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Bachelor of Science Cell Biology Subject Area


General Information


The subject area requirements listed on this page are part of the Bachelor of Science  offered by the Faculty of Science. Students must ensure they are familiar with and follow all University Regulations  and Faculty of Science Regulations  in addition to the program requirements outlined below.

To find a description about this area of study, please visit Our Degrees of the Faculty of Science webpage.

Subject Area Courses


Cell Biology subject area courses include all courses at the 200-level or higher that satisfy specific requirements or options in the respective Honors or Major requirements, as listed below, and all courses at the 200-level or above with course designators ANAT (at the 400-level), BIOCH, CELL, GENET, IMIN, MICRB, MMI (at the 300-level or higher), NEURO, ONCOL, PHYSL, and PMCOL.

Subject area courses are used in various subject area GPA calculations. Please see Faculty of Science Admission Requirements , Academic Standing , Internal Changes to Program and/or Subject Area  and Graduation  for more information.

Honors in Cell Biology Requirements


3 units from:


  • any 300- and 400-level BIOCH course (See Note 1)

3 units from:


  • any 400-level CELL course (excluding CELL 498 )

15 units from:


  • any course with the following course designators (with at least 6 units at the 400-level and no more than 6 units at the 200-level):
    • any 400-level ANAT course
    • BIOCH (See Note 1)
    • CELL (See Note 1)
    • GENET
    • IMIN (see Note 1)
    • MICRB
    • any 300- and 400-level MMI course
    • NEURO
    • ONCOL
    • PHYSL
    • PMCOL

Notes:


  1. BIOCH 320 , CELL 398 , and IMIN 200  are recommended.

Major in Cell Biology Requirements


3 units from:


3 units from:


12 units from:


  • any course with the following course designators (with at least 3 units at the 400-level and no more than 3 units at the 200-level):
    • any 400-level ANAT course
    • BIOCH
    • CELL
    • GENET
    • IMIN (see Note 1)
    • MICRB
    • any 300- and 400-level MMI course
    • NEURO
    • ONCOL
    • PHYSL
    • PMCOL

Notes:


  1. IMIN 200   is recommended.

Minor in Cell Biology Requirements


3 units from:


3 units from:


9 units from:


  • any course with the following course designators (with at least 6 units at the 300-level or higher):
    • any 400-level ANAT course
    • BIOCH
    • CELL
    • GENET
    • IMIN
    • MICRB
    • any 300- and 400-level MMI course
    • NEURO
    • ONCOL
    • PHYSL
    • PMCOL