Animal Biology Major,
Bachelor of Science

Highlights

Study animals in an ecological and evolutionary context. Learn all aspects of biology before specializing in animal and ecological areas in marine and terrestrial environments. The program involves extensive field and laboratory experiences.

Careers

Graduates have gone on to successful careers in medicine, veterinary medicine, medical genetics, university, elementary and high school teaching, dentistry, wildlife biology, physiotherapy, pharmacy, biotechnology, chiropractic, optometry, microbiology, conservation and land management, marine biology, toxicology, bioengineering, molecular biology and more.

Admission Requirements

Open admission

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  • English Studies 12/English First Peoples 12 with a minimum of 73% (or equivalent)

Bachelor of Science majors have specific first year course requirements. It is strongly recommended that students become familiar with the prerequisite requirements for these courses before applying for admission. In general, the minimum prerequisite requirements for courses in the first year courses in the BSc programs are as follows:

MajorPrerequisites
Biology (all majors)
General Science
Chemistry
Chemical Biology
Environmental Chemistry
Life Sciences 11 or Anatomy & Physiology 12 with C+ (or equivalent) or better
Chemistry 11 (or equivalent)
Pre-calculus 12 with a minimum C+ (or equivalent) within the past 2 years
Physics 11 (or equivalent), (or PHYS 1130)
Computing Science
Mathematics
Mathematical Sciences
Physics
Chemistry 11 (or equivalent)
Pre-calculus 12 with a minimum C+ (or equivalent) within the past 2 years
Physics 11 (or equivalent)
 If you don’t meet the requirements

High school graduates can apply and be admitted to this program while upgrading at TRU.

Mature students without a high school diploma (or equivalent) can work towards completing their BC High School Graduation Diploma while in this program through TRU courses.

Students who do not qualify for mature student status can apply for the TRU University Preparation program to complete their BC High School Graduation Diploma.

» Talk to a student recruiter about your options. You may be eligible for free tuition. Or learn more about upgrading.

Next Steps

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Tuition & Fees

Cost for this program per semester:

  • Canadian
  • International
Choose the number of courses:
Tuition $0.00
Fees $0.00
Books and supplies
Typically about $150 per course
$0.00
Total (CDN) $0.00

Does not include a lab fee of $21.71 that may apply to some courses.

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