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Biology (BA)


Biology (BA)

 waterloo

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Laurier's Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Biology takes an integrative approach to biology and emphasizes commonalities of life principles and processes across the many levels of biological organization, from the molecular level to the biosphere.

Unleash your passion for the living world through a flexible program that allows you to develop your knowledge along with the practical skills that will carry you towards your chosen career.

We also offer a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Biology.

 


Program Highlights

  • It's easy to work with faculty mentors on a wide range of projects that will stimulate your curiosity and develop your creativity.
  • Augment your knowledge through teamwork and problem solving in our diverse lab-based courses or in field studies that emphasize the function of organisms in their environments.
  • Internal and external funding makes it easy for students to work with faculty mentors on a wide range of projects.
  • You’ll gain hands-on experience that will show you biology is not only about technical skills, but also about attitude, passion and critical thinking.

Sample Courses

  • Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Microbial Ecology
  • Animal Form and Function
  • Field Studies
  • Plants and People
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Conservation Biology

Requirements

  • Minimum admission range of mid 70s.
  • Competitive admission range of mid 80s.
  • English at 60%.
  • Biology at 70%.
  • All prerequisite courses calculated in admission average.

International Baccalaureate Requirements

  • HL or SL English at 3.
  • HL or SL Biology at 4.
  • IB Minimum Score: 26.

Find equivalent requirements for additional curriculums in the admissions toolkits

Design Your Degree

These are a few popular academic opportunities which allow you to dive deeper into your major area of study or broaden your knowledge:

  • Research Specialization
  • Sustainability Option
  • Management Option
  • Environmental Science Option
  • Chemistry Minor
  • Environmental Studies Minor
  • Geography Minor
  • Psychology Minor

Check out other options to enhance your degree.

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