Biological Sciences

Life Sciences Programs

Biological Sciences


OUAC Code:
Bachelor of Science
4-Year BSc (Honours) Biological Sciences
Program Description:
In Biological Sciences, you’ll share in the success of a program that is ranked highly among undergraduate Canadian universities in medical and science research grants. You’ll have access to superbly equipped modern labs and the teaching and research knowledge of professors who have received provincial and national acclaim for their work. 

Lectures, laboratories, and field studies introduce you to the breadth of Biological Sciences in the first two years, after which you can design your program from a large selection of courses in areas such as biochemistry, cell biology, developmental biology, animal, plant and microbial physiology, genetics, molecular biology, neurobiology, ecology, animal behaviour and bioinformatics.

If you plan to pursue a career in a health profession, you may wish to team up this degree with our one-of-a-kind Med Plus program. Concurrent education is a limited enrolment program for those interested in teaching.
• medicine, dentistry
• veterinary medicine
• chiropractic practice
• teaching scientist
• research scientist
* Please note that some careers may require additional professional or graduate qualifications.


Entrance Requirements:
MHF4U or MCV4U (min. 70%), SCH4U (min. 70%), two from SBI4U, SPH4U, SES4U, a second 4U math or ENG4U. Strongly recommended subjects: ENG4U.

Applicants with 65-69% in SCH4U will be considered for admission, but will be required to pass a chemistry proficiency test or complete Introductory Chemistry (CHEM 1P00) prior to enrolling in CHEM 1F92. 

Expected Cut-off:
Mid 70s
Program Plan:
To see the courses that you will be taking within this program check the online Undergraduate Course Calendar

For more information contact
Heather Bellisario, Academic Advisor
905-688-5550 x4102