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Chemistry and Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Joint Major

Bachelor of Science

This Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) major program is offered jointly by the Department of Chemistry and Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry.

Admission Requirements

Entry requires permission of both Departments.

Program Requirements

Lower Division Requirements

Students complete all of

CHEM 121 - General Chemistry and Laboratory I (4)

Atomic and molecular structure; chemical bonding; thermochemistry; elements; periodic table; gases liquids, solids, and solutions. This course includes a laboratory component. Prerequisite: Chemistry 12, or CHEM 109 or 111 with a minimum grade of C-. Students with credit for CHEM 120 or 123 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative/Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Jeffrey Warren
Steven Holdcroft
Mo, We, Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
D101 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
RCB 6125, Burnaby
D102 We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2522, Burnaby
D103 We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 5120, Burnaby
D104 We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 3255, Burnaby
D105 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 2522, Burnaby
D106 Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
EDB 9651, Burnaby
D107 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 5120, Burnaby
D108 Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SECB 1012, Burnaby
D109 Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 5120, Burnaby
D110 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 2522, Burnaby
D111 Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
EDB 9651, Burnaby
D112 Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 5120, Burnaby
D113 Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2522, Burnaby
D114 Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 5120, Burnaby
D115 Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 2507, Burnaby
D116 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 3535, Burnaby
D117 Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
EDB 9651, Burnaby
D200 Jeffrey Warren
Steven Holdcroft
Mo, We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SSCB 9200, Burnaby
SSCB 9200, Burnaby
D201 We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 2522, Burnaby
D202 Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2503, Burnaby
D203 Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
EDB 9651, Burnaby
D204 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 5120, Burnaby
D205 Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 5120, Burnaby
D206 Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 2104, Burnaby
D300 Garry Mund
Mo, We, Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
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D301 Mo 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
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D302 Mo 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
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D303 Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
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D304 Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
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D305 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
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D306 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
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D307 Mo 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
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D400 Garry Mund
Mo, We, Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
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D401 Mo 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
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LA03 Tu 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCC 7079, Burnaby
LA04 We 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCC 7079, Burnaby
LA05 Th 8:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCC 7079, Burnaby
LA06 Th 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCC 7079, Burnaby
LB03 Tu 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCC 7079, Burnaby
LB04 We 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCC 7079, Burnaby
LB05 Th 8:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCC 7079, Burnaby
LB06 Th 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCC 7079, Burnaby
LB13 Tu 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCC 7079, Burnaby
LB14 We 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCC 7079, Burnaby
LB15 Th 8:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCC 7079, Burnaby
LB16 Th 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCC 7079, Burnaby
LC01 Tu 8:30 AM – 12:20 PM
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LC02 Tu 8:30 AM – 12:20 PM
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LC03 Tu 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
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LC04 Tu 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
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LC05 We 10:00 AM – 1:50 PM
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LE01 TBD
LE02 TBD
LE03 TBD
CHEM 122 - General Chemistry II (2)

Chemical equilibria; electrochemistry; chemical thermodynamics; kinetics. Students who intend to take further laboratory courses in chemistry should take CHEM 122 concurrently with CHEM 126. Prerequisite: CHEM 120 or 121 with a minimum grade of C-. Students with credit for CHEM 124 or CHEM 180 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Corina Andreoiu
Mo, We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SWH 10081, Burnaby
SWH 10081, Burnaby
D101 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
RCB 7100, Burnaby
D102 We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 5120, Burnaby
D103 We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 5120, Burnaby
D104 Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
BLU 10655, Burnaby
D105 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5030, Burnaby
D106 Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 5120, Burnaby
D107 Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
BLU 9655, Burnaby
D108 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
EDB 9651, Burnaby
D109 Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 3220, Burnaby
D110 Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
EDB 9651, Burnaby
CHEM 126 - General Chemistry Laboratory II (2)

Experiments in chemical equilibrium, acids and bases, qualitative analysis, electrochemistry and chemical kinetics. Prerequisite: CHEM 121 with a minimum grade of C-. Corequisite: CHEM 122. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
LA04 Rebecca Goyan
We 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCC 7071, Burnaby
LA06 Rebecca Goyan
Th 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCC 7071, Burnaby
CHEM 215 - Introduction to Analytical Chemistry (4)

