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B.Sc. Specialization-Specific Courses Required for Promotion

As described in the Promotion Requirements section, specializations may identify one or more specific courses that must be completed in order to be eligible for promotion to year 3 or year 4. The year 3 and year 4 course lists specified for each specialization in the following table do not provide an exhaustive summary of promotion requirements. For a complete summary consult Promotion Requirements.

Program Specific Courses Required for Promotion to Year Three Specific Upper-Level Courses Required for Promotion to Year Four
ASTRONOMY
Major (0030): Astronomy
No specific courses. No specific courses.
ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCE
Major (0167): Atmospheric Science
ATSC 201 No specific courses.
Honours (0429): Atmospheric Science
ATSC 201 No specific courses.
Combined Honours (1372): Atmospheric Science and Computer Science
No specific courses. No specific courses.
BEHAVIOURAL NEUROSCIENCE
Major (3502): Behavioural Neuroscience
No specific courses PSYC 366
Honours (3503): Behavioural Neuroscience
No specific courses PSYC 366
Major Cognitive Systems (1225): Cognition and Brain
COGS 200 No specific courses
BIOCHEMISTRY
Major (0244): Biochemistry
BIOL 200, BIOC 203, CHEM 203, CHEM 213, CHEM 245 BIOC 301, BIOC 303, BIOC 304
Combined Major (3382): Biochemistry and Chemistry
BIOL 200, BIOC 203, CHEM 203, CHEM 213, CHEM 245 BIOC 301, BIOC 303, BIOC 304
Honours (0186): Biochemistry
BIOL 200, BIOC 203, CHEM 203, CHEM 213, CHEM 245 BIOC 301, BIOC 303, BIOC 304
Combined Honours (0565): Biochemistry and Chemistry
BIOL 200, BIOC 203, CHEM 203, CHEM 211, CHEM 213, CHEM 245 BIOC 301, BIOC 303, BIOC 304, CHEM 313 or CHEM 330
BIOLOGY
Honours (0054): Animal Biology
CHEM 233 and three of BIOL 200, BIOL 230, BIOL 233 or BIOL 234, BIOL 260, and one of BIOL 204, BIOL 205 BIOL 300
Major (3095): Biology
CHEM 233 and three of BIOL 200, BIOL 230, BIOL 233 or BIOL 234, BIOL 260, and one of BIOL 203, BIOL 204, BIOL 205, BIOL 209, BIOL 210, MICB 201 BIOL 300
Honours (3195): Biology
CHEM 233 and three of BIOL 200, BIOL 230, BIOL 233 or BIOL 234, BIOL 260, and one of BIOL 203, BIOL 204, BIOL 205, BIOL 209, BIOL 210, MICB 201 BIOL 300
Honours (0405): Cell and Developmental Biology
BIOL 200, CHEM 233 and two of BIOL 201, BIOL 230, BIOL 233 or BIOL 234, BIOL 260, and one of BIOL 203, BIOL 204, BIOL 205, BIOL 209, BIOL 210, MICB 201 BIOL 300
Combined Major (1370): Computer Science and Biology
BIOL 200, BIOL 233 or BIOL 234, CHEM 233 BIOL 300
Honours (0583): Conservation Biology
CHEM 233 and three of BIOL 200, BIOL 230, BIOL 233 or BIOL 234, BIOL 260, and one of BIOL 204, BIOL 205, BIOL 209, BIOL 210, BIOL 320, BIOL 321, BIOL 324 BIOL 300
Honours (0045): Ecology
CHEM 233 and three of BIOL 200, BIOL 230, BIOL 233 or BIOL 234, BIOL 260, and one of BIOL 204, BIOL 205, BIOL 209, BIOL 210, MICB 201 BIOL 300
Honours (0983): Evolutionary Biology
CHEM 233 and three of BIOL 200, BIOL 230, BIOL 233 or BIOL 234, BIOL 260, and one of BIOL 203, BIOL 204, BIOL 205, BIOL 209, BIOL 210, MICB 201 BIOL 300
Honours (0518): Marine Biology
CHEM 233 and three of BIOL 200, BIOL 230, BIOL 233 or BIOL 234, BIOL 260, and one of BIOL 205, BIOL 209 BIOL 300
Honours (0372): Plant Biology
CHEM 233 and three of BIOL 200, BIOL 230, BIOL 233 or BIOL 234, BIOL 260, and one of BIOL 209, BIOL 210 BIOL 300
Combined Honours (1460): Computer Science and Biology
BIOL 200, BIOL 233 or BIOL 234, CHEM 233 No specific courses.
