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Integrated Science

If you have an interest in more than one area of science, the Bachelor of Science degree in Integrated Science may be just for you.

Expand your horizons on a broad base of science, including biology, chemistry, physics and math, and apply your knowledge to real-world challenges such as climate change and global health.

Bachelor of Science (BSc)
Prince George
120 credits,  4 Years,
Part-time available
Experiential Learning
Co-op,  Faculty Supervised Research,  Study Abroad
Honours Option
Jan,  May,  Sep

Program Details

To successfully complete your degree, you must complete two areas of specialization. Choose from:

  • biology, ecology, biochemistry and molecular biology
  • chemistry and biochemistry and molecular biology
  • computer science
  • environmental and earth sciences
  • mathematics and statistics
  • natural resources and forestry
  • physics 
Program Website Academic Calendar

Career Paths

  • Forensic analyst
  • Laboratory technician
  • Environmental manager
  • Biotechnology analyst
  • Research assistant
  • Health education specialist
This degree prepares you for a wide range of career choices. It also provides a strong foundation for you to apply to medical, dental, or other professional schools, or for pursuing your master's or PhD.

Why at UNBC

  • Gain a multi-disciplinary science base that integrates more than one area of study, built on a foundation of biology, chemistry, math or physics
  • Develop your scientific literacy to react to our rapidly changing knowledge-based society
  • Discover your scientific passion and if it's right for you, transfer into a degree with a singular area of focus
UNBC motto

'En Cha Huná

UNBC’s motto, from the Dakelh (Carrier) Elders, reminds us that all people have a voice and a viewpoint. Interpreted as “respecting all forms of life,” 'En Cha Huná encapsulates the spirit of academic freedom, respect for others, and willingness to recognize different perspectives.

Admission Requirements

High School Requirements (applicable for B.C. and Yukon)

Overall average of 65% minimum in the following:

  • English Studies 12 or English First Peoples 12
  • Pre-Calculus 12 (minimum 60%)
  • Approved Academic Grade 12 Course
  • Approved Academic Grade 12 Course
  • Additional Grade 12 Course (Elective or Academic)

Other requirements: Life Sciences 11 or Anatomy & Physiology 12**; Physics 11
**Anatomy & Physiology 12 can be counted as one of the Approved Academic Grade 12 courses.

View the full list of Approved Academic Grade 12 Courses

More high school admission requirements (including out-of-province, International Baccalaureate and Advanced Placement)

Transfer Requirements

  • Have attempted at least 15 credit hours of post-secondary transferrable coursework from a recognized institution
  • Be in good academic standing at the transfer institution
  • Have a 2.0 GPA from the most recent 30 credits prior to transfer
  • For the purposes of verifying any outstanding first-year prerequisites, high school transcripts may be requested

Detailed transfer requirements

Tuition and Fees

Approximate Costs per Academic Year

(30 credit hours, 10 courses)

  Domestic International
Tuition* $5,870 $24,770
Student Fees* $1,185 $1,185
Books* $1,700 $1,700

* Tuition, fees and books are subject to change and vary among programs.

Tuition and Fees

Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards

View the hundreds of available scholarships, bursaries, and awards.

  • 1 in 4 students receive a UNBC financial award.
  • $3,500,000 in financial awards given each year.
Awards and Financial Aid Information for Indigenous Students

We Are Here to Help

This is your personal guide through every step of the admissions process. We are here for one reason: to support you. We help every part of the admissions process make sense. Just ask us.

Phone: 250-960-6306

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