The principles of analytical chemistry and their practical application to solution samples. Titrimetric and electrochemical methods. Prerequisite: CHEM 122 and 126, both with a minimum grade of C-. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Bingyun Sun
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 3260, Burnaby
SSCC 9000, Burnaby
D101 Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCC 9000, Burnaby
LA01 Tu 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCC 8055, Burnaby
LA02 We 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCC 8055, Burnaby
LA03 Fr 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCC 8055, Burnaby
CHEM 230 - Inorganic Chemistry (3)

The chemistry of the elements and their inorganic compounds in terms of fundamental concepts of periodicity of properties, valence, ionization potential, electron affinity, electronegativity, stability of oxidation states, bonding, structure and stereochemistry. Co-ordination complexes and organometallic chemistry. Prerequisite: CHEM 122 with a minimum grade of C-. Students who expect to take further courses in inorganic chemistry should take CHEM 230 concurrently with CHEM 236W. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Tim Storr
Mo, We, Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SECB 1013, Burnaby
D101 Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SECB 1013, Burnaby
CHEM 236W - Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory (3)

An introduction to the synthetic and spectroscopic techniques used in the preparation and characterization of both main group and transition metal compounds. Prerequisite: CHEM 126 with a minimum grade of C-. Corequisite: CHEM 230. Students with credit for CHEM 236 may not take this course for further credit. Writing/Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D101 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5028, Burnaby
D102 Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5028, Burnaby
LA01 John Canal
Tu 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSB 8148, Burnaby
LA02 John Canal
Th 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSB 8148, Burnaby
CHEM 260 - Atoms, Molecules, Spectroscopy (4)

Elements of physical chemistry from the molecular point of view. Introduction to quantum chemistry, atomic and molecular structure, and spectroscopy. Prerequisite: CHEM 122, MATH 152, and PHYS 121, 126 or 141 (or PHYS 102 with a minimum grade of B), all with a minimum grade of C-. Recommended: MATH 232. PHYS 285 will be accepted in lieu of CHEM 260. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Krzysztof Starosta
Mo 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
We, Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5018, Burnaby
AQ 5037, Burnaby
D101 Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 3510, Burnaby
LA01 Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCC 9058, Burnaby
LA02 Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCC 9058, Burnaby
CHEM 281 - Organic Chemistry I (4)

Structure, bonding, physical and chemical properties of simple organic compounds. Introduction to spectroscopy. Kinetics and mechanisms of organic reactions. This course includes a laboratory component. Prerequisite: CHEM 121 with a minimum grade of C-. Corequisite: CHEM 122. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Robert Britton
Mo, We, Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
D101 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 2522, Burnaby
D102 We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 5120, Burnaby
D103 We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 3250, Burnaby
D104 We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 2507, Burnaby
D105 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
EDB 9651, Burnaby
D106 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 3510, Burnaby
D107 Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5006, Burnaby
D108 Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
BLU 10655, Burnaby
D109 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
BLU 9655, Burnaby
D110 We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 3535, Burnaby
D111 Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 2522, Burnaby
D112 Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
EDB 9651, Burnaby
D113 Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2507, Burnaby
D114 We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2507, Burnaby
LA03 Tu 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSB 8120, Burnaby
LA04 We 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSB 8120, Burnaby
LA06 Th 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSB 8120, Burnaby
LA07 Fr 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSB 8120, Burnaby
LB03 Tu 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSB 8120, Burnaby
LB04 We 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSB 8120, Burnaby
LB06 Th 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSB 8120, Burnaby
LB07 Fr 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSB 8120, Burnaby
LE01 TBD
CHEM 283 - Organic Chemistry IIb (3)

An advanced treatment of Organic Chemistry II. Topics include dienes and their reactivity, conjugation and aromaticity, aromatic substitution reactions, carboxylic acids and their derivatives, ketones and aldehydes, biological molecules, radical reactions, organometallic reagents, pericyclic reactions and planning multi-step synthesis. Prerequisite: CHEM 281 with a minimum grade of C-. Students with credit for CHEM 282 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Pete Wilson
Mo, We, Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SSCB 9200, Burnaby
D101 Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 3250, Burnaby
D102 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 2522, Burnaby
D103 Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 3255, Burnaby
CHEM 286 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory II (2)

