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LAKEHEAD CALENDAR 2009-2010

Lakehead 2009-2010 Academic Units Undergraduate Programs and Courses Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies Department of Chemistry Chemistry Programs
Chemistry Programs

The Department of Chemistry offers the following programs:
1. Honours BSc (Chemistry Major) Four Year program
2. BSc (Chemistry Major) Four Year program (a non-direct entry program)
3. Honours BSc (Biology and Chemistry Majors) Four Year program
4. BSc (Biology and Chemistry Majors) Four Year program (a non-direct entry program)
5. Concurrent programs with Education
6. MSc (Chemistry)

The four-year HBSc (Chemistry) program is at the core of the undergraduate offerings and provides the greatest flexibility in terms of post-graduate education, health-related studies and employment. The HBSc program also includes the opportunity to conduct a year-long original research project. The Department also offers a joint four-year Honours BSc (Biology and Chemistry) program and BSc (Biology and Chemistry) program.

Students are also advised of the interdisciplinary minor concentration in Northern Studies, page 195.


1. Honours BSc (Chemistry Major)

Four Year program

First Year:
(a) Chemistry 1110, 1130
(b) Mathematics 1180
(c) Physics 1101
(d) One FCE elective from: Anthropology 1032, Biology 1110, 1130, Computer Science 1411, 1431, Geology 1110, 1130
(e) One FCE elective in humanities or social sciences

Second Year:
(a) Chemistry 2111, 2211, 2231, 2351, 2411, 2412
(b) Mathematics 2111
(c) A half-course elective at the second year level in Physics or Mathematics (excluding 2111) or Computer Science
(d) One FCE elective

Third Year:
(a) Chemistry 3131, 3231, 3251, 3371, 3451
(b) A half-course FCE in Chemistry
(c) Two FCE electives

Fourth Year:
(a) Chemistry 4111, 4901
(b) Two FCEs chosen from: Chemistry 3271, 3431, 4011, 4131, 4191, 4211, 4311, 4411, 4551, 4571, 4710
(c) One and one-half FCE electives

Notes:
1. In Fourth year (b) above, not all these courses may be offered in any particular year.
2. In order to remain in the program, students must maintain at least an overall B average in the Chemistry courses taken in the program. Students should refer to the Faculty of Sciences and Environmental Studies Regulations, page 177.
3. Students must have arranged for a faculty supervisor for Chemistry 4111 and 4901 before the start of Fourth Year.

2. BSc (Chemistry Major)

Four Year program
This program is designed for chemistry students who lack the required B major average to complete the four year HBSc. Students may move to the BSc as early as their Third Year.

Year One and Two:
Course requirements for the first two years are the same as for the four year HBSc program.

Third Year:
(a) Three FCEs in Chemistry (see Note 1)
(b) Two FCE electives

Fourth Year:
(a) Three FCEs in Chemistry (see Note 1)
(d) Two FCE electives

Note:
1. The FCEs in Chemistry in the Third and Fourth years must include the courses Chemistry 3131, 3251 and 3371.
2. In order to remain in the program, students must maintain at least an overall C average in the Chemistry courses taken in the program. Students should refer to the Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies regulations, page 177.

3. BSc (Chemistry Major)

Three Year program

No students will be admitted to this program after 2008-2009.

(a) Open Stream

First Year:
(a) Chemistry 1110, 1130
(b) Mathematics 1180
(c) Physics 1101
(d) One FCE elective from: Anthropology 1032, Biology 1110, 1130, Computer Science 1411, 1431, Geology 1110, 1130
(e) One FCE elective in humanities or social sciences

Second Year:
(a) Chemistry 2111, 2211, 2231, 2351, 2411, 2412
(b) Mathematics 2111
(c) Physics 2111 or 2211 or 2331
(d) One FCE elective

Third Year:
(a) Chemistry 3131, 3251, 3371
(b) A half-course chosen from: Chemistry 3231, 3271, 3431, 3451
(b) Three FCE electives

Notes:
1. Students intending to complete the Honours BSc Chemistry are required to take Chemistry 3231 and 3451 in either the Third or Final year of their program.

2. In order to remain in the program, students must maintain at least an overall C average in the Chemistry courses taken in the program. Students should refer to the Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies regulations, page 152.

(b) Health Professional Stream

First Year:
(a) Chemistry 1110,1130
(b) Biology 1110, 1130
(c) Mathematics 1180
(d) Physics 1101
(e) One FCE in English (any combination of English 1011, 1031, 1111, or 1112)

Second Year:
(a) Chemistry 2111, 2211, 2231, 2351, 2411, 2412
(b) Biology 2711
(c) One and one-half FCE electives

Third Year:
(a) Chemistry 3131, 3251, 3271, 3371
(b) One FCE in Biology
(c) Mathematics 2321
(d) One FCE elective

Note:
Students intending to complete the Honours BSc Chemistry program after completing this degree are required to take Mathematics 2111 before entering the Fourth year and must take Chemistry 3231 and 3451 in either the Third or Fourth year.

