Approved Electives

Please note that there are two separate lists on this page. The first list is for Science Electives. For the list of Arts or Social Science Electives, please scroll down.

Approved SCIENCE Electives For B.Sc. Students

(Courses not listed below must have approval of your Program Counsellor to be counted as acceptable Science electives)

List last updated: July 2017

Subject Area Course(s) Type
AGR: AGRICULTURE 2050, 2320, 2350, 2470, 3450 - research project courses (4450, 4460) are determined by the faculty advisor if they are science electives.  
ANSC: ANIMAL SCIENCE All courses except 1210, 3210 Biological Science (*)
BIOC: BIOCHEMISTRY All courses Physical Science (+)
BIOL: BIOLOGY All courses except 1500 Biological Science (*)
BIOM: BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES All courses except 2000 - B.Sc. students majoring in the Physical Sciences should consult their Program Counsellor regarding BIOM 2000. Biological Science (*)
BOT: BOTANY All courses except 1200 - B.Sc. students majoring in the Physical Sciences should consult their Program Counsellor regarding BOT 1200. Biological Science (*)
CHEM: CHEMISTRY All courses except 1100 Physical Science (+)
CIS: COMPUTING & INFO. SCIENCE All courses except 2050, 3000 Physical Science (+)
CROP: CROP SCIENCE 2110, 2280, 3310, 3340, 4220, 4240 Biological Science (*)
ECON: ECONOMICS 2310, 2740, 2770, 3100, 3710, 3740, 4640, 4710, 4780, 4810, 4840  
ENGG: ENGINEERING All courses except 2100, 2550, 3100, 3240, 4290 Physical Science (+)
ENVB: ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY All courses Biological Science (*)
ENVS: ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES 2040, 2210, 2320, 2330, 2340, 3000, 3010, 3020, 3040, 3090, 3140, 3150, 3210, 3230, 3250, 3270, 3290, 3370, 3410, 3420, 3430, 3510, 3520, 3530, 4040, 4070, 4100, 4130, 4180, 4190, 4230, 4240, 4260, 4270, 4320, 4350, 4410, 4420, 4430, 4510, 4520, 4530 Note: ENVS 1060, 2130 and 2270 may not be taken by any B.Sc. student Biological Science (*)
ENVS: ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES 1050, 2020, 2030, 2060, 2110, 2150, 2160, 2200, 2240, 2310, 2400, 3050, 3060, 3070, 3080, 3130, 3170, 3180, 3190, 3200, 3220, 3260, 3310, 3340, 3410, 3420, 3430, 3510, 3520, 3530, 4110, 4140, 4210, 4250, 4280, 4370, 4390, 4410, 4420, 4430, 4510, 4520, 4530 Note: ENVS 1060, 2130 and 2270 may not be taken by any B.Sc. student Physical Science (+)
EQN: EQUINE 3050, 4020 Biological Science (*)
FARE: FOOD, AGRICULTURE & RESOURCE ECONOMICS 3030, 4360, 4500  
FOOD: FOOD SCIENCE All courses except 2100 Biological Science (*)
GEOG: GEOGRAPHY 1300, 1350, 2000, 2110, 2420, 2460, 2480, 3000, 3110, 3420, 3480, 3610, 3620, 4000, 4110, 4150, 4250, 4480, 4690 Physical Science (+)
GEOL: GEOLOGY All courses except 1100 and 2250. GEOL 2250 may only be applied as a Free Elective. GEOG 1100 may not be taken by B.Sc. students Physical Science (+)
HORT: HORTICULTURE 2450, 3050, 3230, 3270, 3280, 3510, 4300, 4420, 4450 - special project courses (4900, 4910) are determined by the faculty advisor if they are science electives Biological Science (*)
HK: HUMAN KINETICS All courses Biological Science (*)
IBIO: INTEGRATIVE BIOLOGY All courses  
IPS: INTERDISCIPLINARY PHYSICAL SCIENCE All courses Physical Science (+)
MATH: MATHEMATICS All courses Physical Science (+)
MBG: MOLECULAR BIOL. & GENETICS All courses except 1000 Biological Science (*)
MCB: MOLECULAR AND CELLUAR BIOLOGY All courses Biological Science (*)
MICR: MICROBIOLOGY All courses except 1020 Biological Science (*)
NANO: NANOSCIENCE All courses except 1000 Physical Science (+)
NEUR: NEUROSCIENCE All courses Biological Science (*)
NUTR: NUTRITION 2150, 3210, 3330, 3360, 3390, 4090, 4210, 4320, 4330, 4350, 4360, 4510 Biological Science (*)
OAGR: ORGANIC AGRICULTURE 4160  
PATH: PATHOLOGY All courses Biological Science (*)
PBIO: PLANT BIOLOGY All courses Biological Science (*)
PHYS: PHYSICS All courses except 1600, 1810 Physical Science (+)
POPM: POPULATION MEDICINE All courses Biological Science (*)
PSYC: PSYCHOLOGY 1010, 2010, 2040, 2330, 2360, 2390, 2410, 2650, 3030, 3100, 3250, 3260, 3270, 3290, 3320, 3330, 3340, 3370, 3380, 3410, 3430, 3440, 3850, 4050, 4460, 4470, 4600, 4750, 4780, 4900 - thesis and research courses (3240, 3900, 4240, 4500, 4510, 4540, 4580, 4870, 4880) are determined by the faculty advisor if they are science  
SOIL: SOIL SCIENCE 2010, 3060, 3070, 3080, 3200, 3600, 4160, 4210, 4250 Physical Science (+)
STAT: STATISTICS All courses except 2060, 2080, 2090 Physical Science (+)
TOX: TOXICOLOGY All courses Biological Science (*)
UNIV: INTERDISCIPLINARY UNIVERSITY 3000 is determined by the faculty advisor if it is a science elective.  
XSEN: EXTERNAL SENECA COLLEGE 3020, 3030, 3040, 3060, 3070, 3080, 3090, 3200, 3210 Physical Science (+)
ZOO: ZOOLOGY All courses Biological Science(*)

