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Bachelor of Science (B.S c.)

4 years

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Program highlights

Think critically — enhance your reasoning and problem-solving skills

Research opportunities ― get engaged in innovative research projects

Well-rounded foundation — discover a wide range of ideas beyond your area of study

Get a leg-up on grad school — start research projects early in your academics to prepare you for the next academic step

Give back to your community — earn a degree with an additional community service learning (CSL) designation to recognize your contributions

Chemistry is the science that connects everything, everywhere. Gain a deeper understanding of the molecular processes behind the machinery of life. Get involved in experiential learning, spend time learning in the laboratory and see how science is practised in the community. Study the breadth of chemistry with the general chemistry option or explore a mix of chemical analysis, biology and chemistry with the analytical biochemistry concentration.

Career possibilities

  • Occupational health and safety technician
  • Pharmaceutical/medicinal scientist*
  • Professional chemist*
  • Quality assurance scientist
  • Analytical lab services*
  • Physician*
  • Forensic scientist*
  • Patent examiner*

* additional education, experience and/or training required

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Curriculum and courses


Information about program offerings, admission requirements and the application process can be answered by an admissions and recruitment specialist.

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Faculty of Science and Technology

Mount Royal offers two bachelor's degrees in Science and Technology: The Bachelor of Computer Information Systems and the Bachelor of Science with majors in General Science, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Data Science, Environmental Science and Geology.

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