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Information relating to becoming an undergraduate student in Chemsistry at Memorial University is given below. If you cannot find the information you were looking for, or have any other questions please contact .

NL high school chemistry, math and physics

Students attending high school in Newfoundland and Labrador who are interested in exploring a Chemistry degree option at Memorial University can prepare themselves by ensuring that they take Chemistry 3202, Advanced Math 3205 and Physics 3204 if these courses are offered at their high school. If any of these courses are not offered, students should ensure that they have taken the highest level chemistry, physics and math courses that are available.

Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate

Students who have Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate courses available at their high school can receive equivalent credit for some first year chemistry, physics and/or math courses based on their performance in the AP or IB courses.

Students taking Advanced Placement Chemistry can receive credit for Chem 1010 and 1011 with an AP grade of 3, or they can receive credit for Chem 1050 and Chem 1051 with an AP grade of 5. International Baccalaureate Chemistry students who have taken the Higher level chemistry can receive credit for Chem 1010 with an IB grade of 4, credit for Chem 1010 and Chem 1011 with an IB grade of 5, or credit for Chem 1050 and Chem 1051 with an IB grade of 6. International Baccalureate Chemistry studens who have taken the Standard chemistry can receive credit for Chem 1010 with an IB grade of 5.

Students who complete the Advanced Placement Calculus AB or Calculus BC can receive credit for Math 1000 with an AP grade of 3 or better. Students taking the higher level IB Mathematics can receive credit for Math 1000 and 1001 with an IB grade of 4 or greater

Students who complete AP Physics B with a grade of 3 or greater can receive credit for Physics 1020 and 1021, while students who complete AP Physics C with a grade of 3 or better can receive credit for Phys 1050. IB students in higher Physics can receive credit for Physics 1020 and Phys 1021 with an IB grade of 4 or better.

Other requirements and first year guides

More information about admissions can be found at the Memorial Unvisersity Admissions webpage. The Advising Centre page also has a useful Guide to First Year. Another guide to first year with information catered towards Science students is also available through the Faculty of Science webpage.

Undergraduate handbook

We have created an Undergraduate Handbook that provides more specific details on undergraduate studies in Chemistry at Memorial University.