Simon Fraser University offers a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree with a Major in Chemistry.

  • Students can also complete an Honours degree, Joint Major, Joint Honours, or Minor in Chemistry.
  • To enrol in CHEM courses at SFU, students must achieve a C- grade or better in the prerequisite course(s)
  • It is highly recommended that MATH and PHYS courses be taken as early as possible.
  • A Typical Course Sequence for Year 1 & 2 is available on SFU's website.

Useful links when using this course planning worksheet:

SFU Calendar
SFU Department Website
BC Transfer Guide
Langara Diagnostic Tests

Lower Division requirements:

SFU Courses

Credits

Langara Equivalents

Credits

All of:

CHEM 121

CHEM 122 & 126

CHEM 215

CHEM 230 & 236

CHEM 260

CHEM 266

CHEM 281

CHEM 283 & 286

MATH 152

MATH 251

MBB 222

 

4

4

4

4

4

2

4

4

3

3

3

All of:

CHEM 1120 or 1220

CHEM 1154 or 1220

CHEM 2222

CHEM 2208

Unavailable

Unavailable

CHEM 2216 or 2316

CHEM 2416

MATH 1271 or 1273

MATH 2371

BIOL 2322

 

4

4

4

4

0

0

4

4

3

3

3

MATH 150 or 151

4/3

MATH 1171 or 1173 or 1253

3

MATH 232 or 240

3

MATH 1252 or 2362

3

All of:

PHYS 120, 121, 132 & 1331, 2

OR All of:

PHYS 125, 126, 132 & 1332

OR both of:

PHYS 140 & 1412

 

8

 

8

 

8

All of:

PHYS 1125 & 12251, 2

OR All of:

Unavailable2

OR both of:

PHYS 1125 & 12252

 

8

 

0

 

8

Electives3

 

Electives3

 

FOOTNOTES:

LANG PHYS 1125 & 1225 must both be taken to get credit for SFU PHYS 120, 121, 132 & 133.
2 Students are encouraged to complete the Department of Physics' standard stream (PHYS 120, 121, 132, 133) or advanced stream (PHYS 125, 126, 132, 133). Students may also choose to complete the studio physics stream (PHYS 140, 141).
3The electives should include SFU W/Q/B requirements.

This course planning outline is created by the Langara College Counselling Department and is intended for use only as a guide. It is the students' responsibility to consult original sources to ensure accuracy.

Updated July 2021