Laboratory work chosen to complement the lecture course. Prerequisite: CHEM 281 with a minimum grade of C-. Corequisite: CHEM 282 or 283. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
LA03 Uwe Kreis
Tu 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSB 8120, Burnaby
LA06 Uwe Kreis
Th 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSB 8120, Burnaby
MATH 152 - Calculus II (3)

Riemann sum, Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, definite, indefinite and improper integrals, approximate integration, integration techniques, applications of integration. First-order separable differential equations and growth models. Sequences and series, series tests, power series, convergence and applications of power series. Prerequisite: MATH 150 or 151; or MATH 154 or 157 with a grade of at least B. Students with credit for MATH 155 or 158 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Michael Monagan
Mo, We, Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
SSCB 9201, Burnaby
OP01 TBD
BISC 101 - General Biology (4)

An introduction to the biochemical and physiological mechanisms of living organisms. Topics covered include cell structure and function, DNA replication and the flow of genetic information, enzyme function, metabolism and physiology of microorganisms, plants, and animals. Prerequisite: High school Biology 12 (or equivalent) with a C grade or better, or BISC 100 with C- or better, or BISC 113 with C+ or better, or HSCI 100 with C+ or better; and High school Chemistry 12 (or equivalent) with a C grade or better, or CHEM 111 with a C- or better. Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Tony Williams
Onkar Bains
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
Th 9:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
D101 Tu 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSB 8169, Burnaby
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D102 Tu 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SSB 8173, Burnaby
SWH 10075, Burnaby
D103 Tu 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SSB 8169, Burnaby
AQ 5004, Burnaby
D104 Tu 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SSB 8173, Burnaby
WMC 3511, Burnaby
D105 Tu 3:30 PM – 5:20 PM
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SSB 8169, Burnaby
BLU 11911, Burnaby
D106 Tu 3:30 PM – 5:20 PM
Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSB 8173, Burnaby
RCB 6101, Burnaby
D107 Tu 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
Th 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SSB 8169, Burnaby
RCB 6101, Burnaby
D108 Tu 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
Th 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
SSB 8173, Burnaby
BLU 11911, Burnaby
D109 We 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSB 8169, Burnaby
RCB 6101, Burnaby
D110 We 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SSB 8173, Burnaby
SWH 10075, Burnaby
D111 We 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SSB 8169, Burnaby
RCB 7101, Burnaby
D112 We 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SSB 8173, Burnaby
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D113 We 3:30 PM – 5:20 PM
Fr 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SSB 8169, Burnaby
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D115 We 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
Fr 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SSB 8169, Burnaby
AQ 5047, Burnaby
D117 Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Th 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
SSB 8169, Burnaby
D118 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
Th 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5009, Burnaby
SSB 8169, Burnaby
D120 We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
Fr 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
BLU 11911, Burnaby
SSB 8169, Burnaby
D121 We 3:30 PM – 5:20 PM
Fr 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSB 8173, Burnaby
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D200 Ivona Mladenovic
We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Fr 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
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,
D201 We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
,
D202 We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
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D203 We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
,
D204 We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
,
D205 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
,
D206 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
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LAS1 Th 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
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LAS2 Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
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LAS3 Th 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
,
BISC 102 - General Biology (4)

Survey of the diversity of life, and its evolutionary history on earth. The student is introduced to the study of genetics, development, and evolution, giving an overview of how these processes interact to produce form and function. Also included are principles of behavior and ecological relationships of organisms to each other and their environment. Prerequisite: High school biology 12 (or equivalent) with a C grade or better, or BISC 100 with C- or better, or BISC 113 with C+ or better, or HSCI 100 with C+ or better. Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Ronald Ydenberg
Erin Barley
Kevin Lam
Tu, Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
D101 Tu 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
AQ 5049, Burnaby
D102 Tu 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
RCB 6101, Burnaby
D103 Tu 1:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
WMC 3251, Burnaby
D104 Tu 1:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
WMC 3517, Burnaby
D107 We 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
AQ 5049, Burnaby
D108 We 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
RCB 7102, Burnaby
D109 We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
AQ 5047, Burnaby
D110 We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
Fr 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
AQ 5027, Burnaby
D111 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
Th 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5049, Burnaby
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
D112 Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
Th 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SWH 10075, Burnaby
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
D113 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
Th 1:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 2533, Burnaby
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
D114 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Th 1:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
D115 We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Fr 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5050, Burnaby
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
D116 We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
Fr 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
BISC 202 - Genetics (3)

