Biology Course Syllabus

The following courses will be offered in the 2022-2023 academic year. 

Note: updated sylllabus will be uploaded as they come in.

Note: All courses link to the academic timetable course description.

Course number Course name Term Course
BIOL 1010 Principles of Biology Part l Fall PDF-222kB
BIOL 1011 Principles of Biology Part ll Winter PDF-255kB
BIOL 1020 Introductory Biology l Fall
BIOL 1020 Introductory Biology l Summer PDF-208kB
BIOL 1021 Introductory Biology ll Fall PDF-205kB
BIOL 1021 Introductory Biology ll Summer PDF-205kB
BIOL 1021 Introductory Biology ll Winter PDF-580kB
BIOL 2003 Diversity of Life l Fall PDF-367kB
BIOL 2004 Diversity of Life ll Winter PDF-185kB
BIOL 2020 Cell Biology Fall PDF-202kB
BIOL 2020 Cell Biology Winter
BIOL 2030 Genetics and Molecular Biology Fall PDF-684kB
BIOL 2030 Genetics and Molecular Biology Winter PDF-696kB
BIOL 2040 Evolution Fall PDF-212kB
BIOL 2040 Evolution Winter PDF-212kB
BIOL 2111_SCIE 2112 Dal Scholars & Leaders: Becoming a Scientist 1 & 11 Fall_Winter PDF -206kB
BIOL 2060 Introductory Ecology Fall PDF-112kB
BIOL 2060 Introductory Ecology Winter PDF-668kB
BIOL 2601
Flora of Nova Scotia Summer
BIOL 2605 Marine Life of Nova Scotia Summer PDF-232kB
BIOL 3003 Introduction to Field Oceanography
Summer PDF-648kB
BIOL 3037 Life Rewritten: Gene Editing & Synthetic Biology Winter PDF-307kB
BIOL_MARI 3042 Molecular Ecology  Winter PDF-188kB
BIOL 3044 Ecological Genetics  Winter PDF-844kB
BIOL 3046 Molecular Evolution  Fall PDF-224kB
BIOL 3050 Developmental Biology  Fall PDF-184kB
BIOL 3060 Environmental Ecology  Winter PDF-588kB
BIOL 3061 Communities & Ecosystems  Fall PDF-228kB
BIOL 3062 Behavioural Ecology Winter PDF-181kB
BIOL 3063 Resource Ecology Winter PDF-180kB
BIOL 3065 Conservation Biology Winter PDF-268kB
BIOL 3078 Animal Physiology Part I  Fall PDF-221kB
BIOL 3079 Animal Physiology Part II  Winter PDF-184kB
BIOL_MARI_3080 Ecology and Evolution of Fishes Winter PDF-204kB
BIOL 3101 Microbial Ecology  Fall PDF-204kB
BIOL 3102 Microbial Eukaryotes: Biodiversity & Evolution Fall PDF-193kB
BIOL 3221 Diversity of Algae
Summer PDF-156kB
BIOL 3225 Plants in the Human Landscape Winter PDF-562kB
BIOL 3226 Economic Botany, Plants and Civilization  Fall PDF-584kB
BIOL_MARI_3301 Invertebrate Biology  Winter PDF-604kB
BIOL 3322 Parasitology Fall PDF-136kB
BIOL 3326 Vertebrate Design: Evolution & Function  Fall PDF-528kB
BIOL 3327 Entomology
Summer PDF-88kB
BIOL 3328 Medical Entomology
Summer PDF-92kB
BIOL 3336 Vertebrate Functional Morphology Winter PDF-152kB
BIOL 3421 Comparative Vertebrate Histology Winter PDF-24kB
BIOL 3430 Introduction to Human Histology
BIOL 3580 Philosophy of Biology Fall PDF-108Kb
BIOL 3601 Nature Conservation Winter PDF-609kB
BIOL 3602 History of Biology Fall PDF-121kB
BIOL_MARI 3603 Practical Aquaculture Winter PDF-198KB
BIOL 3622 Ornithology Summer PDF-228kB
BIOL 3623 Coastal Ecology
Summer PDF-424kB
BIOL 3626 Field Studies of Marine Mammals Summer PDF-508kB
BIOL 3628 Marine Ornithology Summer PDF-700kB
BIOL 3630 Field Methods in Animal Behaviour Summer PDF-184kB
BIOL 3633 Spatial Information and GIS in Ecology Summer PDF-564kB
BIOL 3634 Agroforestry Summer PDF-718kB
BIOL 3639 Herpetology Summer PDF-396kB
BIOL 3640 Tropical Ecology & Biodiversity Field Class   Summer PDF-344kB
BIOL 3664 Intertidal Ecology and Diversity Summer PDF-776kB
BIOL 3761 Marine Ecology  Fall PDF-184kB
BIOL 3872 The Biologist's Toolkit Fall PDF-215kB
BIOL 4001 Environmental Impact Assessment  Fall PDF-195KB
BIOL4004 Principles of Indigenous Medicine Winter PDF-261kB
BIOL 4020 Advanced Cell Biology Fall PDF-228kB
BIOL 4020 Advanced Cell Biology Winter PDF-228kB
BIOL 4062
Analysis of Biological Data Fall PDF-939kB
BIOL 4065 Sustainability and Complexity
Fall   PDF-166kB
BIOL4069 Statistical Rethinking:Applied Bayesian Fall PDF-477kB
BIOL 4080 Laboratory Study of Fishes Winter PDF-628kB
BIOL 4220 Plant Cell Biology  Fall PDF-211kB
BIOL 4323 Biologging & Biotelemetry Winter PDF-244kB
BIOL 4369 Fisheries Oceanography Winter PDF-140kB
BIOL 4370 Deep-Sea Biology Fall PDF-160kB
BIOL 4510 Cultural Evolution Fall PDF-198 kB
BIOL 4661 Biological Oceanography Winter PDF-196kB
BIOL 4662 Biology of Phytoplankton Winter PDF-152kB
BIOL 4806_07_09 Independent Research I,II, and III BIOL 4806_4807_4809 F/W/S PDF-491KB
BIOL 4880 Communicating science for societal impact
Winter PDF-304kB
BIOL 4811 Special Topics   Winter PDF-426kB
BIOL 4850 Geographic Info Science Research Project Winter PDF-220kB
BIOL 4901_4902
Honours Research and Thesis I & II
F/W PDF 220kB
BIOL 5062 Analysis of Biological Data Fall PDF-242kB
BIOL 5220 Plant Cell Biology   Fall PDF-250kB
BIOL 5510 Cultural Evolution Fall  PDF -248KB
BIOL 5660
Ecosystem Modelling for Aquaculture Fall PDF-805KB
BIOL 5602
Introduction to Aquaculture Winter PDF-213kB
BIOL5604_MARI_3604 Field Aquaculture Summer PDF-395kB
BIOL 5665 Hacking the blue planet Fall PDF-616kB