Aug 09, 2020  
Undergraduate Calendar 2020-2021 
    
Undergraduate Calendar 2020-2021

Honours Physics Co-op (B.Sc.)


Admission


Enrolment in this program is limited. Selection is based on academic achievement and an interview but requires, as a minimum, submission of the on-line application by the stated deadline, and completion of Level II of an Honours program offered by the Department of Physics and Astronomy with a Grade Point Average of at least 5.0 including:

0-3 units


from the following courses, if not completed in Level I

Note:


Information about the program and the selection procedure may be obtained from Science Career and Cooperative Education and the Chair of the Committee of Instruction.

Admission (Effective September 2021)


Enrolment in this program is limited. Selection is based on academic achievement and an interview but requires, as a minimum, submission of the on-line application by the stated deadline, and completion of Level II of an Honours program offered by the Department of Physics and Astronomy with a Grade Point Average of at least 5.0 including:

0-3 units


from the following courses, if not completed in Level I

Note:


Information about the program and the selection procedure may be obtained from Science Career and Cooperative Education and the Chair of the Committee of Instruction.

Program Notes


  1. This is a five-level (year) co-op program which includes two eight-month work terms which must be spent in physics related placements.
  2. Students must be registered full-time and take a full academic work load as prescribed by Level and Term.
  3. Students are required to complete SCIENCE 2C00  and SCIENCE 3C00  before the first work placement and are strongly recommended to complete SCIENCE 2C00  in Level II.
  4. Students interested in computational and theoretical physics and especially those considering postgraduate studies in this area should take the following courses: ENGPHYS 3H04 A/B S MATH 2R03 , 2T03, PHYSICS 3A03 , 3C03 , 3N04 , 4B03 , 4G03 , plus six additional units from Levels III, IV, V Astronomy, Mathematics, Physics.
  5. Students interested in experimental physics and especially those considering postgraduate studies in this area should take the following courses: ENGPHYS 3BA3, 3BB3, 3H04 A/B S , 4B03 , 4E03 , 4F03 , 4K03 .

Requirements For Students Who Enter In September 2020 or Prior


121 units total (Levels I to IV), of which no more than 48 units may be Level I

Level I: 30 Units


Completed prior to admission to the program

Level II: 31 Units


  • Completion of any Level II Honours Physics program

Level III


Consists of academic studies (Fall Term), Co-op Work Term (Winter Term), and Co-op Work Term (Spring/Summer Term)

Level IV


Consists of academic studies (Fall and Winter Terms) and Co-op Work Term (Spring/Summer Term)

Fall and Winter Terms: 30 units:


15 units

from

9 units

  • Electives (See Program Notes 4 and 5 above.)

Spring/Summer Term:


Work Term

Level V


Consists of Co-op Work Term (Fall Term) and academic studies (Winter Term)

Fall Term:


Work Term

Winter Term: 13 units:


9 units

  • Electives (See Program Notes 4 and 5 above.)

Co-op Program Chart


 

FALL TERM

(September to December)

WINTER TERM

(January to April)

SPRING/SUMMER TERM

(May to August)

Level III

17 units from Academic Level III
+
SCIENCE 2C00  (if not already completed)

and SCIENCE 3C00  

Work Term

SCIENCE 3WT0 

Work Term

SCIENCE 3WT0  

Level IV 15 units from Academic Level III 15 units from Academic Level IV

Work Term

SCIENCE 4WT0 

Level V

Work Term

SCIENCE 5WT0 

13 units from Academic Level IV  

Requirements For Students Who Enter In September 2021


120 units total (Levels I to IV), of which no more than 48 units may be Level I

Level I: 30 Units


Completed prior to admission to the program

Level II: 30 Units


  • Completion of any Level II Honours Physics program

Level III


Consists of academic studies (Fall Term), Co-op Work Term (Winter Term), and Co-op Work Term (Spring/Summer Term)

Fall Term: 15 units:


Winter Term:


Work Term

Spring/Summer Term:


Work Term

Level IV


Consists of academic studies (Fall and Winter Terms) and Co-op Work Term (Spring/Summer Term)

Fall and Winter Terms: 30 units:


Spring/Summer Term:


Work Term

Level V


Consists of Co-op Work Term (Fall Term) and academic studies (Winter Term)

Fall Term:


Work Term

Winter Term: 15 units:


15 units

  • Electives (See Program Notes 4 and 5 above.)

Co-op Program Chart


 

FALL TERM

(September to December)

WINTER TERM

(January to April)

SPRING/SUMMER TERM

(May to August)

Level III

15 units from Academic Level III
+
SCIENCE 2C00  (if not already completed)

and SCIENCE 3C00  

Work Term

SCIENCE 3WT0 

 

Work Term

SCIENCE 3WT0 

 
Level IV 15 units from Academic Level III 15 units from Academic Level IV

Work Term

SCIENCE 4WT0 

 
Level V

Work Term

SCIENCE 5WT0 

 
15 units from Academic Level IV