Principles and concepts of the transmission of genetic information treated comparatively in man, animal, plant and microbe. Prerequisite: BISC 101 and 102 with a grade of C- or better.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
D100 Esther Verheyen
Mo, We, Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SSCB 9201, Burnaby
D101 We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 3220, Burnaby
D102 We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 3510, Burnaby
D103 We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 3220, Burnaby
D104 We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 3510, Burnaby
D105 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 7101, Burnaby
D109 Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5005, Burnaby
D110 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5047, Burnaby
D111 Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 3250, Burnaby
D112 Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 2507, Burnaby
D113 Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 3510, Burnaby
D114 Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 3250, Burnaby
D115 Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 3511, Burnaby
MBB 222 - Molecular Biology and Biochemistry (3)

The structure, function and synthesis of proteins, RNA and DNA and their interrelated biological functions within the cell. An introduction to molecular biology techniques and methods of protein purification and analysis. Prerequisite: or Corequisite CHEM 281.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Irina Kovalyova
Mo, We, Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCB 9200, Burnaby
D101 Mo 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 2260, Burnaby
D102 Mo 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5020, Burnaby
D103 Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 3510, Burnaby
D104 Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5020, Burnaby
D105 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5009, Burnaby
D106 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 2503, Burnaby
D107 We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 2507, Burnaby
D108 Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 5006, Burnaby
D110 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 7100, Burnaby
MBB 231 - Cellular Biology and Biochemistry (3)

A study of the molecular processes which underlie cell structure and function, integrating ultrastructural, physiological and biochemical approaches. Modern techniques used in the analysis of organelle and cell function are integral parts of the course. Prerequisite: MBB 222, BISC 101, CHEM 281 with grades of C- or better. Corequisite or Prerequisite: CHEM 282 or CHEM 283.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Ingrid Northwood
Mo, We, Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 3520, Burnaby
D101 Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 3250, Burnaby
D102 Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 3250, Burnaby
D103 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 2521, Burnaby
D104 We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2531, Burnaby
D106 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 2122, Burnaby
D107 We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 3250, Burnaby
D108 We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5020, Burnaby

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MATH 150 - Calculus I with Review (4)

Designed for students specializing in mathematics, physics, chemistry, computing science and engineering. Topics as for Math 151 with a more extensive review of functions, their properties and their graphs. Recommended for students with no previous knowledge of Calculus. In addition to regularly scheduled lectures, students enrolled in this course are encouraged to come for assistance to the Calculus Workshop (Burnaby), or Math Open Lab (Surrey). Prerequisite: Pre-Calculus 12 (or equivalent) with a grade of at least B+, or MATH 100 with a grade of at least B-, or achieving a satisfactory grade on the Simon Fraser University Calculus Readiness Test. Students with credit for either MATH 151, 154 or 157 may not take MATH 150 for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Sophie Burrill
Mo, We, Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
SSCB 9200, Burnaby
D101 Tu 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 2220, Burnaby
D102 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 2220, Burnaby
D103 Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 2220, Burnaby
D104 We 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
WMC 2810, Burnaby
D105 We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 2810, Burnaby
D200 Veselin Jungic
Mo, We, Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
D201 Tu 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 3535, Burnaby
D202 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SWH 10061, Burnaby
D203 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SWH 10061, Burnaby
D204 Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 2810, Burnaby
D205 Fr 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 2810, Burnaby
D300 Natalia Kouzniak
Mo, We, Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SRYE 1002, Surrey
D301 We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
,
D302 We 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
,
D303 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
,
OP01 TBD
OP02 TBD
OP03 TBD
MATH 151 - Calculus I (3)

