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Chemistry Major, Bachelor of Science

Thompson Rivers University, Canada

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Next enrollment cycle

January 2023

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First Year Course Fee

USD 14,260

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  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
Develop a strong understanding of the fundamental concepts in analytical, organic, inorganic and physical chemistry. Emphasis is placed on practical, hands-on experience on modern scientific instrumentation and students are often involved in research and outreach activities.
  • Develop a strong understanding of the fundamental concepts in analytical, organic, inorganic and physical chemistry. Emphasis is placed on practical, hands-on experience on modern scientific instrumentation and students are often involved in research and outreach activities.
  • Fees based on (15 credits/5 courses) 

Enrollment Cycles

  • January 2023
  • May 2023
  • September 2023

Open admission

  • English Studies 12/English First Peoples 12 with a minimum of 73% (or equivalent)

Bachelor of Science majors have specific first year course requirements. It is strongly recommended that students become familiar with the prerequisite requirements for these courses before applying for admission. In general, the minimum prerequisite requirements for courses in the first year courses in the BSc programs are as follows:

  • Major
  • Biology (all majors)
  • General Science
  • Chemistry
  • Chemical Biology
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Computing Science
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Physics
  • Prerequisites
  • Life Sciences 11 or Anatomy & Physiology 12 with C (or equivalent) or better
  • Chemistry 11 (or equivalent)
  • Pre-calculus 12 with a minimum C (or equivalent) within the past 2 years
  • Physics 11 (or equivalent), (or PHYS 1130)
  • Chemistry 11 (or equivalent)
  • Pre-calculus 12 with a minimum C (or equivalent) within the past 2 years
  • Physics 11 (or equivalent)

If you don’t meet the requirements

  • High school graduates can apply and be admitted to this program while upgrading at TRU.

First year

  • The World of Chemistry
  • Chemical Bonding and Organic Chemistry
  • Fundamentals of Chemistry 
  • Principles of Chemistry

Second year

  • Relativity and Quanta
  • Introductory Analytical Chemistry 
  • Organic Chemistry 1
  • Structure, Bonding and Spectroscopy
  • Organic Chemistry 2
  • Fundamentals of Physical Chemistry

Third year

  • Aqueous Environmental Chemistry (
  • Atmospheric Environmental Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry 
  • Physical Chemistry 2 
  • Physical Chemistry Laboratory (
  • Instrumental Analysis 
  • Instrumental Analysis Laboratory
  • Applied Analytical Chemistry
  • Instrumental Analysis Laboratory for Chemical Biology 
  • Advanced Organic Chemistry 
  • Organic Spectroscopy 
  • Organic Chemistry Laboratory
  • Inorganic Chemistry 1
  • Inorganic Chemistry 2
  • Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory
  • Introduction to Biochemistry

Fourth year

  • Selected Topics in Physical/Environmental Chemistry
  • Selected Topics in Organic Chemistry
  • Selected Topics in Inorganic Chemistry
  • Advanced Analytical Chemistry Laboratory
  • Advanced Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory 
  • Advanced Organic Chemistry Laboratory
  • Advanced Physical and Environmental Chemistry Laboratory
  • Advanced Chemical Biology
  • Directed Studies in Chemistry
  • Selected Topics in Applied Chemistry
  • Tuition $448.65 
  • Fees $191.91 
  • Books and supplies 
  • Typically about $150 per course $150.00
  • Total (CDN) $790.65

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