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Biology

Year 1

Biology basics and beyond

In your first year, you will take courses in biology, chemistry, English, math and physics.

Year 1

Academic Terms 1 and 2

  Course Course Name Credits
Total credits 38
All of BIOL 124 Evolution and Diversity 4
BIOL 126 Physiological Basis of Life 4
CHEM 120 College Chemistry 1 4
CHEM 121 College Chemistry 2 4
Two of ENGL 151* Academic Writing Strategies 3
ENGL 161* Literary Genres 3
ENGL 163* Intro to Literary Traditions 3
ENGL 164* Indigenous Literature 3
One of MATH 100 Calculus 1 4
MATH 108 Applied Calculus 4
One of MATH 101 Calculus 2 4
MATH 109 Finite Math
One of PHYS 104 General College Physics 1 4
PHYS 140 Physics for Scientists and Engineers 1
One of PHYS 105 General College Physics 2 4
PHYS 141 Physics for Scientists and Engineers 2

* Completion of this program requires any two of ENGL 151, ENGL 161, ENGL 163, and ENGL 164. Students with less than "B" in English 12 must take ENGL 151. Students may use ENGL 150 in lieu of ENGL 151 and ENGL 160 in lieu of ENGL 161, ENGL 163, and ENGL 164 toward program completion.

Note: Each Associate Degree course must be transferable, in the year taken, to at least one BC Research University - University of Victoria (UVic), University of British Columbia (UBC), University of British Columbia Okanagan (UBCO), University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) or Simon Fraser University (SFU). Students should use the BC Transfer Guide to confirm transfer of each course taken.

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