CHANGES TO FIRST YEAR MAJOR REQUIREMENTS, AS OF SEPTEMBER 2017

There have been recent changes made to the degree requirements in some of the FNH majors. Please see the UBC Calendar for the new curriculum effective September 2017. The chart below will help you determine whether you should be following the old or new requirements.

Student Group Must follow new degree requirements? Ability to switch to new degree requirements?
BSFN students in 2016W, year one, no major declared, will select major 2017W and beyond No Yes
BSFN students in 2016W, years 2 and above, major declared, change major in 2017W and beyond No Yes
BSFN students in 2016W, years 2 and above, major declared, no change in major No Yes
BSFN students in 2016W, years 1, 2 and/or 3, major (may be) declared, and is intending to apply for Dietetics 2018W No No
BSFN students in 2016W, years 1, 2 and/or 3, major (may be) declared, and intending to apply for Dietetics 2019W or beyond Yes N/A
Newly admitted students (straight from high school) into BSFN for 2017W and beyond, year 1 standing Yes N/A
Newly admitted transfer students into BSFN for 2017W and beyond, year 1 standing Yes N/A
Newly admitted transfer students into BSFN for 2017W, year 2 standing and above No Yes
Newly admitted transfer students into BSFN for 2018W, year 2 standing and above Yes N/A

 *Students are not permitted to combine old degree requirements with new degree requirements, or switch back and forth between the old and new requirements.

**To check your degree requirements, please see your Degree Navigator on your SSC (do not change your “degree version”) or you can view the old degree requirements in the UBC Academic Calendar archives.

***If you are a student starting 2016W or earlier and wish to follow the new requirements, please contact LFS Student Services to make your request.