# Biology and Mathematics – Specialization (Science) – Bachelor of Science (Honours)

BIMA-P-BSH

Subject: Administered by the Departments of Biology and Mathematics and Statistics.
Plan: Consists of 84.00 units as described below.
Program: The Plan, with sufficient electives to total of 120.00 units, will lead to a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree.

1. Core
– BIOLOGY CORE –
A. Complete the following:
BIOL 102Fundamentals of Biology: Molecular and Cell Biology3.00
BIOL 103Fundamentals of Biology: Organisms to Ecosystems3.00
B. Complete the following:
CHEM 112General Chemistry6.00
C. Complete the following:
BIOL 200Diversity of Life3.00
BIOL 205Mendelian and Molecular Genetics3.00
BIOL 206Evolutionary Genetics3.00
BIOL 212Scientific Methods in Biology3.00
D. Complete the following:
BIOL 300Ecology3.00
E. Complete 3.00 units from the following:3.00
Comparative Biochemistry
Animal Physiology
Plant Physiology
F. Complete the following:
BIOL 330Cell Biology3.00
– MATHEMATICS CORE –
G. Complete 6.00 units from the following:6.00
Linear Algebra
Linear Algebra
H. Complete 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
I. Complete 3.00 units from the following:3.00
Vector Calculus
J. Complete 3.00 units from the following:3.00
Ordinary Differential Equations
Differential Equations
K. Complete 3.00 units from the following:3.00
Introductory Applied Probability
Statistics and Probability I
Probability I
L. Complete 3.00 units from the following:3.00
Introduction to Statistics
Statistics and Probability II
M. Complete the following:
BIOM 300Modeling Techniques in Biology3.00
MATH 339Evolutionary Game Theory3.00
2. Option
A. Complete 6.00 units from the following:6.00
BIOL at the 300-level or above
BIOL_Subs_A
BIOL_Subs_B
B. Complete 3.00 units from the following:3.00
BIOL at any level
C. Complete 6.00 from the following:6.00
MATH at the 300-level or above
STAT at the 300-level or above
D. Complete 6.00 units from the following6.00
MATH at any level
STAT at any level
Electives
Elective Courses36.00
Total Units120.00

## 3. Substitutions

A. BCHM 310 (or the combination of BCHM 315 and BCHM 316) may be substituted for 3.00 units from (BIOL 334 or BIOL 339 or BIOL 341) with the remaining units applied toward Option Course requirements in the degree program.

B. Students registered in a BIOL Plan prior to May 1, 2016 may use BCHM 218 as an alternative to BIOL 330 to satisfy requirement 1.F.

## 4. Notes

A. 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 BMED, COMM, GLPH, HSCI, LAW, NURS, and courses in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

## Biology and Mathematics Course Lists

The following lists contain courses offered through other Departments. In accordance with Academic Regulation 2.6 (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.

### BIOL_Subs_A

Biology Substitutions List A
ANAT at the 300-level or above
BCHM at the 300-level or above
LISC at the 300-level or above
MICR 221Fundamental Microbiology3.00
MICR 271Introduction to Microbiology3.00
MICR at the 300-level or above
PATH at the 300-level or above
PHGY at the 300-level or above

### BIOL_Subs_B

Biology Substitutions List B
APSC 400Technology, Engineering & Management (TEAM)7.00
CHEE 400Technology, Engineering & Management (TEAM)7.00
CHEM at the 200-level or above
ENSC 301Environmental Assessment3.00
ENSC 307Marine Environmental Issues3.00
ENSC 320Wildlife Issues in a Changing World3.00
ENSC 390Sustainability3.00
ENSC 425Ecotoxicology3.00
ENSC 471Environmental Analysis Methods3.00
EPID 301Principles of Epidemiology3.00
GEOL 337Paleontology3.00
GEOL 466Isotopes and the Environment3.00
GPHY 304Northern and Arctic Environments3.00
GPHY 306Natural Environmental Change3.00
GPHY 310Landscape Ecology3.00
GPHY 314Climate Change3.00
GPHY 315Advanced Field Measurements and Their Analysis3.00