Specialist Program in Immunology

Sidney Smith Hall

(13.5 full courses or their equivalents)

The Immunology Specialist Program is a Type 3 program. Only students with an average of 70% or higher in all of the required first-year courses and a minimum of 65% in each of these courses will be considered for entrance into the specialist program. Enrolment is limited and selection is based on performance in the following first-year required courses: BIO120H1, BIO130H1, CHM135H1 (formerly CHM139H1), CHM136H1 (formerly CHM138H1), MAT135H1 or their equivalents. Students apply via the Faculty’s Subject Program website.

First Year: 

  • BIO120H1
  • BIO130H1
  • CHM135H1 (formerly CHM139H1)
  • CHM136H1 (formerly CHM138H1)
  • (MAT135H1; MAT136H1) / MAT137Y1
  • (PHY131H1*, PHY132H1*) / (PHY151H1*; PHY152H1*)

Second Year:

  • BCH242Y1
  • BIO230H1
  • BIO260H1 / HMB265H1
  • CHM220H1
  • IMM250H1
  • One course from the following list:
    • BIO220H1 / STA220H1 / TRN225Y1 / TRN236H1 / CHM247H1 / CHM249H1

Third Year: 

Students considering graduate school are encouraged to add the additional non-compulsory IMM385Y1.

  • BCH377H1
  • IMM341H1
  • IMM351H1
  • MGY311Y1
  • MGY377H1
  • MGY378H1

Fourth Year:

  1. IMM435H1*
  2. Two courses from the following list: IMM428H1 / IMM429H1 / IMM430H1 / IMM431H1 / MIJ485H1
  3. IMM450Y1 or one full course equivalent at the 400-series in ANA, BCH, IMM, LMP, MGY, CSB.

* These courses may be taken in the first year or subsequent years and are not required for entrance into the specialist program. 
** This course is capped at 40 students. Priority will be given to Immunology Specialist students, followed by Immunology Major students.