Academic Calendar - 2021

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2021

Western Main Campus

Honours Specialization HONOURS SPECIALIZATION IN ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR (BSc)
Faculty of Science - Biology



Admission Requirements


Completion of first year requirements with no failures. Students must have an average of at least 70% in 3.0 principal courses, including:
 
Biology 1001A or Biology 1201A and Biology 1002B or Biology 1202B; Chemistry 1301A/B and Chemistry 1302A/B; Psychology 1000, with no mark in these principal courses below 60%.
 
0.5 course from: Physics 1201A/B, Physics 1401A/B, Physics 1501A/B; the former Physics 1028A/B, the former Physics 1301A/B.
 
1.0 course from: Calculus 1000A/B or Calculus 1500A/B, Calculus 1301A/B or Calculus 1501A/B, Mathematics 1225A/B, Mathematics 1228A/B, Mathematics 1229A/B or Mathematics 1600A/B,  Applied Mathematics 1201A/B, Numerical and Mathematical Methods 1411A/B, Numerical and Mathematical Methods 1412A/B, Numerical and Mathematical Methods 1414A/B;  the former Applied Mathematics 1411A/B, the former Applied Mathematics 1412A/B, the former Applied Mathematics 1414A/B, the former Applied Mathematics 1413. If not completed in Year 1, the Mathematics requirement must be completed by the end of Year 2.
 
Note: Physics 1101A/B with a minimum mark of 80% can be used to replace Physics 1201A/B.

Module/Program Information


Module
10.0 courses:

1.0 courses: Biology 2290F/G, Biology 2483A/B.
1.5 courses: Psychology 2220A/B, Psychology 2800E.
0.5 course from: Psychology 2115A/B, Psychology 2210A/B.
0.5 course* from: Biology 2244A/B, Statistical Sciences 2244A/B.
1.5 courses from: Psychology 3209F/G, Psychology 3224A/B, Psychology 3225A/B, Psychology 3226A/B, Psychology 3228A/B, Psychology 3229A/B, Psychology 3285F/G.
2.0 courses from: Biology 2601A/B, Biology 3435F/G, Biology 3442F/G, Biology 3446A/B, Biology 3475A/B, Biology 3484A/B, Biology 3601A/B, Biology 3602A/B, or the former Biology 2484A.
0.5 course from: Biology 3436F/G, Psychology 3221F/G.
0.5 course from: Biology 4259F/G, Psychology 3800F/G.
1.0 course* from: Biology 4436F/G, Biology 4441F/G, Biology 4611F/G, Biology 4999E (1.5 courses).
1.0 course from: Psychology 4190F/G, Psychology 4195F/G, Psychology 4222F/G, Psychology 4223F/G, Psychology 4224F/G, Psychology 4290F/G, Psychology 4295F/G, Psychology 4850E, Psychology 4851E.

* If Psychology 2810 or Biology 4999E is taken, the number of courses in the module will be adjusted accordingly to equal 10.5.

Notes:
1. The following Psychology courses count towards the 11.0 Faculty of Science course requirements for this BSc degree: Psychology 2115A/B, Psychology 2210A/B, Psychology 2220A/B, Psychology 2800E, Psychology 2810, Psychology 3209F/G, Psychology 3221F/G, Psychology 3224A/B, Psychology 3225A/B, Psychology 3226A/B, Psychology 3228A/B, Psychology 3285F/G, Psychology 3800F/G, Psychology 4190F/G, Psychology 4195F/G, Psychology 4222F/G, Psychology 4223F/G, Psychology 4224F/G, Psychology 4290F/G, Psychology 4295F/G, Psychology 4851E.

2. Students planning to pursue a graduate degree in Biology or Psychology are strongly encouraged to take either Biology 4999E or Psychology 4850E, or Psychology 4851E but only one of the three may be counted toward this module. Biology 4999E, Psychology 4850E and Psychology 4851E have limited enrollment.