CELLULAR AND PHYSIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
Honours (0266): Physiology
BIOL 200, BIOL 201, CHEM 205, CHEM 211, CHEM 233, CHEM 235, MICB 202 BIOC 301, BIOC 302, BIOL 300, PHYL 301, PHYL 303
Honours (3221): Cellular, Anatomical and Physiological Sciences
BIOL 200, BIOL 201, CHEM 205, CHEM 211, CHEM 233, CHEM 235, MICB 202 BIOC 301, BIOC 302, BIOL 300, CAPS 301, CAPS 303 (or PHYL 301, PHYL 303)
CHEMISTRY
Major (0409): Chemistry
No specific courses. No specific courses.
Honours (0213): Chemistry
No specific courses. No specific courses.
Combined Major (3340): Chemical Biology
No specific courses. No specific courses.
Combined Honours (3132): Chemical Biology
No specific courses. No specific courses.
Combined Honours (0206): Chemistry and Mathematics
MATH 220 or 68% or higher in MATH 226 No specific courses.
COMBINED MAJOR IN SCIENCE
Combined Major (3096): Science
No specific courses. STAT 200 and SCIE 300
COMPUTER SCIENCE
Major (0376): Computer Science
No specific courses. No specific courses.
Honours (0154): Computer Science
No specific courses. No specific courses.
Combined Major (3401): Computer Science and Chemistry (CPSC, CHEM)
No specific courses. No specific courses.
Combined Major (1391): Computer Science and Physics
No specific courses. No specific courses.
Combined Major (1375): Computer Science and Statistics
No specific courses. No specific courses.
Combined Honours (0021): Computer Science and Mathematics
MATH 220 or 68% or higher in MATH 226 No specific courses.
Combined Honours (0138): Computer Science and Physics
No specific courses. No specific courses.
Combined Honours (1376): Computer Science and Statistics
STAT 200 No specific courses.
Major (1200): Computer Science and Software Engineering
No specific courses. No specific courses.
Honours (1201): Computer Science and Software Engineering
No specific courses. No specific courses.
Major Cognitive Systems (1226): Computational Intelligence and Design
COGS 200 No specific courses.
EARTH AND OCEAN SCIENCES
Major (1223): Earth and Ocean Sciences
6 credits of ATSC, ENVR, or EOSC numbered 200 or above 12 credits of ATSC, ENVR, or EOSC numbered 300 or above
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
Major (1263): Environmental Sciences
ENVR 200 ENVR 300
Honours (0589): Environmental Sciences
ENVR 200 ENVR 300
GENERAL SCIENCE
General Science (CHEM 0081 or ERSC 0225 or LFSC 0440 or MASC 0029 or PHYS 0271)
No specific courses. No specific courses.
GEOGRAPHY
Major (3068): Geographical Biogeosciences
Two of GEOB 200 (or GEOB 204), GEOB 206 (or EOSC 222), GEOB 207 (or BIOL 230)
Major (3428): Geographical Sciences
Two of GEOB 200 (or GEOB 204), GEOB 206 (or EOSC 222), GEOB 207 (or BIOL 230)
Combined Honours (2278): Geographical Biogeosciences and Geology
EOSC 220, EOSC 221, GEOB 200, GEOB 206 No specific courses.
GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES
Major (3193): Geology
Three of (EOSC 220, EOSC 221, EOSC 222, EOSC 223) No specific courses.
