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Degree Major/Minor Requirements

53.3 Chemistry

53.3.1 Major in Chemistry

    A student may choose a BA or BSc in Chemistry. See §15.3 for Admission Requirements.

I.     Requirements


*6 general chemistry: AUCHE 110 and 112.


*6 analytical chemistry: AUCHE 220 and 222.


*6 inorganic chemistry: AUCHE 230 and 232.


*6 organic chemistry: AUCHE 250 and 252.


*3 physical chemistry: AUCHE 279.


*3 Selected Topics in Chemistry: one of AUCHE 405, 415, 425, 435, 455, 475, 485.


An additional 12 senior credits in AUCHE, at least *6 of which must be at the 300- or 400-level.


Supporting courses: AUMAT 110 or 111.

    Note: The BSc requires AUCHE 277 as one of the options in (7) above and requires additional supporting courses: *3 AUMAT 112 and *6 AUPHY.

II.    Additional information for students


*6 general chemistry: AUCHE 110 and 112.


Students interested in a graduate degree in Chemistry (i.e., MSc, PhD) should enrol in the BSc program and take more than the minimum required credits (in total and at the 400-level).


*3 in Statistics are recommended. Some senior courses are offered in alternate years.


Plans for taking a Chemistry project course should be discussed with the Department Chair in the year prior to registering in the course.


A student is advised to take AUMAT 110 (111) and 112 early in his/her program. Note that AUMAT 110 (or 111) is a recommended prerequisite for AUCHE 220 and is required for AUCHE 279; that AUMAT 211 is a recommended corequisite for AUCHE 227 and a required prerequisite for AUCHE 377; and that AUMAT 120 is a required prerequisite for AUCHE 430.

III.    Recommended first-year program


Required courses: *6 AUCHE 110 and 112.


Recommended courses:


*6 AUMAT 110 (or 111) and 112.


*6 AUPHY 110 and 120.

53.3.2 Minor in Chemistry

I.     Requirements


AUCHE 110 and 112.


*9 in senior level AUCHE.


3 additional credits in AUCHE at the 300 or 400-level.

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