Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2015/2016
Canadian Excellence

Biology

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

Department Information on this page
 
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
BI226 Genetics [3] 0.5
BI236 Cell and Molecular Biology [4] 0.5
BI256 Life on Earth: Animals [5] 0.5
BI266 Life on Earth: Plants [6] 0.5
BI276 Life on Earth: Microbes [7] 0.5
BI296 Communication and Critical Thinking Skills in Biology [8] 0.5
BI300 Environmental Toxicology [9] 0.5
BI301 Global Ecology and Biogeography [10] 0.5
BI302 Evolution [11] 0.5
BI308 Animal Behaviour 0.5
BI309 Population Ecology [12] 0.5
BI330 Fundamentals of Histology 0.5
BI338 Cells: Form and Function [13] 0.5
BI346 Advanced Molecular Biotechnology [14] 0.5
BI358 Animal Form and Function [15] 0.5
BI363 Plant Ecology [16] 0.5
BI367 Field Botany - Flora of Ontario [17] 0.5
BI368 Plants: Form and Function [18] 0.5
BI369 Plant Physiology 0.5
BI374 Physiological Applications of Microbiology [19] 0.5
BI376 Microbial Physiology [20] 0.5
BI390 Field Studies – OUPFB 0.5
BI391 Field Ecology of Southern Ontario 0.5
BI392 Field Studies II – OUPFB 0.5
BI393 Biostatistics 0.5
BI394 The Changing North: Subarctic Ecosystems in the Face of Climate Warming 0.5
BI396 Special Topics in Biology [21] 0.5
BI400 Topics in Environmental Toxicology [22] 0.5
BI401 Origin of Life on Earth and Endosymbiotic Theory 0.5
BI402 Bioinformatics [23] 0.5
BI405 Community Ecology [24] 0.5
BI407 Animal Communication 0.5
BI416 Pathophysiology 0.5
BI417 Immunology 0.5
BI421 The Human Microbiome [25] 0.5
BI426 Genome Dynamics [26] 0.5
BI431 Microtechniques [27] 0.5
BI436 Embryology [28] 0.5
BI439 Vertebrate Microscopic Anatomy [29] 0.5
BI440 Advanced Topics in DNA Science and Molecular Biotechnology 0.5
BI441 Recombinant DNA Technology 0.5
BI449 Developmental Biology [30] 0.5
BI456 Physiological Adaptations to Environments: Animals [31] 0.5
BI458 Vertebrate Biodiversity and Conservation [32] 0.5
BI459 Endocrinology [33] 0.5
BI463 Environmental Stress Biology of Plants 0.5
BI464 Plants and People [34] 0.5
BI468 Plant Biodiversity and Conservation [35] 0.5
BI470 Biomedical Virology 0.5
BI475 Microbial Ecology [36] 0.5
BI476 Microbial Disease [37] 0.5
BI484 Fundamentals of Parasitology [38] 0.5
BI488 Invertebrate Biodiversity and Conservation [39] 0.5
BI495 Directed Studies 0.5
BI496 Special Topics in Advanced Biology 0.5
BI499 Thesis 1.5
 

Senate/Editorial Changes

Senate Deletion February 4, 2015: BI119, BI155 deleted; effective September 1, 2015.
Senate Deletion April 15, 2015: BI217 deleted; effective September 1, 2015.

  1. Senate Deletion February 4, 2015: BI110 Exclusion revised; effective September 1, 2015.

  2. Senate Deletion February 4, 2015: BI111 Exclusions deleted; effective September 1, 2015.

  3. Senate Revision February 4, 2015: BI226 Prerequisite, contact hours and exclusions revised; effective September 1, 2015.
    Senate Revision April 15, 2015: BI226 Contact hours revised; effective September 1, 2015.

  4. Senate Revision February 4, 2015: BI236 Prerequisites, contact hours and exclusions revised; effective September 1, 2015.
    Senate Revision April 15, 2015: BI236 Contact hours revised; effective September 1, 2015.

