BSc Major in Biology

Program Requirements

Major in Biology (45 credits)

21

credits:

BIOL 225 Form and Function of Organisms (3.00)
BIOL 226 Biodiversity and Ecology (3.00)
BIOL 261 Molecular and General Genetics (3.00)
BIOL 266 Cell Biology (3.00)
BIOL 367 Molecular Biology (3.00)
CHEM 221 Introductory Organic Chemistry I (3.00)
CHEM 271 Biochemistry I (3.00)

Note: Students entering the program with Cegep Organic Chemistry must replace CHEM 221 with an equivalent number of credits in Biology program electives.

3

credits chosen from:

BIOL 322 Biostatistics (3.00)
CHEM 212 Analytical Chemistry for Biologists (3.00)

9

credits chosen from the following courses, with a minimum of six credits from courses with lab components (BIOL 227, BIOL 330, BIOL 337, BIOL 340, BIOL 382):

BIOL 227 Laboratory Studies in Biodiversity (3.00)
BIOL 330 Vertebrate Biology (3.00)
BIOL 337 Invertebrate Biology (3.00)
BIOL 340 Plant Biology (3.00)
BIOL 364 Cell Physiology (3.00)
BIOL 366 Mechanisms of Development (3.00)
BIOL 371 Microbiology (3.00)
BIOL 382 Comparative Animal Physiology (3.00)
BIOL 385 Entomology (3.00)

12credits chosen from Biology courses at the 300 and/or 400 level, with a minimum of three credits at the 400 level, or courses selected from the Chemistry Courses for Biology Programs list

Notes

  • Students are responsible for satisfying their particular degree requirements.

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