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Honours BSc, BEd (Biology Major) I/S Five Year Accelerated Program (TB)

Five Year Accelerated Program

A student who wishes to complete their Concurrent program in five years will need to take courses in the Spring / Summer as outlined below. In order to accelerate their program, a student should consult the Chair of the Department of Biology in their first year demonstrating an overall 70% average has been attained in the Biology courses taken up to that time.  

Prior to Entry into the 2-Year Professional Program

In Concurrent Education programs at the Intermediate / Senior level, students must meet and complete requirements of the partnering Honours degree program, including all Pre-Professional Program Education requirements. (See Concurrent Degree Programs Information for Education requirements).

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Students must complete two teachable subjects, the first of which is Biology for students in the Honours BSc, BEd (Biology Major) degree program. (See Department of Undergraduate Studies in Education requirements).

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The Indigenous Content Requirement is met by the inclusion of 0.5 FCE chosen from the list of Type E courses.

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Students who wish to accelerate their program will need to use the following pathway, in consultation with the Chair of the Department of Biology.

First Year:

(a) Biology 1110, 1130
(b) Chemistry 1110, 1130
(c) Mathematics 1151 and 1152, or Mathematics 1171 and 1172
(d) One and one-half FCE Type C FCE in Biology
(e) One-half FCE in English, French or an Indigenous Language

Spring/Summer
a) Education 1050 (online)
b) Chemistry 2211 and 2231

Second Year:
(a) Biology 2171, 2210, 2230
(b) Mathematics 2310 and 2311, or Mathematics 3332 and 3334
(c) Biology 3012
(d) One half FCE in Biology at the third year level or higher
(e) One-and-one-half FCEs Type C courses at the third year level or higher

Spring/Summer
(a) Education 2050 (May)
(b) One FCE in Biology at the third year or higher

Third Year:

(a) Biology 3671
(b) One and one-half FCEs selected from courses in Biology Electives List A
(c) One and one-half FCEs selected from courses in Biology Electives List B
(d) One and one-half FCEs in Biology at the third year level or higher

Spring/Summer
(a) One half- FCE Education elective
(b) One FCE electives (excluding Type C courses)
(c) One half FCE in English, French or an Indigenous Language

Fourth and Fifth Year (2 Year Professional Program)
Concurrent Education (Intermediate/Senior) requirements