Designed for students specializing in mathematics, physics, chemistry, computing science and engineering. Logarithmic and exponential functions, trigonometric functions, inverse functions. Limits, continuity, and derivatives. Techniques of differentiation, including logarithmic and implicit differentiation. The Mean Value Theorem. Applications of differentiation including extrema, curve sketching, Newton's method. Introduction to modeling with differential equations. Polar coordinates, parametric curves. Prerequisite: Pre-Calculus 12 (or equivalent) with a grade of at least A, or MATH 100 with a grade of at least B, or achieving a satisfactory grade on the Simon Fraser University Calculus Readiness Test. Students with credit for either MATH 150, 154 or 157 may not take MATH 151 for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Mo, We, Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
SSCB 9200, Burnaby
D200 Mo, We, Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
D300 Mo, We, Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SRYE 1002, Surrey
OP01 TBD

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STAT 201 - Statistics for the Life Sciences (3)

Research methodology and associated statistical analysis techniques for students with training in the life sciences. Intended to be particularly accessible to students who are not specializing in Statistics. Prerequisite: Recommended: 30 units. Students cannot obtain credit for STAT 201 if they already have credit for - or are taking concurrently - STAT 101, 203, 205, 285, or any upper division STAT course. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
D100 Jorge Rodriguez
Mo, We, Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SSCB 9200, Burnaby
OP01 TBD
STAT 270 - Introduction to Probability and Statistics (3)

Basic laws of probability, sample distributions. Introduction to statistical inference and applications. Prerequisite: or Corequisite: MATH 152 or 155 or 158. Students wishing an intuitive appreciation of a broad range of statistical strategies may wish to take STAT 100 first. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
D100 Scott Pai
Mo, We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SWH 10081, Burnaby
WMC 3520, Burnaby
OP01 TBD

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PHYS 120 - Mechanics and Modern Physics (3)

A general calculus-based introduction to mechanics. Topics include translational and rotational motion, momentum, energy, gravitation, and selected topics in modern physics. Prerequisite: BC Principles of Physics 12 or PHYS 100 or equivalent, with a minimum grade of C-. This prerequisite may be waived, at the discretion of the department, as determined by the student's performance on a regularly scheduled PHYS 100 final exam. Please consult the physics advisor for further details. Corequisite: MATH 150 or 151 or 154 must precede or be taken concurrently. Students with credit for PHYS 101, 125 or 140 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative/Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Erol Girt
Mo, We, Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
D101 Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 8105, Burnaby
D102 Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5005, Burnaby
D103 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 2507, Burnaby
D104 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 3515, Burnaby
D106 Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5005, Burnaby
D107 We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 8105, Burnaby
D108 We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 7105, Burnaby
D110 Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 3513, Burnaby
D113 Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 8104, Burnaby
D114 Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 5100, Burnaby
D115 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 5100, Burnaby
D116 Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 3533, Burnaby
D119 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
BLU 11911, Burnaby
PHYS 121 - Optics, Electricity and Magnetism (3)

A general calculus-based introduction to electricity, magnetism and optics. Topics include electricity, magnetism, simple circuits, optics and topics from applied physics. Prerequisite: PHYS 120 or 125 or 140 (or PHYS 101 with a grade of A or B). Corequisite: MATH 152 or 155 must precede or be taken concurrently. Students with credit for PHYS 102, 126 or 141 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative/Breadth-Science.

PHYS 132 - Physics Laboratory I (1)

Introduction to experimental physics with an emphasis on measurement and experimental design. Includes elementary experiments in mechanics designed to support and enrich conceptual learning. Corequisite: PHYS 101 or 120 or 125. Students with credit for PHYS 130, 131, or 140 may not take PHYS 132 for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
LA01 Michael Chen
Th 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCP 9412, Burnaby
PHYS 133 - Physics Laboratory II (1)

Introduction to experimental physics with an emphasis on measurement and experimental design. Includes elementary experiments in electromagnetism and optics designed to support and enrich conceptual learning. Prerequisite: PHYS 132 or 140 or ENSC 120 (no substitutions). Corequisite: PHYS 102 or 121 or 126. Students with credit for PHYS 130, 131, or 141 may not take PHYS 133 for further credit. Quantitative.

