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Animal Biology Major, Bachelor of Science

Thompson Rivers University, Canada

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Next enrollment cycle

January 2023

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First Year Course Fee

USD 14,260

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  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree

Study animals in an ecological and evolutionary context. Learn all aspects of biology before specializing in animal and ecological areas in marine and terrestrial environments. The program involves extensive field and laboratoryperiences.

  • Study animals in an ecological and evolutionary context. Learn all aspects of biology before specializing in animal and ecological areas in marine and terrestrial environments. The program involves extensive field and laboratory experiences.
  • Fees based on (15 credits/5 courses)

Enrollment Cycles

  • January 2023
  • May 2023
  • September 2023

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
  • Physics
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Tuition $448.65 
  • Fees $191.91 
  • Books and supplies 
  • Typically about $150 per course $150.00 
  • Total (CDN) $790.58

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