Academic Calendar - 2018

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2018

Western Main Campus

Faculty of Science - Biology

Admission Requirements

Completion of first year requirements with no failures. Students must have an average of at least 70% in 3.0 principal courses, 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, with no mark in any of these principal courses below 60%.

0.5 course from: Physics 1028A/B, Physics 1301A/B or Physics 1501A/B.

1.0 course from: Calculus 1000A/B or Calculus 1500A/B, Calculus 1301A/B or Calculus 1501A/B, Mathematics 1225A/B, Mathematics 1228A/B, Mathematics 1229A/B or Mathematics 1600A/B, Statistical Sciences 1024A/B, Applied Mathematics 1201A/B or the former Calculus 1100A/B, the former Linear Algebra 1600A/B. If not completed in first year, the Mathematics requirement must be completed by the end of second year.

Module/Program Information

10.5 courses:

2.5 courses: Biology 2483A/B, Biology 2601A/B, Biology 2581A/B, Biology 2290F/G, Biology 2382A/B.
0.5 course: Biochemistry 2280A.
0.5 course from: Biology 2244A/B, Statistical Sciences 2244A/B.
0.5 course from: Chemistry 2213A/B, Chemistry 2210A/B.
2.0 courses: Biology 3484A/B, Biology 3445F/G, Biology 3440A/B, Biology 3442F/G.
0.5 course from: Biology 3220Z, Biology 3403A/B.
0.5 course from: Biology 3218F/G, Biology 3404F/G, Biology 3229F/G, Biology 4420A/B.
0.5 course from: Biology 3444F/G, Biology 3466A/B.
0.5 course from: Biology 4405F/G, Biology 4223F/G, Geography 3343A/B.
0.5 course: Biology 4289A/B.
1.0 courses: Biology 4412F/G, Biology 4410F/G.
1.0 course from: Biology 3435F/G, Biology 3436F/G, Biology 3446A/B, Biology 3475A/B, Biology 4200A/B, Biology 4230A/B, Biology 4259F/G, Biology 4944F/G Biology 4970F/G, Biology 4999E, Geography 2133A/B, Geography 3352A/B, Geography 3441F/G, Geography 3445F/G, the former Biology 4243F/G, or courses above if not already taken.


1. If student takes Biology 4999E, this module becomes 11.0 courses.
2. Some module courses require prerequisite offerings that are not themselves part of the module.