Welcome to new and returning students.
Students with timetable problems involving their Chemistry courses should consult the Academic Program Officer, (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Dr. Mike Katz, Deputy Head (864‐8745 or email@example.com).
New BSc and Honours BSc in Chemistry (Biological)
Beginning in September 2017, the Department of Chemistry will be offering a new BSc and Honours BSc in Chemistry (Biological).
CHEM 3410 No Longer Offered
CHEM 3410 is no longer being offered and has been removed from the curriculum as a required course. It has been renumbered to CHEM 4410 and is now an optional course with no labs associated with it. CHEM 4410 will be offered for the first time in the Fall of 2017.
Students who have not completed CHEM 3410 will now be required to complete Biochemistry 2101 to complete their Chemistry Major, Honours, or Joint Honours degrees.
Fall 2021 Lab Waiver Deadline
The Chemistry Department will not be offering a lab waiver in cases where students have completed the virtual labs in a course but have not completed the labs on campus.
For students who have completed the labs on campus, lab waivers will be granted to those who have already completed the course within the most recent six semesters (the past two years) and have a laboratory grade of 65% or better with NO unexcused absences on the lab component of the course. If you choose not to repeat the laboratory part of the course you must apply for permission using the application form on the chemistry department’s website.
Applications will not be accepted after 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 24, 2021.
Students granted a lab waiver must still complete the course tutorial if there is one.
Laboratory Safety Training - Science 1807 and Science 1808
Cheating is not permitted. The act of cheating includes, but is not limited to, the copying of lab materials and assignments from previous or current years, or using unreferenced information in a lab write up, paper, or presentation. University regulations pertaining to cheating are found in the university calendar in section 6.12 ( https://www.mun.ca/regoff/calendar/sectionNo=REGS-0748).
Chemistry 1050 Prerequisite Requirements
PR: Science 1807 & Science 1808; CHEM 1010 with a grade of at least 60% or high school CHEM 3202 with a grade of at least 65%. It is also recommended that students have successfully completed high school Mathematics 3200 or 3201.
Chemistry 1051 Prerequisite Requirements
PR: Science 1807 & Science 1808; CHEM 1050
Departmental policy for cancelled term tests and labs:
Term tests cancelled for reasons such as the closure of the university due to a snow stormor a fire alarm going off are automatically scheduled for the next lecture period of the course.
When a lab is cancelled for reasons such as the closure of the university due to a snow storm or a fire alarm going off, the date for the rescheduled lab will be made available on the course Brightspace page.