Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2009/2010
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 0.5
BI111 Biological Diversity and Evolution 0.5
BI116 Fundamental Life Processes 0.5
BI117 Fundamental Functional Biology 0.5
BI118 Introduction to Life Processes 0.5
BI119 Introduction to Functional Biology 0.5
BI155 Fundamentals of Ornithology [1] 0.5
BI205 Introduction to Ecology 0.5
BI210 Human Anatomy 0.5
BI216 Human Physiology I - Homeostasis, Control & Communication 0.5
BI217 Human Physiology II - Structure, Function & Integration 0.5
BI226 Genetics [2] 0.5
BI236 Cell and Molecular Biology [3] 0.5
BI238 Introduction to Histology 0.5
BI239 Histology of Organ Systems 0.5
BI255 Ornithology 0.5
BI256 Life on Earth: Animals [4] 0.5
BI264 Plant Anatomy I 0.5
BI266 Life on Earth: Plants [5] 0.5
BI267 Plant Anatomy II 0.5
BI276 Life on Earth: Microbes [6] 0.5
BI296 Contemporary Issues in Biology [7] 0.5
BI300 Environmental Toxicology [8] 0.5
BI301 Global Ecology and Biogeography [9] 0.5
BI302 Evolution [10] 0.5
BI304 Introductory Bioinformatics [11] 0.5
BI308 Animal Behaviour 0.5
BI309 Population Ecology [12] 0.5
BI326 Genome Dynamics [13] 0.5
BI340 Introduction to Molecular Biotechnology [14] 0.5
BI341 Laboratory Techniques in Molecular Biology [15] 0.5
BI366 Systematics and Biodiversity of Vascular Plants 1.0
BI367 Field Botany - Flora of Ontario 0.5
BI374 Physiological Applications of Microbiology [16] 0.5
BI390 Field Studies – OUPFB [17] 0.5
BI391 Field Ecology of Southern Ontario [18] 0.5
BI392 Field Studies II – OUPFB 0.5
BI396 Special Topics in Biology 0.5
BI399 Fundamentals of Biological Research 0.5
BI400 Topics in Environmental Toxicology [19] 0.5
BI402 Bioinformatics and Molecular Evolution 0.5
BI404 Advanced Topics in Computational Genomics 0.5
BI405 Community Ecology [20] 0.5
BI409 Comparative Animal Physiology 1.0
BI430 Microscopy 0.5
BI431 Microtechniques 0.5
BI438 Comparative Histology 1.0
BI440 Advanced Topics in DNA Science and Molecular Biotechnology [21] 0.5
BI445 Developmental Biology [22] 1.0
BI453 Mammalian Biology [23] 1.0
BI457 Fish Biology - Diversity, Physiology & Behaviour [24] 0.5
BI460 Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Plants 0.5
BI461 Ethnobotany: Plants and Culture [25] 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

Senate Revisions May 28, 2009: BI223, BI224, BI230, BI231, BI253*, BI263*, BI273, BI283, BI306, BI307*, BI360, BI361, BI362, BI364, BI420* deleted; effective September 1, 2009.

  1. Senate Approval April 14, 2009: BI155 New Course; effective September 1, 2009.

  2. Senate Approval April 14, 2009: BI226 New Course; effective September 1, 2009.

  3. Senate Approval April 14, 2009: BI236 New Course; effective September 1, 2009.

  4. Senate Approval April 14, 2009: BI256 New Course; effective September 1, 2009.

  5. Senate Approval April 14, 2009: BI266 New Course; effective September 1, 2009.

  6. Senate Approval April 14, 2009: BI276 New Course; effective September 1, 2009.

  7. Senate Approval April 14, 2009: BI296 New Course; effective September 1, 2009.

  8. Senate Revision May 28, 2009: BI300 Description, prerequisite and hour change; effective September 1, 2009.

  9. Senate Revision May 28, 2009: BI301 Title, description, hours revised; effective September 1, 2009.

  10. Senate Revision April 14, 2009: BI302 prerequisite change; effective September 1, 2009.

  11. Senate Revision April 14, 2009: BI304 prerequisite change; effective September 1, 2009.

    Senate Revision May 28, 2009: BI304 Hours change; effective September 1, 2009.

  12. Senate Revision May 28, 2009: BI309 Prerequisite change; effective September 1, 2009.

  13. Senate Revision April 14, 2009: BI420 prerequisite change; effective September 1, 2009.

    Senate Approval May 28, 2009: BI326 New Course (replaces BI420*); effective September 1, 2009.

  14. Senate Revision April 14, 2009: BI340 prerequisite change; effective September 1, 2009.

    Senate Revision May 28, 2009: Title, description change and cross-listed as CH358; effective September 1, 2009.

  15. Senate Revision April 14, 2009: BI341 prerequisite change; effective September 1, 2009.

  16. Senate Revision April 14, 2009: BI374 prerequisite change; effective September 1, 2009.

    Editorial Revision May 22, 2009: BI374 prerequisite; effective September 1, 2009.

  17. Senate Revision May 28, 2009: BI390 Exclusion deleted; effective September 1, 2009.

  18. Senate Revision May 28, 2009: BI391 Exclusion deleted; effective September 1, 2009.

  19. Senate Revision May 28, 2009: BI400 Description, prerequisite and hour changes; effective September 1, 2009.

  20. Senate Revision May 28, 2009: BI405 Prerequisite change; effective September 1, 2009.

  21. Senate Revision May 28, 2009: Title, description change and cross-listed as CH451; effective September 1, 2009.

  22. Senate Revision April 14, 2009: BI445 prerequisite change; effective September 1, 2009.

  23. Senate Revision April 14, 2009: BI453 prerequisite change; effective September 1, 2009.

  24. Senate Revision April 14, 2009: BI457 prerequisite change; effective September 1, 2009.

  25. Senate Revision April 14, 2009: BI461 prerequisite change; effective September 1, 2009.