University of Guelph 1999-2000 Undergraduate Calendar

X--Degree Programs

Wild Life Biology

Department of Zoology, College of Biological Science.

The Major in Wild Life Biology provides exposure to the ecological principles upon which the scientific management of Wild Life is based. This major prepares students for post-graduate work in ecology and mangement of wild life and provides a sound science background for students wishing to pursue careers in teaching, government service or the private sector.

Honours Program Major

A minimum total of twenty 20.00 credits is required to complete the major.

Semester 1

BIOL*1030 [0.50] Biology I
CHEM*1040 [0.50] General Chemistry I
MATH*1080 [0.50] Elements of Calculus I
PHYS*1070 [0.50] Introductory Physics for the Life Sciences I
0.50 Arts or Social Science elective*

Semester 2

BIOL*1040 [0.50] Biology II
CHEM*1050 [0.50] General Chemistry II
PHYS*1080 [0.50] Introductory Physics for the Life Sciences II
STAT*2040 [0.50] Statistics I
0.50 Arts or Social Science elective*

Semester 3

CHEM*2580 [0.50] Introductory Biochemistry
ZOO*2070 [0.50] Invertebrate Zoology I
ZOO*2090 [0.50] Vertebrate Structure and Function
ZOO*2100 [0.50] Developmental Biology
0.50 elective**

Semester 4

BIOL*2210 [0.50] Introductory Cell Biology
MBG*2000 [0.50] Introductory Genetics
ZOO*2080 [0.50] Invertebrate Zoology II
1.00 elective**

Semester 5

BIOL*3110 [0.50] Population Ecology
BOT*2050 [0.50] Plant Ecology
ZOO*3200 [0.50] Comparative Animal Physiology I
ZOO*3300 [0.50] Evolution
0.50 elective

Semester 6

BIOL*3120 [0.50] Community Ecology
ENVB*3090 [0.50] Insects in Relation to Wildlife ***
NUTR*3350 [0.50] Wildlife Nutrition
ZOO*3210 [0.50] Comparative Animal Physiology II
0.50 elective**

Semester 7

BIOL*4110 [0.75] Ecological Methods ****
ZOO*4070 [0.50] Animal Behaviour
1.50 electives**

Semester 8

BIOL*4150 [0.50] Wildlife Conservation and Management
2.00 electives**

*for students needing to improve their computer skills, CIS*1200 is recommended

**lists of electives recommended for this major should be obtained from the Department of Zoology advisors

***ENVB*3110 is equivalent to ENVB*3090 and may be used as an alternative

****any of the following may be taken as an alternative:
ZOO*4300 [0.75] Marine Biology and Oceanography
ZOO*4410 [0.75] Field Ecology
ZOO*4580 [0.25],[0.50] Field Biology
ZOO*4590 [0.25],[0.50] Field Biology
ZOO*4600 [0.75] Tropical Ecology
ZOO*4610 [0.75] Arctic Ecology

Electives must include:

  1. A minimum of 1.00 credit from:
    ZOO*4090 [0.50] Ornithology
    ZOO*4280 [0.50] Mammalogy
    ZOO*4430 [0.50] Herpetology

  2. At least two Arts and/or Social Science electives (minimum total 1.00).

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Last revised: January 1999.