University of Guelph 2003-2004 Undergraduate Calendar

X--Degree Programs, Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

Biological Science (BIOS)

College of Biological Science.

Major (Honours Program)

This major will require the completion of 20.00 credits as indicated below:

1.00 - Biology BIOL*1030BIOL*1040

1.00 - Chemistry CHEM*1040CHEM*1050

1.00 - Physics (PHYS*1070, PHYS*1080) or (PHYS*1000, PHYS*1010)

0.50 - Mathematics MATH*1080 or MATH*1200

0.50 - Mathematical Science CIS*1200, MATH*2080, STAT*2040

0.50 - BIOL*2210

0.50 - CHEM*2580

0.50 - MBG*2000

0.50 - STAT*2040

0.50 - from one of BIOL*2060, BIOL*3110, BOT*2050

0.50 - minimum from one of BIOM*3100, BOT*3310, HK*3940, ZOO*3200

5.00 - biological science courses of which 4.00 must be at the 3000 or 4000 level*

1.00 - biological science courses

3.00 - from science offerings on the list of Approved Courses of which at least 2.00 must be at the 3000 or 4000 level*

2.00 - arts or social science courses from the list of Approved Courses

*the program must include at total of 6.00 science credits at the 3000 or 4000 level, 2.00 must be at the 4000 level

Recommended Schedule of Studies

Semester 1

BIOL*1030 [0.50] Biology I

CHEM*1040 [0.50] General Chemistry I

0.50 Arts or Social Science elective

One of:

MATH*1080 [0.50] Elements of Calculus I

MATH*1200 [0.50] Calculus I

One of:

PHYS*1000 [0.50] An Introduction to Mechanics

PHYS*1070 [0.50] Introductory Physics for the Life Sciences I

Semester 2

BIOL*1040 [0.50] Biology II

CHEM*1050 [0.50] General Chemistry II

0.50 Mathematical science from:

CIS*1200 [0.50] Introduction to Computing

CIS*1500 [0.50] Introduction to Programming

CIS*1650 [0.50] Programming I

MATH*1210 [0.50] Calculus II

MATH*2080 [0.50] Elements of Calculus II

STAT*2040 [0.50] Statistics I

0.50 Arts or Social Science elective

One of:

PHYS*1010 [0.50] Introductory Electricity and Magnetism

PHYS*1080 [0.50] Introductory Physics for the Life Sciences II

Semester 3

MBG*2000 [0.50] Introductory Genetics

0.50 Ecology from:

BIOL*2060 [0.50] Ecology

BIOL*3110 [0.50] Population Ecology

BOT*2050 [0.50] Plant Ecology

1.00 electives *

One of:

BIOL*2210 [0.50] Introductory Cell Biology

CHEM*2580 [0.50] Introductory Biochemistry

Semester 4

STAT*2040 [0.50] Statistics I

1.50 electives

One of:

BIOL*2210 [0.50] Introductory Cell Biology

CHEM*2580 [0.50] Introductory Biochemistry

Semester 5

2.00 electives (1.25 electives if HK*3940 is selected)

One course in Physiology from:

BIOM*3100 [0.50] Mammalian Physiology I

BOT*3310 [0.50] Plant Physiology

HK*3940 [1.25] Human Physiology

ZOO*3200 [0.50] Comparative Animal Physiology I

Semester 6 to 8

2.50 in each semester including 2.00 science credits per semester

Note: 6.00 in biological science must be taken in Semesters 6 through 8 of which 4.00 must be at the 3000 or 4000 level. In the total 6.00 of 3000 and 4000 level science courses, 2.00 must be at the 4000 level.


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