Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2010/2011
Canadian Excellence

Biology

Honours BSc, BA, Combination and Joint programs and Minor:

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Faculty

Adjunct Professor
  • John Smith, PhD
Full-Time Faculty

 
BI Course Notes

A student may cross-register at the University of Waterloo for a maximum of 1.0 credit in each of Year 3 and Year 4. Timetable conflicts will not be accepted as a valid reason for taking an equivalent course at the University of Waterloo.

 
Course Offerings
Course #TitleCredits
BI110 Unifying Life Processes [1] 0.5
BI111 Biological Diversity and Evolution [2] 0.5
BI119 Introduction to Functional Biology [3] 0.5
BI155 Fundamentals of Ornithology 0.5
BI210 Human Anatomy [4] 0.5
BI216 Human Physiology [5] 0.5
BI217 Human Physiology II - Structure, Function & Integration 0.5
BI226 Genetics 0.5
BI236 Cell and Molecular Biology 0.5
BI256 Life on Earth: Animals 0.5
BI266 Life on Earth: Plants 0.5
BI276 Life on Earth: Microbes 0.5
BI296 Contemporary Issues in Biology 0.5
BI300 Environmental Toxicology [6] 0.5
BI301 Global Ecology and Biogeography 0.5
BI302 Evolution 0.5
BI309 Population Ecology [7] 0.5
BI338 Cells: Form and Function [8] 0.5
BI346 Advanced Molecular Biotechnology [9] 0.5
BI358 Animal Form and Function [10] 0.5
BI367 Field Botany - Flora of Ontario 0.5
BI368 Plants: Form and Function [11] 0.5
BI374 Physiological Applications of Microbiology [12] 0.5
BI390 Field Studies – OUPFB 0.5
BI391 Field Ecology of Southern Ontario 0.5
BI392 Field Studies II – OUPFB 0.5
BI396 Special Topics in Biology 0.5
BI400 Topics in Environmental Toxicology 0.5
BI402 Bioinformatics [13] 0.5
BI405 Community Ecology [14] 0.5
BI407 Animal Communication [15] 0.5
BI408 Animal Behaviour [16] 0.5
BI426 Genome Dynamics [17] 0.5
BI431 Microtechniques 0.5
BI436 Embryology [18] 0.5
BI439 Vertebrate Microscopic Anatomy [19] 0.5
BI440 Advanced Topics in DNA Science and Molecular Biotechnology 0.5
BI441 Recombinant DNA Technology [20] 0.5
BI449 Developmental Biology [21] 0.5
BI456 Physiological Adaptations to Environments: Animals [22] 0.5
BI458 Vertebrate Biodiversity and Conservation [23] 0.5
BI459 Endocrinology [24] 0.5
BI464 Plants and People [25] 0.5
BI468 Plant Biodiversity and Conservation [26] 0.5
BI475 Microbial Ecology [27] 0.5
BI476 Microbial Disease 0.5
BI488 Invertebrate Biodiversity and Conservation [28] 0.5
BI495 Directed Studies 0.5
BI496 Special Topics in Advanced Biology 0.5
BI499 Thesis 1.5
 

Senate/Editorial Changes

Senate Revisions March 4, 2010: BI205, BI238, BI239, BI255, BI264, BI267, BI304, BI341, BI366*, BI399, BI404, BI409*, BI430, BI438*, BI445*, BI453*, BI457, BI460, BI461, BI464*, BI469*, BI480, BI481, BI482 and BI483 deleted; effective September 1, 2010.

Senate Revisions April 12, 2010: BI116, BI117, BI118 and BI340 deleted; effective September 1, 2010.

  1. Senate Revision April 12, 2010: BI110 Prerequisite and contact hours changed; effective September 1, 2010.

  2. Senate Revision April 12, 2010: BI111 Contact hours changed; effective September 1, 2010.

  3. Senate Revision April 12, 2010: BI119 Description changed; effective September 1, 2010.

  4. Senate Revision March 4, 2010: BI210 Cross-listed as HE210; effective September 1, 2010.

  5. Senate Revision March 4, 2010: BI216 Cross-listed as HE211; effective September 1, 2010.

  6. Senate Revisions May 12, 2010: BI300 Prerequisites revised; effective September 1, 2010.

  7. Editorial Revision March 4, 2010: BI309 Prerequisite BI205 deleted; effective September 1, 2010.

  8. Senate Revision March 4, 2010: BI338 New Course; effective September 1, 2010.
    Senate Revision May 12, 2010
    : BI338 Prerequisite change; effective September 1, 2010.

  9. Senate Revision April 12, 2010: BI346 renumbered and cross-listing deleted, description revised; effective September 1, 2010.
    Senate Revision May 12, 2010: BI346 Prerequisite change; effective September 1, 2010.

  10. Senate Revision April 12, 2010: BI358 New Course; effective September 1, 2010.
    Senate Revision May 12, 2010: BI358 Prerequisite and co-requisite changes; effective September 1, 2010.

  11. Senate Revision March 4, 2010: BI368 New Course; effective September 1, 2010.

  12. Senate Revision May 12, 2010: BI374 Prerequisite change; effective September 1, 2010.

  13. Senate Revision March 4, 2010: BI402 Course title, description, prerequisite and exclusion changed ; effective September 1, 2010.
    Senate Revision April 12, 2010: BI402 Cross-listed with CH454; prerequisites revised; effective September 1, 2010.

  14. Editorial Revision March 4, 2010: BI405 Prerequisite BI205 deleted; effective September 1, 2010.

  15. Senate Revision March 4, 2010: BI407 New Course; effective September 1, 2010.

  16. Senate Revision March 4, 2010: BI408 number revised from BI308; effective September 1, 2010.

  17. Senate Revision March 4, 2010: BI426 Course title, description and number changed from BI326; effective September 1, 2010.

  18. Senate Revision March 4, 2010: BI436 New Course; effective September 1, 2010.
    Senate Revision May 12, 2010: BI436 Prerequisite change; effective September 1, 2010.

  19. Senate Revision March 4, 2010: BI439 New Course; effective September 1, 2010.
    Senate Revision May 12, 2010: BI439 Prerequisite change; effective September 1, 2010.

  20. Senate Revision April 12, 2010: BI441 New Course; effective September 1, 2010.
    Senate Revision May 12, 2010: BI441 Prerequisite change; effective September 1, 2010.

  21. Senate Revision March 4, 2010: BI449 New Course; effective September 1, 2010.

  22. Senate Revision April 12, 2010: BI456 New course; effective September 1, 2010.

  23. Senate Revision April 12, 2010: BI458 New course; effective September 1, 2010.

  24. Senate Revision March 4, 2010: BI459 New Course; effective September 1, 2010.

  25. Senate Revision March 4, 2010: BI464 Course weight, title, description changed; effective September 1, 2010.

  26. Senate Revision March 4, 2010: BI468 New Course; effective September 1, 2010.

  27. Editorial Revision March 4, 2010: BI475 Co-requisite BI205 deleted; effective September 1, 2010.

  28. Senate Revision April 12, 2010: BI488 New Course; effective September 1, 2010.