Academic Calendar - 2024

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2024

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Faculty of Science/Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry; including BMSc and Neuroscience - One Health - Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

This module leads to an Honours Bachelor of Medical Sciences (BMSc) degree. See BACHELOR OF MEDICAL SCIENCES (BMSc) PROGRAM for more information.

Admission Requirements

Admission to this Honours Specialization module occurs in Year 3 and requires admission to Year 3 of the Bachelor of Medical Sciences (BMSc) Program. Students will usually complete MEDICAL SCIENCES FIRST ENTRY (Medical Sciences 1 and 2) prior to admission to the Honours Specialization module. Enrolment in this Honours Specialization module is limited and meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission.

The 1000-level half courses listed below must each be completed with a mark of at least 60%:

1.0 courses: Biology 1001A* and Biology 1002B*.
1.0 courses: Chemistry 1301A/B and Chemistry 1302A/B.
0.5 course from: Calculus 1000A/B, Calculus 1500A/B.
0.5 course from: Applied Mathematics 1201A/B, Calculus 1301A/B, Calculus 1501A/B, Mathematics 1600A/B.
0.5 course from: Physics 1201A/B, Physics 1501A/B, the former Physics 1028A/B, the former Physics 1301A/B.
0.5 course from: Computer Science 1026A/B, Physics 1202A/B, Physics 1502A/B, the former Physics 1029A/B, the former Physics 1302A/B.

* Biology 1201A with a mark of at least 70% may be used in place of Biology 1001A, and Biology 1202B with a mark of at least 70% may be used in place of Biology 1002B.

1.0 course at the 1000-level from either Category A or B must be completed with a passing grade. 1.0 of the following first-year courses is recommended but not required: Sociology 1020 or Sociology 1021E, Geography 1400F/G, Geography 1500F/G, Health Sciences 1001A/B, Health Sciences 1002A/B.

The 2000-level courses below must be completed with a minimum mark of 60% in each prior to admission to the Honours Specialization module in Year 3. These 2000-level courses will also be used towards the Module requirements. See ADMISSION TO THE BACHELOR OF MEDICAL SCIENCES (BMSc) PROGRAM for additional requirements (average and course load), etc. See MODULES OFFERED IN THE BMSc PROGRAM for specific information about admission to the Honours Specialization modules, including the Weighted Average Chart.

0.5 course: Biochemistry 2280A.
0.5 course: Biology 2382A/B.
0.5 course: Chemistry 2213A/B.
0.5 course from: Biology 2244A/B or Statistical Sciences 2244A/B.

Although not required prior to Year 3, students are encouraged to complete Chemistry 2210A/B in Year 2.

Module/Program Information