Upper-Level Biology Courses for 2022-2023

Tentative list of upper-level Biology courses offered during Fall 2022 and Spring 2023. Core courses listed in bold are offered every year; courses not in bold may not be offered each year (many are offered in alternate years). Some prerequisites apply. Subject to change.

Fall 2021

Spring 2022

BIOL 325 - Ornithology

BIOL 305 - Animal Physiology

BIOL 334 - Virology

BIOL 332 - Microbial Ecology

BIOL 342 - Molecular Cell Biology

BIOL 333 - Laboratory Techniques in Molecular Biology

BIOL 348 - Genomics and Bioinformatics

BIOL 342 - Advanced Biochemistry

BIOL 402 - Evolution

BIOL 403 - Current Topics in Biology

BIOL 432 - Applied Microbiology

BIOL 457 - Biodiversity and Conservation Biology

BIOL 445 - Molecular Genetics

BIOL 465 - Endocrinology

BIOL 3XX - TBA (ecology stream)

BIOL 3YY - TBA (ecology stream)

BIOL 491 - Undergraduate Research Project (all year)

Tentative list of courses for 2023-2024

BIOL 305, 320, 332, 334, 342, 348, 350, 351, 360, 372, 402, 403, 434, 435, 436, 447, plus 2 additional courses to be determined.

List of upper-level courses in other science programs that may be taken as Upper-Level Electives. Students who have completed the 2nd-year courses in the Honours or Major in Biology should meet most prerequisites. Courses marked with an asterisk (*) may be counted as Upper-Level Biology Electives for the Honours, Major, or Minor in Biology. Subject to change.

Fall 2022

  • ASTR 312 History of Astronomy and Cosmology
  • CHEM 300 Green Chemistry and Toxicology
  • CHEM 334 Bio-Organic Chemistry
  • FRST 328 GIS for Natural Sciences *
  • FRST 351 Forest Pathology *
  • GEOG 350 Natural Resource Management
  • GEOG 373 Biogeography *
  • GEOL 301 Caves & Karst Lanscapes
  • RMOT 306 Environmental Monitoring *

Spring 2023

  • AQUA 342 Finfish, Shellfish and Crustacean Health *
  • ASTR 311 Exploring the University
  • CHEM 302 Atmospheric Environmental Chemistry
  • FISH 322 Coastal and Estuarine Ecosystems *
  • FISH 324 Ichthyology *
  • FRST 352 Forest Entomology *
  • GEOL 412 Climate Change: Past, Present, and Future
  • RMOT 357 Research Methods in Natural Resource Management *
  • RMOT 400 Fisheries Conservation and Management *
  • RMOT 401 Wildlife Management *
  • SCIE 350 Technologies for the Developing World