Undergraduate Streams

The department has identified several streams of study. These are not modifications to the degree program; rather, they are intended to provide course selection guides for students with particular interests.

Ecology Stream

BIOL 3013 Natural History and Field Biology
BIOL 3033 Principles of Ecology
BIOL 3143 Animal Behaviour
BIOL 3363 Biodiversity
BIOL 3373 Aquatic Ecology
BIOL 4423 Conservation Biology
BIOL 4543 Estuarine Ecology
BIOL 4653 Seminar in Ecology
BIOL 4833 Conservation Genetics
BIOL 4863 Wildlife Biology and Habitat Management in Nova Scotia

Genetics Stream

BIOL 2023 Principles of Heredity
BIOL 3613 Genetics 1
BIOL 3623 Genetics 2
BIOL 4613 Topics in Genetics
BIOL 4673 Molecular Markers in Ecology and Evolution
BIOL 4833 Conservation Genetics
CHEM 2713 Biochemistry

Marine Biology Stream

GEOL 1033 General Oceanography
GEOL 1053 Coastal Oceanography
GEOL 2213 History of Life
ECON 2713 Economics of the Natural Environment
BIOL 2563 Marine Biology
BIOL 3373 Aquatic Ecology
BIOL 3843 Marine Invertebrate Zoology
BIOL 4113 Fish Biology and Fisheries Science
BIOL 4543 Coastal and Estuarine Ecology

Microbiology Stream

BIOL 2053 Microbial Biodiversity: core for all Biology majors
BIOL 3523 Pathogenic Microbiology
BIOL 3553 Immunology
BIOL 3573 Applied and Environmental Microbiology
BIOL 3583 Eukaryotic Microbiology
BIOL 4453 Comparative Immunology