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Chemical and Physical Sciences (B.Sc.)

Formerly B.Sc. in Physical Sciences

This program is administered by the Department of Physics and Astronomy .

Admission Note

Prior to registration, students should carefully review the prerequisites of courses they anticipate taking in subsequent sessions as well as the admission requirements of programs they may seek transfer to.


Completion of any Level I program with a Grade Point Average of at least 3.5 including:

Program Notes

  1. Registration in the B.Sc. Chemical and Physical Sciences program does not guarantee access to all courses. Students are responsible for ensuring that prerequisites for anticipated courses for Level III are completed in Level II.
  2. Students should seek academic advising to ensure that their choices are appropriate, especially if transfer to a program offered by the following Departments is being considered: Chemistry and Chemical Biology, School of Interdisciplinary Science, Physics and Astronomy.


90 units total (Levels I to III), of which no more than 42 units may be Level I

Level I: 30 Units

30 units

(See Admission above.)

Levels II-III: 60 Units

24 units

  • Levels II, III, IV courses from B.Sc. Chemical and Physical Sciences Course List, of which at least 12 units must be Levels III, IV (See Program Notes above.)

36 units

  • Electives, of which at least nine units must be selected from the Faculty of Science