Jan 22, 2021  
Undergraduate Calendar 2020-2021 
    
Undergraduate Calendar 2020-2021

Honours Biology and Mathematics (B.Sc.)


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Admission Note


MATH 1B03  must be completed by the end of Level II. Completion in Level I is strongly recommended.

Admission


Enrolment in this program is limited and possession of the published minimum requirements does not guarantee admission. Selection is based on academic achievement but requires, as a minimum, completion of any Level I program with a Grade Point Average of at least 5.0 including:

Program Notes


  1. Students may seek academic advising for this program in either the Department of Mathematics and Statistics or the Department of Biology.
  2. Completion of MATH 1B03  (or 1ZC3 ) is required by the end of Level II. Completion in Level I is strongly recommended.
  3. While not required for this program, PHYSICS 1A03 , 1C03 , CHEM 1A03 , 1AA3  and one of CHEM 2BA3, 2E03 , 2OA3 , CHEMBIO 2OA3  are prerequisites for many courses in Biology.
  4. MATH 2C03 , 2R03 , 3F03  are prerequisites for MATH 4MB3 .
  5. Many of the courses in the Course List have additional prerequisites. Students are advised to check the Course Listings section of this Calendar.
  6. Students considering graduate studies in Biology are recommended to complete BIOLOGY 4C12 A/B S  or 4F06 A/B S . Students taking BIOLOGY 4C12 A/B S  or 4F06 A/B S  may be supervised by faculty from the Department of Mathematics & Statistics as long as they are co-supervised by faculty from the Department of Biology.
  7. Students considering graduate studies in Mathematics are strongly recommended to complete MATH 3NA3 , 3X03 , 4A03 4GR3  and 4MB3 .

Requirements


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

Level I: 30 Units


30 units


(See Admission above.)

Levels II-IV: 90 Units


0-3 units


from the following courses, if not completed in Level I

9 units


from

  • Course List
    (See Program Note 5 above.)

12 units


from

  • Levels III, IV Mathematics, Statistics, Biology, Molecular Biology courses

which must include one of


30-33 units


  • Electives

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