This online tutorial course is designed to provide background for those who intend to enrol in a university-level introductory chemistry course. If you do not have the equivalent of Chemistry 12, you may be allowed to use this course to fulfill that prerequisite.
Successful completion of Chemistry 11 and Principles of Mathematics 12 or Pre-Calculus 12, or their equivalents. You must provide transcripts to show successful completion of these courses to be able to register for Introduction to Chemistry. (Please note that we do not need official transcripts.)
How to register
Please contact us if you are interested in registering in this course. Once students' transcripts have been reviewed, they can register by calling or e-mailing the Continuing Studies Registration desk.
Online learning is when course delivery, and all associated learning activities, take place via the internet. For online learning tips, system requirements and differences between delivery styles, please visit our online learning webpages.
Using mobile devices in online courses
If you are planning on accessing your online courses using a mobile device such as a tablet or a smartphone, please note that not all required course features will be accessible with these devices. To fully function in your online courses, you will need to have access to a computer running Windows or MacOS.
A full course refund will only be provided if you withdraw from the course prior to the course start date. A refund, less a $60 administrative fee, will be issued if you withdraw within 6 calendar days after the official course start date. Depending on your method of payment, a refund will be either mailed to you or credited to your credit card.
Credit vs non-credit
Credit refers to degree credit. If you are taking a course or program for credit through UVic Continuing Studies, it means that course or program provides credit towards a degree at UVic or another authorized university. Credit students have to meet certain criteria, such as being accepted to both UVic Continuing Studies and the University of Victoria.
Continuing Studies statement on use of educational technology
This course will require the use of Zoom and may use other education technology such as internet-based applications, cloud services, or social media. In order to complete this course you will be required to either consent to the disclosure of your personal information outside of Canada to enable use of these technologies, or work with the Division of Continuing Studies to explore other privacy protective options (such as using an alias or nickname).