Program Information

School: MacEwan University
Faculty: Faculty of Arts & Science
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Description: How do flies and other insects walk up walls without falling? Why do your muscles tremble after long, hard exercise? Why does hair turn gray? Why do mosquito bites itch?

These are all questions that can be answered through the many fields of biological sciences. Botany, microbiology and zoology create countless avenues for the study of organisms, environments and the various relationships therein.

URL: Bachelor of Science – Biological Sciences at MacEwan University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

This cost estimate is for Year 1 (30 credits) of the program.

Careers: Biologists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 65
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Mathematics  or  Grade12 Physics 

Applicants must have a minimum overall average of 65 percent, with no course grade lower than 50 percent, in the following high school courses: ELA 30-1, Mathematics 30-1, two of Biology 30, Chemistry 30, Mathematics 31, Physics 30, or Computing Science-Advanced Career and Technology Studies (5 credits), and one subject from Group A, B, C or D courses. Please visit the website for more information on entry requirements.