  5. Senate Revision February 4, 2015: BI256 Prerequisite and exclusions revised; effective September 1, 2015.

  6. Senate Revision February 4, 2015: BI266 Prerequisite and exclusions revised; effective September 1, 2015.

  7. Senate Revision February 4, 2015: BI276 Prerequisite, contact hours and exclusions revised; effective September 1, 2015.

  8. Senate Revision February 4, 2015: BI296 Prerequisite and exclusions revised; effective September 1, 2015.
    Senate Revision May 28, 2015: BI296 Contact hours revised; effective September 1, 2015.

  9. Senate Revision February 4, 2015: BI300 Course description, prerequisite, contact hours and exclusions revised; effective September 1, 2015.
    Senate Revision April 15, 2015: BI300 Contact hours revised; effective September 1, 2015.

  10. Senate Revision February 4, 2015: BI301 Prerequisite and exclusions revised; effective September 1, 2015.

  11. Senate Revision February 4, 2015: BI302 Prerequisite and exclusions revised; effective September 1, 2015.

  12. Senate Revision February 4, 2015: BI309 Prerequisite and exclusions revised; effective September 1, 2015.

  13. Senate Revision February 4, 2015: BI338 Prerequisite and exclusions revised; effective September 1, 2015.

  14. Senate Revision February 4, 2015: BI346/CH351 Prerequisite and exclusions revised; effective September 1, 2015.

  15. Senate Revision February 4, 2015: BI358 Prerequisite and exclusions revised; effective September 1, 2015.

  16. Senate Addition February 4, 2015: BI363 New course; effective September 1, 2015.

  17. Senate Revision February 4, 2015: BI367 Prerequisite revised; effective September 1, 2015.

  18. Senate Revision February 4, 2015: BI368 Exclusions deleted; effective September 1, 2015.

  19. Senate Revision February 4, 2015: BI374 Prerequisite and exclusions revised; effective September 1, 2015.

  20. Senate Addition February 4, 2015: BI376 New course; effective September 1, 2015.

  21. Senate Revision February 4, 2015: BI396 Prerequisite revised; effective September 1, 2015.

  22. Senate Revision February 4, 2015: BI400 Prerequisite and exclusions revised; effective September 1, 2015.

  23. Senate Revision February 4, 2015: BI402/CH454 Prerequisite and exclusions revised; effective September 1, 2015.

  24. Senate Revision February 4, 2015: BI405 Prerequisite and exclusions revised; effective September 1, 2015.

  25. Senate Addition February 4, 2015: BI421 New course; effective September 1, 2015.

  26. Senate Revision February 4, 2015: BI426 Prerequisite and exclusions revised; effective September 1, 2015.

  27. Senate Revision February 4, 2015: BI431 Prerequisite and exclusions revised; effective September 1, 2015.

  28. Senate Revision February 4, 2015: BI436 Prerequisite and exclusions revised; effective September 1, 2015.

  29. Senate Revision February 4, 2015: BI439 Prerequisite and exclusions revised; effective September 1, 2015.

  30. Senate Revision February 4, 2015: BI449 Prerequisite and exclusions revised; effective September 1, 2015.

  31. Senate Revision February 4, 2015: BI456 Exclusions revised; effective September 1, 2015.

  32. Senate Revision February 4, 2015: BI458 Prerequisite revised; effective September 1, 2015.

  33. Senate Revision February 4, 2015: BI459 Prerequisite and exclusions revised; effective September 1, 2015.

  34. Senate Revision February 4, 2015: BI464 Prerequisite and exclusions revised; effective September 1, 2015.

  35. Senate Revision February 4, 2015: BI468 Prerequisite and exclusions revised; effective September 1, 2015.

  36. Senate Revision February 4, 2015: BI475 Prerequisite and exclusions revised; effective September 1, 2015.

  37. Senate Revision February 4, 2015: BI476 Prerequisite revised; effective September 1, 2015.

  38. Senate Revision February 4, 2015: BI484 Prerequisite, contact hours and exclusions revised; effective September 1, 2015.
    Senate Addition April 15, 2015: BI484 New exclusion; effective September 1, 2015.
    Editorial Change July 16, 2015: BI484 Prerequisite change; effective September 1, 2015.

  39. Senate Revision February 4, 2015: BI488 Exclusions revised; effective September 1, 2015.