Chemistry Major

The following information about programs of study in Chemistry has been taken from the University Calendar. While every attempt has been made to ensure that it is accurate, you should refer to the current edition of the University Calendar for the most reliable and complete information about program requirements and course list.

*This degree is accredited by the Canadian Society for Chemistry.*

Students wishing to Major in Chemistry should consult the sections of the Calendar dealing with Regulations for the General Degree of Bachelor of Science .

Please see the recommended timetable for the General Degree in Chemistry

The courses required for the General BSc Degree, Majoring in Chemistry are:

  • Chemistry 1050 and 1051 (or 1200 and 1001), 2100, 2210, 2301, 2302, 2400, 2401, 3110, 3210, 3211, 3303, and 3411.

  • Biochemistry 2101.

  • Physics 1050 (or 1020) and 1051 (or 1021).

  • Mathematics 1000, 1001, 2000 and 2050

Students considering declaring Chemistry as their Major are encouraged to contact the Deputy Head, Undergraduate Studies, as soon as possible.

Course Restrictions

Students should be aware of a number of credit restrictions. For further information see the Chemistry course descriptions section found at the end of the Faculty of Science section in the Calendar under Course Descriptions, Chemistry.


Department of Chemistry

230 Elizabeth Ave

St. John's, NL A1B 3X9 CANADA

Tel: (709) 864-2530

Fax: (709) 864-2552