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Honours Biology and Pharmacology Co-op (B.H.Sc.)


Admission


Enrolment in this program is limited. Selection is based on academic and other achievement and an interview but requires, as a minimum, submission of the on-line application by the stated deadline, completion of any Level II program with a Grade Point Average of at least 5.0 and completion of the following courses:

Program Notes


  1. This is a five-level (year) co-op program, three terms of which must be spent in work related to biology or pharmacology placements.
  2. A senior thesis, PHARMAC 4F09 , will be completed in Level IV, Summer Term. Work terms must be completed in Level IV, Term 2 and Level V, Term 1.
  3. PHARMAC 3A06 A/B , 3B06 A/B , 4A03 , 4AA3 , 4C03 , 4D03  and 4E03  will use a self-directed problem-based learning approach.
  4. Students must be registered full-time and take a full academic workload as prescribed by Level and Term.
  5. Students are required to complete SCIENCE 2C00  and SCIENCE 3C00  before the first work placement and are strongly recommended to complete SCIENCE 2C00  in Level II.
  6. Students should seek academic advising for this program in the Department of Biology .
  7. If BIOCHEM 2B03  and 2BB3  have not been completed at the time of admission, BIOCHEM 3G03  must be completed in Level III. Students with credit in BIOCHEM 2B03  and 2BB3  are not required to complete further Biochemistry courses.

Requirements


129 units total (Levels I to IV), of which no more than 48 units may be Level I

Level I: 30 Units


30 units


Completed prior to admission to the program

Level II: 30 Units


30 units


  • Completion of any Level II program including courses as outlined in Admission statement
    (See Admission above.)

Level III


Consists of academic studies (Fall and Winter Terms) and Co-op Work Term (Spring/Summer Term)

Level IV


Consists of academic studies (Fall Term), Co-op Work Term (Winter Term), and completion of senior thesis (Spring/Summer Term)

Fall Term:


Work Term

Winter Term: 15 units:


Spring/Summer Term:


Work Term

Level V


Consists of Co-op Work Term (Fall Term) and academic studies (Winter Term)

Fall Term: 12 units:


12 units

Winter Term: 15 units:


Co-op Program Chart


 

FALL TERM

(September to December)

WINTER TERM

(January to April)

SPRING/SUMMER TERM

(May to August)

Level III 15 units from Academic
Level III
+
SCIENCE 2C00  (if not
completed) and SCIENCE 3C00  
15 units from Academic
Level III

Work Term

SCIENCE 3WW0  

Level IV

Work Term

SCIENCE 4WW0 

15 units from Academic
Level IV 

Work Term

SCIENCE 5WW0  

 

Level V

Senior Thesis

15 units from Academic
Level IV