To see a program overview, learn about the unique opportunities offered to students within this degree, and to connect to admission and faculty resource links, review the Life Sciences program pages:
The Cooperative Education option offers a solid academic background and valuable job experience. Note that when you start the Cooperative Education option, you will enter the regular program following Year 1 and transfer to the Cooperative Education option in Year 3.
COMMON FIRST YEAR COURSES TO ALL LIFE SCIENCES PROGRAMS 
BIOL 1020 Biology 1: Principles and Themes 
Joint Honours and Joint Four Year Major degrees are available.
First Year Courses  Credit Hours 
BIOL 1020 Biology 1: Principles and Themes  3 
BIOL 1030 Biology 2: Biological Diversity, Function and Interaction  3 
CHEM 1300 Structure and Modelling in Chemistry  3 
CHEM 1310 Introduction to Physical Chemistry  3 
MATH 1500 (M) Introduction to Calculus or
MATH 1230 (M) Differential Calculus or
MATH 1510 (M) Applied Calculus 1 or
MATH 1520 (M) Introductory Calculus for Management and Social Sciences

3 
MATH 1700 (M) Calculus 2 or
MATH 1232 (M) Integral Calculus or
MATH 1710 (M) Applied Calculus 2

3 
PHYS 1020 (M) General Physics 1 or
PHYS 1050 Physics 1: Mechanics

3 
PHYS 1030 (M) General Physics 2 or
PHYS 1070 Physics 2: Waves and Modern Physics

3 
Faculty of Arts course(s), including a W course  3 
Total Credit Hours  30 
Honours and Four Year Major degrees are available.
First Year Courses  Credit Hours 
BIOL 1020 Biology 1: Principles and Themes  3 
BIOL 1030 Biology 2: Biological Diversity, Function and Interaction  3 
CHEM 1300 Structure and Modelling in Chemistry  3 
CHEM 1310 Introduction to Physical Chemistry  3 
Choose one of the following:
MATH 1240 (M) Elementary Discrete Mathematics
MATH 1300 (M) Vector Geometry and Linear Algebra or
MATH 1220 (M) Linear Algebra 1
MATH 1500 (M) Introduction to Calculus or
MATH 1230 (M) Differential Calculus or
MATH 1510 (M) Applied Calculus 1 or
MATH 1520 (M) Introductory Calculus for Management and Social Sciences
PHYS 1020 (M) General Physics 1 or
PHYS 1050 Physics 1: Mechanics

3 
STAT 1000 (M) Basic Statistical Analysis 1  3 
Faculty of Arts course(s), including a W course  3 
Electives  3 
Total Credit Hours  30 
Honours and Four Year Major degrees are available.
First Year Courses  Credit Hours 
BIOL 1020 Biology 1: Principles and Themes  3 
BIOL 1030 Biology 2: Biological Diversity, Function and Interaction  3 
CHEM 1300 Structure and Modelling in Chemistry  3 
CHEM 1310 Introduction to Physical Chemistry  3 
MATH 1500 (M) Introduction to Calculus or
MATH 1230 (M) Differential Calculus or
MATH 1510 (M) Applied Calculus 1 or
MATH 1520 (M) Introductory Calculus for Management and Social Sciences

3 
STAT 1000 (M) Basic Statistical Analysis 1 or
STAT 1150 (M) Introduction to Statistics and Computing

3 
Choose one of the following:
MATH 1240 (M) Elementary Discrete Mathematics
MATH 1300 (M) Vector Geometry and Linear Algebra or
MATH 1220 (M) Linear Algebra 1
MATH 1700 (M) Calculus 2 or
MATH 1232 (M) Integral Calculus or
MATH 1710 (M) Applied Calculus 2

3 
Faculty of Arts course(s), including a W course  3 
Electives  3 
Total Credit Hours  30 
Honours and Four Year Major degrees are available.
First Year Courses  Credit Hours 
MBIO 1010 Microbiology 1  3 
BIOL 1020 Biology 1: Principles and Themes  3 
BIOL 1030 Biology 2: Biological Diversity, Function and Interaction  3 
CHEM 1300 Structure and Modelling in Chemistry  3 
CHEM 1310 Introduction to Physical Chemistry  3 
Choose one of the following:
MATH 1240 (M) Elementary Discrete Mathematics
MATH 1300 (M) Vector Geometry and Linear Algebra or
MATH 1220 (M) Linear Algebra 1
MATH 1500 (M) Introduction to Calculus or
MATH 1230 (M) Differential Calculus or
MATH 1510 (M) Applied Calculus 1
PHYS 1020 (M) General Physics 1 or
PHYS 1050 Physics 1: Mechanics

3 
STAT 1000 (M) Basic Statistical Analysis 1 or
STAT 1150 (M) Introduction to Statistics and Computing

3 
Faculty of Arts course(s), including a W course  3 
Electives  3 
Total Credit Hours  30 
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