Timetables Honours Chemistry (Biological)

Recommended timetables for the Honours Degree in Chemistry (Biological)

Honours students are encouraged to consult their assigned academic advisor, especially if they choose to take courses in an order different from these examples.

YearFall SemesterWinter Semester
1st YearCHEM 1050
BIOL 1001
PHYS 1050 (or 1020)
MATH 1000
CHEM 1051
BIOL 1002
PHYS 1051 (or 1021)
MATH 1001
2nd YearCHEM 2210
CHEM 2301
CHEM 2400
BIOL 2250
1 elective
CHEM 2100
CHEM 2302
CHEM 2401
BIOC 2201 (NO LAB)
BIOL 2060
3rd YearCHEM 3110
BIOL 3050
BIOC 2901 (LAB)
2 electives*
CHEM 3211
4 electives*
4th YearCHEM 490A
CHEM 4410
3 electives*
4 electives*

*At least 6 of the 14 electives must be chosen from:
a)At least three credit hours from chemistry (3210, 3303, 3411 or other 4XXX not previously taken from b).
b) At least three credit hours from: Chemistry 4151*(Mass Spec), 4201(Coord. Chem. in Bio. Molecules), 4206 (Green), 4305 (Adv. Statistical Thermodynamics), 4701 (Pharmaceutical).
c) At least six credit hours from: Biology 3530 (Mol. and Developmental Bio.), 3950(Res. Meth. Genetic. Biotech), 3951(Bioinformatics), 4245(Biophysics), 4050(Adv. Top. Microbio.), 4010(Virology), 4404(Microbial Physiology), and Ocean Sciences 3002 (Aquaculture and Fisheries Biotechnology).
d) At least six credit hours from Biochemistry 3105 (Physical), 3206 or 3106 (Metabolism), 3207 or 3107 (Nucleic Acid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) 4101(Proteins), or 4201(Membranes).

**Critical Reading and Writing Courses.  At least one of these courses must be in English.

Students wishing to pursue medicine have ample elective room to take courses such as physiology, psychology, and sociology to give them a better background for that profession and for the MCAT.

Students wishing to enter a BEd program in the Intermediate and Senior division at MUN have a first and second teachable in chemistry and biology, respectively.


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