or all of

PHYS 125 - Mechanics and Special Relativity (3)

An enriched course in mechanics for students with good preparation in physics and mathematics. Special relativity and classical topics such as translational and rotational dynamics and conservation laws will be given a much more sophisticated treatment than in our other first-year courses. Prerequisite: Permission of the department. Corequisite: MATH 125 or MATH 151. Students with credit for PHYS 101, 120 or PHYS 140 may not take PHYS 125 for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Michel Vetterli
Mo, We, Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
BLU 10921, Burnaby
D101 Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
BLU 10921, Burnaby
PHYS 126 - Electricity, Magnetism and Light (3)

An enriched course in electromagnetism for students with good preparation in physics and mathematics. Classical topics such as waves, electricity and magnetism, as well as wave particle duality and the birth of Quantum Mechanics, will be given a much more sophisticated treatment than in our other first year courses. Prerequisite: PHYS 125 or permission of the department. Corequisite: MATH 126 or MATH 152. Students with credit in PHYS 102, 121 or 141 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative.

PHYS 132 - Physics Laboratory I (1)

Introduction to experimental physics with an emphasis on measurement and experimental design. Includes elementary experiments in mechanics designed to support and enrich conceptual learning. Corequisite: PHYS 101 or 120 or 125. Students with credit for PHYS 130, 131, or 140 may not take PHYS 132 for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
LA01 Michael Chen
Th 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCP 9412, Burnaby
PHYS 133 - Physics Laboratory II (1)

Introduction to experimental physics with an emphasis on measurement and experimental design. Includes elementary experiments in electromagnetism and optics designed to support and enrich conceptual learning. Prerequisite: PHYS 132 or 140 or ENSC 120 (no substitutions). Corequisite: PHYS 102 or 121 or 126. Students with credit for PHYS 130, 131, or 141 may not take PHYS 133 for further credit. Quantitative.

or all of

PHYS 101 - Physics for the Life Sciences I (3)

Force and motion, conservation of energy and momentum, fluids, properties of soft matter and thermal physics with applications taken from the life sciences. Prerequisite: BC Principles of Physics 12 or PHYS 100 or equivalent, with a minimum grade of C-. This prerequisite may be waived, at the discretion of the department, as determined by the student's performance on a regularly scheduled PHYS 100 final exam. Please consult the physics advisor for further details. Corequisite: MATH 150 or 151 or 154 or 157; BISC 100 or 101 or 102. Recommended Corequisite: PHYS 132. Students with credit for PHYS 120, 125 or 140 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative/Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Andrew DeBenedictis
Mo, We, Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SSCB 9200, Burnaby
D101 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 2507, Burnaby
D102 Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 2523, Burnaby
D103 Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5050, Burnaby
D104 Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5008, Burnaby
D105 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 3515, Burnaby
D108 We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 8106, Burnaby
D109 We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 8104, Burnaby
D110 We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 3513, Burnaby
D111 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5008, Burnaby
D112 We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 6122, Burnaby
D113 Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
RCB 7105, Burnaby
D114 Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 8105, Burnaby
D115 Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 6122, Burnaby
D116 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 7105, Burnaby
PHYS 102 - Physics for the Life Sciences II (3)

Waves and optics; electricity and magnetism; modern physics emphasizing radioactivity, with applications taken from the life sciences. Prerequisite: PHYS 101 or 120 or 125 or 140 and MATH 154 or 150 or 151 or 157, all with a minimum grade of C-. Corequisite: BISC 100 or 101 or 102. Recommended Corequisites: MATH 152, 155 or 158, and PHYS 133. Students with credit for PHYS 121, 126, or 141 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative/Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Bernd Stelzer
Mo, We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 3182, Burnaby
AQ 3182, Burnaby
D101 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5007, Burnaby
D102 Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 2533, Burnaby
D103 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 3250, Burnaby
D104 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 2531, Burnaby
D106 We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 3515, Burnaby
D107 We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
BLU 11901, Burnaby
D108 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5048, Burnaby
D109 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
TASC2 7201, Burnaby
D112 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 6122, Burnaby
D113 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 8104, Burnaby
D200 George Kirczenow
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
,
,
D201 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
,
PHYS 132 - Physics Laboratory I (1)

