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Honours Biochemistry - Biomedical Research Specialization Co-op (B.Sc.)


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Admission


Enrolment in this program is limited and possession of the published 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 Biochemistry with a Cumulative Average of at least 6.0.

Program Notes


  1. This is a five-level (year) co-op program which includes two eight-month work terms which must be spent in biochemistry related placements.
  2. Students must be registered full-time and take a full academic workload, as prescribed by Level and Term.
  3. Students are required to complete SCIENCE 2C00  before the first work placement and are recommended to complete this course 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 Level II and III courses.
  5. Completion of one of BIOCHEM 4F09  or 4T15  is required in Level IV.
  6. Both CHEM BIO 2A03  and 2P03  are highly recommended for students interested in pursuing an undergraduate thesis or graduate studies in biophysical chemistry.

Requirements


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

Level I: 30 Units


30 units


  • Completed prior to admission to the program

Level II: 30 Units


30 units


Level III


Consists of Academic Term 1 (Fall) and completion of the first eight-month work term, Term 2 (Winter) and Summer Term

Term 1 (Fall): 15 units:


6 units

from

  • the Biochemistry Course List (See Program Note 6 above.)
0-6 units

  • Electives
1 course

Term 2 (Winter) and Summer:


Work Term (eight-month)

Level IV


Consists of Academic Term 1 (Fall) and Term 2 (Winter), and the first half of the second eight-month work term, Summer Term

Terms 1 and 2 (Fall and Winter): 30 units:


6 units

from

  • the Biochemistry Course List (See Program Note 6 above.)
which must include one of:

3-6 units

  • Electives

Summer:


Work Term

Level V


Consists of completion of the second-half of the second eight-month work term, Term 1 (Fall) and 15 units Academic Term 2 (Winter)

Term 1 (Fall):


Work Term

Term 2 (Winter): 15 units:


6 units

from

  • the Biochemistry Course List (See Program Note 6 above.)
3 units

  • Electives

Co-op Program Chart


  SEP, OCT, NOV, DEC JAN, FEB, MAR, APR MAY, JUN, JUL, AUG
Level III Term 1 Term 2 Summer Term
  15 units from
Academic Level III
and
SCIENCE 2C00  if not
completed
Work Term
  Term 1 Term 2 Summer Term
Level IV 30-31 units from Academic Levels III and IV Work Term
  Term 1 Term 2 Summer Term
Level V Work Term 15 units from Academic
Level IV
 

 

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