Thompson Rivers University
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Bachelor of Science


Enjoy both depth and breadth in your science education. The rigorous BSc program offers opportunities for practical experience, co-op, undergraduate research and mentorship by internationally recognized faculty researchers across a spectrum of disciplines.


Animal Biology, Biology, Cellular, Molecular & Microbial Biology, Chemistry, Chemical Biology, Computing Science, Computing Science & Mathematics, Ecology & Environmental Biology, Environmental Chemistry, General Science, Mathematics, Mathematics & Economics, Physics, Mathematical Sciences, Pre-professional Health Science


Archaeology & Geology (Geoarchaeology), Environmental Economics & Sustainability, Management


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.

Admission Requirements

Open admission

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

Bachelor of Science majors have specific first year course requirements. It is strongly recommended that students become familiar with the prerequisite requirements for these courses before applying for admission. In general, the minimum prerequisite requirements for courses in the first year courses in the BSc programs are as follows:

Major Prerequisites
Biology (all majors)
General Science
Chemical Biology
Environmental Chemistry
Life Sciences 11 or Anatomy & Physiology 12 with C+ or better
Chemistry 11 or Chemistry 0500
Pre-calculus 12 with a minimum C+ (or equivalent) within the past 2 years
Physics 11 or Physics 12
Computing Science
Mathematical Sciences
Chemistry 11 or Chemistry 0500
Pre-calculus 12 with a minimum C+ (or equivalent) within the past 2 years
Physics 11 or Physics 1130
 If you don’t meet the requirements

High school graduates can apply and be admitted to this program while upgrading at TRU.

Mature students without a high school diploma (or equivalent) can work towards completing their BC High School Graduation Diploma while in this program through TRU courses.

Students who do not qualify for mature student status can apply for the TRU University Preparation program to complete their BC High School Graduation Diploma.

» Talk to a student recruiter about your options. You may be eligible for free tuition. Or learn more about upgrading.

Next Steps

Apply to this program Visit the program website View program information package


Specific questions about this program?
Phone: 250-828-5036

International students with specific questions about this program?
Phone: 250-828-5252

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