Honours BSc in Biochemistry | BASc in Chemical Engineering | 2017-2018 Course Sequence

Biotechnology Integrated Program

The required GPA to be in good academic standing is 6.0.

Note that although the course codes may appear in both languages (English/French), the courses in French are not offered at every semester. Also note that courses with fewer than ten (10) registrants will be cancelled.


(30 credits)
BIO1130 | Introduction to Organismal Biology
CHM1311 | Principles of Chemistry
MAT1320 | Calculus I
MAT1341 | Introduction to Linear Algebra
PHY1121 | Fundamentals of Physics I
BIO1140 | Introduction to Cell Biology
CHG1125 | Chemical Engineering Fundamentals
CHM1321 | Organic Chemistry I
MAT1322 | Calculus II
PHY1122 | Fundamentals of Physics II
2nd YEAR
(36 credits)
CHM2120 | Organic Chemistry II
CHM2123 | Laboratory of Organic Chemistry II
ENG1112 | Technical Report Writing
GNG1106 | Fundamentals of Engineering Computation
MAT2384 | Ordinary Differential Equations and Numerical Methods
ECO1192 | Engineering Economics
GNG2101 | Introduction to product development & Management for Eng. and CS
BCH2333 | Introduction to Biochemistry
BIO2133 | Genetics
CHM2330 | Physical Chemistry: Introduction to the Molecular Properties of Matter
CHM2354 | Analytical Chemistry
MAT2377 | Probability and Statistics for Engineers
Complementary Elective
3rd YEAR
(39 credits)
BCH3170 | Molecular Biology
BCH3356 | Molecular Biology Laboratory
BIO3124 | General Microbiology
CHG2312 | Fluid Flow
CHG2317 | Introduction to Chemical Process Analysis and Design
BIO3153 | Cell Biology
PHI2394 | Scientific Thought and Social Values
HIS2129 (Winter)
HIS2129 | Technology, Society and Environment Environment since 1800
PHI2394 (Fall)
BCH3120 | General Intermediary Metabolism
BCH3125 | Protein Structure and Function
BCH3346 | Biochemistry Laboratory II
CHG2314 | Heat Transfer Operations
MAT2322 | Calculus III for Engineers
4th YEAR
(48 credits)
BCH4040* | Honours Research – Biochemistry (9 Creidts)
BCH4172 | Topics in Biotechnology
BCH4932* | Biochemistry Seminar
CHG3316 | Transport Phenomena
CHG3324 | Fundamentals and Applications of Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
CHG3331 | Application of Mathematical Methods to Chemical Engineering
CHG3335 | Process control

BCH4932* | Biochemistry Seminar

Two courses from:
BPS3101 | Genomics
BCH4101 | Human Genome Structure and Function
BCH4125 | Cellular Regulation and Control
BCH4116 | Analytical Biochemistry
BCH4122 | Structural Biology of Proteins
BCH4123 | Pathological Chemistry
BCH4124 | Carbohydrates and Glycobiology
BCH4188 | Nucleic Acids – Structure and Functions
BCH4300 | Selected Topics in Biochemistry

Complementary Elective

CHG3111 | Unit Operations
CHG3122 | Chemical Engineering Practice
CHG3127 | Chemical Reaction Engineering
CHG3112 | Process Synthesis, Design and Economics
CHG3326 | Principles of Phase Equilibria and Chemical Reaction Equilibria
5th YEAR
(36 credits)
CHG3337 | Data Collection and Interpretation
CHG4116 | Chemical Engineering Laboratory
CHG4305 | Advanced Materials in Chemical
CHG4343 | Computer-Aided Design in Chemical Engineering
CHG4381 | Biochemical Engineering
Technical Elective
CHG4244 | Plant design Project (6 Credits)
CHG4307 | Clean Processes and Sustainable Development
GNG4170 | Engineering Law
CHG4900 | Thesis and Seminars
2 Technical Electives

*This course runs from September to April.

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