Academic Calendar - 2021

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2021

Western Main Campus

Faculty of Science - Biology

New First-Year Courses:
Admission requirements for this module may include courses that are no longer offered by Western (Main campus). Refer to New First-Year Courses for 2021-2022 Fall/Winter for details about new first-year (1000-1999 level) courses. Note: Updates to these admission requirements to follow Senate approval on June 11th, 2021.

Admission Requirements

Completion of first year requirements with no failures. Students must have an average of at least 70% in 3.0 principal courses, with no mark below 60% in any of these half courses, including:

1.0 course from: Biology 1001A or Biology 1201A and Biology 1002B or Biology 1202B,
1.0 course: Chemistry 1301A/B and Chemistry 1302A/B, and
1.0 course from: Applied Mathematics 1201A/B, 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.

A minimum mark of 60% is also required in one of the following half courses which is not included in the principal courses:

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

Module/Program Information

10.5 courses:

0.5 course: Biochemistry 2280A with a mark of at least 65%.
1.0 course: Biology 2290F/G, Biology 2581A/B, with a mark of at least 70% in each.
0.5 course: Biology 2382A/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.
1.5 courses: Biochemistry 3381A, Biochemistry 3382A, Biochemistry 3392F/G.
0.5 course from: Biochemistry 3380G or Biochemistry 3390B.
1.0 course: Biology 3593A/B, Biology 3596A/B.
0.5 course: Science 3377A/B.
0.5 course from: Business Administration 2295F/G, or one of Business Administration 1220E or Business Administration 2257 (see note).
0.5 course from: Philosophy 2035F/G, Philosophy 2300F/G, Philosophy 2320F/G, Philosophy 2370F/G, Philosophy 2350F/G, Philosophy 3341F/G.
0.5 course: Biology 4260A/B.
0.5 course: Biochemistry 4415B.
1.5 courses: Biology 4998E (Research Project = 1.5 courses).

Note: the module will be comprised of 11.0 courses if either Business Administration 1220E or Business Administration 2257 is taken. Business Administration 1220E cannot be used towards both First Year Requirements and modular requirements.