Academic Calendar Fall 2017

Biology

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Biology minor (for BSc students)

This section specifies the biology minor discipline requirements only. Please refer to the Bachelor of Science section for information on additional requirements.

Lower-level requirements

Course Title Credits
BIO 111 Introductory Biology I 5
BIO 112 Introductory Biology II 5
CHEM 111 Principles of Chemistry I (previously offered) 4-5
or CHEM 113 Principles of Chemistry I  
CHEM 112 Principles of Chemistry II (previously offered) 4-5
or CHEM 114 Principles of Chemistry II  
CHEM 213 Organic Chemistry I 4
CHEM CHEM course numbered 200 or above 3-4
Plus two courses selected from the following: (see Note 1) 8
BIO 201 Cell Biochemistry/Metabolism  
BIO 202 Cell Signaling/Gene Regulation  
BIO 210 Introductory Ecology  
BIO 220 Introductory Genetics  
Plus one course selected from the following: (see Note 2) 4
STAT 104 Introductory Statistics  
STAT 106 Statistics I  
MATH 270/
STAT 270
Introduction to Probability and Statistics  

Note 1: Students should choose appropriately in order to satisfy upper-level course prerequisites. It is highly recommended that students contact an advisor prior to making their course selections.

Note 2: Students who completed PSYC 110 prior to September 2012 can use this course toward lower-level requirements.

Upper-level requirements

Course Title Credits
BIO 300- or 400-level Biology courses 14

Biology minor (for BKin students)

This section specifies the Biology minor for Kinesiology requirements only. Only students completing a Bachelor of Kinesiology may complete this minor.

Lower-level requirements

Course Title Credits
BIO 111 Introductory Biology I 5
BIO 112 Introductory Biology II 5
CHEM 111 Principles of Chemistry I (previously offered) 4-5
or CHEM 113 Principles of Chemistry I  
CHEM 112 Principles of Chemistry II (previously offered) 4-5
or CHEM 114 Principles of Chemistry II  
BIO 201 Cell Biochemistry/Metabolism 4
BIO 202 Cell Signaling/Gene Regulation 4
CHEM 213 Organic Chemistry I 4
CHEM CHEM course numbered 200 or above 3-4
Plus one course selected from the following: (see Note) 4
STAT 104 Introductory Statistics  
STAT 106 Statistics I  
MATH 270/
STAT 270
Introduction to Probability and Statistics  

Note: Students who completed PSYC 110 prior to September 2012 can use this course toward lower-level requirements.

Upper-level requirements

Course Title Credits
BIO 300- or 400-level Biology courses (see Note) 14

Note: CHEM 214 (Organic Chemistry II) and BIO 320 (Biochemistry) are recommended for students planning to pursue medicine.


Biology extended minor (for BA students)

This section specifies the Biology extended minor discipline requirements only. Please refer to the Bachelor of Arts section for information on additional requirements, including the requirements for declaring an extended minor.

Lower-level requirements

Course Title Credits
BIO 111 Introductory Biology I 5
BIO 112 Introductory Biology II 5
CHEM 111 Principles of Chemistry I (previously offered) 4-5
or CHEM 113 Principles of Chemistry I  
CHEM 112 Principles of Chemistry II (previously offered) 4-5
or CHEM 114 Principles of Chemistry II  
CHEM 213 Organic Chemistry I 4
CHEM CHEM course numbered 200 or above 3-4
Plus two courses selected from the following: (see Note) 8
BIO 201 Cell Biochemistry/Metabolism  
BIO 202 Cell Signaling/Gene Regulation  
BIO 210 Introductory Ecology  
BIO 220 Introductory Genetics  
Plus one course selected from the following: 3-4
STAT 104 Introductory Statistics  
STAT 106 Statistics I  
MATH 270/
STAT 270
Introduction to Probability and Statistics  
PSYC 110 Applied Statistical Analysis in Psychology  

Note: Students should choose appropriately in order to satisfy upper-level course prerequisites. It is highly recommended that students contact an advisor prior to making their course selections.

Upper-level requirements

Course Title Credits
BIO 300- or 400-level Biology courses 15

Note: Up to nine of the 15 upper-level credits can be in directed studies or special topics courses.

Course listings

For complete details on courses see the course descriptions section.

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