Advising for B.Sc. Degree
If you need 96 or fewer credits to complete your degree requirements, you must consult an academic adviser in your proposed department of study to obtain advice and approval of your course selection. Quebec students with a Diploma of Collegial Studies in Science have normally taken the equivalent of, and are therefore exempt from, the 100-level basic science courses in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics. Such students may also be exempt from some 200-level courses. If you are a student with satisfactory results in International Baccalaureate, French Baccalaureate, Advanced Levels, and Advanced Placement tests, you may also be exempt from some or all of the Science Freshman courses. To facilitate program planning, you must present your transcript(s) and letter of admission. For a detailed description of advising and registration procedures, you should refer to University Regulations and Resources > Undergraduate > Undergraduate Advising, to University Regulations and Resources > Undergraduate > Registration, and to the website for newly admitted undergraduate students at www.mcgill.ca/newstudents, as well as to the information posted on the SOUSA website at www.mcgill.ca/science/student/newstudents/u1, and the departmental websites.
If you need 97–120 credits to complete your degree requirements, you will normally be registered in a Freshman program until you complete your first year. You must consult a SOUSA adviser in the Science Office for Undergraduate Student Advising to obtain advice and approval of your course selection. For a detailed description of advising and registration procedures as a Freshman student, you should refer to the website for newly admitted undergraduate students at www.mcgill.ca/newstudents, and to the information on the SOUSA website at www.mcgill.ca/science/student/newstudents/u0.
Advising for all returning students takes place in March for the upcoming academic year. For more information, you should refer to the information on the SOUSA website, www.mcgill.ca/science/student/continuingstudents.