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Associate of Science in Biology
Associate of Science in Biology

Associate of Science in Biology

  • ID:SC190005
  • Level:Associate Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (CAD)

  • Application Fee:$100.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$12,710.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$500.00
  • Application Fee:$100.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$12,710.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$500.00

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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Have graduated from a BC Senior Secondary School or equivalent, or
  • Be 19 years of age or over at the time of application, or
  • Be under 19 years of age but have a written recommendation from your Secondary School Principal
  • Read more about admission requirements according to Policy 8611

English requirements

  • Minimum grade of 67% in Math 12 or Pre-Calc 12
  • Minimum grade of 60% in English 12 or English 12 First Peoples or equivalent.
  • Biology 12 and Chemistry 11 with a minimum grade of 67%
  • Students whose first language is not English must fulfill the College’s English language proficiency requirement. See Policy 8611: Admissions.
  • Mature students must meet the English 12 requirement.

Course Information

Selkirk College offers a great start to an undergraduate degree in biology. Complete your first two years in our learner-centered environment! Please also refer to our Rural Pre-Medicine Program which is the first one of its kind in Canada.The courses in the RPM program also offer the ability of students interested in health sciences to complete their first two years at Selkirk College.

If biology isn’t your passion, but you need it for another program or degree that you are interested in, we offer a variety of biology courses that are relevant for non-biology majors as well.

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Semester 1

  • Course, Name, , Credit
  • BIOL 104, Biology I, , 3
  • CHEMISTRY , Chemistry Requirement: CHEM 110 or CHEM 122, , 3
  • ENGLISH , English Requirement: ENGL 110 or ENGL 112, , 3
  • MATH 100, Calculus I, , 3
  • PHYSICS A , Physics Requirement: PHYS 102 or PHYS 104, , 3
  • Total, 15

Semester 2

  • Course, Name, , Credit
  • BIOL 106, Biology II, , 3
  • CHEM 125, Foundations of Chemistry II, , 4
  • ENGLISH , English Requirement: ENGL 111 or ENGL 114, , 3
  • MATH 101, Calculus II, , 3
  • PHYSICS B , Physics Requirement: PHYS 103 or PHYS 105, , 3
  • Total, 16

Course Descriptions

  • BIOL 104 - Biology I
  • CHEMISTRY - Chemistry Requirement: CHEM 110 or CHEM 122
  • ENGLISH - English Requirement: ENGL 110 or ENGL 112
  • MATH 100 - Calculus I
  • PHYSICS A - Physics Requirement: PHYS 102 or PHYS 104
  • BIOL 106 - Biology II
  • CHEM 125 - Foundations of Chemistry II
  • ENGLISH - English Requirement: ENGL 111 or ENGL 114
  • MATH 101 - Calculus II
  • PHYSICS B - Physics Requirement: PHYS 103 or PHYS 105

Semester 3

  • Course, Name, , Credit
  • BIOL 204, Cell Biology, , 3
  • CHEM 212, Organic Chemistry I, , 3
  • ARTS I , First or Second Year Arts Requirement, , 3
  • UAS ELECT , General UAS Elective, , 3
  • UAS ELECT , General UAS Elective, , 3
  • Total, 15

Semester 4

  • Course, Name, , Credit
  • BIOL 202, Principles of Genetics, , 3
  • BIOL 206, Introductory Biochemistry, , 3
  • CHEM 213, Organic Chemistry II, , 3
  • STAT 206, Statistics, , 3
  • ARTS I , First or Second Year Arts Requirement, , 3
  • Total, 15

Course Descriptions

  • BIOL 204 - Cell Biology
  • CHEM 212 - Organic Chemistry I
  • ARTS I - First or Second Year Arts Requirement
  • UAS ELECT - General UAS Elective
  • BIOL 202 - Principles of Genetics
  • BIOL 206 - Introductory Biochemistry
  • CHEM 213 - Organic Chemistry II
  • STAT 206 - Statistics
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

• Agronomist
• Biochemical Engineer
• Biochemist
• Bioinformatician
• Biostatistician
• Cell Animator
• Cell Biologist
• Conservation Biologist
• Cosmetic/Perfume Maker
• Dentist
• Ecologist
• Environmental Lawyer
• Environmental Technician
• Fish and Wildlife Officer, • Forensic Specialist
• Geneticist
• Horticulturalist
• Hospital Administrator
• Journalist-Scientific
• Laboratory Technician
• Marine Biologist
• Medical Doctor
• Medical Illustrator
• Medical Librarian
• Medical Microbiologist
• Nurse
• Nutritionist
• Occupational Therapist, • Oceanographer
• Optometrist/Ophthalmologist
• Pharmacist
• Pharmaceutical Sales Rep
• Physiotherapist
• Public Health Officer
• Researcher
• Speech Language Pathologist
• Teacher/Professor
• Technical Writer
• Toxicologist
• Veterinarian
• Virologist
• Wildlife Biologist

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance/year: 500 CAD/per year

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