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Thank you for your interest in our Faculty of Science undergraduate degree programs. To be considered for admission, you’ll first need to meet general requirements that apply to candidates for all university undergraduate programs. You can find out more about these from Ryerson University’s Admissions website, including requirements for mature students, transferring from another university, home schooled and other special cases.

Each of our science programs also has its own specific requirements. Check out the information below for program formats, prerequisites and equivalents.

Applicable Programs   Biology, Chemistry or Medical Physics, Undeclared Science
Degree
Bachelor of Science (BSc) or Honours [BSc (Hons)]
Program Format

Full time:

  • Four-year; or
  • Five-year Co-op
Part-Time Available?  No.
Ontario Prerequisites
  • English/Anglais (ENG4U/EAE4U preferred)
  • Advanced Functions (MHF4U)
  • Two of Physics (SPH4U), Chemistry (SCH4U) or Biology (SBI4U)

American Curriculum Prerequisites
  • Grade 12 English
  • Senior-level math with calculus
  • Two of biology, chemistry or physics

International Baccalaureate Prerequisites
  • English
  • Math (AA HL or SL, or AI HL or SL)
  • Two of biology, chemistry or physics

British Patterned Education (Level A Recommended)
  • English
  • Math
  • Two of biology, chemistry or physics

     
Other Education Systems Prerequisites
  • English
  • Math with calculus
  • Two of biology, chemistry or physics  
Degree
Bachelor of Science (BSc) or Honours [BSc (Hons)]
Program Format

Full time:

  • Four-year; or
  • Five-year Co-op
Part-Time Available?  No.
Ontario Prerequisites
  • English/Anglais (ENG4U/EAE4U preferred)
  • Advanced Functions (MHF4U)
  • Two of Physics (SPH4U), Chemistry (SCH4U) or Biology (SBI4U)

American Curriculum Prerequisites
  • Grade 12 English
  • Senior-level math with calculus
  • Two of biology, chemistry or physics

International Baccalaureate Prerequisites
  • English
  • Math (AA HL or SL, or AI HL or SL)
  • Two of biology, chemistry or physics

British Patterned Education (Level A Recommended)
  • English
  • Math
  • Two of biology, chemistry or physics

     
Other Education Systems Prerequisites
  • English
  • Math with calculus
  • Two of biology, chemistry or physics  
Degree
Bachelor of Science (BSc) or Honours [BSc (Hons)]
Program Format

Full time:

  • Four-year; or
  • Five-year Co-op
Part-Time Available?  Yes. First-year or Direct Entry/Advanced Standing entry
Ontario Prerequisites
  • English/Anglais (ENG4U/EAE4U preferred)
  • Advanced Functions (MHF4U)
  • One of Physics (SPH4U) or Chemistry (SCH4U) or Biology (SBI4U)
  • Either Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U) (preferred) or Mathematics of Data Management (MDM4U)

American Curriculum Prerequisites
  • Grade 12 English
  • Senior-level math with calculus
  • One of physics, chemistry or biology

International Baccalaureate Prerequisites
  • English
  • Math(AA HL or SL, or AI HL)
  • One of physics, chemistry or biology AI SL is not acceptable.

British Patterned Education (Level A Recommended)
  • English
  • Math
  • One of physics, chemistry or biology
Other Education Systems Prerequisites
  • English
  • Math with calculus
  • One of physics, chemistry or biology

     
Degree
  • Math & Its Applications: Bachelor of Science (BSc)
  • Financial Mathematics: Bachelor of Science (BSc) or Honours [BSc (Hons)]
Program Format

Full time:

  • Four-year; or
  • Five-year Co-op
Part-Time Available?  No.
Ontario Prerequisites
  • English/Anglais (ENG4U/ EAE4U preferred)
  • Advanced Functions (MHF4U)
  • One of Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U) or Mathematics of Data Management (MDM4U)
  • One of Physics (SPH4U) (recommended), Biology (SBI4U) or Chemistry (SCH4U)
American Curriculum Prerequisites
  • Grade 12 English
  • Senior-level math with calculus
  • One of physics (recommended), biology or chemistry

International Baccalaureate Prerequisites
  • English
  • Math (AA HL or SL, or AI HL)
  • One of physics (recommended), biology or chemistry AI SL is not acceptable.
British Patterned Education (Level A Recommended)
  • English
  • Math
  • One of physics (recommended), biology or chemistry
Other Education Systems Prerequisites
  • English
  • Math with calculus
  • One of physics (recommended), biology or chemistry

     

Language Requirement:
If you’re applying from a country where English is not the first language, you may need to meet requirements for English Language Proficiency.

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