2005-2006 Undergraduate Calendar

Biomedical Sciences  
This program is offered through the Departments of Biological Sciences and Community Health Sciences Co-ordinators A Joffre Mercier, Chair, Department of Biological Sciences John Hay, Chair, Department of Community Health Sciences  
General Information Go to top of document
Administrative Assistant Caroline Barrow 905-688-5550, extension 3388 Mackenzie Chown F234 http://www.brocku.ca/biology/ Joanne Falovo 905-688-5550, extension 4228 Academic South 329
http://www.brocku.ca/communhealthsci/ The main focus of the Biomedical Sciences program is on the molecular basis of human health. It draws on the expertise of faculty of Community Health Sciences in the medical aspects of human health and of faculty in Biological Sciences in the theory, methods, and applications of molecular biology. This program will prepare students for careers in biomedical research, teaching or professional programs in health sciences.
Program Notes Go to top of document
1.  To proceed to year 2, students must achieve a minimum grade of 60 percent in BIOL 1F90, CHSC 1F90 and have submitted a declaration to major form.  
2.  Students preparing for professional studies in health sciences should note that some programs require completion of a laboratory physics course (one credit from PHYS 1P91, 1P92, 1P93). An understanding of basic physics is also beneficial to students in specific BIOL courses.  
3.  In all 20 credit degree programs, at least 12 credits must be numbered 2(alpha)00 or above, six of which must be numbered 2(alpha)90 or above and of these, three must be numbered 3(alpha)90 or above.  
Honours Program Go to top of document
Year 1
- BIOL 1F90
- CHSC 1F90
- CHEM 1F92
- MATH 1P97 and 1P98
- one Humanities context credit
Year 2
- BIOL 2F01, 2P97 and 2P98
- CHSC 2F95, 2P07 and 2P09
- CHEM 2P20 and 2P21
Year 3
- CHSC 3P07, 3P09 and 3P19
- one-half CHSC credit numbered 2(alpha)90 or above
- two credits from BCHM 3P01, 3P02, BIOL 3P28, 3P50, 3P51
- one elective credit
Year 4 Thesis Option:
- CHSC 4F90 and one CHSC or BIOL credit numbered 2(alpha)90 or above, or BIOL 4F90 and 4F91
- CHSC 4P95 and 4P99
- one credit from BCHM 3P01, 3P02, 4P06, 4P21, BIOL 3P28, 3P50, 3P51, 4P28, 4P51, 4P53
- one elective credit
Library Research Option:
- BIOL 4F92
- CHSC 4P95 and 4P99
- one credit from BCHM 3P01, 3P02, 4P06, 4P09, 4P21, BIOL 3P28, 3P50, 3P51, 4P28, 4P51, 4P53
- one CHSC or BIOL credit numbered 3(alpha)90 or above
- one elective credit
Description of Courses Go to top of document
See relevant calendar entry for course descriptions.  
Last updated: April 4, 2005 @ 01:54PM