Biology Major, Bachelor of Science

Thompson Rivers University, Canada

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Next enrollment cycle

September 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 14,081

Course Accredited By

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  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
Build a strong foundation in all aspects of biology with maximum flexibility. Students can choose courses to match their interests giving them the ability to tailor their education. The program involves extensive field and laboratory experiences.
  • Build a strong foundation in all aspects of biology with maximum flexibility. Students can choose courses to match their interests giving them the ability to tailor their education. The program involves extensive field and laboratory experiences
  • Fees based on (15 credits/5 courses)
     


 

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2022
  • January 2022
  • May 2022

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)
  • Computing Science
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • 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
  • Tuition $448.65 
  • Fees $191.91 
  • Books and supplies 
  • Typically about $150 per course $150.00 
  • Total (CDN) $790.86

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