SPECIALIST PROGRAM IN CHEMISTRY (SCIENCE)

Supervisor: Andre Simpson (416-287-7547) Email: andre.simpson@utoronto.ca

This Program is meant for students who are interested in obtaining a strong background in all aspects of Modern Chemistry.

Enrolment Requirements
Students may apply to this program after completing at least 4.0 credits, including  CHMA10H3 CHMA11H3 PHYA10H3 PHYA21H3, and 1.0 credit in either  MATA23H3 MATA30H3 or  MATA36H3 with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least 2.0. Application for admission to the program is made to the registrar through ROSI in April/May and July/August. See the UTSC Office of the Registrar’s website for information on program (Subject POSt) selection. 

Program Requirements
The Program requires completion of 14.0 credits as follows:

First Year:
1. 4.0 credits from the following
CHMA10H3 Introductory Chemistry I: Structure and Bonding
CHMA11H3 Introductory Chemistry II: Reactions and Mechanisms
MATA23H3 Linear Algebra I
MATA30H3 Calculus I for Physical Sciences
MATA36H3 Calculus II for Physical Sciences
PHYA10H3 Physics I for the Physical Sciences
PHYA21H3 Physics II for the Physical Sciences
STAB22H3 Statistics I

Second Year:
2. 4.0 credits from the following 
CHMB16H3 Techniques in Analytical Chemistry
CHMB21H3 Chemical Structure and Spectroscopy
CHMB23H3 Introduction to Chemical Thermodynamics and Kinetics: Theory and Practice
CHMB31H3 Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry
CHMB41H3 Organic Chemistry I
CHMB42H3 Organic Chemistry II
CHMB62H3 Introduction to Biochemistry
MATB41H3 Techniques of Calculus of Several Variables I

Third Year:
3. 3.0 credits from the following
CHMC11H3 Principles of Analytical Instrumentation
CHMC16H3 Analytical Instrumentation
[ CHMC20H3 Intermediate Physical Chemistry or  CHMC21H3 Topics in Biophysical Chemistry]
CHMC31Y3 Intermediate Inorganic Chemistry
[ CHMC41H3 Organic Reaction Mechanisms or  CHMC42H3 Organic Synthesis]

Fourth Year:
4. 3.0 credits from the following
PSCD02H3 Current Questions in Mathematics and Science
and 
0.5 credit in any C-level or 300-level CHM course not already taken
and 
2.0 credits in any D-level or 400-level CHM course including one of the following:
CHMD90Y3 Directed Research
CHMD91H3 Directed Research
CHMD92H3 Advanced Chemistry Laboratory Course