Marine biology

Students pursuing a bachelor of science with a joint major in marine biology will normally take the following courses in their first year:

Biology 1001 Biology 1002
Chemistry 10502 Chemistry 10512
Mathematics 1000 Physics 1020 (or 1050)
Ocean Sciences 1000 Ocean Sciences 2100
English 10903
(critical reading and writing (CRW) course)
CRW course3
  1. If you are not eligible to register for Chemistry 1050 in the fall semester, you can take Chemistry 1010 in the fall and Chemistry 1050 in the winter semester. Students attending Grenfell Campus will normally complete Chemistry 1200/1001 in their first year.
  2. You are required to complete six credit hours in CRW courses, including at least three credit hours in English. 
  3. Entrance to the Marine Biology major program requires completion of 10 courses. Students who must complete Mathematics 1090 or Chemistry 1010 will not have space in their schedules to declare this major following completion of two semesters. Please seek support at the contact info listed below if you are concerned about course scheduling and need advice on when to apply.

Contact information

For assistance with course selection, contact the Academic Advising Centre.

For additional program information, visit: