
Students pursuing a Diploma in Science must be admitted to the Faculty of Science & Horticulture.
60 credits in 1100- and 2000-level courses with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 in the courses that fulfill the requirements of the Diploma, including:
- 3 credits in first-year English;
- Any two of MATH 1112, 1115, 1120, 1130, 1220 or 1230, at least one of which must be Calculus;
- 20 credits of 1100- or 1200-level courses in at least two of the following disciplines: Biology, Chemistry, Physics; and
- 2 courses at the 2000-level or higher in BIOL, CHEM, PHYS or MATH (excluding MATH 2341)
Note: Students should be careful to choose their remaining credits according to program requirements at the university, or institute of technology where they wish to complete their Degree.
Note: A maximum of 45 credits may be transferred into KPU through a combination of transfer credit and Prior Learning Assessment.
Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to receive a Diploma in Science.
At a Glance
Faculty of Science and Horticulture
- Open intake
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