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Degree Requirements

The relevant requirements to obtain a B.Sc. Majors, Honors or Minors degree in MBB are outlined below.

Prerequisite Grade

For a course to be accepted as fulfilling a prerequisite for any upper division MBB course, a student must have obtained a minimum grade of C.

Cumulative Grade Point Average Requirement

Acceptance into and continuation in the major requires a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 2.5 upon completion of the lower division core courses (not including the CMPT courses).

Writing, Quantitative and Breadth Requirements

Students completing a degree program must fulfil writing, quantitative and breadth requirements as part of their program.

Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Program Requirements

For Majors, Honors and Minors declared between 99-3 and 2002-1

For Majors, Honors and Minors declared between 94-3 to 99-2

Prerequisite Waivers

Prerequisite Waiver Forms are available from the MBB office and only granted in exceptional circumstances (a failing grade in a prerequisite course is not an exceptional circumstance). For 200 and 300 level MBB courses, please contact Dr. Ingrid Northwood if you need to discuss a prerequisite waiver. For 400 level MBB courses please contact the course instructor to discuss a prerequisite waiver.