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To be considered for admission to the four-year program, applicants must:
The required courses1 for applicants from UBC Vancouver are:
|Biology||BIOL 112 or MICB 2012, plus BIOL 121 and BIOL 140|
|Cell Biology||BIOL 200|
|Biochemistry||BIOL 201 or BIOC 202 or BIOC 203|
|Chemistry||CHEM 121 & 123 or CHEM 111 & 113|
|Organic Chemistry||CHEM 233 & 235 or CHEM 203|
|English||1st year (6 credits)3. ENGL 112 is recommended.|
|Humanities or Social Sciences||6 credits of Humanities or Social Sciences courses4|
|Mathematics||MATH 102 (recommended) or MATH 100, 104, 110, 120, 180 or 184, plus MATH 103 (recommended) or MATH 101, 105 or 121|
|Statistics||STAT 200 or 203, or BIOL 300|
|Elective(s)||Sufficient credits to bring total to at least 60.|
1 Acceptable in lieu of first year (1xx) requirements is the UBC Science One Program (plus 6 credits of first-year English). There may be additional alternate courses that satisfy the requirements listed in this table. Consult the Science Credit Exclusion List for a complete list.
2 BIOL 112, if taken, will be calculated in the first-year Core Average. If MICB 201 is taken in lieu of BIOL 112, as it is not equivalent to BIOL 112, it will not be calculated in the first-year Core Average (and should not be taken for this purpose). MICB 201, if taken in the last 30 credits, will be included in the Overall Average calculation.
3 SCIE 113 will be accepted in lieu of 3 credits of first-year English.
4 Any course offered by the Faculty of Arts at any year level. ENGL courses used to satisfy the 6-cr of first-year English requirement cannot count towards satisfying the Humanities or Social Sciences requirement.
Applicants without these specific UBC courses are required to present a full year each (i.e. 2 semesters) of:
Non-UBC students taking courses in BC may consult the BC Transfer Guide at: http://www.bctransferguide.ca. Prospective students may also consult the following list of courses from other post-secondary institutions, both within and outside of BC. You may view this list by clicking here.