Ecology and Evolution - Specialist (Science)

Enrolment is limited to students who have completed 4.0 credits (including BIO152H5 and BIO153H5) with a cumulative grade point average of 2.50. All students (including transfer students) must complete 4.0 UTM credits before requesting this program.

Note: CGPA for enrolment in this program is calculated based on a minimum of 4.0 credits completed at UTM with final percentage grades (i.e. CR/ NCR courses are not applicable).

14.5 credits are required, including at least 6.0 credits at the 300/400 level, of which 1.0 credits must be at the 400 level.

First Year:

  1. BIO152H5 and BIO153H5
  2. CHM110H5 and CHM120H5
  3. ( MAT132H5 and MAT134H5) or MAT134Y5 or ( MAT135H5 and MAT136H5) or MAT135Y5 or ( MAT137H5 and MAT139H5) or MAT137Y5
  4. 1.0 credit from: CLA201H5 or ENV100Y5 or ERS101H5 or PHY136H5 or PHY137H5 or PSY100Y5 or WRI173H5 or WRI307H5

Note: ( MAT132H5 and MAT134H5) - Calculus for Life Sciences is highly recommended.

Second Year:

  1. BIO202H5 and BIO203H5 and BIO205H5 and BIO206H5 and BIO207H5 and BIO259H5

Third and Fourth Years:

  1. BIO313H5 and BIO342H5 and BIO360H5 and BIO443H5
  2. 1.0 credit from courses in organismal biology: BIO325H5 or BIO326H5 or BIO339H5 or BIO354H5 or BIO356H5 or ( BIO370Y5 or BIO371H5)
  3. 0.5 credit from field courses: BIO332H5 or BIO416H5 or BIO444H5 other 2-week Ontario Universities Program in Field Biology (OUPFB) Courses
  4. 2.0 credits from core ecology/evolutionary biology courses: BIO311H5 or BIO329H5 or BIO330H5 or BIO331H5 or BIO333H5 or BIO341H5 or BIO361H5 or BIO373H5 or BIO376H5 or BIO378H5 or BIO406H5 or BIO427H5 or BIO445H5 or BIO464H5 or GGR312H5 or JBH471H5
  5. 1.0 credit from other UTM biology courses at the 300/ 400 level.
  6. 1.0 credit from related courses from other departments: MAT222H5 or MAT232H5 or STA302H5 or STA322H5 or GGR227H5 or GGR278H5 or GGR305H5 or GGR307H5 or GGR309H5 or GGR311H5 or from courses listed in #4, #5 and #6

No substitute statistics course will be allowed for BIO360H5.

Students may take no more than 2.0 credits combined in ROP, Internship Program, or Individual Project / Thesis courses at the 300/400-level for credit toward their Biology program.

Students must consult with the Undergraduate Advisor before enrolling in any St. George course that they wish to use for credit toward any Biology program.