Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2008/2009
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 # Title Credits
BI110 Unifying Life Processes [1] 0.5
BI111 Biological Diversity and Evolution [2] 0.5
BI116 Fundamental Life Processes [3] 0.5
BI117 Fundamental Functional Biology [4] 0.5
BI118 Introduction to Life Processes [5] 0.5
BI119 Introduction to Functional Biology [6] 0.5
BI205 Introduction to Ecology 0.5
BI210 Human Anatomy [7] 0.5
BI216 Human Physiology I - Homeostasis, Control & Communication [8] 0.5
BI217 Human Physiology II - Structure, Function & Integration 0.5
BI223 Molecular Genetics [9] 0.5
BI224 Genetic Analysis [10] 0.5
BI230 Introduction to Cell Biology [11] 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 [12] 1.0
BI255 Ornithology 0.5
BI263 Comparative Botany - Terrestrial Plants [13] 1.0
BI264 Plant Anatomy I [14] 0.5
BI267 Plant Anatomy II [15] 0.5
BI273 Principles of Microbiology [16] 0.5
BI283 Comparative Invertebrate Zoology [17] 1.0
BI300 Environmental Toxicology [18] 0.5
BI301 Biogeography [19] 0.5
BI302 Evolution 0.5
BI304 Introductory Bioinformatics 0.5
BI306 Topics in Systematic Biology [20] 0.5
BI307 Limnology [21] 1.0
BI308 Animal Behaviour 0.5
BI309 Population Ecology [22] 0.5
BI340 Principles of Recombinant DNA Technology 0.5
BI341 Laboratory Techniques in Molecular Biology 0.5
BI360 Phycology [23] 0.5
BI361 Mycology [24] 0.5
BI362 Bryology [25] 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
BI392 Field Studies II – OUPFB [26] 0.5
BI396 Special Topics in Biology [27] 0.5
BI399 Fundamentals of Biological Research 0.5
BI400 Topics in Environmental Toxicology 0.5
BI402 Bioinformatics and Molecular Evolution 0.5
BI404 Advanced Topics in Computational Genomics 0.5
BI405 Community Ecology [28] 0.5
BI409 Comparative Animal Physiology [29] 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
BI453 Mammalian Biology 1.0
BI457 Fish Biology - Diversity, Physiology & Behaviour 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 [30] 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 [31] 0.5
BI499 Thesis 1.5
 

Senate/Editorial Changes

Senate March 3, 2008: BI100*, BI101* BI102*, BI305*, BI312, BI315 and BI450 deleted; effective Sept 1, 2008.

  1. Senate Addition March 3, 2008: New Course BI110; effective Sept 1, 2008.

  2. Senate Addition March 3, 2008: New Course BI111; effective Sept 1, 2008.

  3. Senate Addition March 3, 2008: New Course BI116; effective Sept 1, 2008.

  4. Senate Addition March 3, 2008: New Course BI117; effective Sept 1, 2008.

  5. Senate Addition March 3, 2008: New Course BI118; effective Sept 1, 2008.

  6. Senate Addition March 3, 2008: New Course BI119; effective Sept 1, 2008.

  7. Senate Revisions March 3, 2008: BI210 prerequisite: BI100* replaced by BI110 and BI111; BI102* replaced by BI116 and BI117; effective Sept 1, 2008. 

  8. Senate Revisions March 3, 2008: BI216 prerequisite: BI100* replaced by BI110 and BI111; BI102* replaced by BI116 and BI117; effective Sept 1, 2008. 

  9. Senate Revisions March 3, 2008: BI223 prerequisite: BI100* replaced by BI110 and BI111; BI102* replaced by BI116 and BI117; Tutorial hour change; effective Sept 1, 2008. 

  10. Senate Revision March 3, 2008: BI224 Tutorial hour change; effective Sept 1, 2008. 

  11. Senate Revisions March 3, 2008: BI230 prerequisite: BI100* replaced by BI110 and BI111; BI102* replaced by BI116 and BI117; effective Sept 1, 2008. 

  12. Senate Revisions March 3, 2008: BI253 prerequisite: BI100* replaced by BI110 and BI111; effective Sept 1, 2008. 

  13. Senate Revisions March 3, 2008: BI263 prerequisite: BI100* replaced by BI110 and BI111; effective Sept 1, 2008. 

  14. Senate Revisions March 3, 2008: BI264 prerequisite: BI100* replaced by BI110 and BI111; effective Sept 1, 2008. 

  15. Senate Revisions March 3, 2008: BI267 prerequisite: BI100* replaced by BI110 and BI111; effective Sept 1, 2008. 

  16. Senate Revisions March 3, 2008: BI273 prerequisite: BI100* replaced by BI110 and BI111; effective Sept 1, 2008. 

  17. Senate Revisions March 3, 2008: BI283 prerequisite: BI100* replaced by BI110 and BI111; effective Sept 1, 2008. 

  18. Senate Revisions March 3, 2008: BI300 prerequisite: BI100* replaced by BI110 and BI111; effective Sept 1, 2008. 

  19. Senate Revisions March 3, 2008: BI301 prerequisite: BI100* replaced by BI110 and BI111; effective Sept 1, 2008. 

  20. Senate Revisions March 3, 2008: BI306 prerequisite: BI100* replaced by BI110 and BI111; effective Sept 1, 2008. 

  21. Senate Revisions March 3, 2008: BI307 prerequisite: BI100* replaced by BI110 and BI111; effective Sept 1, 2008. 

  22. Senate Addition March 3, 2008: New Course BI309; effective Sept 1, 2008.

  23. Senate Revisions March 3, 2008: BI360 prerequisite: BI100* replaced by BI110 and BI111; effective Sept 1, 2008. 

  24. Senate Revisions March 3, 2008: BI361 prerequisite: BI100* replaced by BI110 and BI111; effective Sept 1, 2008. 

  25. Senate Revisions March 3, 2008: BI362 prerequisite: BI100* replaced by BI110 and BI111; effective Sept 1, 2008. 

  26. Senate Addition March 3, 2008: New Course BI392; effective Sept 1, 2008.

  27. Senate Revisions March 3, 2008: BI396 prerequisite: BI100* replaced by BI110 and BI111; effective Sept 1, 2008. 

  28. Senate Revisions March 3, 2008: BI405 course weight, title, description and prerequisite change; BI305* replaced by BI205 and BI309; effective Sept 1, 2008. 

  29. Senate Revisions March 3, 2008: BI409 prerequisite: BI100* replaced by BI110 and BI111; effective Sept 1, 2008. 

  30. Senate Revisions March 3, 2008: BI475 Co-requisite change: BI305* replaced by BI205 and BI309; effective Sept 1, 2008. 

  31. Senate Revisions March 3, 2008: BI496 prerequisite: BI100* replaced by BI110 and BI111; effective Sept 1, 2008.