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194.16 Physiology

194.16.1 Honors in Physiology

    Honors in Physiology is offered by the Department of Physiology in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry through the Faculty of Science.

    The Honors program is designed to prepare students for advanced study leading to careers in academia, industrial research, or for entry into health-related professions. A choice of courses is available for students with interests in particular branches of the life sciences (e.g., cell and molecular biology, endocrinology, cardiovascular physiology, and neurobiology).

    Continuation and graduation in the Honors Physiology program requires successful completion of *30 with a minimum 3.3 GPA, in the previous Fall/Winter. In addition, second-year students must present a minimum grade of B in PHYSL 212 and PHYSL 214 in order to continue, whereas students who are eligible to enter the program in their third year and have credit in PHYSL 210 must present a minimum grade of A- in order to be admitted. Students must consult the Departmental Advisor prior to registration in each year of the program.

    The course requirements for the program are as follows:

Year 1

BIOL 107

CHEM 101, 102, 164 (or 261), 263 (see Note 2)

STAT 141 or 151

*6 junior ENGL or *3 junior ENGL and *3 junior WRS

*6 in approved options

Year 2


BIOL 201, 207

PHYS 124, 126

PHYSL 212, 214

PMCOL 201, 202

*3 in approved options

Year 3

BIOCH 320, 330, 401

PHYSL 372, 401, 403


*6 in approved options

Year 4

PHYSL 402, 404, 465, 466 (or 467 in place of 465/466)

*12 from CELL 445; NEURO 443, 496; PHYSL 400, 405, 444, 501, 513; PHYSL 545 or BIOL 545; PMCOL 415, 515, or another 400- or 500- level Science course with consent of the Department

*6 in approved options



The program must consist of a minimum of *90 in Science, a minimum of *18 in Arts, and no more than *12 in non-Arts/non-Science options and no more than *42 in junior (100-level) courses.


Honors students in the first year of the program who are unable to take CHEM 263 may take 263 in second year.


All options must be approved by Departmental Advisor.


Credit in SCI 100 will be considered equivalent to BIOL 107, 108, CHEM 101, 102, 164, PHYS 144, 146 and *6 approved Science options.

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