2005-2006 University of Guelph Undergraduate Calendar

X. Degree Programs

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

Chemical Physics (CHPY)

Administered by the Office of the Dean, College of Physical and Engineering Science on behalf of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and the Department of Physics.

Major (Honours Program)

Students may enter this major in Semester 1 or any semester thereafter. A student wishing to declare the major must consult the Faculty Advisor. A minimum of 21.75 credits is required.

Semester 1
BIOL*1030 [0.50] Biology I
CHEM*1040 [0.50] General Chemistry I
MATH*1200 [0.50] Calculus I
PHYS*1000 [0.50] An Introduction to Mechanics
CIS*1500 [0.50] Introduction to Programming

Students who are admitted deficient in one OAC/4U course in Biology, Chemistry or Physics must take the equivalent introductory course in first semester. The first-year science core in that subject should be completed by Semester 3.

Semester 2
BIOL*1040 [0.50] Biology II
CHEM*1050 [0.50] General Chemistry II
MATH*1210 [0.50] Calculus II
PHYS*1010 [0.50] Introductory Electricity and Magnetism
0.50 Arts or Social Science elective
Semester 3
CHEM*2060 [0.50] Structure and Bonding
MATH*2160 [0.50] Linear Algebra I
MATH*2200 [0.50] Advanced Calculus I
PHYS*2440 [0.75] Mechanics I
PHYS*2460 [0.75] Electricity and Magnetism I
Semester 4
CHEM*2070 [0.50] Structure and Spectroscopy
CHEM*2480 [0.50] Analytical Chemistry I
MATH*2170 [0.50] Differential Equations I
PHYS*2450 [0.75] Mechanics II
PHYS*2470 [0.75] Electricity and Magnetism II
Semester 5
CHEM*2820 [0.50] Thermodynamics and Kinetics
CHEM*3860 [0.50] Quantum Chemistry
PHYS*3100 [0.75] Electronics
PHYS*3230 [0.50] Quantum Mechanics I
PHYS*3240 [0.50] Statistical Physics I
Semester 6
CHEM*3430 [0.50] Analytical Chemistry II: Instrumental Analysis
PHYS*3220 [0.50] Waves and Optics
PHYS*4040 [0.50] Quantum Mechanics II
0.50 Arts or Social Science elective
One of:
CHEM*3870 [0.50] Symmetry and Spectroscopy
CHEM*4880 [0.50] Topics in Advanced Physical Chemistry
Semester 7
CHEM*3440 [0.50] Analytical Chemistry III: Analytical Instrumentation
IPS*4001 [0.75] Chemical Physics Research Project
MATH*3100 [0.50] Differential Equations II
PHYS*4120 [0.50] Atomic and Molecular Physics
PHYS*4240 [0.50] Statistical Physics II
Semester 8
IPS*4002 [0.75] Chemical Physics Research Project
1.50 elective
One of:
CHEM*3870 [0.50] Symmetry and Spectroscopy
CHEM*4880 [0.50] Topics in Advanced Physical Chemistry