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Undergraduate Calendar 2023-2024 
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Honours Philosophy and Biology (B.A.)

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Completion of any Level I program and a Grade Point Average of at least 5.0 and a grade of at least C in three units of Level I Philosophy (or, if no such course was taken, in three units of work acceptable to the Department of Philosophy) and Grade 12 Biology U or BIOLOGY 1P03  (High School replacement) and three units of Level I Mathematics. Students are cautioned to observe that CHEM 1AA3  is the normal prerequisite for BIOLOGY 2B03  and 2C03  which are listed in a 24-unit series of courses from which students must complete 12 units. Enrolment in this program is limited.


  1. Students are advised to note carefully the prerequisites for all courses. Students are also advised to take note that not all courses are offered every year. Please consult the university Master Timetable.
  2. Students should seek counselling from both the Department of Philosophy and the Department of Biology.
  3. Upon completion of 60 units of work and with the approval of the Department of Philosophy and the Office of the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, one or both terms of Level III may be replaced by courses of study at a designated university abroad.


Students who entered the Honours Philosophy and Biology (B.A.) program prior to September 2021 should refer to the 2020-21 Undergraduate Calendar and their personal Advisement Report for program requirements.

120 units total (Levels I to IV), of which 48 units may be Level I

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