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Applied Chemistry and Biotechnology

Year 1

A solid start to your scientific education

In your first year, you will take three academic terms (fall, winter and spring). Courses include a foundation in biology, chemistry, English, math and physics.

Year 1

Academic Term 1 (Fall)

  Course Course Name Credits
Total Credits 19.5
All of BIOL 126 Physiological Basis of Life 4
CHEM 105 ACB Seminar 1 0.5
CHEM 120 College Chemistry 1 4
ENGL 151* Academic Writing Strategies 3
One of MATH 100 Calculus 1 4
MATH 108 Applied Calculus 4
One of PHYS 104 General College Physics 1 4
PHYS 140 Physics for Scientists and Engineers 1 4

*Credits for ENGL 150 may be substituted for ENGL 151.

Academic Term 2 (Winter)

  Course Course Name Credits
Total Credits 16.5
All of CHEM 106 ACB Seminar 2 0.5
CHEM 121 College Chemistry 2 4
CHEM 230 Organic Chemistry 1 4
STAT 216 Applied Statistics 4
One of PHYS 105 General College Physics 2 4
PHYS 141 Physics for Scientists and Engineers 2 4

Academic Term 3

  Course Course Name Credits
Total Credits 7 or 8
All of CHEM 231 Organic Chemistry 2 4
One of COMP 152* Computer/Programming Literacy 3
ENGL 161** Literary Genres 3
ENGL 163** Intro to Literary Traditions 3
ENGL 164** Indigenous Literature 3
MATH 101 Calculus 2 4
MATH 109 Finite Mathematics 4

*COMP 156 (prior to Fall 2013) is an acceptable alternative
**Credits for ENGL 160 may be substituted for ENGL 161, 163 or 164.

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Victoria BC V8P 5J2
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