Discover your own path in our most flexible program.
Craft your own degree by taking courses that fit with your passions and interests, or align your labs and lectures to the requirements of any professional school you want to attend. Whether you have a specific science career goal in mind, or you know you just love science but aren’t ready to devote yourself to a single discipline, Honours Science is the right program for you. Allowing you maximum freedom to pick and choose your labs and lectures, Honours Science is one of our most popular programs.
Round out your Honours Bachelor of Science degree with a minor of your choice, or keep it flexible — it’s completely up to you. And that’s the whole point — make this degree what you want it to be. Innovate and combine science in ways you may never have thought possible.
Visit Waterloo’s main future student website for details on admissions, financing, housing, and more.
Meet us on a tour
Find out more about life as a Waterloo Honours Science student. Come in for a tour or to one of our open houses and you might even meet them in person!
This major is available in the regular stream of study
Honours Science is one of the recommended programs for meeting requirements for:
- School of Optometry & Vision Science — Apply to the Doctor of Optometry (OD) program after 3 or more years of university-level science.
- School of Pharmacy — Apply to the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program in as early as your second year of university-level science.
- View a list of upper year courses and the program requirements in the Academic Calendar.
- See more in the science careers list.
- Learn more about the Bioinformatics Option