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Ecology and Environmental Biology Major, Bachelor of Science

Thompson Rivers University, Canada
Ecology and Environmental Biology Major, Bachelor of Science
Next enrollment cycle May 2024 See all cycles
First Year Fee KES 1,877,327
Course Accredited By NA
4 Years On Campus Undergraduate Degree

Acquire knowledge in the many facets of ecology and conservation biology. Students receive a strong grounding in all aspects of biology before specializing in terrestrial or marine ecology. The program involves extensive field and laboratory experiences.

  • Acquire knowledge in the many facets of ecology and conservation biology. Students receive a strong grounding in all aspects of biology before specializing in terrestrial or marine ecology. The program involves extensive field and laboratory experiences.
  • Fees based on (15 credits/5 courses)

Enrollment Cycles

  • May 2024
  • September 2024
  • January 2025

Entry Requirements

Open admission

  • English Studies 12/English First Peoples 12 with a minimum of 73% (or equivalent)

Bachelor of Science majors have specific first year course requirements. It is strongly recommended that students become familiar with the prerequisite requirements for these courses before applying for admission. In general, the minimum prerequisite requirements for courses in the first year courses in the BSc programs are as follows:

  • Major
  • Biology (all majors)
  • General Science
  • Chemistry
  • Chemical Biology
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Computing Science
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Prerequisites
  • Life Sciences 11 or Anatomy & Physiology 12 with C (or equivalent) or better Chemistry 11 (or equivalent)
  • Pre-calculus 12 with a minimum C (or equivalent) within the past 2 years
  • Physics 11 (or equivalent), (or PHYS 1130)
  • Physics Chemistry 11 (or equivalent)
  • Pre-calculus 12 with a minimum C (or equivalent) within the past 2 years
  • Physics 11 (or equivalent)

If you don’t meet the requirements

  • High school graduates can apply and be admitted to this program while upgrading at TRU.
  • Mature students without a high school diploma (or equivalent) can work towards completing their BC High School Graduation Diploma while in this program through TRU courses.
  • Students who do not qualify for mature student status can apply for the TRU University Preparation program to complete their BC High School Graduation Diploma.
  • General Biology
  • Human Biology
  • Introduction to Life Sciences
  • Biology of the Environment
  • Biology of Humans
  • Principles of Biology 1 
  • Principles of Biology 2
  • Human Biology: Anatomy and Physiology 1
  • Human Biology: Anatomy and Physiology 2
  • Cell Biology
  • Introductory Microbiology
  • Introduction to Ecology
  • The Evolution and Ecology of Land Plants
  • Evolution of Animal Body Plans
  • Introduction to Genetics
  • Biometrics
  • Population Biology
  • Field Ornithology
  • Introduction to Biochemistry 
  • Immunology
  • Microbial Ecology
  • Natural History
  • Biochemistry
  • Field Botany
  • Ichthyology
  • Developmental Biology
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Plants and People
  • Plant Physiology
  • Cell Physiology

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