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Biology

Chemical Engineering

Program Description

The BSc in Biology shares a common first year with the BSc programs in Chemistry, Contemporary Science, Mathematics and its Applications, and Medical Physics. The program emphasizes environmental biology, microbial ecology and molecular biology with applications to biotechnology and environmental science. Students can also minor in Chemistry or Psychology and choose specializations in Biophysics or Computational Biology.

Biology co-op students find work in a variety of roles & settings in biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, research laboratories, and in the food and cosmetics industries.

Need more Information?

For questions about the job application process, co-op fees, potential employers, typical co-op employment rates etc. please contact the Co-op Program Specialist.  

Taryn De Ruyter
Email: taryn.deruyter@ryerson.ca
Phone: 416-979-5000 ext. 3260
Location: COP-106

For questions about academic matters such as: co-op admission requirements, requests for alternate work and academic term sequences, when to apply to get into co-op, grades for co-op work terms, work term reports etc. please contact the Faculty Advisor.

Dr. Kimberley A. Gilbride
Email: gilbride@ryerson.ca
Phone: 416-979-5000 ext. 6354
Location: KHN 312

SOME OF OUR EMPLOYERS

  • Apotex
  • Compagnie Parento
  • Good Harbour Laboratories
  • Ministry of the Environment
  • Sanofi Pasteur

 

SAMPLE JOBS

  • Field Officer
  • Laboratory Assistant
  • Microbiology Co-op Student
  • Molecular Biology
  • Aquatic Toxicity Testing Technician
  • Chemical/Toxicological Evaluator
  • Food Technologist

 

WORKTERM SCHEDULE

schedule

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DEPARTMENT SITE

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COURSE CALENDAR

calendar

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CO-OP FACT SHEET