What will I learn?

The Faculty of Science is committed to providing its students with a quality education emphasizing personal attention, choice and flexibility. In the Bachelor of Science program, students can expect opportunities for practical, hands-on experience across a spectrum of science disciplines in the classroom, in the lab, and in the field. In addition, there are opportunities for students to work with nationally and internationally recognized professor-researchers in their research laboratories.

The BSc is a rigorous program that provides students with both depth and breadth in their science education. Communication skills and computer literacy are promoted. Flexibility in the program allows students to pursue interests in disciplines outside their area of specialization.

A four-year degree program open to undergraduate students. Graduates receive a Bachelor of Science degree (BSc).

Highlights

Students can expect opportunities for practical, hands-on experience across a spectrum of science disciplines in the classroom, in the lab, and in the field.

Careers

Graduates have gone on to careers in medicine, veterinary medicine, medical genetics, elementary and high school teaching, resource management, high tech industry, biotechnology, optometry, pharmacy, dentistry, wildlife management, respiratory therapy and more.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Science

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$18,354.00 (US$ 14,636) per year
CAN $9,177/semester (15 credits/5 courses); each additional credit: CAN $546 (fall/winter), CAN $628 (summer)
Application deadline

1 February 2022

Start date

2 May 2022

Venue

Thompson Rivers University

Kamloops Campus,

805 TRU Way,

KAMLOOPS,

British Columbia (BC),

V2C 0C8, Canada

Online/Distance (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
CAN $412.80 per credit
Application deadline

1 February 2022

Start date

2 May 2022

Entry requirements

For students from United States

TRU programs generally require BC high school graduation or equivalent. English Language Proficiency Requirements: TOEFL iBT - 88+ with no section below 20; TOEFL paper-based - 570+ TWE 4.5+; TOEFL Computer-Based - 230+ Essay 4.5+; IELTS - 6.5+ with no bands below 6.0; MELAB - 81+; CanTEST - 4.5+ with no component score below 4.0; CAEL - Overall 70+ No subtest below 60.

For international students

TRU programs generally require BC high school graduation or equivalent.

English Studies 12/English First Peoples 12 with a minimum of 73% (or equivalent)

Students majoring in Biology (all majors), General Science, Chemistry, Chemical Biology and Environmental Chemistry: Life Sciences 11 or Anatomy & Physiology 12 with C+ or better; Chemistry 11 (or equivalent); Pre-calculus 12 with a minimum C+ (or equivalent) within the past 2 years; Physics 11 (or equivalent), (or PHYS 1130)

Students majoring in Computing Science, Mathematics, Mathematical Sciences and Physics: Chemistry 11 (or equivalent); Pre-calculus 12 with a minimum C+ (or equivalent) within the past 2 years; Physics 11 (or equivalent)

English Language Proficiency Requirements: TOEFL iBT - 88+ with no section below 20; TOEFL paper-based - 570+ TWE 4.5+; TOEFL Computer-Based - 230+ Essay 4.5+; IELTS - 6.5+ with no bands below 6.0; MELAB - 81+; CanTEST - 4.5+ with no component score below 4.0; CAEL - Overall 70+ No subtest below 60.

Deadline: September intake: May 1, January intake: October 1, May intake: February 1.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Algonquin College
  • Durham College
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