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.

Important Date

June 4 – June 8: Convocation Ceremony (Fort Garry Campus)

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Haoran Chen, PhD Proposal: “Nitrogen fixing plant evolution: the major factors affecting biological nitrogen fixation” — Friday, May 25 at 2 p.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Ashley Tripp, MSc. Defense: “Temperature and pCO2: single and combined effects of climate change parameters on acid-base regulation in Louisiana red swamp crayfish” — Monday, May 28 at 10 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Garett Allen, PhD Proposal: “Acid-base regulation in Stenohaline Osmoconforming Crustaceans” — Thursday, June 7 at 9 a.m., 201 BSB.

General seminar: Amber Hiebert, MSc. Defense: “Lake Sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens) Myotome Development: The Proliferation of Satellite Cells in the Developing Sturgeon” — Tuesday, June 26 at 1 p.m., 304 Biological Sciences.