Science for Arts Students

Quebec CEGEP
Previous year's cutoff:
25.80 overall R-Score
Prerequisite courses:

English 603 (or French 601 for French CEGEP applicants)

Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Minor Concentration

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

Ontario high school
Previous year's cutoff:
86.80% top 6 average
Prerequisite courses:

4U English or French, depending on the language of instruction at your school

Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Minor Concentration

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

Other Canadian high school
Previous year's cutoff:
86.80% top 5 average
Prerequisite courses:

Grade 12 English or French, depending on the language of instruction at your school

Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Minor Concentration

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

U.S. high school
Previous year's cutoff:
B+ average in grades 10, 11 and 12
Prerequisite courses:
  • Courses must include: English
  • Standardized Tests (Test Optional for Fall 2021):
  • ACT, or 
  • SAT and two SAT Subject Tests (in any two different subjects)
Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Minor Concentration

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

Other
Previous year's cutoff:

While the minimum requirement for McGill is the equivalent of a B+ average, most programs will have higher requirements. See the complete admissions requirements for more information applicable to your situation.

Prerequisite courses:
Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Minor Concentration

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

See the complete requirements

Overview

The Science for Arts students minor is perfect if you are looking to explore your interests in science while pursuing a Major program in the Faculty of Arts. You can choose a specialization in one of various fields, including: 

  • Atmospheric and Oceanic Science 
  • Biochemistry 
  • Biology - Cell and Molecular Stream, Organismal Stream 
  • Chemistry 
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences 
  • Geography 
  • Mathematics and Statistics 
  • Microbiology and Immunology 
  • Pathology 
  • Physics 
  • Physiology 
  • Psychology 

When combined with your Arts Major, this Minor will offer you a well-rounded undergraduate education while also preparing you for future study in fields that require certain Science prerequisites. You will graduate with the ability to examine political, social, cultural and environmental issues in the humanities and social sciences through a unique scientific lens.  


Careers

The Science for Arts Students minor provides you with a solid grounding in a scientific discipline while you pursue your Arts degree. The program is perfect for those who are considering applying to medical school, as it provides you with necessary prerequisites.  

 You could become a professional: 

  • Healthcare professional  
  • Researcher  
  • Data analyst  
  • Science journalist 
  • Policy analyst  

Ready to apply?

For this program, you'll need to apply to the Faculty of Arts.

See the full eligibility information for more information about deadlines and required documents for your application.

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