Please note: updated grade ranges for 2019/2020 will be added to the program pages as they become available.
Biology (BSc (Hons))
Bachelor of Science (Honours)
*Actual minimum grade ranges required for Fall 2019 admission/wait list consideration will be determined based on grades and qualifications presented by the applicant pool as they become available. Required grade ranges may fluctuate from year to year (up or down) as a result of competition. Applicants not educated in Ontario may present the equivalent of the Ontario requirements. Ryerson reserves the right to determine equivalency at its sole discretion.
Paid co-op option; industry-oriented research; independent thesis project; optional specializations in bioinformatics and computational biology, biophysics or environmental biology; optional designation in management science.
Use expertise in established principles and modern practices to contribute to biochemistry, environmental, health and molecular sciences; scientific sales and marketing; research or science management for government, academia or industry; agri-food, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals. Pursue a master’s or doctorate degree in this discipline or a professional degree in medicine, dentistry or another health-related field.
What You Need to Know
Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with a minimum of six Grade 12 U or M courses including the following program specific requirements.
Typically, a minimum overall average of 70% establishes eligibility for admission consideration; subject to competition individual programs may require higher pre-requisite grades and/or higher overall averages:
- English/Anglais (ENG4U/EAE4U preferred)
- Advanced Functions (MHF4U)
- Two of: Biology (SBI4U), Chemistry (SCH4U) or Physics (SPH4U)
- Note: the minimum grade(s) required in the subject prerequisites (normally in the 65-70% range) will be determined subject to competition.
- Completion of all three science courses is recommended. Biology (SBI4U) is strongly recommended.
Academic admission requirements for all other applicants are available at: