Spec. Hon. BSc STREAM in PHARMACEUTICAL & BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY – REQUIREMENTS EFFECTIVE FALL 2009

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There are two Specialized Honours degrees available: the Pharmaceutical & Biological Chemistry Stream is described here. The regular degree in Chemistry is described separately. Both are fully accredited by the Canadian Society for Chemistry (CSC).

As of Fall 2009, the requirements for this program will have changed. The following describes the requirements for students entering the program since Fall 2009. Students enrolling earlier must follow the older requirements.

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Years 1 & 2

(67 credits)

  • Chemistry Program Core
  • SC/BIOL 1010 6.00 'Biological Science' [Y] (or the combination of SC/BIOL 1000 3.00 'Biology I - Cells, Molecular Biology and Genetics' [F,S] and SC/BIOL 1001 3.00 'Biology II - Evolution, Ecology, Biodiversity and Conservation Biology' [W,S])
  • and one of the following (see this document for guidance):
    • either the combination of
      • SC/BCHM 2020 4.00 = SC/BIOL 2020 4.00 'Cell Biology and Biochemistry I' [N/A] (or SC/CHEM 2050 4.00 'Introductory Biochemistry' [W])
      • and SC/BCHM 2021 4.00 = SC/BIOL 2021 4.00 'Cell Biology and Biochemistry II' [N/A]
      • and SC/BIOL 2040 4.00 'Genetics' [N/A]
    • or the combination of
      • SC/BCHM 2020 3.00 = SC/BIOL 2020 3.00 'Biochemistry' [F,W,S] (or SC/CHEM 2050 4.00 'Introductory Biochemistry' [W])
      • and SC/BCHM 2021 3.00 = SC/BIOL 2021 3.00 'Cell Biology' [W,S]
      • and SC/BIOL 2040 3.00 'Genetics' [F,W,S]
      • and SC/BIOL 2070 3.00 'Research Methods in Cell and Molecular Biology' [F,W,S]
    • or an approved 11- or 13-credit combination of the above

Years 3 & 4

(45 credits)

In Addition

  • Additional courses as needed for a minimum overall total of 120 credits.

Notes

  • General Education courses may safely be delayed. Some program-mandated courses may be delayed, but this may give rise to scheduling conflicts.
  • SC/CHEM 4050 3.00 and SC/CHEM 4051 3.00 may be taken in year 3.