Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2007/2008
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
BI100 Principles and Processes of Biology 1.0
BI101 Introductory Biology 1.0
BI102 Introduction to Biological Science 1.0
BI210 Human Anatomy 0.5
BI216 Human Physiology I - Homeostasis, Control & Communication 0.5
BI217 Human Physiology II - Structure, Function & Integration 0.5
BI223 Molecular Genetics 0.5
BI224 Genetic Analysis 0.5
BI230 Introduction to Cell Biology 0.5
BI231 Applied Cell and Molecular Biology 0.5
BI238 Introduction to Histology 0.5
BI239 Histology of Organ Systems 0.5
BI253 Comparative Chordate Zoology 1.0
BI255 Ornithology 0.5
BI263 Comparative Botany - Terrestrial Plants 1.0
BI264 Plant Anatomy I 0.5
BI267 Plant Anatomy II 0.5
BI273 Principles of Microbiology 0.5
BI283 Comparative Invertebrate Zoology 1.0
BI300 Environmental Toxicology [1] 0.5
BI301 Biogeography 0.5
BI302 Evolution [2] 0.5
BI304 Introductory Bioinformatics [3] 0.5
BI305 Ecology 1.0
BI306 Topics in Systematic Biology 0.5
BI307 Limnology 1.0
BI308 Animal Behaviour [4] 0.5
BI312 Introduction to Marine Sciences 0.5
BI315 Directed Studies in Marine Sciences 0.5
BI340 Principles of Recombinant DNA Technology 0.5
BI341 Laboratory Techniques in Molecular Biology [5] 0.5
BI360 Phycology 0.5
BI361 Mycology 0.5
BI362 Bryology 0.5
BI364 Topics in Plant Anatomy 0.5
BI366 Systematics and Biodiversity of Vascular Plants 1.0
BI367 Field Botany - Flora of Ontario 0.5
BI374 Physiological Applications of Microbiology 0.5
BI390 Field Studies – OUPFB 0.5
BI391 Field Ecology of Southern Ontario 0.5
BI396 Special Topics in Biology 0.5
BI399 Fundamentals of Biological Research 0.5
BI400 Topics in Environmental Toxicology [6] 0.5
BI402 Bioinformatics and Molecular Evolution [7] 0.5
BI404 Advanced Topics in Computational Genomics [8] 0.5
BI405 Advanced Ecology 1.0
BI409 Comparative Animal Physiology [9] 1.0
BI420 Topics in Advanced Genetics 1.0
BI430 Microscopy 0.5
BI431 Microtechniques 0.5
BI438 Comparative Histology 1.0
BI440 Advanced Topics in Molecular Biotechnology 0.5
BI445 Developmental Biology 1.0
BI450 Advanced Marine Sciences 0.5
BI453 Mammalian Biology 1.0
BI457 Fish Biology - Diversity, Physiology & Behaviour [10] 0.5
BI460 Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Plants 0.5
BI461 Ethnobotany: Plants and Culture 0.5
BI464 Economic Botany 1.0
BI469 Comparative Plant Physiology 1.0
BI475 Microbial Ecology 0.5
BI476 Microbial Disease 0.5
BI480 Introduction to Parasitology 0.5
BI481 Principles of Parasitology 0.5
BI482 Insect Taxonomy 0.5
BI483 Entomology 0.5
BI495 Directed Studies 0.5
BI496 Special Topics in Advanced Biology 0.5
BI499 Thesis 1.5
 

Senate/Editorial Changes

March 6, 2007 Senate changes: BI490 and BI492 deleted effective September 1, 2007.

  1. Editorial Revision: BI300 June 11, 2007 adding exclusion.

  2. March 6, 2007 Senate Revisions: BI302 Prerequisite change; effective September 1, 2007.

  3. March 6, 2007 Senate Revisions: BI304 Course description and prerequisite changes; effective September 1, 2007.

  4. March 6, 2007 Senate Revisions: BI308 Prerequisite change; effective September 1, 2007.

  5. Editorial correction: June 21, 2007, tutorial hour changed to lecture hour.

  6. Editorial Revision: June 11, 2007 to prerequisite.

  7. March 6, 2007 Senate Revisions: BI402 Title, course description and prerequisite changes; effective September 1, 2007.

  8. March 6, 2007 Senate Revisions: BI404 Prerequisite change; effective September 1, 2007.

  9. Editorial Revision: BI409 June 11, 2007 change to prerequisite and exclusion.

  10. May 10, 2007 BI457 Senate passed change to lecture and lab hours.