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Honours Molecular Biology and Genetics Core (B.Sc.)


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Admission Note


One of PHYSICS 1A03  or 1C03  is required for admission. Completion of PHYSICS 1AA3  or 1CC3  by the end of Level II is also 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. The Honours Molecular Biology and Genetics Core program allows students to choose Biology courses that reflect their own Molecular Biology-related interests. Students are encouraged to discuss their course selections with a Biology academic program advisor.
  2. BIOLOGY 2B03 , 2EE3  and MOLBIOL 2C03  must be completed in Level II.
  3. Six units of BIOLOGY 2A03 2D03 2F03 3FF3  are required. However, completion of at least nine units is recommended.
  4. Completion of STATS 2B03  is required for admission to the Honours Molecular Biology and Genetics Research Specialization (Co-op) program and therefore, students intending to apply for the Co-op option must complete STATS 2B03  in Level II.
  5. Students interested in microbiology and biotechnology and especially those considering postgraduate studies in this area should take the following courses: BIOLOGY 4PP3 MOLBIOL 4P03 .

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

9 units


from

  • the Molecular Biology and Genetics Course List I, which must include at least three units of Level IV

12 units


from

  • the Molecular Biology and Genetics Course List I or II

30 units


  • Electives (See Program Note 3 above.)

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