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Transferring to UVic - Linguistics (Science) Major

Here's what to take in your first year at Camosun if you're planning to transfer to UVic.

Update: This outline has been compiled from the Faculty sections of UVic’s online 2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Calendar (May 2017)

You can take courses that meet admission requirements for this program. Camosun does not offer all of the required core courses you need for this major, so you'll need to start planning your admission to UVic early in your studies.

What to take for first year

  Course Course Name Notes
All of PSYC 110 Experimental Psychology  
One of ENGL 151 Academic Writing Strategies  
ENGL 161 Literary Genres  
ENGL 163 Introduction to Literary Traditions  
ENGL 164 Indigenous Literature  
One of MATH 100 Calculus 1  
MATH 108 Applied Calculus  
One of PSYC 120 Personal Growth & Development  
PSYC 130 Contemporary Issues  
PSYC 164 Behaviour Management  
One of BIOL 102 Non-Majors Biology (Diversity)  
BIOL 126 Physiological Basis of Life  
One of BIOL 103 Non-Majors General Biology  
BIOL 124 Evolution and Diversity  
BIOL 143 Anatomy for Sport Education  
BIOL 150 Human Anatomy  
One pair of PHYS 104 General College Physics 1 and PHYS 105 General College Physics 2
PHYS 140 Physics for Scientists and Engineers 1 and PHYS 141 Physics for Scientists and Engineers 2


Contact a Camosun Academic Advisor.

For specific questions about UVic’s admission policies, deadlines and GPA requirements, contact the UVic Welcome Centre.

Year 2 and beyond

After the first year, your transfer options become much more individual. You cannot complete all of the Year 2 course work at Camosun College because we do not offer all of them. 

You will need to start discussions with UVic about planning your admission and transfer to their program, and how you will transition there. 

Learn more.

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