University of Guelph 2003-2004 Undergraduate Calendar

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

Plant Biology (PBIO)

Department of Botany, College of Biological Science and Ontario Agricultural College.

Department of Environmental Biology, Ontario Agricultural College.

Department of Plant Agriculture, Ontario Agricultural College.

The Plant Biology Program is administered by the Department of Botany, extension 52730. This is a joint program between the College of Biological Science (Department of Botany and the Ontario Agricultural College (Department of Environmental Biology and Department of Plant Agriculture).

Coordinator: J. Strommer, Ext. 52759.

Major (Honours Program)

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

0.50 Arts or Social Science elective*

One of:

CIS*1200 [0.50] Introduction to Computing

CIS*1650 [0.50] Programming I

MATH*2080 [0.50] Elements of Calculus II

Semester 3

AGR*2451 [0.50] Plant Agriculture

BOT*2100 [0.50] Life Strategies of Plants

CHEM*2580 [0.50] Introductory Biochemistry

MBG*2000 [0.50] Introductory Genetics

One of:

BIOL*2060 [0.50] Ecology

BOT*2050 [0.50] Plant Ecology

CROP*2110 [0.50] Crop Ecology

Semester 4

AGR*2452 [0.50] Plant Agriculture

BIOL*2210 [0.50] Introductory Cell Biology

ENVB*2040 [0.50] Biology of Plant Pests

MBG*2020 [0.50] Introductory Molecular Biology

0.50 Arts or Social Science elective

Semester 5

STAT*2040 [0.50] Statistics I

0.50 Arts or Social Science elective

1.50 elective **

Semester 6

BOT*3710 [0.50] Classification and Morphology of Seed Plants

2.00 electives **

Semester 7

2.50 electives **

Semester 8

BOT*4380 [0.50] Metabolism in the Whole Life of Plants

2.00 electives **

* it is recommended that 0.50 Arts or Social Science elective be chosen from:

ECON*1100 [0.50] Introductory Macroeconomics

ENGL*1200 [0.50] Reading the Contemporary World

GEOG*1220 [0.50] Human Impact on the Environment

HIST*1250 [0.50] Science and Society Since 1500

PHIL*1000 [0.50] Introductory Philosophy

POLS*1400 [0.50] Public Management and Administration

PSYC*1100 [0.50] Principles of Behaviour

Electives **

The selection of electives is subject to the following rules:

BOT*3310 [0.50] Plant Physiology

BOT*3410 [0.50] Plant Anatomy

PBIO*3110 [0.50] Crop Physiology

PBIO*3750 [0.50] Plant Tissue Culture

PBIO*4000 [0.50] Molecular and Cellular Aspects of Plant-Microbe Interactions

PBIO*4030 [0.50] Plant Cell Biology

PBIO*4100 [0.50] Soil Plant Relationships

PBIO*4150 [0.50] Molecular and Cellular Aspects of Plant Development

PBIO*4530 [0.50] Environmental Pollution Stresses on Plants

PBIO*4600 [0.75] Plant Environment Interaction and Stress Physiology

PBIO*4750 [0.50] Genetic Engineering of Plants

BIOL*3050 [0.50] Mycology I

BOT*2000 [0.50] Plants, Biology and People

BOT*4820 [0.75] Research Opportunities in Botany I

BOT*4830 [0.75] Research Opportunities in Botany II

CROP*2280 [0.50] Crops in Land Reclamation

CROP*3300 [0.50] Grain Crops

CROP*3310 [0.50] Protein and Oilseed Crops

CROP*3320 [0.50] Pasture and Grazing Management

CROP*3330 [0.50] Forage Crops: Science and Technology

CROP*4220 [0.50] Cropping Systems

CROP*4240 [0.50] Weed Science

CROP*4260 [0.50] Crop Science Field Trip

CROP*4340 [0.50] Seminar: Selected Topics in Crop Science

CROP*4350 [0.50] Crop Science Research Project I

CROP*4360 [0.50] Crop Science Research Project II

ENVB*2030 [0.50] Current Issues in Forest Science

ENVB*3210 [0.50] Plant Pathology

ENVB*4000 [0.50] Plant Disease Management

ENVB*4070 [0.50] Biological Control: Plant Diseases

ENVB*4420 [0.50] Problems in Environmental Biology

ENVB*4780 [0.50] Forest Ecology

HORT*3010 [0.50] Annual, Perennial and Indoor Plants - Identification and Use

HORT*3220 [0.50] Turf Management

HORT*3230 [0.50] Plant Propagation

HORT*3260 [0.50] Woody Plants

HORT*3280 [0.50] Greenhouse Production

HORT*3340 [0.50] Culture of Plants

HORT*3510 [0.50] Vegetable Production

HORT*4250 [0.50] Nursery Production

HORT*4300 [0.50] Postharvest Physiology

HORT*4380 [0.50] Tropical and Sub-Tropical Horticultural Crops

HORT*4420 [0.50] Fruit Crops

HORT*4900 [0.50] Horticultural Science Research I

HORT*4910 [0.50] Horticultural Science Research II

MBG*3000 [0.50] Population Genetics

MBG*3100 [0.50] Plant Genetics

MBG*4160 [0.50] Plant Breeding

MICR*3220 [0.50] Plant Microbiology

Minor (Honours Program)

A minor in Plant Biology requires 5.00 credits in the Plant Biology program chosen in consultation with the faculty advisor. The courses will include:

AGR*2451/2 [1.00] Plant Agriculture

BOT*2100 [0.50] Life Strategies of Plants

BOT*3710 [0.50] Classification and Morphology of Seed Plants

ENVB*2040 [0.50] Biology of Plant Pests

1.00 credits from list of preferred electives

One of:

BIOL*2060 [0.50] Ecology

BOT*2050 [0.50] Plant Ecology

CROP*2110 [0.50] Crop Ecology

The remaining credits chosen from offerings by the Departments of Botany, Environmental Biology, Plant Agriculture, Crop Science or Horticultural Science.


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