Academic Calendar - 2021 ARCHIVE

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2021ARCHIVE

Western Main Campus

Faculty of Science - Biology

Admission Requirements

Completion of first year requirements with no failures including a minimum mark of 60% in each of Biology 1001A or Biology 1201A and Biology 1002B or Biology 1202B. Chemistry 1301A/B and Chemistry 1302A/B.
0.5 course from: Physics 1201A/B, Physics 1401A/B, Physics 1501A/B; the former Physics 1028A/B or the former Physics 1301A/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, Data Science 1000A/B, Applied Mathematics 1201A/B, Numerical and Mathematical Methods 1411A/B, Numerical and Mathematical Methods 1412A/B, Numerical and Mathematical Methods 1414A/B; the former Applied Mathematics 1411A/B, the former Applied Mathematics 1412A/B, the former Applied Mathematics 1414A/B, the former Applied Mathematics 1413, the former Statistical Sciences 1024A/B. If not completed in Year 1, the Mathematics requirement must be completed by the end of Year 2.
Note: Physics 1101A/B with a minimum mark of 80% can be used to replace Physics 1201A/B.

Module/Program Information

6.0 courses:

0.5 course: Biochemistry 2280A.
1.5 courses: Biology 2290F/G, Biology 2382A/B, Biology 2581A/B.
0.5 course from: Biology 2244A/B, Statistical Sciences 2244A/B.
0.5 course: Biology 3596A/B.
0.5 courses from: Biology 3594A/B, Biology 3595A/B, Biology 3597A/B.
1.5 courses (not already taken above) from: Biology 3466A/B, Biology 3592A/B, Biology 3593A/B, Biology 3594A/B, Biology 3595A/B, Biology 3597A/B.
1.0 course from: Biology 4289A/B, Biology 4540F/G, Biology 4560A/B, Biology 4561F/G, Biology 4562A/B, the former Microbiology and Immunology 4700B.


1. For progression into third year of this module, students must obtain a minimum mark of 70% in each of Biology 2581A/B, and Biology 2290F/G.
2. For progression in this module, students must obtain a minimum of 70% in Biology 3596A/B.
3. A degree containing this module normally requires 4 years to complete.