Welcome to new and returning students. First and second year students with problems should see Dr. Christopher Flinn, Deputy Head Chemistry Undergraduate Studies (C4014), or Dr. Sunil Pansare, Head, Department of Chemistry (C4000D). Higher level students should see Dr. Flinn or their faculty advisor if they are Chemistry Majors.
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.
Lab Waiver Deadline for Spring 2019
Applications for lab waivers (online form) will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 17, 2019, but you should apply for a waiver immediately if you did well in your labs and have no unexcused absences. Students granted a waiver must immediately register for the lecture-only section of the course as per the instructions e-mailed to you.
Now Hiring Chemistry Undergraduate Lab Demonstrators
Applications for a chemistry undergraduate lab demonstrator position are now being accepted for Fall 2019. If you are interested in working as a lab TA, please submit your application to Mary Flinn. You must indicate on the form when you are available.
Spring 2019 Labs
All first-year labs begin on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Students are expected to have obtained a copy of Experiment 1 provided through Brightspace, lab coat and safety glasses for their first laboratory. Read the regulations on Brightspace. Note that the Chemistry 1010, 1050, and 1051 lab manuals are available on Brightspace.
First year lab schedule
Spring 2019 Lab Schedule 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.