Bachelor of Science - Major and Minor

9. With the approval of the Departments involved, students may pursue a major-minor program in any two science subjects.  Science students may also pursue a minor in another faculty.  In addition to satisfying requirements for the Bachelor of Science major , students must complete the following course requirements:

Note: At least 50% of all courses for any academic program must be taken at Saint Mary’s University and at least 50% of all courses taken in the major and minor subjects must be taken at Saint Mary’s University.

a. at least forty-two (42) credit hours in the major subject;

b. at least thirty (30) credit hours in the minor subject;

c. twelve (12) credit hours in Science not in the major or minor subjects, in addition to the required Mathematics or Computing Science credit [six (6) credit hours], excluding non-Group B Geography courses and all Engineering courses.  With respect to this regulation, all courses taught in Psychology and Mathematics are considered Science courses.

d. sufficient electives to complete the one hundred and twenty (120) credit hours required for a Bachelor of Science with a major-minor;

e. in addition, students must obtain a grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.20 for all courses used to satisfy the major [9 (a) above], and a grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.00 for all courses used to satisfy the minor [9(b) above].

Note:  In conformity with Academic Regulation 7c (i) students must achieve a minimum degree grade point average of 1.70 in order to qualify for graduation with a Bachelor of Science degree - with a concentration, major, double major, or major-minor.