With so many fascinating science programs offered at Trent, it can be difficult to know which degree to choose. If you’re interested in general sciences but haven’t yet decided on a specific program, this flexible first-year pathway is for you. Honours Science allows you to explore courses across various science programs before declaring a major or joint-major in your second year. You can even choose to combine different disciplines, taking courses from programs across both the sciences and arts.

Program Paths

Start in Honours Science in first year and move into the science program of your choice in second year – Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology… which major will you choose?

Degrees Offered:

  • B.Sc. (Honours)


  • Durham GTA
  • Peterborough

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  • Put your science interests to the test in our state-of-the-art labs and on-campus science facilities
  • Learn alongside the experts in a variety of science disciplines – who better to help you find your academic path?
  • Get hands-on research experience starting as early as first year
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"I was able to work with my professor and gain skills in my discipline as well as learn a lot of things that I would be able to use in my upper year courses."

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Admission Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Requirements:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
  • A minimum of six Grade 12 4U or 4M courses, including program specific prerequisites
  • A minimum 70% overall final average (unless otherwise specified)
  • ENG 4U with a minimum of 60%
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