B.Sc. Four-year Advising Template

Note: This information is intended for advising and guidance only.  It does not describe the program completely, and should not be relied upon to make important decisions about courses and programs.

First Year

Term 1 Term 2
CMPT 141 *
CMPT 145 
MATH 110
opt. MATH 112 or MATH 116
Natural Science Natural Science
Humanities Writing Humanities Writing
Social Science Social Science

Notes on Math requirements: MATH 112 or MATH 116 is recommended, but not required by the BSc Four-year. The BSc Four-year degree requires 12cu of MATH or STAT in addition to MATH 110.3.

* CMPT 141 prerequisites are Computer Science 30, or CMPT 140, or MATH 110. Students who do not have the prerequisites can complete take CMPT 140 in Term 1, CMPT 141 in Term 2. CMPT 145 will be offered in summer session for students who want to start taking 200-level CMPT courses in their second year.

Second Year

Term 1 Term 2
CMPT 214
CMPT 215
CMPT 260
CMPT 280
MATH/STAT Elective
Elective Elective

Notes on Math requirements:

  • Minimum: MATH 264.3, STAT 245.3; additionally 3cu more MATH or STAT must be taken for the degree, in 2nd year or later.
  • Recommended: MATH 266.3, STAT 245.3; additionally STAT 241.3 can be taken in 2nd year or later.
  • Some MATH courses may be needed as prerequisites to elective CMPT courses.

Third and Fourth Year

Courses as needed to complete the degree.


  • Most students should take CMPT 355 (Databases), CMPT 370 (Intermediate Software Engineering), as these courses are directly relevant to many careers in industry.
  • Never take 12cu of CMPT courses (or more) in a single term at 300- and 400-level. The workload in CMPT courses is too high.
  • Most 300-level CMPT courses are offered yearly.
  • Some 400-level CMPT courses are not offered every year. Check prerequisites to plan 3rd and 4th year.
  • Consider the internship program between years 3 and 4.