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Honours Sustainable Chemistry Co-op (B.A.Sc.)


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Program is first available in September 2021.

(The availability of this program is subject to completion of McMaster University’s Quality Assurance approval process.)

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 Honours Sustainable Chemistry with a Grade Point Average of at least 5.0 including:

Program Notes


  1. This is a five-level (year) co-op program which includes two eight-month work terms that must be spent in appropriate chemistry-related placements.
  2. Students must be registered full-time and take a full academic workload as prescribed by Level and by 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. There are Level II and III prerequisites for many Level III and IV courses. The prerequisites should be considered when choosing your Level II and III courses.
  5. Students considering postgraduate studies in Chemistry should note that 18 units of Level IV Chemistry or related subjects are required for consideration for admission at McMaster and most graduate schools in Canada.
  6. CHEM 4G09 A/B4G12 A/B   or 4RP6 A/B S  cannot be taken concurrently with CHEM 3LA3  or 3RP3 .

Course List 1


Requirements


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


30 units


  • Completion of any Level II Honours Sustainable Chemistry 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:


6 units

from

  • Course List 1
3 units

from

  • Course List 2
6 units

  • Electives

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:


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

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

 

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