Biological Sciences - Undergraduate Program - University of Windsor - Windsor, Ontario, Canada
 

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Study the fundamentals of life in this flexible program that lets you blaze your own trail. Specialize in microbiology, cellular development, environmental and evolutionary biology, population and ecosystem ecology, or any combination of these areas. You’ll learn research techniques in our new labs and out in the field that will prepare you for a wide range of career paths, ranging from interests at the molecular level, to whole organism (including humans) and/or the more complex community and ecosystem levels.


Sample Courses: Biological Diversity, Cell Biology, Ecology, Economic Botany, Evolution, Genetics, Human Physiology, Microbiology


Career Tracks: Professional schools (medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, veterinary medicine), conservation officer, ecologist, entomologist, agricultural scientist, animal care specialist, laboratory supervisor

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada


Course Requirements: Advanced Functions/MHF4U, Chemistry/SCH4U, Biology/SBI4U. English/ENG4U.
Recommended: Physics/SPH4U, Calculus & Vectors/MCV4U
Minimum Average: 70% (70% average of all attempted science and math courses, excluding Math of Data Management/MDM4U)
Mean Average (Entering Fall 2019): 86%

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

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The Interdisciplinary Health Sciences program provides an exciting opportunity to combine a Biological Sciences, Biomedical Sciences and Psychology degree with unique interdisciplinary concentrations. This program allows students to explore global challenges and grow as thought leaders who can tackle issues in areas like global health, the environment and climate change, and sustainable development.


Multiple concentrations: Healthcare Economics, Healthcare Informatics, Health and Aging, Health and Society, Health and Gender Studies, Indigenous Health, Healthy Spaces and Place, Medical Humanities, One Health (Environmental Health) and Biostatistics.


Sample Courses: Biological Diversity, Cell Biology, Ecology, Economic Botany, Evolution, Genetics, Human Physiology, Microbiology


Career Tracks: Professional schools (medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, veterinary medicine), conservation officer, ecologist, entomologist, agricultural scientist, animal care specialist, laboratory supervisor, industrial and government research and development, health and biomedical research in graduate studies, clinical researcher

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada


Course Requirements: Advanced Functions/MHF4U, Chemistry/SCH4U, Biology/SBI4U, English/ENG4U.
Recommended: Physics/SPH4U, Calculus & Vectors/MCV4U
Minimum Average: 70% (70% average of all attempted science and math courses, excluding Math of Data Management/MDM4U)

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

Learn more about Course Equivalencies
New program at the leading edge of Science - Interdisciplinary Health Sciences - Tackle issues in areas like: Global health, environment, climate change, sustainable development
  • Co-op Co-op Available
  • G General 3-year program
  • H Honours 4-year program
  • T Thesis Available
  • C Combined Honours programs available
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Megan Mickle

"The Biology department at the University of Windsor is an outstanding organization to be a part of, in terms of both learning and research. The professors are passionate about their jobs and are willing to go the extra mile to facilitate a great learning experience. The department is also representative of a tight knit community, which allows for numerous collaborative opportunities."

Megan Mickle
BSc (Honours) in Biological Sciences with Thesis MSc in Biological Sciences

What Will I Learn?

  • Understanding and analyzing biological systems from the level of DNA up to and including ecosystem processes
  • Operating advanced scientific laboratory equipment and instruments
  • Taking careful measurements and recording precise observations using best practices/field techniques
  • Communicating interpreted technical and scientific data to various audiences

70

Number of Graduates (2020)

100%

EMPLOYMENT RATE OF GRADUATES*

*Employment rate of graduates 2 years following degree completion (OUGS Biological Sciences, 2019)

Explore your opportunities

  • Agricultural scientist
  • Dentist
  • Doctor
  • Ecological assessor
  • Environmental consultant
  • Food inspector
  • Food technician
  • Health educator
  • Industrial hygienist
  • Lab technician
  • Laboratory supervisor
  • Land surveyor
  • Lawyer
  • Medical director
  • Nutritionist
  • Optometrist
  • Pharmaceutical salesperson
  • Pharmacist
  • Professor
  • Project manager
  • Quality assurance supervisor
  • Radiation therapist
  • Research co-ordinator
  • Soil tester
  • Teacher
  • Toxicologist
  • Veterinarian
  • Water treatment technician

High-Impact Practices (HIP)

A HIP is an enriching educational experience that can be life-changing and often includes learning outside of the classroom while encouraging meaningful interaction and collaboration.


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