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Chemistry

Bachelor of Science (BS 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. Experience kinaesthetic learning, get into the laboratory and see how science is practised in the community. Learn how to design the newest materials and pharmaceuticals to improve quality of life for people throughout the world

Career possibilities

  • Professional chemist*
  • Analytical lab services*
  • Pharmaceutical/medicinal scientist*
  • Physician*
  • Forensic scientist*
  • Science writer
  • Patent examiner*
  • Chemistry teacher*
  • Consultant
  • Materials scientist*
  • Hazardous waste disposal
    safety officer*

* additional education, experience and/or training required

Admission requirements and costs

Curriculum and courses

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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, Environmental Science and Geology.

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