Academic Calendar - 2018

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2018

Western Main Campus

Faculty of Science - Earth Sciences

Admission Requirements

Completion of first-year requirements with no failures. Students must have an average of at least 70% in 3.0 principal courses, with a minimum of 60% in each of the 3.0 principal courses taken, including:

Biology 1001A or Biology 1201A and Biology 1002B or Biology 1202B;

Chemistry 1301A/B and Chemistry 1302A/B or the former Chemistry 1100A/B and the former Chemistry 1200B;

Plus 1.0 additional course from: Calculus 1000A/B, Calculus 1500A/B or the former Calculus 1100A/B, and one of Applied Mathematics 1201A/B, Calculus 1301A/B, Calculus 1501A/B, Mathematics 1600A/B or the former Linear Algebra 1600A/B, Statistical Sciences 1024A/B; or Mathematics 1225A/B and Mathematics 1229A/B. This requirement must be completed by the end of second year.

Module/Program Information

10.0 courses:

3.5 courses: Earth Sciences 2200A/B, Earth Sciences 2206A/B, Earth Sciences 2250Y, Earth Sciences 2260A/B, Earth Sciences 2265A/B, Earth Sciences 2266F/G, Earth Sciences 3314A/B.
1.0 course from: Earth Sciences 2240F/G, Earth Sciences 2241A/B, Earth Sciences 3340A/B, Earth Sciences 3369A/B,  Earth Sciences 4460A/B, Earth Sciences 4461A/B, Earth Sciences 4462A/B, the former Earth Sciences 4400A/B.
0.5 course: Biochemistry 2280A.
2.5 courses: Biology 2290F/G, Biology 2382A/B, Biology 2483A/B, Biology 2581A/B, Biology 2601A/B, the former Biology 2486A.
0.5 course from: Chemistry 2213A/B or Earth Sciences 2230A/B.
1.0 courses from: Biology 2244A/B, Biology 2471A/B, Biology 3404F/G, Biology 3484A/B, or the former Biology 2240F/G, the former Biology 2660A/B, the former Biology 3651A/B, or Microbiology and Immunology 2100A. Note: Biology 2244A/B is recommended.
1.0 or 1.5 courses from: Earth Sciences 4490E (1.0 course) or Biology 4999E (1.5 courses), with a mark of at least 70%.

Note: If Biology 4999E is chosen the module will consist of 10.5 courses.