 

Approved ARTS or SOCIAL SCIENCE Electives For B.Sc. Students

Special Information is available for New Students regarding Arts/Social Science electives.

Science students who wish/need to take English courses please note that the most popular choices are ENGL 1030, ENGL 1200, and ENGL 1410. These courses may be in very high demand, and not offered in every semester. Please register early.

List last updated: February 2015

Subject Area Course(s)
AGR: AGRICULTURE 2400
ANSC: ANIMAL SCIENCE 1210, 3210
ANTH: ANTHROPOLOGY All courses
ARTH: ART HISTORY All courses
CHIN: CHINESE All courses
CIS: COMPUTING & INFORMATION SCIENCE 2050, 3000
CLAS: CLASSICAL STUDIES All courses
ECON: ECONOMICS All courses except 3770, 4870 and those listed as science electives
ENGL: ENGLISH All courses
EURO: EUROPEAN STUDIES All courses
FARE: FOOD, AGRICULTURE & RESOURCE ECONOMICS 1300, 2050, 2410, 2700, 3170, 3250, 4000, 4210, 4290, 4310
FREN: FRENCH STUDIES All courses
FRHD: FAMILY REL. & HUMAN DEV. All courses except practicum and thesis courses
GEOG: GEOGRAPHY All courses except those listed as science electives
GERM: GERMAN STUDIES All courses
GREK: GREEK All courses
HISP: HISPANIC STUDIES All courses
HIST: HISTORY All courses
HUMN: HUMANITIES All courses
IDEV: INTERNATIONAL DEV. All courses
ISS: INTERDISCIPLINARY SOCIAL SCIENCE All courses
ITAL: ITALIAN STUDIES All courses
LARC: LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE 1950
LAT: LATIN All courses
LING: LINGUISTICS 1000
MUSC: MUSIC All courses except: 1090
MCS: MARKETING & CONSUMER STUDIES 2600, 3040, 3600, 3620
PHIL: PHILOSOPHY All courses
POLS: POLITICAL SCIENCE All courses
PORT: PORTUGUESE All courses
PSYC: PSYCHOLOGY All courses except those listed as science electives
SART: STUDIO ART All courses
SOAN: SOCIOLOGY & ANTHROPOLOGY All courses except: 2120, 3120
SOC: SOCIOLOGY All courses
SPAN (HISP): SPANISH STUDIES All courses
THST: THEATRE STUDIES All courses
UNIV: INTERDISCIPLINARY UNIVERSITY
 
All courses except: 2000, 2050, 3250, 4000
(3000 is determined by the faculty advisor)
WMST: WOMEN’S STUDIES All courses