Course Selection for Year 2 (en route to BMSc)

Course selection in Year 2 depends on the module in which students wish to register in Year 3 BMSc.

Course selection for students in Medical Sciences 2:

Courses

Course selection in Medical Sciences 2 is determined by the module in which the student wants to register in Year 3 BMSc. Students must complete ALL of the 2000-level courses listed in the Admission Requirements for the module(s) to which they apply for Year 3 by the end of the Fall/Winter of Med Sci 2.

The number of option courses to be taken in Medical Sciences 2 depends on how many courses must be taken to satisfy the Admission Requirements. For example, a student can take 2.0 option courses in Medical Sciences 2 if he/she applies for a module in Year 3 BMSc that lists 3.0 2000-level courses in the Admission Requirements.

To determine which courses to take in Medical Sciences 2:

Students are advised to satisfy the Admission Requirements for more than one module for Year 3 BMSc since admission to Honors Specialization modules is limited.

The Charts of Admission Requirements (below) display the Admission Requirements for all of the Honors Specialization, Specialization and Double Major modules at a glance.

Requirements for admission to Year 3 of the BMSc Program and modules in BMSc

Admission to Year 3 BMSc:

Students in Medical Sciences 2 must satisfy certain conditions to be eligible for admission to Year 3 BMSc, including the completion of ALL courses listed in the Admission Requirements for the module(s) to which they apply for Year 3 BMSc. Full details about the requirements for (i) assured admission to Year 3 BMSc and (ii) admission from the competitive pool are outlined in the Academic Calendar.

Admission to Honors Specialization modules in Year 3 BMSc:

Each Honors Specialization module has a maximum capacity in both Years 3 and 4, and satisfying the requirements for admission to Year 3 BMSc does not guarantee admission to a particular Honors Specialization module. The average obtained on the 2000-level courses listed in the Admission Requirements of the module to which a student applies is used to determine his/her eligibility for that module.

Students who satisfy the requirements for assured admission to Year 3 BMSc are assessed for admission to Honors Specialization modules before students admitted to Year 3 BMSc from the competitive pool. See Modules Offered in the BMSc Program for full details. 

See Minimum Averages Required for Admission to Honors Specialization modules for the maximum capacity of each Honors Specialization module and the minimum averages required for admission for the past few years.

Admission to Specialization and Double Major modules in Year 3 BMSc:

Specialization and Double Major modules do not have a maximum capacity and enrollment is not limited to a specific number of students. Provided a student is admitted to Year 3 BMSc and has completed all of the Admission Requirements for the Specialization of both Major modules (see Charts of Admission Requirements, below, for Double Majors), he/she is admitted to either the Specialization or Double Majors requested.

Minimum Averages Required for Admission to Honors Specialization Modules

The chart of Minimum Averages Required for Admission to Honors Specialization Modules provides information about the maximum capacity for each Honors Specialization module and the minimum averages that students have required for admission to these modules for the past few years.

Questions??

The Academic Counselling Team in Western Science Centre (WSC) Rm 140 should be contacted for any questions about course selection in Medical Sciences 2 and admission to Year 3 BMSc. Before contacting the Academic Counselling Team:


Course selection for students in Year 2 BSc:

Courses

Course selection in Year 2 BSc for students interested in applying to Year 3 BMSc is determined by the module in which the student wants to register in Year 3 BMSc. Students must complete all of the 2000-level courses listed in the Admission Requirements for the module(s) to which they apply for Year 3 (see Admission to Year 3 BMSc for Students in the Competitive Pool for full details and for information about modules that list more than 3.0 2000-level courses in the Admission Requirements).

The number of option courses to be taken in Year 2 BSc depends on how many courses must be taken to satisfy the Admission Requirements. For example, a student can take 2.0 option courses in Year 2 BSc if he/she applies for a module in Year 3 BMSc that lists 3.0 2000-level courses in the Admission Requirements.

To determine which courses to take in Year 2 BSc:

Students are advised to satisfy the Admission Requirements for more than one module for Year 3 BMSc since admission to Honors Specialization modules is limited.

The Charts of Admission Requirements (below) display the Admission Requirements for all of the Honors Specialization, Specialization and Double Major modules at a glance.

Requirements for admission to Year 3 of the BMSc Program and modules in BMSc

Admission to Year 3 BMSc:

Students in Year 2 BSc must satisfy certain conditions to be eligible for admission to Year 3 BMSc, including the completion of the courses listed in the Admission Requirements for the module(s) to which they apply for Year 3 BMSc. Full details about the requirements for admission from the competitive pool are outlined in the Academic Calendar.

Admission to Honors Specialization modules in Year 3 BMSc:

Each Honors Specialization module has a maximum capacity in both Years 3 and 4, and satisfying the requirements for admission to Year 3 BMSc does not guarantee admission to a particular Honors Specialization module. The average obtained on the 2000-level courses listed in the Admission Requirements of the module to which a student applies is used to determine his/her eligibility for that module.

Students in Medical Sciences 2 who satisfy the requirements for assured admission to Year 3 BMSc are assessed for admission to Honors Specialization modules before students from the competitive pool, i.e. before students in Year 2 BSc. See Modules Offered in the BMSc Program for full details.

Some Honors Specialization modules reach their maximum capacity before any students from the competitive pool are considered. Students do not have to be registered in a particular Honors Specialization module in Year 3 BMSc to be considered for admission to that module for Year 4. Students in Double Majors in Year 3 BMSc can apply for admission to Honors Specialization modules in Year 4. See Admission & Progression to Year 4 BMSc for more information.

See Minimum Averages Required for Admission to Honors Specialization modules for the maximum capacity of each Honors Specialization module, the minimum averages required for admission for the past few years, and which modules reached their capacity in Year 3 BMSc before students from the competitive pool were considered for admission.

Admission to Specialization and Double Major modules in Year 3 BMSc:

Specialization and Double Major modules do not have a maximum capacity and enrollment is not limited to a specific number of students. Provided a student is admitted to Year 3 BMSc and has completed all of the Admission Requirements for the Specialization of both Major modules (see Charts of Admission Requirements, below, for Double Majors), he/she is admitted to either the Specialization or Double Majors requested.

Minimum Averages Required for Admission to Honors Specialization Modules

The chart of Minimum Averages Required for Admission to Honors Specialization Modules provides information about the maximum capacity for each Honors Specialization module and the minimum averages that students have required for admission to these modules for the past few years.

Questions??

The Academic Counselling Team in Western Science Centre (WSC) Rm 140 should be contacted for any questions about course selection in Year 2 BSc for students interested in applying for admission to Year 3 of the BMSc Program. Before contacting the Academic Counselling Team:

Charts of Admission Requirements:

The Admission Requirements have been pulled from the Academic Calendar and stacked up in chart form so that the Admission Requirements for all (i) Honors Specialization, (ii) Specialization, or (iii) Double Major modules can be viewed at the same time.


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