Environmental Chemistry Major
Study the chemical processes taking place in the environment as a result of human activities including urban air and water pollution, depletion of ozone layer, production of toxic substances from chemical wastes, prevalence of pesticides, and climate change. Learn the fundamentals to accurately assess human activities in the environment.
Chemistry graduates are employed in computers and telecommunications, fine and heavy chemical manufacturing, food and beverage production, mining and metallurgy, petroleum, pharmaceuticals/drugs, plastics, and pulp and paper. They are also employed by government agencies in education, forensic investigation, mineral analysis, public health, research and development support for resource industries, technical and analytical information development, waste management, and water and air quality management.
- Grade 12 (or equivalent) or Mature Student Status
- English 12/English 12 First Peoples 73% (B)
- Pre-calculus 12 (or equivalent) 67% (C+)
- Biology 11 or Biology 12 (or equivalent) 67% (C+) (not required for majors in computing, mathematics or physics)
- Chemistry 11 or 12(or equivalent)
- Physics 11 or 12(or equivalent)
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