University of Guelph 1999-2000 Undergraduate Calendar

X--Degree Programs

Physical Science

College of Physical and Engineering Science.

Honours Program Major

Distribution Requirements

This major will require the completion of 20.00 credits as indicated below:

  1. Basic Science Core - 4.00 credits

  2. Subject Area Core - 8.00 credits

  3. Science Electives - 4.00 credits

  4. Arts and Social Science Electives - 2.00

  5. Free Electives - 2.00 credits

Note that the program must include a total of 6.00 at the 3000 and 4000 level. Of these, at least 2.00 must be at the 4000 level.

++approved course lists are available in the Dean's Office, College of Physical and Engineering Science

Semester 1+

BIOL*1030 [0.50] Biology I
CHEM*1040 [0.50] General Chemistry I
CIS*1650 [0.50] Programming I
MATH*1080 [0.50] Elements of Calculus I
MATH*1200 [0.50] Calculus I
PHYS*1000 [0.50] An Introduction to Mechanics
PHYS*1070 [0.50] Introductory Physics for the Life Sciences I

Semester 2+

CHEM*1050 [0.50] General Chemistry II
CIS*1900 [0.50] Discrete Structures in Computer Science
CIS*2650 [0.50] Programming II
MATH*1210 [0.50] Calculus II
MATH*2080 [0.50] Elements of Calculus II
PHYS*1010 [0.50] Introductory Electricity and Magnetism
PHYS*1080 [0.50] Introductory Physics for the Life Sciences II

+MPC˛ courses provide another route into Semester 3. MPC˛ students should consult the Program Counsellor concerning course selection for Semesters 1 and 2.

Semester 3

CHEM*2480 [0.50] Analytical Chemistry I
MATH*2160 [0.50] Linear Algebra I
STAT*2040 [0.50] Statistics I
STAT*2100 [0.50] Introductory Probability and Statistics
1.00 Mathematical or Physical Science elective**

Semester 4+

BIOL*1040 [0.50] Biology II
IPS*2010 [0.50] Structure and Application of Microcomputers
PHYS*2040 [0.50] Fundamental Electronics and Sensors
1.00 Mathematical or Physical Science elective***

Semester 5-8+

Total of 2.50 credits per semester including at least 1.50 physical science or science electives.

*students may be exempted from CIS*1650 upon taking a computer science assessment of computing skills

**to be chosen from CHEM*2060, CHEM*2820, CIS*2450, MATH*2000, MATH*2200, PHYS*2440, PHYS*2460

***to be chosen from CHEM*2070, CHEM*2700, CIS*2420, MATH*2130, MATH*2170, MATH*2210, PHYS*2450, PHYS*2470, STAT*2050

****to be chosen from Chemistry, Computing and Information Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Geology, Geomorphology, Soil Science and Physical Geography. 6.00 credits in science must be taken in Semesters 5 through 8 at 3000 or 4000 level in mathematical and physical science and 2.00 credits must be at the 4000 level.

Honours Physical Science (With a Minor)

The requirements and schedules are the same as for Honours Physical Science. Minor subjects are described at the beginning of this chapter.

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