This credential is awarded in recognition of a substantial course profile in science taken at Kwantlen. 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.
Program Admission Requirements
General university admission requirements apply to this program including the undergraduate-level English Proficiency Requirement.
60 credits (Kwantlen credits) in 1100 and 2000 level courses with a minimum overall cumulative GPA of 2.00 in the courses that count towards the Diploma, including:
- 3 credits (1 course) 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 level 1100 and 1200 courses drawn from at least two of the following disciplines: Biology, Chemistry, Physics; and
- 2 courses at level 2300 and 2400 in Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics (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 (none at the 2300 or 2400 level) can be transferred into Kwantlen through a combination of courses taken at another institution or granted through Prior Learning Assessment.
Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to receive a Diploma in Science.