Academic Calendar - 2024

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2024

Western Main Campus

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; plus 1.0 additional course, with no mark in any of 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, Data Science 1000A/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, the former Statistical Sciences 1024A/B. If not completed in Year 1, the Mathematics requirement must be completed by the end of Year 2.

Note: If not completed in Year 1, the Physics requirement must be completed by the end of Year 2.

Note: Physics 1101A/B with a minimum mark of 65% can be used to replace Physics 1201A/B.

Module/Program Information

10.0 courses:

0.5 course: Biochemistry 2280A.
3.5 courses: Biology 2290F/G, Biology 2382A/B, Biology 2483A/B, Biology 2581A/B, Biology 3596A/B, Biology 4583F/G, Biology 4950F/G.
0.5 course: Chemistry 2213A/B.
0.5 course: Biology 2244A/B, Statistical Sciences 2244A/B.
0.5 course from: Biology 2601A/B.
1.0 course from: Biology 3466A/B, Biology 3467A/B, Biology 3592A/B, Biology 3598A/B.
1.0 course from: Biology 3593A/B, Biology 3594A/B, Biology 3595A/B, Biology 3597A/B.
0.5 course from: Any of the 3000-level Biology courses listed above and not already taken.
2.0 courses from: Biology 4260A/B, Biology 4289A/B, Biology 4355F/G, Biology 4510F/G, Biology 4515A/B, Biology 4540F/G, Biology 4560A/B, Biology 4561F/G, Biology 4562A/B, Biology 4563F/G, Biology 4970F/G, Biology 4999E.

1. For progression into third year of this module, students must obtain a minimum mark of 70% in each of Biology 2581A/B, and Biology 2290F/G.
2. For progression into fourth year of this module, students must obtain a minimum 70% in each of Biology 3596A/B and 1.0 of the 3000 level Biology courses listed above.