Programs and courses

University of Waterloo (UW) students are required to take the first and second year courses in the Academic Plans. Students interested in the 2+2 program in the following programs should take as many of these courses as possible at their home institution. 2+2 students must make up any course deficiencies after arriving at UW.

Please note that right now the Science and Business program is only available to students from China University of Geosciences Beijing and the Materials and Nanosciences program is only available to students from Beijing Jiaotong University, Dalian University of Technology, Shandong Normal University, Ocean University of China, Tianjin University, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Central China Normal University, Chang'an University, Northwest University, and Soochow University.

Programs Academic plan
Biochemistry

Honours Biochemistry

Honours Biochemistry (Biotechnology Specialization)

Biology

Honours Biology (No Specialization)

Honours Biology (Animal Biology Specialization)

Honours Biology (Biotechnology Specialization)

Honours Biology (Environmental Biology Specialization)

Honours Biology (Microbiology Specialization)

Honours Biology (Molecular Genetics Specialization)

Honours Biology (Plant Biology Specialization)

Biomedical Science Honours Biomedical Sciences
Chemistry

Honours Chemistry

Honours Chemistry (Computational Specialization)

Honours Chemical Physics

Earth Science

Honours Earth Sciences (Geology Specialization)

Honours Earth Sciences (Geophysics Specialization)

Honours Earth Sciences (Hydrogeology Specialization)

Environmental Science

Honours Environmental Science (Ecology Specialization)

Honours Environmental Science (Geoscience Specialization)

Honours Environmental Science (Water Science Specialization)

Materials and Nanosciences Honours Materials and Nanosciences (Joint with Chemistry)
Psychology

Honours Psychology Bachelor of Science

Physics

Honours Physics

Honours Physics and Astronomy

Honours Mathematical Physics

Honours Chemical Physics

Honours Life Physics

Honours Life Physics (Biophysics Specialization; Joint with Biology)

Honours Life Physics (Medical Physics Specialization)

Science and Business

Honours Science and Business (Earth Sciences specialization)

Science and Business Home

Honours Science Honours Science

Course details for each program can be found in the webpages below.

Courses

Biology (BIOL)

Chemistry (CHEM)

Earth Sciences (EARTH)

Materials and Nano-Sciences (MNS)

Physics (PHYS)

Science and Business (SCBUS)

Psychology (PSYCH)