Introduction to experimental physics with an emphasis on measurement and experimental design. Includes elementary experiments in mechanics designed to support and enrich conceptual learning. Corequisite: PHYS 101 or 120 or 125. Students with credit for PHYS 130, 131, or 140 may not take PHYS 132 for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
LA01 Michael Chen
Th 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCP 9412, Burnaby
PHYS 133 - Physics Laboratory II (1)

Introduction to experimental physics with an emphasis on measurement and experimental design. Includes elementary experiments in electromagnetism and optics designed to support and enrich conceptual learning. Prerequisite: PHYS 132 or 140 or ENSC 120 (no substitutions). Corequisite: PHYS 102 or 121 or 126. Students with credit for PHYS 130, 131, or 141 may not take PHYS 133 for further credit. Quantitative.

or both of

PHYS 140 - Studio Physics - Mechanics and Modern Physics (4)

A general calculus-based introduction to mechanics taught in an integrated lecture-laboratory environment. Topics include translational and rotational motion, momentum, energy, gravitation, and selected topics in modern physics. Prerequisite: BC Principles of Physics 12, or PHYS 100 or equivalent, with a minimum grade of C-. Corequisite: MATH 150 or 151 or 154 must precede or be taken concurrently. Students with credit for PHYS 125 or 120 or 101 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative/Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Neil Alberding
Mo, We, Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
,
D101 Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
,
D200 Neil Alberding
Mo, We, Fr 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
,
D201 Mo 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
,
LA01 We, Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
,
LA02 We, Fr 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
,
PHYS 141 - Studio Physics - Optics, Electricity and Magnetism (4)

A general calculus-based introduction to electricity, magnetism and optics taught in an integrated lecture-laboratory environment. Topics include electricity, magnetism, simple circuits, optics and topics from applied physics. Prerequisite: PHYS 120 or PHYS 125 or PHYS 140, with a minimum grade of C- (or PHYS 101 with a minimum grade of B). Corequisite: MATH 152 or 155 must precede or be taken concurrently. Students with credit for PHYS 126 or 121 or 102 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative/Breadth-Science.

Upper Division Requirements

Students complete all of the following

CHEM 316 - Introductory Instrumental Analysis (4)

Principles and applications of basic analytical instrumentation based upon spectroscopy, chromatography and electrochemistry. Prerequisite: CHEM 215 and 260, both with a minimum grade of C-, or permission of the Department. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Paul Li
Tu, Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5007, Burnaby
D101 Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5007, Burnaby
LA01 Mo 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCC 8055, Burnaby
LA02 Th 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCC 8055, Burnaby
CHEM 332 - The Chemistry of Transition Metals (3)

The synthesis and characterization of classical and organometallic complexes of the transition metals, and their physical and chemical properties. Prerequisite: CHEM 230, 236W and 260, all with a minimum grade of C-, or permission of the Department. Quantitative.

CHEM 380 - Chemical and Instrumental Methods of Identification of Organic Compounds (4)

Basic principles of infrared, ultraviolet, nuclear magnetic resonance and mass spectroscopy as applied to the identification of organic compounds. Prerequisite: CHEM 283 or 284, and CHEM 286, both with a minimum grade of C-, or permission of the Department.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Roger Linington
Mo 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SECB 1014, Burnaby
SECB 1012, Burnaby
SECB 1014, Burnaby
LA01 Mo 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSB 8148, Burnaby
LA02 Fr 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSB 8148, Burnaby
MBB 309W - Biochemistry Laboratory (4)

Contemporary techniques in biochemistry including protein purification, immunochemical methods, and lipid characterization. Prerequisite: MBB 231, with a minimum grade of C. Recommended: CHEM 215 and CHEM 286 precede MBB 309W. Writing.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Irina Kovalyova
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 3210, Burnaby
D101 We 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSB 8159, Burnaby
D102 Th 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSB 8159, Burnaby
D103 Fr 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSB 8159, Burnaby
MBB 321 - Intermediary Metabolism (3)

