University of British Columbia offers a Bachelor of Science degree with a Major in Applied Animal Biology

  • Applied Animal Biology is intended for students who want to study and/or work with animals
  • It provides students with fundamentals of animal behaviour, animal physiology and related fields as applied to farm, companion and other animals. It also exposes students to the role of animals in human society and the ethical, environmental and other issues that arise
  • It offers training in research skills needed for graduate work, and (with appropriate selection of courses) prepares students for admission to veterinary and human medicine

Useful links when using this course planning worksheet:
UBC Calendar
UBC Department Website
BC Transfer Guide
Langara Diagnostic Tests

First-year degree requirements

UBC Courses

Credits

Langara Equivalents

Credits

LFS 100

1

Unavailable

0

LFS 150 or ENGL 112 or WRDS 1501

3

ENGL 1123

3

UBCV BIOL 112 & BIOL 121 & BIOL 1402

8

BIOL 1115 & 12152

8

CHEM 121 & 123

8

CHEM 1120 & 1220

8

MATH 102 or equivalent

3

Unavailable

0

PHYS 101, 107, or 1174

3

PHYS 1125

4

Restricted electives5

3

Restricted electives5

3

Unrestricted electives

3

Unrestricted electives

3

 

Second-year degree requirements

UBC Courses

Credits

Langara Equivalents

Credits

LFS 250

6

Unavailable

0

LFS 252 (or FRST 231 or BIOL 300)

3

Unavailable

0

BIOL 200 & 201

6

BIOL 2415 & 2315

6

CHEM 233 & 235

4

CHEM 2216

4

MICB 201

3

Unavailable

0

Restricted electives5

9

Restricted electives5

9

 Footnotes:
Or equivalent course to fulfill Communication requirement.
LANG BIOL 1115 (4) & LANG BIOL 1215 (4) = UBCV BIOL 1st (8). Exempt UBCV BIOL 111, UBCV BIOL 121, UBCV BIOL 140.
Students who have not completed Calculus 12 must take MATH 180 or 184 to fulfill their first year Math requirement. Contact UBC for accepted course equivalents to MATH 102.
Students without credit for Physics 12 must take PHYS 100 before taking other 100-level PHYS courses.
To be selected in consultation with a program advisor. Typically includes courses in APBI, BIOL, and FNH. For suggested courses see Restricted Electives List.

 

This course planning outline is created by the Langara College Counselling Department and is intended for use only as a guide. It is the student’s responsibility to consult original sources to ensure accuracy.

Last updated August 2021