Honours BSc Biochemistry and Biotechnology
The Honours BSc Biochemistry and Biotechnology program consists of a minimum of 20.0 credits with a minimum of 12.0 Chemistry and Biochemistry credits. Not more than 7.0 credits may be at the 100 level. All requirements are contained in the following recommended schedule (refer to Note 1):
BI110, BI111, CH110, CH111, PC131, PC132
0.5 elective credit (refer to Note 6)
CH202, CH203, CH212, CH225, CH250, CH261, CH262
CH215, CH327, CH350, CH351°, CH352°, CH353, CH354, CH355, CH356
CH390, CH450, CH451, CH452 (refer to Note 2)
1.5 credits from CH419, CH432, CH453, CH454, CH455, CH456, CH457, CH458, CH490‡ (refer to Note 2)
1.5 elective credits (refer to Note 6)
- 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.
- Students who are not planning to enroll in CH490‡ must enroll in CH390. Students who plan to enroll in CH490‡ are encouraged to enroll in CH390 but are not required to do so and may replace CH390 with a 0.5 CH credit from the following list: CH432, CH453, CH454, CH455, CH456, CH457, CH458.
All required Mathematics and Physics courses must be completed by the end of Year 2.
- Progression into Year 2 requires a minimum GPA of 4.00 in each of CH110, CH111, BI110, BI111 and an overall GPA of 4.00. Progression into Year 3 and Year 4, as well as graduation, requires a minimum GPA of 4.0 in Chemistry and
Biochemistry courses and an overall GPA of 4.0.
- Progression into Year 3 and Year 4 in the Biochemistry and
Biotechnology Honours BSc program requires that all prerequisites for
the advanced courses be fulfilled by the end of Year 2.
Non-Chemistry electives must include 0.5 credit from each of the Curriculum Divisions A and B.
Senate Revision March 3, 2008: BI100* replaced by BI110 and BI111; effective Sept 1, 2008.