Biological Chemistry - CHEMJ13966

Stream Summary

Faculty: SCI - Faculty of Science

School: School of Chemistry


Program: 3966 - Life Sciences


Bachelor of Life Sciences (Major)

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Stream Outline

The Biological Chemistry stream allows undergraduate students to combine an interest in chemistry with studies in biochemistry and molecular biology. This stream is restricted to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Life Sciences.

Stream Structure

A major in Biological Chemistry is comprised of 72 units of credit of courses as follows:

Stage 1
and one of:

Stage 2
**NOTE: Students intending on taking level III BIOC or BABS courses should take the advanced level II BIOC courses in place of BIOC2181 and BIOC2291.

Stage 3

At least 6 UOC of level III CHEM, BIOC or BABS courses.

Recommended electives (these courses are not required but are recommended as good complementary courses for this major when choosing electives):
**See Note above regarding prerequisites for these courses.


Students seeking to enrol into Honours in Biological Chemistry should refer to program 4500 – Science (Honours) and the plan page for Chemistry (Honours) in this Handbook.
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