Undergraduate Programs

Biological Sciences offers studies in a wide variety of areas leading to one of three possible degrees:

There are several common requirements in the Biological Sciences Program:

We offer specialization as well as flexibility in Biology, Botany, Ecology, Genetics and Zoology. Students in these programs can follow one or more of several themes (credited on their transcripts): * Biological Sciences Program Chart

The department of biological Sciences also offers a Majors and Honours program in Genetics (both with Co-op option)

There are many diverse career opportunities opened through by studies in Biological Sciences. Take a moment to explore your future in Biological Sciences .

A list of course for the current, and next semester can be found by following the Courses link on the navigation bar to the left. Before completing your registration, please consult the current academic calendar, which is the final authority for all registration issues.

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Wesley Ogloff, MSc defense: “Climate change-related shifts in species interactions and diet in an Arctic marine ecosystem” — Tuesday, July 31 at 9 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Elise Couillard, MSc Defense: “Black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) awareness of neighbours' vigilance is spatially explicit” — Wednesday, August 1 at 8:45 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Muriel Magnaye, MSc Defense: “Growth and post-spawning survival in capelin (Mallotus villosus) on the northeast coast of Newfoundland” — Wednesday, August 15 at 11 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Gabrielle Grenier, MSc Defense: “Seasonal patterns of growth in Arctic Charr (Salvelinus alpinus L.); differences between morphs of Cumberland Sound populations” — Thursday, August 23 at noon, 304 Biological Sciences.