Pathobiology Specialist (Science Program) - ASSPE2025

This is a limited enrolment program. Students must have completed 4.0 credits and meet the requirements listed below to enrol.

Variable Minimum Grade or Variable Minimum Grade Average
A minimum grade/minimum grade average in required courses or their equivalents is needed for entry, and this minimum changes each year depending on available spaces and the number of applicants. The following courses must be completed:

The underlying numeric final mark in each of your courses required for program enrolment will be used by the relevant academic unit to determine your eligibility.

Applications from students lacking numerical grades in one or more of the specified prerequisites, or students applying in their second or later years, may be considered on the basis of their entire academic record and the availability of space in the program. In addition to applying through ACORN, students applying in their second year or later are asked to please contact the department directly at and provide your student number.

Please consult the Arts & Science Program Toolkit for program enrolment information.

Students in this program have the option to request enrolment in the Arts & Science Internship Program (ASIP) stream. Students can apply for the ASIP stream after Year 1 (Year 2 entry) or after Year 2 (Year 3 entry, starting Fall 2024). Full details about ASIP, including student eligibility, selection and enrolment, are available in the ASIP section of the Arts & Science Academic Calendar. Please note that the majority of students enter ASIP in Fall term of Year 2. Space is more limited for Year 3 entry and there are program-specific year 3 entry enrolment requirements. Students applying for Year 3 entry must have been admitted to the Pathobiology Specialist in the Summer after Year 2 and have completed LMP200H1, BIO230H1, BCH210H1 and PSL301H1.

(14.0-15.5 credits, including at least 2.0 credits at the 400-level)

First Year:

First or Second Year:

Second Year:

Third Year:

Choose one of the options below:

Fourth Year:

Students should choose four of the following 400-level courses (2.0-2.5 credits):

Students in this program have the option to complete the Arts & Science Internship Program (ASIP) stream.

Note: If the research course LMP405Y1 is taken, an additional three 400-level courses from the list are still required (totalling 2.5 credits).