Honours BSc Chemistry

The Honours BSc Chemistry program consists of a minimum of 20.0 credits, with at least 10.5 senior Chemistry credits. Not more than 6.5 credits may be at the 100 level. All requirements are contained in the following recommended schedule (refer to Note 1):

Year 1
CH130CH131;  both MA100 and MA101 (or both MA102 and MA103);
PC131 (or PC141), PC132 (or PC142)
2.0 elective credits (refer to Note 3)

Year 2
CH206, CH207, CH212, CH225, CH250, CH261, CH262
1.0 elective credit (refer to Note 3)

Year 3
CH213, CH226, CH301, CH313; either CH340 or CH345; CH390 (refer to Note 4)
1.0 CH credit (refer to Note 4)
ST231 (or ST230)
0.5 elective credit (refer to Note 3)

Year 4
3.0 additional CH credits (refer to Note 4)
2.0 elective credits (refer to Note 3)

Additional Information
Program Regulations

  1. While the above schedule constitutes the recommended sequence satisfying program requirements, other sequences are possible. Many of the required courses have one or more prerequisites and students are advised to be cautious in departing from the recommended schedule. 
  2. Progression into Year 2 requires a minimum average GP of 5.00 in CH130, CH131, and an overall GPA of 4.00. Progression into subsequent years requires a minimum overall GPA of 4.00. Graduation requires a minimum GPA of 5.00 in Chemistry courses, and a minimum overall GPA of 5.00. Students who would like to switch into this program after Year 1, but who completed CH110/111 or CH120/121, must consult with the undergraduate advisor for the Chemistry and Biochemistry Department on a progression pathway and earning credit for CH130 and CH131.
  3. Electives must include at least 1.0 credit from outside of the major discipline(s) of which 0.5 credit must be from a discipline outside of those offered by the Faculty of Science.
  4. Students who are not planning to enroll in CH490‡ in Year 4 must enroll in CH390 in Year 3. Students who plan to enroll in CH490‡ in Year 4 are encouraged to enroll in CH390 in Year 3 but are not required to do so and may replace CH390 with a 0.5 CH credit at the 300 or 400 level.