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The Undergraduate Calendar
 

Science Academic Plans

Biology

Honours Biology (Molecular Genetics Specialization)
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Continuation in Honours Biology, Molecular Genetics Specialization requires a cumulative overall average of 60%, a cumulative Science average of 60%, and a cumulative Biology average of 60%. 

Successful completion of this program requires:

  1. 21.5 units distributed as follows:
  2. Completion of the English Language Proficiency Requirement
Additional Program Conditions:
  1. A maximum of 3.0 SCI units may be counted toward this program.
  2. A maximum of 5.0 failed units is permitted.
  3. A maximum of two unsuccessful attempts at any required course is normally permitted (See Faculty of Science policy on repeating courses).

Note

Students are encouraged to take two elective courses (1.0 unit) from the Faculty of Arts, with one of these being from the Department of English Language and Literature.


Recommended Course Sequence

Year One

BIOL 110, BIOL 120BIOL 130, BIOL 130L, BIOL 150, BIOL 165
CHEM 120/CHEM 120L
CHEM 123/CHEM 123L
One of MATH 114, MATH 127 or PHYS 111
Two electives (1.0 unit)

Year Two

BIOL 239, BIOL 240, BIOL 240L, BIOL 241, BIOL 266, BIOL 273
CHEM 237/CHEM 237L
CHEM 266/CHEM 266L
STAT 202
Two electives (1.0 unit)

Year Three

BIOL 308, BIOL 309BIOL 331, BIOL 335L, BIOL 359, BIOL 365
Two BIOL electives (1.0 unit) -specific for Molecular Genetics Specialization
Two electives (1.0 unit)

Year Four

Six BIOL electives (3.0 units) -specific for the Molecular Genetics Specialization
Four electives (2.0 units)

 


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