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The Honours Health Science profile allows you to go beyond the regular Health Science stream within a stimulating an enriching framework of courses and activities. Being an Honours student gives you an edge when you apply to university.  You can apply directly into this Honours profile on your Marianopolis application, and, if you change your mind, you can easily transfer into the regular Health Science stream after any semester or even switch into Honours Pure and Applied.

WHO IS THE PROFILE FOR?

This profile is intended for the most motivated and high-achieving students who are looking to cultivate their passion and talent for the Health Sciences. As an Honours student you will need to maintain minimum averages of 82 % overall and 87 % in Math and Science courses at the College.

WHERE DOES IT LEAD?

Honours Health Science at Marianopolis gives you an edge for university studies in Biochemistry, Dentistry, Genetics, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacology, Physiotherapy and Veterinary Medicine, among other disciplines.

PROFILE HIGHLIGHTS

Compete in Math and Science competitions. Attend Honours seminars with interactive lectures by renowned scientists. Visit cutting-edge labs. Participate in Science fairs at the local, national and international levels. These are just some of the amazing opportunities that await you in Honours Health Science at Marianopolis.

As an Honours student, a minimum of three courses out of your 12 required Science courses will be enriched. These enriched courses give you the opportunity to learn extra topics beyond the regular syllabus. Though you will learn the material in greater depth, you will take the same final exam as the regular Science students. You can include in your university applications an official document from the College certifying that you have successfully completed enriched courses.

And when it comes time to complete your Épreuve Synthèse de Programme (Comprehensive Program Assessment) during your last semester in order to graduate, you will work under the supervision and guidance of a dedicated faculty mentor on what we call an Honours Science Project.

SEMESTER SNAPSHOTS

SEMESTER 1

English

General Chemistry or Cellular Biology

Differential Calculus

Programming in Science

Probability & Statistics

Depending on their track, students will take 2 of the following: Humanities, French, Physical Education or a Complementary Course outside their program. 


SEMESTER 2

English

Cellular Biology or General Chemistry 

Chemistry of Solutions or Ecology & Evolution

Integral Calculus

Mechanics

Depending on their track, students will take 2 of the following: Humanities, French, Physical Education or a Complementary Course outside their program. 


SEMESTER 3

English

Waves and Modern Physics

Ecology & Evolution or Chemistry of Solutions

Organic Chemistry or Human Anatomy & Physiology

Depending on their track, students will take 2 of the following: Humanities, French, Physical Education or a Complementary Course outside their program.


SEMESTER 4

English

Electricity and Magnetism

Human Anatomy & Physiology or Organic Chemistry

Integrative Project 

Linear Algebra 

Depending on their track, students will take 2 of the following: Humanities, French, Physical Education or a Complementary Course outside their program. 

Revised program for Fall 2024 approved by the Board of Governors

Enriched Courses

Honours Science students are required to take at least three enriched courses. You can choose from:

General Biology I
General Biology II
General Chemistry I
General Chemistry II
Organic Chemistry I
Calculus I
Calculus II
Linear Algebra I
Mechanics
Electricity and Magnetism
Waves, Light and Modern Physics

Want to know more?

If you have questions about the Science program, please contact:

Céline Lebel
Science Department Chair
514.931.8792, ext. 420
c.lebel@marianopolis.edu

Véronique Godin
Mathematics Department Chair
514.931.8792, ext. 695
v.godin@marianopolis.edu

For more information on applying

Admissions Office
514.931.8792, ext. 300
admissions@marianopolis.edu