X. Degree Programs

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

Biomedical Toxicology (BTOX)

Interdisciplinary Program, Departments of Biomedical Sciences, Chemistry, School of Environmental Sciences, Molecular and Cellular Biology

Major (Honours Program)

Students may enter this major in Semester 1 or any semester thereafter. A student wishing to declare the major must consult the Faculty Advisor. A minimum of 20.00 credits are required for graduation.

Semester 1
BIOL*1090 [0.50] Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology
CHEM*1040 [0.50] General Chemistry I
MATH*1080 [0.50] Elements of Calculus I
PHYS*1080 [0.50] Physics for Life Sciences
0.50 Arts or Social Science electives
Students lacking Grade 12 or 4U Biology, Chemistry or Physics should follow the revised schedule of study for this major found at: http://www.bsc.uoguelph.ca/revisedss
Semester 2
BIOL*1080 [0.50] Biological Concepts of Health
CHEM*1050 [0.50] General Chemistry II
PHYS*1070 [0.50] Physics for Life Sciences II
STAT*2040 [0.50] Statistics I
0.50 Arts or Social Science electives
Semester 3
BIOC*2580 [0.50] Introduction to Biochemistry
CHEM*2480 [0.50] Analytical Chemistry I
MBG*2040 [0.50] Foundations in Molecular Biology and Genetics
TOX*2000 [0.50] Principles of Toxicology
0.50 Arts or Social Science electives
Semester 4
CHEM*2700 [0.50] Organic Chemistry I
MCB*2050 [0.50] Molecular Biology of the Cell
NUTR*3210 [0.50] Fundamentals of Nutrition
TOX*3360 [0.50] Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology
0.50 electives or restricted electives*
Semester 5
BIOC*3560 [0.50] Structure and Function in Biochemistry
BIOM*3200 [1.00] Biomedical Physiology
TOX*3300 [0.50] Analytical Toxicology
0.50 electives or restricted electives*
Semester 6
BIOM*3090 [0.50] Principles of Pharmacology
PATH*3610 [0.50] Principles of Disease
One of:
BIOM*3040 [0.75] Medical Embryology
MBG*3350 [0.75] Laboratory Methods in Molecular Biology I *
Electives or restricted electives to a maximum of 2.75 total credits in this semester
Semester 7
NUTR*4510 [0.50] Toxicology, Nutrition and Food
TOX*4000 [0.50] Medical Toxicology
TOX*4590 [0.50] Biochemical Toxicology
1.00 electives or restricted electives*
Semester 8
BIOM*4090 [0.50] Pharmacology
TOX*4100 [0.50] Toxicological Pathology
TOX*4200 [0.50] Topics in Toxicology
1.00 electives or restricted electives*
* Restricted Electives

At least 1.50 credits must be completed from the following list of allowable courses.

**Students are advised to pay particular attention to pre-requisite requirements when choosing individual courses, and seek advice as needed.

ANSC*4650 [0.50] Comparative Immunology
BIOM*3040 [0.75] Medical Embryology
BIOM*4050 [0.50] Biomedical Aspects of Aging
BIOM*4070 [0.50] Biomedical Histology
BIOM*4150 [0.50] Cancer Biology
CHEM*3750 [0.50] Organic Chemistry II
CHEM*3760 [0.50] Organic Chemistry III
CHEM*4740 [0.50] Topics in Bio-Organic Chemistry
MBG*3350 [0.75] Laboratory Methods in Molecular Biology I
MBG*4080 [0.50] Molecular Genetics
MBG*4270 [0.50] DNA Replication, Recombination and Repair
MCB*4010 [0.50] Advanced Cell Biology
MICR*3230 [0.50] Immunology
NUTR*4090 [0.50] Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals
NUTR*4320 [0.50] Nutrition and Metabolic Control of Disease
PATH*3040 [0.50] Principles of Parasitology
POPM*3240 [0.50] Epidemiology
POPM*4040 [0.50] Epidemiology of Food-borne Diseases
STAT*2050 [0.50] Statistics II
STAT*3510 [0.50] Environmental Risk Assessment
TOX*4900 [1.00] Toxicology Research Project I
TOX*4910 [1.00] Toxicology Research Project II
Credit Summary (20.00 Total Credits)

4.00 - First year science credits

10.75 - Required science courses semesters 3 – 8

1.50 - Restricted electives

1.50 - Arts and/or Social Science electives

2.25 - Free electives - any approved elective for B.Sc. students

Of the total credits required, students are required to complete 16.00 credits in science of which 2.00 credits must be at the 4000 level and an additional 4.00 credits must be at the 3000 or 4000 level.

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