University of Guelph 2003-2004 Undergraduate Calendar

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

Wild Life Biology (WLB)

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 management of wild life and provides a sound science background for students wishing to pursue careers in teaching, government service or the private sector.

Major (Honours Program)

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

NUTR*3210 [0.50] Fundamentals of Nutrition

ZOO*2080 [0.50] Invertebrate Zoology II

0.50 elective **

Semester 5

BIOL*3010 [0.50] Laboratory and Field Work in Ecology

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

Semester 6

BIOL*3120 [0.50] Community Ecology

NUTR*3350 [0.50] Wildlife Nutrition

ZOO*3210 [0.50] Comparative Animal Physiology II

1.00 elective **, ***

Semester 7 ****

BIOL*4110 [0.75] Ecological Methods

ZOO*4070 [0.50] Animal Behaviour

1.25 electives **

Semester 8

BIOL*4150 [0.50] Wildlife Conservation and Management

2.00 electives **

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

** suggested electives list available from the Department of Zoology advisors

*** BIOL*2250 is strongly recommended if independent research project courses are anticipated in semester 7 and/or 8

**** a minimum of 0.75 credits from these courses may be taken as an alternative to BIOL*4110 in semester 7:

BIOL*4200 [0.75] Biotic Diversity and Ecology of Mangrove Forests

ZOO*4300 [0.75] Marine Biology and Oceanography

ZOO*4410 [0.75] Field Ecology

ZOO*4500 [0.75] Research Problems in Zoology I

ZOO*4510 [0.75] Research Problems in Zoology II

ZOO*4600 [0.75] Tropical Ecology

ZOO*4610 [0.75] Arctic Ecology

ZOO*4700 [0.50] Field Biology

ZOO*4710 [0.25] Field Biology

ZOO*4800 [0.50] Field Biology

ZOO*4810 [0.25] Field Biology

Electives must include:

ZOO*4090 [0.50] Ornithology

ZOO*4280 [0.50] Mammalogy

ZOO*4430 [0.50] Herpetology


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