Degree Requirements

Life Sciences Requirements

Life Science (B.Sc.)

Program Notes

  1. Students who intend to complete Biochemistry courses or who wish to be eligible for a wider selection of Biology and Psychology courses must complete CHEM 1A03, 1AA3.
  2. Registration in the B.Sc. Life Sciences program does not guarantee access to all courses. Some courses have program restrictions and students are responsible to read course prerequisites carefully.
  3. Students registered in the B.Sc. Life Sciences program who are interested in transferring to HonoursLife Sciences should meet with an Academic Advisor.
  4. For students who enrol prior to September 2017, completion of BIOLOGY 1A03, 1M03, and either PSYCH 1F03 or 1X03, and 1XX3 is required by the end of Level II.
  5. Students who entered the program prior to September 2016 may use the following courses to satisfyLife Sciences Course List requirements: ASTRON 2B03; Levels II, III, IV Environmental Sciences; Levels II, III, IV Geography; MATH 2E03; MEDPHYS 2A03, 2D03, 3A03, 3R03, 4A03, 4L03, 4SZ3, 4XX3;ORIGINS 2LU3, 3D03, 3E03, 3F03; Levels II, III, IV Science; STATS 2B03.

Life Sciences Course List

Astronomy

ASTRON 2B03

Biochemistry

Levels II, III, IV*

Biology

Levels II, III, IV*

Biophysics

BIOPHYS 2A03, 2S03, 3D03

Chemistry

CHEM 2E03, 2OA3, 2OB3, 2P03, 3BC3

Chemical Biology

CHEMBIO 2A03, 2P03, 3BM3, 3OA3, 4OA3, 4OB3

Environmental Science

ENVIRSC 2EI3, 2GI3, 3B03, 3EE3, 3GI3, 3GV3, 3L03, 3SR3, 4HH3

Geography

GEOG 2GI3, 2HI3, 3EC3, 3ER3, 3GI3, 3GV3, 3HH3, 3HP3, 4HH3

Health Sciences

HTHSCI 2G03, 3DD3, 3I03, 3K03, 4DM3, 4II3, 4O03

Kinesiology

KINESIOL 2Y03, 2YY3

Life Sciences

Levels II, III, IV*

Mathematics

MATH 3MB3

Medical Physics

MEDPHYS 2D03, 4B03, 4U03

Molecular Biology

Levels III, IV*

Origins

Origins 2LU3, 3D03, 3E03, 3F03

Physics

PHYSICS 2G03, 3L03

Psychology

PSYCH Levels II, III, IV*

Science

SCIENCE 3A03, 3IS3, 3M03

* All Levels II, III, IV courses for which the prerequisites have been met are acceptable.

Requirements

90 units total (Levels I to III), of which no more than 42 units may be Level I

Level I: 30 Units

30 units

(See Admission above.)

Levels II-III: 60 Units

24 units

from

  • the Life Sciences Course List of which at least 12 units must be Levels III, IV courses (SeeAdmission Note and Program Notes 1 and 5 above.)

36 units

  • Electives of which at least nine units must be selected from the Faculty of Science (See Program Note 4 above.)

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