Academic Calendar 2021-2022

Biology – Minor (Arts)

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Plans of study for students who were admitted to a Biology Plan after May 1, 2016
Subject:  Administered by the Department of Biology.
Plan:  Consists of 36.0 units as described below.
Program:  The Plan, in combination with a Major plan in another subject, and with sufficient electives, will lead to an Honours Bachelors Degree.

1. Core
A. Complete the following:
BIOL 102Fundamentals of Biology: Molecular and Cell Biology3.00
BIOL 103Fundamentals of Biology: Organisms to Ecosystems3.00
B. Select 6.00 from the following:6.00
Diversity Of Life
Scientific Methods in Biology
C. Select 12.00 units from the following:12.00
Human Genetics and Evolution
Ecology and the Environment
Mendelian and Molecular Genetics
Evolutionary Genetics
Comparative Biochemistry
Sex and Evolution
2. Option
A. BIOL at the 300 level6.00
3. Supporting
A. Complete the following:
CHEM 112General Chemistry6.00
Total Units36.00

4. Substitutions

A. 6.0 units from (PHGY 215 Principles of Mammalian Physiology l and PHGY 216 Principles of Mammalian Physiology ll) or or can be substituted for 6.0 units from BIOL 200 Diversity Of Life; BIOL 212 Scientific Methods in Biology; BIOL 205 Mendelian and Molecular Genetics; BIOL 206 Evolutionary Genetics; ; .  This substitution is not allowed in any other Biology Plan.

B. Students registered in a BIOL Plan prior to May 1, 2016 may use BCHM 218 Molecular Biology towards Option requirement 2.A.

5. Notes

A. BIOL 110 Human Genetics and Evolution and BIOL 111 Ecology and the Environment may not be used towards the requirements of any other Biology Plan.

B. All other out-of-Department substitutions must be approved by the Chair of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Biology

C. A maximum of 6.0 units from courses offered by other Faculties and Schools may be counted toward the program and/or Plan Requirements. This includes courses in BMED, COMM, GLPH, LAW, NURS and courses in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.