The University of British Columbia - Vancouver

Science Studies (minor)

Program Information

School:The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Field of Study:General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Description:The interdisciplinary Minor in Science Studies is designed for those of you in the Faculty of Arts who would like to examine the history, philosophy, sociology, and discourse practices of the scientific disciplines. The purpose of this program is to promote the study of scientific work and thought from a variety of perspectives usually associated with the humanities and social sciences. You will explore issues surrounding the production and representation of scientific knowledge, the creation and maintenance of intellectual authority in the practices of the sciences, and the relations between nature and culture. A background in science is not required, although curiosity about scientific matters is an asset.
URL:Science Studies (minor) at The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  • 2 of  Grade11 International Languages  or  Grade11 English 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 
  •  Grade11 Science 
  •  Grade11 Social Science 

Three other approved Grade 12 courses and a minimum final grade of 70% in Grade 11 or Grade 12 English are required. See for more information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 09, 2014

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