101 – McMaster University Programs

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Last updated: October 3, 2017

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At McMaster, students entering Level I (first year) normally complete a common first‑year program and then select a specific discipline as they enter Level II (except the Business I program).


Faculty of Business

OUAC Program Code Program Name Subjects of Major Interest Program Notes
MB  Business I Accounting
Finance
Human Resources
Information Systems
Marketing
Operations Management
Strategic Management
MBH Integrated Business and Humanities I (IBH) Supplementary application required – IBH

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Faculty of Engineering

OUAC Program Code Program Name Subjects of Major Interest Program Notes
MC Computer Science I Computer Science
MCC Computer Science I (Co-op) Computer Science
ME Engineering I Chemical Supplementary application required – Engineering
Chemical & Bioengineering
Civil
Computer
Electrical
Engineering Physics
Materials
Mechanical
Mechatronics
Software
MEC Engineering I (Co‑op) Chemical Supplementary application required – Engineering
Chemical & Bioengineering
Civil
Computer
Electrical
Engineering Physics
Materials
Mechanical
Mechatronics
Software
MAT Automotive & Vehicle Engineering Technology I (B.Tech.)
MTT Biotechnology I (B.Tech.)
MPT Automation Engineering Technology I (B.Tech.)
MEH Integrated Biomedical Engineering and Health Sciences I Biomedical Engineering Specialization Supplementary application required – IBEHS
Health, Engineering Science & Entrepreneurship Specialization
MEI Integrated Biomedical Engineering and Health Sciences I (Co-op) Biomedical Engineering Specialization Supplementary application required – IBEHS
Health, Engineering Science & Entrepreneurship Specialization

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Faculty of Health Sciences

OUAC Program Code Program Name Program Notes
MN Nursing I at McMaster Supplementary Application Required
Nursing I at Conestoga College Apply through the Ontario College Application Service
Nursing I at Mohawk College Apply through the Ontario College Application Service
MY Midwifery I
MNS Health Sciences I (Honours) Supplementary Application Required

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Faculty of Humanities

OUAC Program Code Program Name Subjects of Major Interest Program Notes
MH Humanities I Art History
Classics
Cognitive Science of Language
Communication Studies
English
English & Mathematics
French
History
Justice, Political Philosophy & Law
Linguistics
Multimedia
Peace Studies & another subject
Philosophy
Philosophy & Biology
Philosophy & Mathematics
Theatre & Film
MHS Studio Art I Studio Art portfolio interviews are required;
held January to March each year
MM Music I Music Cognition Music auditions are required;
held March to April each year

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Faculty of Science

OUAC Program Code Program Name Subjects of Major Interest Program Notes
MEE Environmental & Earth Sciences I Biology & Environmental Sciences Many Subjects of Major Interest in the Faculty of Science are available for Co-op participation commencing in third year of the BSc. Degree.
Earth & Environmental Sciences
Environmental Sciences
Geography & Environmental Sciences
MIS Honours Integrated Science (iSci) I

 

Biochemistry Supplementary application required
Biology
Chemical Biology
Chemistry
Earth & Environmental Sciences
Geography & Environmental Sciences
Mathematics & Statistics
Medical & Biological Physics
Physics
Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour
MV Honours Kinesiology I
MLS Life Sciences I Biochemistry Many Subjects of Major Interest in the Faculty of Science are available for Co-op participation commencing in third year of the BSc. Degree.
Biochemistry (Biomedical Research)
Biology
Biology (Discovery Sub-Plan)
Biology (Physiology)
Biology & Environmental Sciences
Biology & Mathematics
Biology & Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour
Chemical Biology
Human Behaviour
Human Behaviour (Autism and Behavioural Science)
Human Behaviour (Early Childhood Education)
Life Sciences
Life Sciences (Origins of Disease Specialization)
Life Sciences (Sensory Motor Systems Specialization)
Molecular Biology & Genetics
Neuroscience
Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour
Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour (Mental Health)
Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour (Music Cognition)
MZ Mathematics & Statistics I Actuarial & Financial Mathematics Many Subjects of Major Interest in the Faculty of Science are available for Co-op participation commencing in third year of the BSc. Degree.
Biology & Mathematics
Mathematical Science
Mathematics & Computer Science
Mathematics & Physics
Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics & Statistics (Mathematics Sub-Plan)
Mathematics & Statistics (Statistics Sub-Plan)
MRS Medical Radiation Sciences I Radiography
Ultrasound
MPS Chemical & Physical Sciences I Astrophysics Many Subjects of Major Interest in the Faculty of Science are available for Co-op participation commencing in third year of the BSc. Degree.
Chemical Biology
Chemistry
Chemical & Physical Sciences
Mathematics & Physics
Medical & Biological Physics
Physics

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Faculty of Social Sciences

OUAC Program Code Program Name Subjects of Major Interest
ML Social Sciences I Anthropology
Economics
Economics (Specialist Option)
Economics & Computer Science
Economics & Mathematics
Geography
Geography & Environmental Studies
Gerontology
Health, Aging & Society
Health Studies
Indigenous Studies
Indigenous Studies & Another Subject
Labour Studies
Political Science
Political Science Specialization in Public Law & Judicial Studies
Psychology
Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour
Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour (Mental Health)
Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour (Music Cognition)
Religious Studies
Social Psychology
Social Work
Sociology
Sociology (Specialist Option)

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Interdisciplinary

OUAC Program Code Program Name Program Notes
MX Arts & Science I Options:

  • Honours Arts & Science or Combined Honours Arts & Science program with a Humanities, Science or Social Sciences discipline

Supplementary application required.

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