Fermentations Minor Application Form

Courses from both the UBC Vancouver and Okanagan campuses can be used to complete the Fermentations minor. Students interested in applying credits earned at the Okanagan campus to Vancouver campus programs should be aware of the Requirements to Receive a Degree or Diploma on the Vancouver campus.

An acceptable minor must comprise:

  • At least 3 credits of the following courses: FNH 405 (UBC Vancouver) or BIOL 380 (UBC Okanagan)
  • One of BIOC 302 (UBC Vancouver); BIOL 311 or BIOC 304 (UBC Okanagan)
  • At least 6 credits of the following courses: FNH 330, FNH 335 (UBC Vancouver); BIOC 307, BIOC 408 (UBC Okanagan)
  • At least 6 credits from the following courses: BIOL 323, CHEM 311, CHBE 381, FNH 300, FNH 301, FNH 302, FNH 313, FNH 413, FNH 415; APBI 442 from UBC Vancouver; BIOC 310, BIOL 382, BIOL 480 from UBC Okanagan.

Upon successful completion of the Minor, the notation “Minor in Fermentations” will be denoted on the student’s transcript.

**Before you submit the application, please ensure that you have met the academic standing and course requirements as stated within the UBC Calendar entry for the Minor in Fermentations in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems.**

  • Meeting the minimum academic standing will not guarantee you a seat since there are limited spaces available.

    Please submit the completed form no later than March 31.

  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, rtf, pdf.

    Please state in a letter of intent of no more than 500 words (a) your aspirations pertaining to completing a Minor in Fermentations in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems, including how the Minor in Fermentations fits with your career goals; and (b) a general course plan that outlines how you will integrate the 16 credits into your major requirements. Please address your letter to the attention of LFS Student Services.

  • Applicants will be notified of their admission decision in early June.