Academic Calendar - 2019

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2019

Western Main Campus

Honors Specialization HONORS SPECIALIZATION IN GEOPHYSICS - admission discontinued
Faculty of Science - Earth Sciences



Admission to this module is discontinued effective September 1, 2019. Students enrolled in the module will be allowed to graduate until August 31, 2023, upon fulfillment of the program requirements.

Students enrolled in this module who wish to change their enrolment to the new Honors Specialization in Geophysics – For Professional Registration must contact the Department of Earth Sciences.

Admission Requirements


Completion of first-year requirements with no failures. Students must have an average of at least 70% and no mark less than 60% in the 3.0 principal courses taken, including:

1.0 course: Calculus 1000A/B, Calculus 1500A/B or the former Calculus 1100A/B;  and one of Calculus 1301A/B, Calculus 1501A/B, Applied Mathematics 1413.

1.0 course from: (Physics 1301A/B or Physics 1501A/B) and (Physics 1302A/B or Physics 1502A/B); or Physics 1028A/B and Physics 1029A/B with an average of at least 80%. 

1.0 course from: Earth Sciences 1022A/B, Earth Sciences 1023A/B, Earth Sciences 1070A/B, Earth Sciences 1081A/B, Earth Sciences 1083F/G, Chemistry 1024A/B, Chemistry 1301A/B, Chemistry 1302A/B, or the former Chemistry 1100A/B, the former Chemistry 1200B, Mathematics 1600A/B or the former Linear Algebra 1600A/B.

Note: At least a 0.5 course in Earth Sciences is recommended in first year. If not taken in first year, Mathematics 1600A/B or the former Linear Algebra 1600A/B must be completed before the beginning of third year.

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