FACULTY OF SCIENCE

BIOLOGY AND EARTH SCIENCES JOINT HONOURS

The following courses, including prerequisites where applicable, will be required:

a) English 1080 and 1110 (or equivalents), Mathematics 1000 (or 1080 and 1081) and 1001, Biology 1001 and 1002, Earth Sciences 1000 and 1001, Chemistry 1010 and 1011 (or 1050 and 1051), Physics 1020 and 1021 (or 1050 and 1054).

b) Chemistry 2440, Biochemistry 2101, Biochemistry 3106, Statistics 2550 or 2510.

c) Biology 2010, 2122, 2210, 2600, 3050, 3060, 3250, 3900; one of 3401, 3402 or 4404; plus Biology 3710, 3711, and one of 4210 or 4505.

d) Earth Sciences 2030, 2031, 2310, 2502; plus a minimum of 24 credit hours in other Earth Science courses from 2000- to 4000-level, at least three credit hours of which must be at 4000-level. Earth Sciences 2150, 2914, 2915 and 4310 cannot be used to fulfill this requirement. Career-related streams outlined in the departmental Student Handbook should be used as a guide to course selection so as to achieve a concentration in one facet of Earth Sciences.

e) An Honours dissertation (Biology 499A/B or Earth Sciences 499A and B). The topic of the Honours dissertation must be chosen with the approval of both Department Heads. A faculty member of either Department may act as supervisor.

f) Other courses to complete the prescribed minimum of 135 credit hours in courses for the Honours degree, with at least 84 credit hours in courses in Biology and Earth Sciences combined.

Any change in the programme of study must have the prior approval of the Heads of the two Departments concerned.




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