Upper-Level 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. See timetable.

Fall 2022

Spring 2023

BIOL 325 - Ornithology

BIOL 305 - Animal Physiology

BIOL 334 - Virology

BIOL 310 - Invertebrate Zoology

BIOL 341 - Molecular Cell Biology

BIOL 332 - Microbial Ecology

BIOL 348 - Genomics and Bioinformatics

BIOL 333 - Laboratory Techniques in Molecular Biology

BIOL 402 - Evolution

BIOL 342 - Advanced Biochemistry

BIOL 432 - Applied Microbiology

BIOL 403 - Current Topics in Biology

BIOL 440 - Cancer Biology

BIOL 457 - Biodiversity and Conservation Biology

BIOL 3RD - TBA (ecology stream) *

BIOL 465 - Endocrinology

BIOL 491 - Undergraduate Research Project (all year)

* This course will be one of the following: BIOL 315 (Parasitology), BIOL 357 (Entomology), BIOL 362 (Biological Oceanography), or BIOL 398 (Advanced Topics in Biology).

Tentative list of courses for 2023-2024

BIOL 305, 320, 322, 332, 336, 342, 350, 351, 372, 375, 402, 403, 434, 435, 436, 447.
See course descriptions.

Upper-Level Science Electives for 2022-2023

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

  • AQUA 323 Invertebrate Aquaculture
  • ASTR 312 History of Astronomy and Cosmology
  • CHEM 301 Aqueous Environmental Chemistry
  • CHEM 334 Bio-Organic Chemistry
  • FRST 328 GIS for Natural Sciences *
  • FRST 351 Forest Pathology *
  • GEOG 350 Natural Resource Management
  • GEOG 373 Biogeography *
  • RMOT 306 Environmental Monitoring *

Spring 2023

  • AQUA 375 Recirculating Aquaculture Systems (RAS)
  • ASTR 311 Exploring the University
  • CHEM 432 Macromolecular Chemistry of Biomolecules
  • FISH 322 Coastal and Estuarine Ecosystems *
  • FISH 324 Ichthyology *
  • FRST 352 Forest Entomology *
  • GEOG 324 Research Methods in Geography
  • RMOT 357 Research Methods in Natural Resource Management *
  • RMOT 400 Fisheries Conservation and Management *
  • RMOT 401 Wildlife Management *

Upper-Level Electives for 2022-2023

List of upper-level courses in other non-science programs that may be taken as Non-Science Electives or Upper-Level Electives. The prerequisite for these courses is either "None" or "Third-Year Standing" (min. 54 credits completed). Subject to change.

Fall 2022

  • GEOG 342 (3) Urban and Regional Planning
  • GEOG 344 (3) Urban Social Geography
  • GLST 390 (3) Globalization: An Interdisciplinary Inquiry
  • INDG 400 (6) Applied Community Research Institute
  • INTP 300 (3) Planning for Upper-Level Internship
  • KIN 325 (3) Social Perspectives of Sport in Film
  • KIN 351 (3) Human Wellness
  • KIN 365 (3) Active and Healthy Aging
  • KIN 373 (3) Planning for Work Integrated Learning in Kinesiology
  • KIN 391 (3) Research Methods Kinesiology
  • LBST 315 (3) Freedom and Alienation: Economics, Politics, and Liberty
  • LBST 332 (3) Modernity and Postmodernity
  • LBST 350 (6) Finding the Human, Knowing the Divine
  • MEDI 302 (3) Making the News
  • PHIL 331 (3) Ethics in Health Care
  • POLI 301 (3) Implementing Human Rights
  • POLI 321 (3) Canadian Foreign Policy
  • POLI 391 (3) Selected Topics in Canadian Politics and Government
  • SWAG 310 (3) Unsettling Canada: Indigenous Women's Activism
  • TRMT 300 (3) Managing Human Resources and Behaviour
  • TRMT 333 (3) Leisure Lifestyles
  • TRMT 357 (3) Applied Research & Evaluation Methods in Tourism
  • TRMT 410 (3) Leisure Planning for Resilience
  • TRMT 459 (3) Outdoor Recreation Administration

Spring 2023

  • ACCT 350 (3) Fraud Awareness, Prevention, and Detection
  • GEOG 330 (3) Cultural Geography
  • GEOG 340 (3) Urban Systems
  • GLST 391 (3) Responses to Globalization
  • INDG 380 (3) Special Topics in Indigenous/Xwulmuxw Studies
  • INTP 300 (3) Planning for Upper-Level Internship
  • KIN 370 (3) Outdoor Education, Interpretation and Adventure Programming
  • KIN 371 (3) Organization and Administration of Physical Activity
  • LBST 331 (3) Strangers and Friends in Western Culture
  • LBST 347 (3) Politics, Literature, Film
  • LBST 360 (6) New Worlds and New Heavens
  • LBST 442 (3) Great Minds, Great Ideas
  • MEDI 312 (3) Studies in Canadian Media
  • PHIL 331 (3) Ethics in Health Care
  • POLI 304 (3) Human Displacement and Refugees
  • POLI 330 (3) Comparative Public Policy
  • POLI 332 (3) Middle East Government and Politics
  • SOCI 365 (3) Surveillance and Society
  • SWAG 330 (3) Women and Gender in Digital Spaces
  • TRMT 320 (3) Leisure Innovation for Change
  • TRMT 330 (3) Niche Tourism
  • TRMT 344 (3) Recreation Governance
  • TRMT 360 (3) Experiential Product Development in Tourism
  • TRMT 449 (3) Tourism Marketing