4. Honours BSc (Biology and Chemistry Major)

Four Year program

First Year:
(a) Biology 1110, 1130
(b) Chemistry 1110, 1130
(c) One FCE in English (any combination of English 1011, 1031, 1111, or 1112)
(d) Mathematics 1180
(e) Physics 1101

Second Year:
(a) Biology 2171, 2210, and 2230
(b) A half-course elective in Biology
(c) Chemistry 2211, 2231, 2351, 2411
(d) Mathematics 2111
(e) One half-course elective

Third Year:
(a) Biology 3671
(b) One FCE elective in Biology
(c) Biology 3252/Chemistry 3251 and Biology 3272/Chemistry 3271
(d) Chemistry 2111, 2412
(e) A half-course in Chemistry (see note 2)
(f) Mathematics 2321

Fourth Year:
(a) One FCE in Biology
(b) Two FCE electives in either Biology or Chemistry (see note 3)
(c) One FCE in Chemistry (see note 2)
(d) One FCE elective

Notes:
1. The 1.5 FCE electives in Chemistry in the third and fourth years must be taken from the following list: CHEM 3131, 3231, 3371, and 3451.
2. It is strongly recommended that the 2.0 FCEs in Fourth Year in either Chemistry or Biology include a research thesis if the student is considering graduate school. Students must have arranged for a faculty supervisor by the end of their third year if they wish to enroll in thesis courses (Biology 4101 or Chemistry 4111, 4901).
3. An overall average of at least 70% must be maintained through the degree. Should the B average not be attained, the student may apply for the BSc (Biology and Chemistry) Four Year degree.
4. A maximum of 2.0 FCEs in project-based courses (Biology 3990, 3991, 4101, and Chemistry 4111, 4901) is allowed.

5. BSc (Biology and Chemistry Major)

Four Year program
This program is designed for biology and chemistry major students who lack the required B major average to complete the four year HBSc. Students may move to the BSc as early as their Third Year.

Year One through Three:
Course requirements for the first three years are the same as for the four year HBSc program.

Fourth Year:
(a) One FCE in Biology
(b) One FCE in either Biology or Chemistry
(c) One FCE in Chemistry (see note 1)
(d) Two FCE electives

Note:
1. The 1.5 FCE electives in Chemistry in the third and fourth years must be taken from the following list: CHEM 3131, 3231, 3371, and 3451.
2. In order to remain in the program, students must maintain at least an overall C average in the Chemistry courses taken in the program. Students should refer to the Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies regulations, page 177.

6. BSc (Biology and Chemistry Majors)

Three Year program
No students will be admitted to this program after 2008-2009.
See Department of Biology, page 161.

7. Concurrent Programs with Education

A. The Honours BSc (Chemistry) degree is offered concurrently with a Bachelor of Education degree. Prior to the Professional Year, students should follow the HBSc program requirements; however, they should also include the prior to entry into the Professional Year requirements of the Primary-Junior, Junior-Intermediate, or Intermediate-Senior Specializations, as listed on pages 70-71. For more information about concurrent programs, see the Faculty of Education, Department ofUndergraduate Studies in Education, starting on page 65.

B. The Honours BSc (Biology and Chemistry) degree is offered concurrently with a Bachelor of Education degree (I/S Specialization only). Prior to the Professional Year, students should follow the HBSc program requirements; however, they should also include the prior to entry into the Professional Year requirements of the Intermediate-Senior Specialization, as listed on pages 70-71. For more information about concurrent programs, see the Faculty of Education, Department of Undergraduate Studies in Education.

Note:
For students in concurrent honours bachelor degree programs, 1.5 FCEs of required Education courses will be taken instead of electives in the HBSc program, prior to entering the Professional Year.

C. The BSc (Chemistry) 4-year degree and 3-year degree (no new admissions after 2008-2009) are offered concurrently with a Bachelor of Education degree. The BSc (Biology and Chemistry) 4-year degree and 3-year degree (no new admissions after 2008-2009) are offered concurrently with a Bachelor of Education degree (I/S Specialization only). For more information about the concurrent bachelor degree programs, see the Faculty of Education, Department of Undergraduate Studies in Education, starting on page 65.

8. Master of Science Degree in Chemistry

See Faculty of Graduate Studies, Graduate Programs offered by the Department of Chemistry, page 301.