First Year

FIRST YEAR STUDENT ENROLLMENT 

All AQUA students, whether in a BSc or a BA degree program, enroll in a common core of introductory courses during their first year of study:

Aquatic Resources 100 (6 credits, 1st and 2nd terms)

Earth Sciences 171 (3 credits, 1st term)

Economics 101 (3 credits, 1st term)

Economics 102 (3 credits, 2nd term)

Biology 112 (3 credits, 2nd term)

The balance of first year courses - up to a total of 30 academic credits - will vary by the students' degree program. For example:

BACHELOR OF ARTS students will enroll in the AQUA core courses (as indicated above) and:

  • one or two of: Anthropology 111 & 112; Political Science 101 & 102; Sociology 101 & 102

              OR

  • one of Anthropology 111 & 112, or Political Science 101 & 102, or Sociology 101 & 102 AND 6 credits from (examples):  Philosophy 100; English111 & 112; History 101,102, 111, 112, 113, 115; Religious Studies 111, 112, 120; a language - French, Spanish, German or Gaelic; etc.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE students will enroll in the AQUA core courses (as indicated above) and 'Science core' classes:

  • Calculus  [MATH 106 & 107 + labs or MATH 126 & 127 + labs]
  • Chemistry 100 + labs or 120 + labs