Freshman Program (30 credits)

Offered by: Human Nutrition     Degree: Bachelor of Science (Nutritional Sciences)

Program Requirements

The B.Sc.(Nutr.Sc.) Freshman Program is designed to provide the required science entrance prerequisites for students entering university for the first time from a high school system (outside of the Quebec CEGEP system).

Required Courses - Fall (14.5 credits)

  • AEBI 120 General Biology (3 credits)

    Offered by: Natural Resource Sciences (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Overview

    Biology (Agric & Envir Sc) : An introduction to core themes in biological sciences, including cell structure and function, cell replication, gene expression, genetic inheritance, biodiversity, evolution, and ecological interactions.

    Terms: Fall 2022

    Instructors: Altamura, Fernando (Fall)

    • Fall

    • 2 lectures and one 3-hour lab per week

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have obtained CEGEP competency 00UK.

  • AECH 110 General Chemistry 1 (4 credits)

    Offered by: Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Overview

    Chemistry (Agric&EnvirSci) : The course will be a study of the fundamental principles of atomic structure, valence theory and the periodic table.

    Terms: Fall 2022

    Instructors: Cherestes, Alice (Fall)

    • Fall

    • 3 lectures, one 3 hour lab, and one tutorial hour

    • Restriction: Note open to students who have taken FDSC 110.

  • AEMA 101 Calculus 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Animal Science (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Overview

    Mathematics (Agric&Envir Sci) : A review of functions and graphs. Limits, continuity, derivatives. Differentiation of elementary functions. Anti-differentiation. Applications.

    Terms: Fall 2022

    Instructors: Altamura, Fernando (Fall)

    • Fall

    • 3 lectures

    • Prerequisite: a course in functions

  • AEPH 112 Introductory Physics 1 (4 credits)

    Offered by: Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Overview

    Physics (Agric & Envir Sci) : Kinematics in one and two dimensions. Newton's laws of motion. Circular motion and orbits. Rotation of a rigid body. Momentum. Work and energy, power. Conservation principles. Simple harmonic motion. Waves and sound.

    Terms: Fall 2022

    Instructors: Titley-Péloquin, David (Fall)

    • Fall

    • Three 1-hour lectures, one 2-hour lab, one 1.5-hour tutorial per week

    • Corequisite: AEMA 101 or equivalent

    • Restrictions: Not open to students who have passed AEPH 113 or obtained CEGEP competency 00UR. Not open to students in Bioresource Engineering.

  • AGRI 195 Freshman Seminar 1 (0.5 credits)

    Offered by: Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Overview

    Agriculture : Members of the Faculty and/or Student Services will present seminars on resources available to help students develop the requisite skills to facilitate their transition into university life.

    Terms: Fall 2022

    Instructors: Altamura, Fernando (Fall)

    • Restriction: Open only to Freshman (U0) students. Not open to students who have taken or are taking BREE 187.

Required Courses - Winter (15.5 credits)

  • AEBI 122 Cell Biology (3 credits)

    Offered by: Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Overview

    Biology (Agric & Envir Sc) : Introduction to key topics in cell biology, including chemical biology, cell membranes, enzymes in biological reactions, cellular energetics, cell signaling, DNA synthesis and repair, gene expression and regulatory mechanisms. Connections between cell biology and animal physiology.

    Terms: Winter 2023

    Instructors: Altamura, Fernando (Winter)

    • Provides a basis for later courses in cell biology.

    • Prerequisite: AECH 110

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have passed BIOL 112 or obtained CEGEP competency 00XU; not equivalent to LSCI 202.

  • AEMA 102 Calculus 2 (4 credits)

    Offered by: Animal Science (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Overview

    Mathematics (Agric&Envir Sci) : Integration, the indefinite and definite integral. Trapezoidal and Simpson's Rule approximations for the integral. Applications to areas between curves, distance, volume, length of a curve, work, area of a surface of revolution, average values, moments, etc. Improper integrals and infinite series.

    Terms: Winter 2023

    Instructors: Altamura, Fernando (Winter)

    • Winter

    • 3 lectures

    • Prerequisite: Calculus 1 or equivalent

  • AEPH 114 Introductory Physics 2 (4 credits)

    Offered by: Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Overview

    Physics (Agric & Envir Sci) : Electric and magnetic properties of matter: electrostatics, electric currents, the link between electric and magnetic phenomena, geometrical optics, interference diffraction.

    Terms: Winter 2023

    Instructors: Titley-Péloquin, David (Winter)

    • Winter

    • 3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours, 2 tutorial hours

    • Prerequisite: AEPH 112 or AEPH 113 or PHYS 101 or PHYS 131 or CEGEP objective 00UR or equivalents, or permission of instructor

    • Corequisite: AEMA 102 (or MATH 141 or higher level calculus course) or CEGEP objective 00UP, or permission of instructor.

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken PHYS 102 or PHYS 142 or AEPH 115 or CEGEP objective 00US or equivalent. Not open to students in Bioresource Engineering.

  • AGRI 196 Freshman Seminar 2 (0.5 credits)

    Offered by: Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Overview

    Agriculture : Members of the Faculty will present seminars on topical issues about their areas of research.

    Terms: Winter 2023

    Instructors: Altamura, Fernando (Winter)

    • Restriction: Open only to Freshman (U0) Students. Not open to students who have taken or are taking BREE 188.

  • FDSC 230 Organic Chemistry (4 credits)

    Offered by: Food Science&Agr.Chemistry (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Overview

    Food Science : Atomic and molecular structure, modern concepts of bonding, overview of functional groups, conformational analysis, stereochemistry, mechanisms and reactions of aliphatic compounds.

    Terms: Fall 2022, Winter 2023

    Instructors: Cherestes, Alice (Fall) Cherestes, Alice (Winter)

    • Fall or Winter

    • 3 lectures and one 3-hour lab

    • Prerequisite(s): AECH 110 or CHEM 110 or equivalent of CHEM NYA in CEGEP.

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