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Honours Life Sciences

The Honours Life Sciences program provides students with the opportunity to study various topics in human health, aging, and disease. Our curriculum is organized under the categories of communication, experiential learning, and research skills.

A unique aspect to our programs involves the implementation of community-based projects and peer mentoring experiential opportunities that are tied to in-course experiences. This multi-disciplinary approach to studying the Life Sciences provides students with a broad perspective for problem-solving and to undertake post-graduate research in an emerging life science field.

Program Type

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Admission Requirements

Completion of any Level 1 program with a Grade Point Average of at least 5.0 including:

  • BIOLOGY 1A03
  • CHEM 1A03
  • 1 course from MATH 1A03, 1LS3
  • 1 course from PHYSICS 1A03, 1C03
  • 1 course from BIOLOGY 1M03, EARTHSC 1G03, ENVIRSC 1C03, PSYCH 1XX3, 1FF3
  • 3 courses from the Science 1 Course List

Typical Second-Year Courses

LIFESCI 2A03

Research for Methods in Life Sciences

LIFESCI 2AA3

Introduction to Topics in Life Sciences

LIFESCI 2L03

Living Systems Laboratory

STAT 2B03

Statistical Methods for Science

BIOLOGY 2C03

Genetics

BIOLOGY 2B03

Cell Biology

LIFESCI 2G03

Genes, Genomes and Society

LIFESCI 2CC3

Fundamentals of Neuroscience

LIFESCI 2D03

Behavioural Processes

LIFESCI 2N03

Human Nutrition for Life Sciences