Academic Calendar - 2020 ARCHIVE

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2020ARCHIVE

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 4.0 principal courses with no mark in these principal courses below 60%.

1.0 course from: Biology 1001A or Biology 1201A and Biology 1002B or Biology 1202B.
1.0 course from: Chemistry 1301A/B and Chemistry 1302A/B.
1.0 course from: Applied Mathematics 1201A/B, Applied Mathematics 1413, Calculus 1000A/B, Calculus 1301A/B, Calculus 1500A/B, Calculus 1501A/B, Mathematics 1225A/B, Mathematics 1228A/B, Mathematics 1229A/B or Mathematics 1600A/B, Statistical Sciences 1024A/B.
1.0 course from: Physics 1028A/B or Physics 1301A/B or Physics 1501A/B and Physics 1029A/B or Physics 1302A/B or Physics 1502A/B.

Module/Program Information

10.0 courses:

0.5 course: Biochemistry 2280A.
2.0 courses: Biology 2290F/G, Biology 2382A/B, Biology 2581A/B, Biology 3596A/B.
0.5 course from: Biology 2244A/B or Statistical Sciences 2244A/B.
1.0 course: Chemistry 2213A/B and Chemistry 2223B.
1.5 courses: Biochemistry 3380G, Biochemistry 3381A, Biochemistry 3382A.
1.0 course from: Biology 3594A/B, Biology 3595A/B, Biology 3597A/B, Biology 3598A/B.
0.5 course from: Biology 3466A/B, Biology 3592A/B, Biology 3593A/B.
1.5 courses from: Biology 4289A/B, Biology 4510F/G, Biology 4540F/G, Biology 4560A/B, Biology 4561F/G, Biology 4562A/B, Biology 4970F/G.
1.0 course: Biochemistry 4410A and Biochemistry 4420A.
0.5 course from: Biochemistry 4415B, Biochemistry 4450A, Biochemistry 4463B, the former Biochemistry 4435B, the former Biochemistry 4445F.


1. Biochemistry 3381A and Biochemistry 3382A requires a minimum mark of 65% in Biochemistry 2280A, and a minimum mark of 60% in each of Chemistry 2213A/B and Chemistry 2223B.
2. 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.