General Sciences

Are you interested in a career in the sciences? Do you care about the environment?

Choose from a range of science courses to explore your passions and enrich your understanding of fields such as Biology, Physics, Geology and more.

Transfer Options

  • Start your studies at Corpus Christi College   
  • Transfer directly into a Bachelor’s program in general sciences, nursing, history, literature, philosophy of science, and more. 

Featured Courses

Unicellular Life

The principles of cell biology using bacteria as examples or unicellular organisms. Cell structure and function, from DNA replication to protein synthesis, with emphasis in genetic engineering applications.

Human Anatomy & Physiology I

After finishing the course, the student will be able to: explain basic concepts in human biology and physiology, explain the structure and function of organ systems outlined in the course content and analyze the interconnection between different organ systems, such as nervous, endocrine, reproductive, muscular and skeletal.

Exploring the Universe: The Solar System

A survey of discoveries about the planets and other objects in the solar system, without the use of advanced mathematics. The solar system, the existence of planets around other stars, and the search for life.

Introductory Physics: Mechanics and Heat

An introduction to fundamental physics concepts such as force, energy, momentum, and the use of graphs and vectors in physics. Topics include mechanics, heat, and electricity.

Laboratory Investigations in Life Science

Introductory experimental biology focused on experimental design, cell biology, genetics, evolution, and ecology.

Earth’s Natural Disasters

An introduction to the causes and effects of natural disasters, in Canada and around the world. The course surveys the geologic (solid earth, oceanic and atmospheric) understanding of hazards such as earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, avalanches and floods, hurricanes and tornadoes, droughts and wildfires, extraterrestrial impacts and mass extinctions. The history and socio-economic effects, as well as possible prediction and risk management, are studied in light of the human capacity/requirement for stewardship of our planet Earth.