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Honours Biology Core (B.Sc.)


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Admission


Completion of any Level I program with a Grade Point Average of at least 5.0 including:

Program Notes


  1. The Honours Biology program allows students to choose Biology courses which reflect their own interests. Students are encouraged to discuss their course selections with a Biology academic program advisor.
  2. Students who wish to take Level III or IV Biochemistry or Chemistry courses should take both CHEM 2OA3  and 2OB3 . Students are advised to check prerequisites carefully.
  3. Students must complete nine units from BIOLOGY 2A03 , 2B03 , 2D03 , 2EE3 , 2F03 . Additional units from this list may be used towards the Biology course list requirement.
  4. Completion of STATS 2B03  by the end of Level III is required.
  5. Students interested in microbiology and biotechnology and especially those considering postgraduate studies in this area should take the following courses: BIOLOGY 2EE3 , 4PP3 MOLBIOL 3O03 , 3V03 , 4P03 .
  6. Students interested in biodiversity and especially those considering postgraduate studies in this area should take the following courses: BIOLOGY 2C03 , 2D03 , 2F03 , 3DD3 , 3ET3 , 3FF3 , 3PG3 , 4AA3 , ENVSOCTY 2GI3 .

Biology Course List


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


3 units


3 units


from

  • the Experiential Learning Course List

15 units


from

  • Levels III, IV Biology or Molecular Biology courses, which must include at least six units of Level IV

15 units


from

  • the Biology Course List (See Program Note 3 above.)

39 units


  • Electives

Requirements For Students Who Entered Prior to September 2022


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


3 units


15 units


from

  • the Biology Course List (See Program Note 3 above.)

18 units


from

  • Levels III, IV Biology or Molecular Biology courses, which must include at least three units of Level IV

OR


  • Levels III, IV Biology or Molecular Biology courses, which must include at least six units of Level IV

39 units


  • Electives

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