Honours BSc in Biology - Physiology Option (120 credits)

Academic year 2016-2017

1st year (30 credits)
2nd year (30 credits)
3rd year (30 credits)
  • 3 elective course credits **
  • 9 to 12 optional course credits in biology (BIO), biopharmaceutical science (BPS), environmental science (EVS), BCH3120, BCH3125, BCH3356, BCH4122, BCH4125, BCH4188 or ITI1120 with at least 3 course credits at the 3000 or 4000 level
  • 6 elective course credits ** (Fall or Winter)
4th year (30 credits)
  • BIO4009 (Fall and Winter)
  • BIO4921
  • 9 elective course credits ** (Fall or Winter)


A minimum of 15 credits at the 3000-level or above with laboratory component. These courses must be selected from the list of optional courses below.


* This course is beyond the requirements of the programs in science.
** Minimum of 9 credits must be from the Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Social Sciences or the Telfer School of Management.

Some 3000-4000 level lecture courses are offered in French and English in alternate years.

For students registered in the Faculty of Science: If the components of your program of study require common compulsory courses, you will have to replace the credits as follows:
1) 1000-level courses must be replaced with electives;
2) 2000-level courses and above must be replaced with courses from either discipline at the same level or above.

Once you have decided on the replacement courses, please inform the Office of Undergraduate Programs of the Faculty of Science by email at infosci@uOttawa.ca so we may amend your Rabaska audit accordingly.

Co-operative education is available with this program.
The extended French stream is available with this program.

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