Academic Calendar - 2018

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2018

Western Main Campus

Specialization SPECIALIZATION IN BIOLOGY
Faculty of Science - Biology



Admission Requirements


Completion of first year requirements including a minimum mark of 60% in each of Biology 1001A or Biology 1201A and Biology 1002B or Biology 1202B.

1.0 course: Chemistry 1301A/B and Chemistry 1302A/B, or the former Chemistry 1100A/B and the former Chemistry 1200B.
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


Module
9.0 courses:

2.5 courses: Biochemistry 2280A, Biology 2290F/G, Biology 2382A/B, Biology 2483A/B, Biology 2581A/B.
0.5 course: Chemistry 2213A/B.
0.5 course: Biology 2601A/B.
0.5 course from: Biology 2244A/B, Statistical Sciences 2244A/B.
5.0 courses at the 2200 level or above*, chosen from the Department of Biology and Basic Medical Sciences disciplines (see below), of which at least 4.0 courses must be chosen from the Department of Biology. A maximum of 1.0 course may be at the 2200-2999 level and at least 1.5 of these courses must have a laboratory component. Basic Medical Sciences Disciplines:  Anatomy and Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Medical Biophysics, Microbiology and Immunology, Pathology, Physiology, and Pharmacology.

Courses in the History of Science are not acceptable.

*The former Microbiology and Immunology 2100A and/or Pharmacology 2060A/B may be taken to satisfy this requirement.