Academic Calendar - 2018

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2018

Western Main Campus

Specialization SPECIALIZATION IN BIOCHEMISTRY
Faculty of Science/Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry; including BMSc and Neuroscience - Biochemistry



This module leads to a Bachelor of Medical Sciences (BMSc) degree. See BACHELOR OF MEDICAL SCIENCES (BMSc) PROGRAM for more information.

Admission Requirements


Admission to this Specialization module occurs in Year 3 and requires admission to Year 3 of the Bachelor of Medical Sciences (BMSc) Program. Students will usually complete MEDICAL SCIENCES FIRST ENTRY (Medical Sciences 1 and 2) prior to admission to the Specialization module.

The 1000-level half courses listed below must each be completed with a mark of at least 60%:

1.0 course: Biology 1001A* and Biology 1002B*
1.0 course: Chemistry 1301A/B and Chemistry 1302A/B
0.5 course from: Calculus 1000A/B, Calculus 1500A/B
0.5 course from: Applied Mathematics 1201A/B, Calculus 1301A/B or Calculus 1501A/B, Mathematics 1600A/B
0.5 course from: Physics 1028A/B, Physics 1301A/B, Physics 1501A/B
0.5 course from: Physics 1029A/B, Physics 1302A/B, Physics 1502A/B

* Biology 1201A with a mark of at least 70% may be used in place of Biology 1001A, and Biology 1202B with a mark of at least 70% may be used in place of Biology 1002B.

The courses below must be completed with a minimum mark of 60% in each (unless otherwise indicated) prior to admission to the Specialization module in Year 3. These courses will also be used towards the Module requirements. See ADMISSION TO THE BACHELOR OF MEDICAL SCIENCES (BMSc) PROGRAM and MODULES OFFERED IN THE BMSc PROGRAM for additional requirements (averages, course load, etc.).

0.5 course: Biochemistry 2280A with a mark of at least 65%.
0.5 course: Biology 2581A/B.
0.5 course from: Biology 2244A/B or Statistical Sciences 2244A/B.
0.5 course from: Chemistry 2213A/B or Chemistry 2273A.
0.5 course from: Chemistry 2223B or Chemistry 2283G.
1.0 course from: Biology 2290F/G, Biology 2382A/B, Chemistry 2211A/B, Chemistry 2214A/B, Chemistry 2374A, Chemistry 2384B.

Module/Program Information


Module
9.0 courses:

0.5 course: Biochemistry 2280A with a mark of at least 65%.
0.5 course:
Biology 2581A/B.
0.5 course from:
Biology 2244A/B or Statistical Sciences 2244A/B.
0.5 course from:
Chemistry 2213A/B or Chemistry 2273A.
0.5 course from:
Chemistry 2223B or Chemistry 2283G.
1.0 course from:
Biology 2290F/G, Biology 2382A/B, Chemistry 2211A/B, Chemistry 2214A/B, Chemistry 2374A, Chemistry 2384B.
1.5 courses:
Biochemistry 3380G, Biochemistry 3381A and Biochemistry 3382A.
1.0 course:
Biochemistry 4410A, Biochemistry 4420A.
3.0 courses from:
Biochemistry 3385A, Biochemistry 3386B, Biochemistry 3390B, Biochemistry 4415B, Biochemistry 4425B, Biochemistry 4450A, Biochemistry 4455G, Biochemistry 4463B, or the former Biochemistry 4400G, the former Biochemistry 4430B, the former Biochemistry 4435B, the former Biochemistry 4445F, the former Biochemistry 4465A.