Chemistry Major

For students wishing to take some chemistry courses but who do not wish to follow one of the specialist programs, the Department also offers Chemistry Major and Minor programs.


Professor Andrew Dicks, Associate Chair, Undergraduate Studies

Enrolment Requirements:

This is a limited enrolment program. Students must have completed 4.0 credits and meet the requirements listed below to enrol.

Completed courses (with minimum grades)
The following courses with the stated minimum grades are required:

• ( CHM135H1 and CHM136H1) (63% in each)/ CHM151Y1 (63%)

Completion Requirements:

(8.0 credits, including at least one 0.5 CHM credit at the 400-level)

First Year: ( CHM151Y1 strongly recommended)/( CHM135H1 and CHM136H1); ( MAT135H1 and MAT136H1)/ MAT137Y1/​ MAT157Y1

Second Year:

At least two of the following four options:

Third Year: At least two of CHM317H1CHM327H1CHM338H1CHM343H1CHM348H1CHM379H1

Fourth Year: Additional 200/300/400-level CHM courses to a total of 7.0 credits ( CHM299Y1CHM396Y0CHM397H0CHM398H0CHM398Y0CHM399Y1 excluded). Students may count either CHM395Y1 or CHM499Y1 towards Chemistry Major requirements.


This page was updated on July 5, 2023.  Please consult the Arts & Science Academic Calender for the most up-to-date program requirements.