Certificate in Genetics - Medical Sciences Honours Research & Thesis II SCIE 4902   Medical Sciences Honours Research & Thesis II
CREDIT HOURS: 3
The course is required of, and restricted to, students in the Medical Sciences Honours program. Students conduct a research project in the laboratory or research site of an approved faculty member and attend weekly meetings of the class. Students have the flexibility to undertake their research in a department of their choice, subject to the approval of the Honours Committee. Class participation, an interim report, a written thesis, and a presentation at the Annual Medical Sciences Symposium are required for completion. No grade will appear for the course in the Fall term; grade for the course will appear in the Winter term.
NOTES: A cumulative grade for SCIE 4901 & SCIE 4902 will be granted in the Winter term, once SCIE 4902 has been completed.
FORMAT: Other (explain in comments)
FORMAT COMMENTS: Weekly class meetings (3h) and an independent research project at research site (at least one day per week)
PREREQUISITES: An approved research project supervisor (as determined by the Medical Sciences Honours Committee) and minimum average GPA of 3.3 calculated from the following core courses: BIOL 2020, BIOL 2030, PHYL 2041, PHYL 2044, MICI 2100, BIOC 2300, SOSA 2503, PHIL 2810 or 2805, PHAC 3001, MICI 3115, ANAT 3010, PATH 3000, CHEM 2401, and CHEM 2402. At the time of application, you are unlikely to have completed all the listed core courses; therefore, your GPA of the completed courses at the time of application must be equal to or greater than 3.3 (B+ average). A GPA of at least 3.3 is also required for all core courses at the time of graduation. 
EXCLUSIONS: SCIE 4900.06