Honours BSc in Biochemistry/ BASc in Chemical Engineering (Biotechnology) 2021-2022 (189 units)

Academic year 2021-2022

  Fall Winter Summer
1st year (36 units)
  • BIO1109 (register to this course if 4U Biology not completed) *
  • BIO1130
  • CHG11251
  • CHM1311 (or CHM1301 if 4U Chemistry not completed)
  • GNG1103
  • MAT1320
  • PHY1121 (or PHY1331 if 4U Physics not completed)
  • BIO1140
  • CHG1371
  • CHM1321
  • MAT1322
  • MAT1341 (Winter or Summer)
  • PHY1122 (or PHY1322 if 4U Physics not completed)


2nd year (33 units)
  • CHM2120
  • CHM2123
  • ENG1112 (Fall or Winter)
  • HIS2129 or PHI2394
  • MAT2384
  • BCH2333
  • BIO2133
  • CHM2330
  • CHM2354
  • ECO1192 (Fall or Winter) or GNG2101 (Fall or Winter)
  • 3 course units of complementary studies electives (Fall or Winter)2
3rd year (36 units)
  • BCH3170
  • BCH3356
  • BIO3124
  • BIO3153
  • CHG2312
  • CHG2317
  • BCH3120
  • BCH3125
  • BCH3346
  • CHG2314
  • CHG2324
  • MAT2322 (Fall or Winter)
4th year (48 units)
  • BCH40403,4 (Fall and Winter)
  • BCH4172
  • BCH49324 (Fall and Winter)
  • CHG3127
  • CHG3305
  • CHG3316
  • CHG3335
  • BCH40403,4 (Fall and Winter)
  • BCH49325 (Fall and Winter)
  • 6 course units from:
    • BPS3101 (Fall) or BCH4101 (Fall) or BCH4125 (Winter)
    • BCH4116 (Winter)
    • BCH4122 (Winter)
    • BCH4123 (Winter)
    • BCH4124 (Winter)
    • BCH41885 (Fall)
    • BCH4300 (Winter)
    • BPS4121 (Fall)
    • BPS4129 (Winter)
    • CHM4139 (Fall)
  • CHG3111
  • CHG3112
  • CHG3122
  • CHG3326
  • 3 course units of complementary studies electives2
5th year (36 credits)
  • CHG3337
  • CHG4116
  • CHG4343
  • CHG4381
  • CHG4900 (Fall or Winter) or 6 course units of technical electives6
  • 3 course units of technical electives6(Fall or Winter)
  • CHG4250
  • CHG4307
  • GNG4170


1 CHG1125 must be taken in first or second year; first year is recommended.
2 For a complete list of complementary studies electives, consult the Faculty of Engineering’s website.
3 During the fourth year, the student must either do a research project (BCH4040), or take nine additional units among the 3000 or 4000 level courses in biochemistry (BCH), biology (BIO), biopharmaceutical sciences (BPS), cellular and molecular medicine (CMM), chemistry (CHM), pharmacology (PHA), physiology (PHS), microbiology or immunology (MIC). The research project is highly recommended for students who intend to pursue a career in research, but a CGPA of 6.5 is required to be eligible for the project. This course runs from September to April.
4 This course runs from September to April.
5 This course may not be available every year.
6 Consult the list of technical electives in the regular Chemical Engineering program.

* This course is beyond the requirements of the programs in science.

Co-operative education is available with this program.
The French Immersion Stream is available with this program.
The minimum CGPA required to be on good academic standing is 6.0.
Please note that a maximum of 48 units at the 1000 level can be used towards your program.

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