Students interested in entering an Honours program should consult advisors in the department concerned before registering for their second year. Of the 120 credit units required for the B.Sc. Honours degree, at least 66 credit units must be at the senior level. Application for admission to Honours is not considered until successful completion of at least 60 credit units with a Cumulative Weighted Average of at least 70% overall and at least 70% in the subject of Honours. For further details, please see the Academic Information and Policies section.

Students wishing to pursue careers in petroleum exploration, mineral exploration, or environmental geophysics, should consult with the program coordinator for an appropriate selection of electives to meet APEGS requirements for registration as a Professional Geoscientist.

No more than 6 credit units from one subject may be used in Requirements C1, C2, and the Junior Course Requirements in C3.

C1 College Requirement (15 credit units)

English Language Writing

Choose 6 credit units from the following:

• ANTH 302.3
• ANTH 310.3
• ANTH 405.3
• ANTH 421.3
• ENG 110.6
• ENG 111.3
• ENG 112.3
• ENG 113.3
• ENG 114.3
• ENG 120.3
• ENG 202.6
• ENG 203.3
• ENG 204.3
• ENG 290.6
• ESL 116.3
• HIST 115.3
• HIST 125.3
• HIST 135.3
• HIST 145.3
• HIST 155.3
• HIST 165.3
• HIST 175.3
• HIST 185.3
• HIST 193.3
• HIST 194.3
• INTS 203.3
• MUS 155.3
• PHIL 115.3
• PHIL 120.3
• PHIL 121.3
• PHIL 133.3
• PHIL 208.3
• PHIL 233.3
• POLS 245.3
• POLS 323.3
• POLS 328.3
• POLS 333.3
• POLS 336.3
• POLS 422.3
• POLS 461.3
• PSY 323.3
• PSY 355.3
• RLST 280.3
• RLST 362.3

Indigenous Learning

Choose 3 credit units from the following:

  • ANTH 202.3
  • ANTH 480.3
  • ARCH 350.3
  • DRAM 111.3
  • ENG 242.3
  • ENG 243.3
  • ENG 335.3
  • HIST 195.3
  • HIST 266.3
  • INDG 107.3
  • LING 253.3
  • PLAN 445.3
  • POLS 222.3
  • INDG — 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level

Quantitative Reasoning

Choose 6 credit units from the following:

  • MATH 110.3
  • MATH 116.3
  • MATH 176.3
  • MATH 177.3

C2 Breadth Requirement (9 credit units)

Choose 9 credit units from the following areas with at least 3 credit units from one of Humanities or Social Sciences:

          GEOG 130.3 is recommended.

 

  • ART 110.3
  • ART 111.6
  • ART 112.6
  • ART 136.3
  • ART 141.3
  • ART 151.3
  • ART 152.3
  • ART 161.3
  • ARTH 120.3
  • ARTH 121.3
  • DRAM 101.3
  • DRAM 104.6
  • DRAM 108.3
  • DRAM 110.3
  • DRAM 111.3
  • DRAM 113.3
  • DRAM 118.3
  • DRAM 119.3
  • DRAM 121.3
  • MUS 101.3
  • MUS 105.3
  • MUS 111.3
  • MUS 120.2
  • MUS 121.2
  • MUS 125.1
  • MUS 133.3
  • MUS 134.3
  • MUS 155.3
  • MUS 156.3
  • MUS 175.3
  • MUS 184.3

  • Any senior-level fine arts course provided that the prerequisite is met.

  • ANTH 111.3
  • ARCH 112.3
  • ARCH 116.3
  • ECON 111.3
  • ECON 114.3
  • GEOG 130.3
  • GEOG 150.3
  • HLST 110.3
  • INDG 107.3
  • IS 110.3
  • LING 111.3
  • LING 112.3
  • LING 113.3
  • POLS 111.3
  • POLS 112.3
  • PSY 120.3
  • PSY 121.3
  • SOC 111.3
  • SOC 112.3
  • WGST 112.3

  • Any senior-level social science course provided that the prerequisite is met.
  • Statistics courses in social sciences are not eligible for use in this requirement (e.g. PSY 233, PSY 234, SOC 225 and SOC 325).

  • INTS 110.3
  • INTS 111.3
  • INTS 112.3
  • INTS 201.3
  • INTS 203.3
  • INTS 380.3

C3 Cognate Requirement (21 credit units)

Junior course requirements:

Students intending to register in CMPT 116 must contact the geophysics program advisor for permission.

  • CHEM 112.3
  • CMPT 116.3 or CMPT 141.3
  • MATH 164.3

Senior course requirements:

  • EP 320.3
  • MATH 331.3
  • MATH 339.3
  • PHYS 356.3 or EE 301.3

C4 Major Requirement (57-60 credit units)

Junior courses:

  • GEOL 121.3
  • PHYS 115.3
  • PHYS 117.3 or PHYS 125.3

Senior courses:

  • EP 202.3
  • EP 214.3
  • EP 228.3
  • GEOL 224.3
  • GEOL 245.3
  • GEOL 258.3
  • GEOL 282.3
  • GEOL 334.3
  • GEOL 335.3
  • GEOL 481.3
  • GEOL 482.3
  • GEOL 483.3

Choose one of the following options:

  • GEOL 485.6; or
  • GEOL 487.3 and one of GEOL 490.3 or GEOL 492.6

Choose 3 credit units from the following:

  • MATH 223.3 (recommended)
  • MATH 276.3

Choose 3 credit units from the following:

  • MATH 224.3 (recommended)
  • MATH 238.3

C5 Electives Requirement (15-18 credit units)

Students following the Geophysics program should seek advice from a geophysics program advisor so that electives can be chosen to satisfy the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS) standards for registration as a Professional Geoscientist.

Arts and Science courses, or those from other Colleges that have been approved for Arts and Science credit, to complete the requirements for 120 credit unit Four-year program, of which at least 66 must be at the 200-level or higher.

If you require further assistance, please contact the Arts & Science Undergraduate Student Office.

Suggested Sequence of Courses

  • 9 credit units to fulfill Program Type C requirements
  • CHEM 112.3
  • CMPT 116.3 or CMPT 141.3
  • GEOL 121.3
  • MATH 110.3
  • MATH 116.3
  • PHYS 115.3
  • PHYS 125.3 (formerly PHYS 121)
  • 9 credit units to fulfill Program Type C requirements
  • EP 202.3
  • EP 214.3
  • EP 228.3
  • GEOL 224.3
  • GEOL 282.3
  • MATH 223.3 or MATH 225.3 or MATH 276.3 (MATH 223 recommended)
  • MATH 224.3 or MATH 226.3 or MATH 238.3 (MATH 224 recommended)
  • MATH 266.3
  • 3 approved credit units to fulfill Program Type C requirements (4-year)
  • 3 credit unit senior science elective (4-year)
  • EE 301.3 or PHYS 356.3
  • EP 320.3
  • GEOL 226.3 or GEOL 358.3 recommended; students not pursuing the honours program may substitute 6 credit units senior science elective for MATH 331.3 & MATH 339.3
  • GEOL 245.3
  • GEOL 258.3
  • GEOL 334.3
  • GEOL 335.3
  • MATH 331.3 & MATH 339.3 (Honours)
  • 15 credit units senior science elective (GEOL 463.3 or GEOL 465.3 are recommended)
  • GEOL 481.3
  • GEOL 482.3
  • GEOL 483.3
  • GEOL 485.6