BSc Specialization in Ecology

Program Requirements

Specialization in Ecology (60 credits)

24

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 322 Biostatistics (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.

12

credits chosen from:

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)

9

credits chosen from:

BIOL 321 Evolution (3.00)
BIOL 350 The Ecology of Individuals (3.00)
BIOL 351 Basic Population Ecology (3.00)
BIOL 353 Communities and Ecosystems (3.00)
BIOL 354 Behavioural Ecology (3.00)
GEOG 363 Geographic Information Systems (3.00)

6

credits chosen from:

BIOL 450 Techniques in Ecology (3.00)
BIOL 451 Field Ecology (3.00)
BIOL 452 Population and Conservation Genetics (3.00)
BIOL 457 Conservation Biology (3.00)
BIOL 459 Aquatic Ecology (3.00)
BIOL 473 Environmental Microbiology (3.00)
GEOG 463 Advanced Geographic Information Systems (3.00)

9credits chosen from Biology courses at the 300 and/or 400 level, or courses selected from the Chemistry Courses for Biology Programs list
Note: To satisfy the Biology lab requirement, students must take at least nine credits from Biology courses with lab components: BIOL 227 BIOL 330 BIOL 337 BIOL 340 BIOL 368 BIOL 382 BIOL 450 BIOL 466.

Notes

  • Students are responsible for satisfying their particular degree requirements.

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