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Life Sciences (B.Sc.)


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Note Applicable to B.Sc. in Life Sciences


The B.Sc. in Life Sciences, as a second degree, may not be possible if the student’s first undergraduate degree is in Biochemistry, Biology, Environmental Sciences, or Psychology, Neurosciences & Behaviour. Students wishing further information should consult with the Office of the Associate Dean of Science (Academic).

Admission


Completion of any Level I program with a Grade Point Average of at least 3.5 including:

Admission (Effective September 2024)


Completion of any Level I program with a Grade Point Average of at least 3.5 including:

Program Notes


  1. Students who intend to complete Biochemistry courses or who wish to be eligible for a wider selection of Biology and Psychology courses must complete CHEM 1A03 , 1AA3 .
  2. Registration in the B.Sc. Life Sciences program does not guarantee access to all courses. Some courses have program restrictions and students are responsible to read course prerequisites carefully.
  3. Students registered in the B.Sc. Life Sciences program who are interested in transferring to Honours Life Sciences  should meet with an Academic Advisor in the Office of the Associate Dean of Science (Academic).

Interdisciplinary Topics Course List


Astronomy ASTRON 2B03  
Biochemistry Levels II, III, IV*
Biology Levels II, III, IV*
Biophysics BIOPHYS 2A03 , 2S03 , 3D03 3G03  
Chemistry CHEM 2BC3 , 2E03 , 2OA3 , 2OB3 , 2P03 , 3RC3  
Chemical Biology CHEMBIO 2A03 , 2P03 , 3BM3 , 3OA3 , 4OA3 , 4OB3  
Data Science DATASCI 2G03  
Earth Sciences EARTHSC 2E03 3P03 4PA3  
English ENGLISH 3NH3  
Environmental Science ENVIRSC 2E03, 2EI3, 2GI3, 3B03 , 3EE3, 3GI3, 3GV3, 3SR3, 4HH3 
Environment & Society ENVSOCTY 2EI3 , 2GI3 , 2HI3 2UI3 , 3EC3 , 3EE3  3ER3 3GI3 , 3GV3 3HP3 . 3SR3 , 3TG3 3UP3 , 3UW3 4HH3  
Explore EXPLORE 3IS3  
Geography GEOG 2EI3, 2GI3, 2HI3, 2UI3, 3EC3, 3EE3, 3ER3, 3GI3, 3GV3, 3HP3, 3SR3, 3UP3, 4HH3 
Health & Aging HLTHAGE 3D03 , 3E03 , 3N03  
Health Sciences HTHSCI 2G03 , 3DD3, 3DD6 A/B , 3I03 , 3K03 , 3RS3 3DM3 , 4II3 , 4O03  
History HISTORY 3CH3 , 3TC3  
Kinesiology KINESIOL 2Y03 , 2YY3  
Life Sciences Levels II, III, IV*
Mathematics MATH 2UU3 , 3MB3   
Medical Physics MEDPHYS 4B03 , 4F03 , 4U03  
Medical Radiation Sciences MEDRADSC 3X03  
Molecular Biology Levels III, IV*
Neuroscience NEUROSCI 3J03 , 3SN3  
Physics PHYSICS 2G03 
Psychology PSYCH Levels II, III, IV*
Science Levels II, III*
Science Communication SCICOMM Levels II, III, IV

* All Levels II, III, IV courses for which the prerequisites have been met are acceptable.

Requirements


90 units total (Levels I to III), of which no more than 42 units may be Level I

Level I: 30 Units


30 units


(See Admission above.)

Levels II-III: 60 Units


24 units


from

  • the Interdisciplinary Topics Course List of which at least 12 units must be Levels III, IV courses (See Note Applicable to B.Sc. in Life Sciences and Program Note 1 above.)

36 units


  • Electives of which at least nine units must be selected from the Faculty of Science

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