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Adjunct Degree Designations

Faculty of Science Undergraduate Research Prize

The prize is a non-monetary recognition of contribution to research. The aim of the prize is to provide a non-GPA-based recognition of an undergraduate's learning experience outside of the classroom. The prize is also recognition of valuable contribution to research. The prize is awarded annually upon graduation to eligible students. Students with at least eight months of summer research experience while registered in a BSc 120 credit hour major or BSc Honours program at Dalhousie University may seek to be nominated from one or more faculty members. The supporting letter(s) should describe the student's research contributions and the duration of time spent in each laboratory.

Undergraduate Research Prize faculty support letter 2014 [PDF - 111 kB]
Undergraduate Research Prize student application form 2014 [PDF - 106 kB]

Certificate in Genetics

This certificate provides students with an opportunity to take, within Honours or Major BA or BSc degree program, a set of courses and a research project that will accord them recognition of specialization in genetics. Enroll in the Certificate in Genetics program in your third year of study when seeking approval of the research component by the Genetics Certificate Coordinator for their department. Completion of the certificate will be shown on a student's transcript.

It is the responsibility of students in the Certificate in Genetics to complete the required courses, and to provide the departmental certificate coordinator with confirmation that the necessary courses have been taken by the end of the examination period in their final year of study. The certificate will only be awarded to students upon graduation from their undergraduate degree program.

Please refer to the related section in the following Undergraduate Booklet for more detailed information on the Certificate in Genetics.

Undergraduate Programs in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology [PDF - 718 kB]
Certificate in Genetics Checklist [PDF - 113 kB]