Curriculum & Courses

Bachelor of Science - Chemistry


Required courses:
BCEM 2201 - General Biochemistry
CHEM 1201 - General Chemistry – Structure and Bonding
CHEM 1202 - General Chemistry – Introduction to Quantitative Chemistry
CHEM 2101 - Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 2102 - Organic Chemistry II
CHEM 2301 - Analytical Chemistry I: Quantitative Analysis
CHEM 2302 - Analytical Chemistry II: Introduction to Instrumental Analysis
CHEM 2401 - Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM 2601 - Introduction to Physical Chemistry
CHEM 3200 - Research Methods
CHEM 3201 - Structure Determination
CHEM 3601 - Thermodynamics or PHYS 3601 - Thermodynamics
CHEM 3602 - Elementary Quantum Mechanics
CHEM 3701 - Introduction to Molecular Modelling
COMP 2001 - Computer-Based Problem Solving for the Sciences
MATH 1200 - Calculus for Scientists I
MATH 1203 - Linear Algebra for Scientists and Engineers
MATH 2200 - Calculus for Scientists II
MATH 3200 - Mathematical Methods
PHYS 1201 - Classical Physics I
PHYS 1202 - Classical Physics II
PHYS 2201 - Acoustics, Optics, and Radiation

One of:

         CHEM 4103 - Advanced Organic Chemistry: Synthesis
         CHEM 4301 - Advanced Analytical Chemistry
         CHEM 4701 - Molecular Modelling
Approved Option*
Approved Option*
Approved Option*
General Education Requirement Cluster 1, Foundation
General Education Requirement Cluster 2, Foundation
General Education Requirement Cluster 3, Foundation
General Education Requirement Cluster 4, Foundation
General Education Requirement Cluster 2, Tier 2
General Education Requirement Cluster 3, Tier 2
General Education Requirement Cluster 4, Tier 2
General Education Requirement Tier 3**
General Education Requirement Tier 3**
General Education Requirement Tier 3**
Four Electives

* Approved 3-credit options include three of the following:

BCEM 4212 - Biochemical Pharmacology
CHEM 4103 - Advanced Organic Chemistry: Synthesis
CHEM 4213 - Drug Discovery
CHEM 4301 - Advanced Analytical Chemistry
CHEM 4411 - Organometallic Chemistry and Catalysis
CHEM 4602 - Advanced Quantum Mechanics
CHEM 4603 - Symmetry and Spectroscopy
CHEM 4605 - Statistical Mechanics
CHEM 4701 - Molecular Modelling
CHEM 4801 - Nuclear Chemistry

**Tier 3 General Education courses must be taken from at least two of the four thematic clusters.