Undergraduate Programs

Biological Sciences offers studies in a wide variety of areas leading to one of three possible degrees:

There are several common requirements in the Biological Sciences Program:

We offer specialization as well as flexibility in Biology, Botany, Ecology, Genetics and Zoology. Students in these programs can follow one or more of several themes (credited on their transcripts): * Biological Sciences Program Chart

The department of biological Sciences also offers a Majors and Honours program in Genetics (both with Co-op option)

There are many diverse career opportunities opened through by studies in Biological Sciences. Take a moment to explore your future in Biological Sciences .

A list of course for the current, and next semester can be found by following the Courses link on the navigation bar to the left. Before completing your registration, please consult the current academic calendar, which is the final authority for all registration issues.

Important Dates

December 11 – December 21: Fall Term Exam Period (includes tests and midterm exams for Fall/Winter Term classes)

December 22 – January 1: Winter Holiday (University Closed)

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Karen Dunmall PhD Oral Defense: “Pacific salmon in the Canadian Arctic Indicators of Change” — Tuesday, December 19 at 10 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Matthew Doering, PhD Proposal: “Adding spice to fungicides: Discovery of novel genes operating in specialised metabolite biosynthesis in Piper spp. (Piperaceae)” — Wednesday, December 20 at 11 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Jared Field, MSc Defense: “Alternative splicing of Bnip3 modulates calcium signals to prevent mitochondrail-dependent cell death and regulate gene expression” — Wednesday, December 20 at 1 p.m., 201 BSB.