Welcome to the Biology Program

UBC's Biology Program is the undergraduate teaching program of the Departments of Botany and Zoology. Options include one Major, two Combined Majors, eight Honours, and three Combined Honours options.

We hope and expect that during your time as an undergraduate you will acquire an appreciation for the living world and a set of essential skills and attitudes that form the basis for further education and serve you well in the future.

Contact Information:

Biology Program Office
(Closed during the COVID-19 pandemic)
1103-6270 University Blvd
Biological Sciences Building, UBC
Vancouver, BC  V6T 1Z4

Sunita Chowrira, Associate Head of Biology
associate.head@biology.ubc.ca

Tammy Tromba, Biology Program Assistant
tromba@biology.ubc.ca

Chanelle Chow, Biology Canvas Support
tamira@mail.ubc.ca

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Important Notices:

  • For Biology Course Registration Information please click here!

  • Additional Biology Online Advising Hours: Tammy has additional  Biology advisng hours until Jan 22nd. Connect with a Biology Advisor via a smartphone using the ZOOM app or via a tablet/computer on a web browser.

  • Applications for Admission to the Third Year Biology Majors:  Are now open until Jan 15th, to apply please click here! The results of the January applications will be communicated by the end of the month. If you have any questions please contact the Biology Office at tromba@biology.ubc.ca.

  • New Term 2 Courses:

  • For Biology Graduation Photo Information please click here.  Deadline Feb 15th, 2021!

  • Biology Course Updates:

    •   All term 2 Biology courses, tutorials, and labs will be offered online.

    • 2021S: BIOL 111, 112, 121, 204, and 300 will be offered.

a place of mind, The University of British Columbia

Faculty of Science
UBC Biology Program
1103-6270 University Blvd,
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4, Canada
Tel: 604-822-4260
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