Honours (0462): Geological Sciences
Three of (EOSC 220, EOSC 221, EOSC 222, EOSC 223) No specific courses.
GEOPHYSICS
Major (0001): Geophysics
No specific courses. No specific courses.
Honours (0380): Geophysics
No specific courses. No specific courses.
MATHEMATICS
Major (0456): Mathematics
MATH 220 or 68% or higher in MATH 226 No specific courses.
Major (0185): Mathematical Sciences
MATH 220 or 68% or higher in MATH 226 No specific courses.
Major (1135): Mathematics and Economics
MATH 220 or 68% or higher in MATH 226 No specific courses.
Combined Major (1429): Computer Science and Mathematics
MATH 220 or 68% or higher in MATH 226 No specific courses.
Honours (0166): Mathematics
MATH 220 or 68% or higher in MATH 226 No specific courses.
MICROBIOLOGY AND IMMUNOLOGY
Major (1153): Microbiology and Immunology
BIOL 200, MICB 202 MICB 302, MICB 322, MICB 301
Honours (1154): Microbiology and Immunology
BIOL 200, MICB 202 MICB 302, MICB 322, MICB 301
Combined Major (1371): Computer Science and Microbiology and Immunology
BIOL 200, MICB 202 MICB 301 or MICB 302
Combined Honours (1373): Computer Science and Microbiology and Immunology
BIOL 200, MICB 202 MICB 301 or MICB 302
Combined Major (3144): Microbiology and Oceanography
BIOL 200, MICB 201 MICB 301, MICB 322, EOSC 372
OCEANOGRAPHY
Combined Major (3125): Oceanography and Biology
CHEM 233 and three of BIOL 200, BIOL 230, BIOL 234, BIOL 260 No specific courses.
Combined Major (3383): Oceanography and Chemistry
No specific courses No specific courses
Combined Major (3126): Oceanography and Physics
No specific courses. No specific courses.
Honours (0577): Fisheries Oceanography
No specific courses. No specific courses.
Combined Honours (0535): Oceanography and Biology
CHEM 233 and three of BIOL 200, BIOL 230, BIOL 234, BIOL 260 No specific courses.
PHARMACOLOGY
Major (0311): Pharmacology
BIOL 200, BIOL 201, one of CHEM 201 or CHEM 205, CHEM 211, CHEM 233, CHEM 235, MICB 202, one of BIOL 300 or STAT 200 BIOC 301, PCTH 300, PCTH 302
Honours (0019): Pharmacology
BIOL 200, BIOL 201, one of CHEM 201 or CHEM 205, CHEM 211, CHEM 233, CHEM 235, MICB 202, one of BIOL 300 or STAT 200 BIOC 301, BIOC 303, PCTH 300, PCTH 302
PHYSICS
Major (0524): Physics
No specific courses. No specific courses.
Honours (0344): Physics
No specific courses. No specific courses.
Honours (1093): Biophysics
No specific courses. No specific courses.
Combined Honours (0009): Physics and Astronomy
No specific courses. No specific courses.
Combined Honours (0517): Chemical Physics
No specific courses. No specific courses.
Combined Honours (0014): Physics and Mathematics
MATH 220 or 68% or higher in MATH 226 No specific courses.
PSYCHOLOGY
Major (0495): Psychology
No specific courses. PSYC 366
Honours (0139): Psychology
No specific courses. PSYC 366
Major Cognitive Systems (1225): Cognition and Brain
COGS 200 No specific courses.
STATISTICS
Major (0562): Statistics
STAT 200 STAT 305, STAT 306
Combined Major (1330): Statistics and Economics
One of ECON 301 or ECON 304, one of ECON 302 or ECON 305, one of STAT 200 or ECON 325 STAT 305; and one of ECON 326, STAT 306
Honours (0051): Statistics
STAT 200 STAT 305, STAT 306
Combined Honours (0550): Mathematics and Statistics
MATH 220 or 68% or higher in MATH 226, and STAT 200 STAT 305, STAT 306

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