Subject: Administered by the Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences.
Plan: Consists of 75.00 units as described below.
Program: The Plan, alone, or in combination with a Minor in another subject, and with sufficient electives to total 120.00 units, will lead to a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree.
Requirements for this program have been modified. Please consult the 2021-2022 Calendar for the previous requirements.
|A. Complete the following:|
|CHEM 112||General Chemistry||6.00|
|B. Complete the following:|
|BIOL 102||Fundamentals of Biology: Molecular and Cell Biology||3.00|
|BIOL 103||Fundamentals of Biology: Organisms to Ecosystems||3.00|
|C. Complete 3.00 units from the following:||3.00|
|Introduction to Biochemistry|
|Understanding Human Disease in the 21st Century|
|D. Complete the following:|
|CISC 151||Elements of Computing with Data Analytics||3.00|
|E. Complete the following:|
|BCHM 218||Molecular Biology||3.00|
|F. Complete the following:|
|BIOL 243||Introduction to Statistics||3.00|
|G. Complete the following:|
|CHEM 211||Main Group Chemistry||3.00|
|CHEM 212||Principles of Chemical Reactivity||3.00|
|CHEM 222||Methods of Structure Determination||3.00|
|CHEM 223||Organic Reactions||3.00|
|H. Complete the following:|
|BCHM 313||Molecular Biochemistry||3.00|
|BCHM 315||Proteins and Enzymes||3.00|
|BCHM 317||Introductory Biochemistry Laboratory||6.00|
|I. Complete the following:|
|BCHM 441||Current Topics in Biochemistry||3.00|
|J. Complete 6.00 units from the following:||6.00|
|Protein Structure and Function|
|Advanced Molecular Biology|
|The Molecular Basis of Cellular Function|
|A. Complete 6.00 units from the following course list:||6.00|
|A. Select 6.00 units from the following:||6.00|
|Differential and Integral Calculus|
|Differential and Integral Calculus|
|Differential and Integral Calculus I|
and Differential and Integral Calculus II
|B. Complete the following:||3.00|
|Introduction to Physics I|
A. Students who may wish later to change to a chemistry program should take one of PHYS 106 or PHYS 104; students who may wish later to change to a physics program should take PHYS 104.
B. Students wishing to take upper-year BIOL courses as electives should take BIOL 205 and BIOL 206 as electives.
C. Electives consisting of 3.00-6.00 units at the 300-level in any of ANAT, BIOL, CHEM, MICR, PHAR, PHGY with a laboratory component are recommended. Of these, CHEM 311; CHEM 398; CHEM 399 are strongly recommended.
D. Students who have completed PHYS 104, PHYS 106, or PHYS 118 may count 3.00 units towards Supporting 3.B. The other 3.00 units will be counted towards the student's elective requirement.
E. A maximum of 6.00 units from courses offered by other Faculties and Schools may be counted toward the program and/or Plan requirements. This includes courses in COMM, LAW, NURS and courses in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.
Biochemistry Course Lists
The following lists contain courses offered through other Departments. In accordance with Academic Regulation 2.5 (Access to Classes), students do not have enrolment priority in all of these courses. Access to these courses may only be made available during the Open Enrolment period, and then only if space permits.
|Options in the Biochemistry Specialization/Major Plan|
|BCHM 370||Genetics and Genomics||3.00|
|BCHM 410||Protein Structure and Function||3.00|
|BCHM 411||Advanced Molecular Biology||3.00|
|BCHM 432||The Molecular Basis of Cellular Function||3.00|
|BCHM 482||Proteomics and Metabolomics||3.00|
|BIOL 205||Mendelian and Molecular Genetics||3.00|
|BIOL 206||Evolutionary Genetics||3.00|
|BIOL 212||Scientific Methods in Biology||3.00|
|BIOM 300||Modeling Techniques in Biology||3.00|
|BMED 470||Principles of 'Omics'||3.00|
|MATH 221||Vector Calculus||3.00|
|MATH 225||Ordinary Differential Equations||3.00|
|MATH 228||Complex Analysis||3.00|
|MATH 272||Applications of Numerical Methods||3.00|
|MATH 339||Evolutionary Game Theory||3.00|
|PHYS 216||Introduction to Astrophysics||3.00|
|PHYS 242||Relativity and Quanta||3.00|
|PSYC 100||Principles of Psychology||6.00|
|PSYC 235||Abnormal Psychology||6.00|
|PSYC 236||Introduction to Clinical Psychology||3.00|
|PSYC 251||Developmental Psychology||3.00|
|PSYC 271||Brain and Behaviour I||3.00|
|PSYC 323||Laboratory in Attention||3.00|
|PSYC 333||Human Sexuality||3.00|
|PSYC 353||Atypical Development||3.00|
|PSYC 355||Comparative Cognition: Cognitive Origins Laboratory||3.00|
|PSYC 370||Brain and Behaviour II||3.00|
|PSYC 420||Advanced Topics in Cognitive Psychology||3.00|
|PSYC 422||Advanced Topics in Attention||3.00|
|PSYC 470||Advanced Topics in Behavioural Neuroscience||3.00|
|PSYC 471||Behavioural Pharmacology||3.00|
|PSYC 473||Neurobiology of Psychiatric Disorders||3.00|
Excluding ANAT 270, BCHM 270, CANC 497, MICR 270, PHAR 270/3.0, PHAR 370, PHGY 170, and any course numbered 499.