Bachelor of Science

Botany

Program of Study Credit Points
Core Units for this Major
Complete 12 credit points from the following units:
12 cps
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
MTHS110
or
MTHS120
Quantitative Skills with Applications
or
Calculus and Linear Algebra 1
6  
STAT100 Introduction to Statistical Modelling 6  
And complete the following units: 24 cps
BIOL110 Biology I 6  
BIOL120 Biology II 6  
CHEM110 Chemistry I 6  
CHEM120 Chemistry II 6  
#Prescribed Units for this Major
Complete the following units:
42 cps
BOTY202 Plant Physiology and Anatomy 6  
BOTY203 Plant Diversity 6
ECOL203 Ecology - Populations to Ecosystems 6
And complete 24 credit points from the following units:
BOTY302 Plant Function and Environment 6
BOTY370 Mycology and Plant Pathology 6
BOTY390 Field Botany 6
ECOL307 Ecology of Plant Populations 6
ECOL311 Ecology of Australian Vegetation 6
ECOL320 Molecular Ecology 6
EVOL301 Biological Systematics 6
#Students undertaking a second major must be aware that a unit common to both majors at 200/300-level counts towards one major only. In these circumstances students are to select a Listed Unit from the relevant Major.
Course Requirements 66 cps

To achieve an overall total of 144 credit points candidates must complete a further 66 credit points by either:
Completing ONE Minor, Listed Units and Elective Units;
or
Completing a Second Major and Elective Units;
or
Completing the Listed Units for this Major and Elective Units.

 
Group 1 - Listed Units for candidates undertaking this Major
Candidates completing TWO Majors complete 0 credit points.
Candidates completing ONE Major and ONE Minor MUST complete 12 credit points at 200 level from the following units;
or
Candidates completing ONE Major must complete 24 credit points at 200-level from the following units:
0-24 cps
BCHM210 Introductory Molecular Biology and Biochemistry I 6  
BCHM220 Introductory Biochemistry II 6  
CHEM204 Biological and Organic Chemistry 6  
CHEM250 Analytical Chemistry 6  
ECOL202 Aquatic Ecology 6  
ECOL204 Ecological Methods 6  
EVOL211 Evolution and Biogeography 6  
GENE210 Introductory Genetics 6  
MICR220 Introductory Microbiology 6  
STAT210 Statistical Modelling and Experimental Design 6  
ZOOL203 Vertebrate Zoology 6  
ZOOL220 Invertebrate Zoology 6  
Group 2 - Listed Units for candidates undertaking this Major
Candidates completing TWO majors complete 0 credit points.
Candidates completing ONE Major and ONE Minor MUST complete 6 credit points at 300 level from the following units;
or
Candidates completing ONE Major must complete 18 credit points at 300-level from the following units:
0-18 cps
BTEC360 Biotechnology and Advanced Molecular Biology 6  
CHEM302 Organic Structure and Reactivity 6  
CHEM303 Medicinal Chemistry 6  
ECOL300 The Research Process 6  
EM351 Ecosystem Rehabilitation 6  
EM353 Conservation Biology 6  
FSC310 Forensic Chemistry 6  
HORT420 Horticultural Science and Management 6  
SCI395 Science Report 6  
ZOOL328 Insect Plant Interactions 6  
Elective Units
Complete 0 to 24 credit points with not more than 12 credit points at 100-level.
0-24 cps
The number of credit points and level will vary depending on whether candidates undertake ONE or TWO Majors or ONE Major and ONE Minor.
Elective Units can be selected from any unit offered by the University subject to candidates meeting overall prerequisite and timetabling requirements for individual units.
 
Total 144 cps

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