Chemistry is the science of the composition, structure, properties and reactions of matter, especially of atomic and molecular systems. the synthesis of new drugs, the production of novel materials and the monitoring and improvement of our environment all involve the science of chemistry.
Chemistry at Memorial
The Department of Chemistry has state-of-the-art spectroscopic and other analytical instrumentation as well as the high performance computer facilities of ACEnet. We also have extensive computing facilities for chemistry majors and honours students.
In addition to the major and honours options in chemistry, joint programs are offered in:
- applied mathematics/chemistry (B.Sc. honours)
- biochemistry/chemistry (B.Sc. honours)
- chemistry/earth sciences (B.Sc. honours)
- chemistry/physics (B.Sc. honours)
Chemistry majors have the option to complete a minor in applied science (process engineering) through the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. A minor in chemistry is also available.
- Art conservationist
- Brew master
- Chemical laboratory technician
- School/university educator
- Patent lawyer
- Clinical chemist
- Forensic chemist
Note: some of these careers may call for supplementary education or preparation in the form of graduate studies, experiential learning or professional courses and exams.
Faculty of Science
Bachelor of Science
Fall, winter and spring semesters
Applications are considered on a rolling basis. Students are encouraged to apply by:
- March 1 for fall admission
- Oct. 1 for winter admission
- Feb. 1 for spring admission