The enzymes and intermediates of major catabolic and anabolic pathways. Their regulation and integration in health and disease states. Prerequisite: MBB 231, with a minimum grade of C.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Ingrid Northwood
Mo, We, Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 3520, Burnaby
D101 Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 2531, Burnaby
D103 We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5007, Burnaby
D104 We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2268, Burnaby
D105 We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5047, Burnaby
MBB 331 - Molecular Biology (4)

The study of DNA and RNA in relation to gene structure and expression: DNA replication and the regulation of gene expression in bacteria and higher organisms. Introduction to recombinant DNA and cloning theory; natural vector structures and recombinant vector construction. Prerequisite: MBB 231, and BISC 202, with a minimum grade of C.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Jesper Johansen
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 3150, Burnaby
SSCK 9500, Burnaby
D101 Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5007, Burnaby
D102 Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
EDB 9651, Burnaby
D104 Mo 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 5125, Burnaby

and one of

CHEM 360 - Thermodynamics and Chemical Kinetics (3)

Elements of physical chemistry from the macroscopic point of view. Thermodynamics, and its applications to chemical equilibrium. Chemical kinetics and reaction rate theories. Prerequisite: CHEM 260 with a minimum grade of C-. Recommended: MATH 251. MBB 323 will be accepted in lieu of CHEM 360. Quantitative.

MBB 323 - Introduction to Physical Biochemistry (3)

Introduction to physical biochemistry including thermodynamics, spectroscopic principles and applications, and molecular transport and interactions. The physical properties and structure determination of biomolecules will be emphasized. Prerequisite: MATH 152 (or 155), PHYS 121 (or 102, or 126, or 141), CHEM 122 (or 102), MBB 222 with a minimum grade of C.

and a minimum of six units chosen from either MBB 324 and/or any 400 level MBB courses, and a minimum of two upper division chemistry courses, including at least 3 units (excluding CHEM 481) at the 400-level.

Electives

In addition to the above, students complete

  • courses chosen to fulfil the WQB requirements

  • upper division courses from any faculty to total a minimum of 44 upper division units

  • electives at any division from any faculty to provide 120 units as required for the degree

Co-operative Education Recommendation

Students are encouraged to enrol in co-operative education.

University Degree Requirements

Students must also satisfy University degree requirements for degree completion.

Writing, Quantitative, and Breadth Requirements

Students admitted to Simon Fraser University beginning in the fall 2006 term must meet writing, quantitative and breadth requirements as part of any degree program they may undertake. See Writing, Quantitative, and Breadth Requirements for university-wide information.

WQB Graduation Requirements

A grade of C- or better is required to earn W, Q or B credit

Requirement

Units

Notes
W - Writing

6

Must include at least one upper division course, taken at Simon Fraser University within the student’s major subject
Q - Quantitative

6

Q courses may be lower or upper division
B - Breadth

18

Designated Breadth Must be outside the student’s major subject, and may be lower or upper division
6 units Social Sciences: B-Soc
6 units Humanities: B-Hum
6 units Sciences: B-Sci

6

Additional Breadth 6 units outside the student’s major subject (may or may not be B-designated courses, and will likely help fulfil individual degree program requirements)

Students choosing to complete a joint major, joint honours, double major, two extended minors, an extended minor and a minor, or two minors may satisfy the breadth requirements (designated or not designated) with courses completed in either one or both program areas.

 

Residency Requirements and Transfer Credit

The University's residency requirement stipulates that, in most cases, total transfer and course challenge credit may not exceed 60 units, and may not include more than 15 units as upper division work.

  • At least half of the program's total units must be earned through Simon Fraser University study
  • At least two thirds of the program's total upper division units must be earned through Simon Fraser University study
  • At least two thirds of the upper division units in the courses of a school offering (or joint offer) must be earned through that school at Simon Fraser University
  • For information regarding transfer, consult an Advisor.

Elective Courses

In addition to the courses listed above, students should consult an academic advisor to plan the remaining required elective courses.