Science programs at UFV

Science disciplines at UFV include biology, chemistry, computing science, mathematics and statistics, physics, physical geography, and engineering.

UFV offers the following options to students interested in studying science.

Bachelor of Science

UFV offers a Bachelor of Science degree with majors in:

During the four-year BSc program, you can either complete a major from the above mentioned programs, or two minors in any of the science subjects above, and with the additional options of Computing Science and Statistics.

UFV also offers honours degrees in Biology, Physics or Physical Geography, which is excellent preparation for graduate school. Additionally, any BSc major can be combined with an Arts, Kinesiology, Computer Information Systems or Business Administration minor.

View BSc entrance requirements in the UFV Calendar

Associate of Science

An Associate Degree in Science at UFV is designed to provide you with the foundational knowledge you need to tackle further studies in the science field. Completing a two-year associate degree can provide you with the lab skills, field techniques and data analysis insight that will make you a preferred candidate at many BC and Canadian universities.

An Associate Degree in Science can open the door to a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geography, Mathematics, Math and Statistics or Computing Science at UFV or to chiropractic, dentistry, medicine, naturopathic, optometry and veterinary medicine studies at another institution.

If you wish to complete an Associate of Science, you should apply for Qualifying Studies or for the Bachelor of Science. Seeing an advisor to help you plan your studies is highly recommended.

Bachelor of Agricultural Science

The UFV Bachelor of Agricultural Science (BAS) Horticulture Major emphasizes the academic study of the natural sciences in combination with an applied agriculture curriculum. The program will provide students with an understanding of science and the practical nature of large scale horticulture production.

The BAS requires 120 credits. To receive a Bachelor of Agricultural Science degree, students must complete an industry based practicum (Agriculture 192)  and an applied research project (via a Capstone course) which provides graduates with practical experience with which to enter the workforce and face the challenges associated with the horticulture industry.

View BAS entrance requirements

Other options

Other exciting study options in the Faculty of Science include:

  • Data Analysis post-degree certificate
  • Engineering Transfer program
  • Engineering Physics diploma in Mechatronics

View more info in the UFV Calendar

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