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University of Calgary Calendar 2018-2019 Faculty of Science 4. Program Details 4.2 Chemistry 4.2.1 Programs in Chemistry
4.2.1 Programs in Chemistry
Admission

See also 3.2 Admission.

Courses constituting the field of Chemistry
Required Courses - Major Program

See also Section 3 (Faculty Regulations), Subsections 3.4A (Program Requirements - Major Programs) and 3.5B (Course Selection - Introductory Courses)

6 units (1.0 full-course equivalent) - Chemistry 201 or 211 (recommended) and Chemistry 203 or 213 (recommended)

6 units (1.0 full-course equivalent) - Physics 211 or 221 or 227 and 223

3 units (0.5 full-course equivalent) - Mathematics 249; or 265 or 275

3 units (0.5 full-course equivalent) - Mathematics 267 or 277

36 units (6.0 full-course equivalents) - Chemistry 311, 315, 331, 333, 351, 355 or 353, 371, 373, 453, 471, 531 or 533, Biochemistry 341 or 393

15 units (2.5 full-course equivalents) - From the Field of Chemistry of which at least 9 units (1.5 full-course equivalents), in addition to Chemistry 531 or 533, must be 500-level courses

3 units (0.5 full-course equivalent) - Physics 255 or 323

6 units (1.0 full-course equivalent) - Mathematics 211 or 213 and 331

3 units (0.5 full-course equivalent) - Science 311

15 units (2.5 full-course equivalents) - Breadth Requirement: Options selected from faculties other than the Faculty of Science (check Table I in 3.4 Program Requirements for ineligible courses). Of these 15 units (2.5 full-course equivalents), at least 6 units (1.0 full-course equivalent) must be from the Faculty of Arts.

24 units (4.0 full-course equivalents) - Options

Required Courses - Honours Chemistry

See also Section 3 (Faculty Regulations), Subsections 3.4C (Program Requirements - Honours Degree Programs) and 3.5B (Course Selection - Introductory Courses)

6 units (1.0 full-course equivalent) - Chemistry 201 or 211 (recommended) and Chemistry 203 or 213 (recommended)

6 units (1.0 full-course equivalent) - Physics 211 or 221 or 227 and 223

3 units (0.5 full-course equivalent) - Mathematics 249; or 265 or 275

3 units (0.5 full-course equivalent) - Mathematics 267 or 277

42 units (7.0 full-course equivalents) - Chemistry 311, 315, 331, 333, 351, 355 or 353, 371, 373, 453, 471, 502, 531 or 533, Biochemistry 341 or 393

15 units (2.5 full-course equivalents) - From the Field of Chemistry of which at least 9 units (1.5 full-course equivalents), in addition to Chemistry 531 or 533, must be 500-level courses

3 units (0.5 full-course equivalent) - Any Chemistry course at the 500 level (or above) or any other senior Science courses by the consent of the Department

3 units (0.5 full-course equivalent) - Physics 255 or 323

6 units (1.0 full-course equivalent) - Mathematics 211 or 213 and 331

3 units (0.5 full-course equivalent) - Science 311

15 units (2.5 full-course equivalents) - Breadth Requirement: Options selected from faculties other than the Faculty of Science (check Table I in 3.4 Program Requirements for ineligible courses). Of these 15 units (2.5 full-course equivalents), at least 6 units (1.0 full-course equivalent) must be from the Faculty of Arts.

15 units (2.5 full-course equivalents) - Options

Required Courses - Minor in Chemistry

6 units (1.0 full-course equivalent) - Chemistry 201 or 211 and 203 or 213

12 units (2.0 full-course equivalents) - Chemistry 311, 331, 351 and 371 or 373

12 units (2.0 full-course equivalents) - From the Field of Chemistry at the 300 level or above

Note: Chemistry 371 and 373 have Physics and Mathematics prerequisites; see the course descriptions for more details.

Recommendations

Science 311 is limited in enrolment. Students may complete it in either the Fall or Winter Term as dictated by the course capacities.

Chemistry 515 is strongly recommended for students planning careers in analytical or environmental chemistry.

Suggested Program Sequences

(a) Major Program

First Year

 

Chemistry 211

Chemistry 213

Physics 211 or 221 or 227

Physics 223

Mathematics 249 or 265 or 275

Mathematics 267 or 277

Option

Option

Non-science option

Non-science option

Second Year

 

Chemistry 311

Chemistry 315

Chemistry 351

Chemistry 355 or 353

Physics 323 or non-science option

Chemistry 371

Mathematics 211 or 213

Mathematics 331

Science 311

Science 311 or Physics 255 or option

Third Year

 

Chemistry 373

Chemistry 471

Chemistry 331

Chemistry 333

Chemistry 453

Biochemistry 341 or 393

Option

Option

Non-science option

Non-science option

Fourth Year

 

Chemistry 531 or option

Chemistry 533 or option

Option

Option

Option

Option

Option

Option

Option

Non-science option

(b) Honours Program

As above except that an option chosen from the list under the section called Required Courses - Honours Chemistry replaces one of the options in Third Year, and Chemistry 502 replaces two of the options in Fourth Year.