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Honours Chemical Biology Co-op (B.Sc.)


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Admission


Enrolment in this program is limited. Admission is by selection, and possession of the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission. 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 Chemical Biology with a Grade Point Average of at least 5.0. 
 

Program Notes


  1. This is a five-level (year) co-op program which includes two eight-month work terms that must be spent in chemical biology-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  prior to the Fall Term of Level III. Students are required to complete SCIENCE 3C00  before the first work placement. 
  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. 6 units from CHEMBIO 4A03 , 4OA3 , 4OB3 , 4Q03 CHEM 4D03 , 4OB3 , 4W03  must be completed by the end of Level V.
  6. Certain Level III and IV courses are offered in alternate years. Students are advised to consider course offerings carefully in planning their course selection for Levels III and IV.
  7. Students are strongly advised not to take CHEMBIO 3L03  concurrently with CHEMBIO 4G12 A/B S  or 4RP6 A/B S .
  8. Students seeking admission to graduate school are strongly advised to complete CHEMBIO 3AA3  (or CHEM 3AA3 ) and 6 units from CHEMBIO 4A03 , 4OA3 , 4OB3 . CHEMBIO 4G12 A/B S  or 4RP6 A/B S  is also strongly recommended and must be completed in Level IV.

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 Level II Honours Chemical Biology 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)

Level V


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

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 3C00  

Work Term

SCIENCE 3WT0  

Work Term

SCIENCE 3WT0  

Level IV 15 units from Academic
Levels III & IV
15 units from Academic
Levels III & IV

Work Term

SCIENCE 4WT0  

Level V

Work Term

SCIENCE 5WT0  

15 units from Academic
Levels III & IV
 

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