Academic Calendar - 2020 ARCHIVE

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2020ARCHIVE

Western Main Campus

Faculty of Science/Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry; including BMSc and Neuroscience - Neuroscience

May be completed only within a BSc (Honours) degree offered by the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry.

This module is intended for students who wish to pursue postgraduate training in Neuroscience or related disciplines and want to include research-intensive preparation in their undergraduate program. Enrolment in this module is limited. Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee that students wishing to enter in this module will be offered enrollment.

Admission Requirements

Completion of first-year requirements with no failures. Students must have a minimum average of 75% in the following 4.0 principal courses, with no mark below 60% in any of these (full or half) courses:

1.0 course from: Biology 1001A or Biology 1201A and Biology 1002B or Biology 1202B.
1.0 course: Psychology 1000.
1.0 course: Chemistry 1301A/B and Chemistry 1302A/B or the former Chemistry 1100A/B and the former Chemistry 1200B.
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, Mathematics 1600A/B, Statistical Sciences 1024A/B, Applied Mathematics 1201A/B, Applied Mathematics 1413.
1.0 course in physics must be completed prior to Year 3. Whether taken in first or second year, a minimum mark of 60% must be achieved in each of two courses in physics, as follows:

0.5 course from: Physics 1028A/B, Physics 1301A/B or Physics 1501A/B.
0.5 course from: Physics 1029A/B, Physics 1302A/B or Physics 1502A/B.

Module/Program Information


Progression Requirements

Students who are enrolled in the Honours Specialization in Neuroscience must complete a minimum of 3.5 modular courses prior to Year 3 and a minimum of 7.0 modular courses prior to Year 4 (a half course in Psychology at the 3000-level may be deferred until Year 4), maintain a minimum cumulative modular average of 75%, achieve a mark of at least 75% in both Neuroscience 2000 and Neuroscience 3000F/G, achieve a mark of at least 60% in all other modular courses and a mark of at least 50% in all optional courses.