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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN CHEMISTRY

REQUIREMENTS--

OPTION I: 36 semester hours as described below.  This option is recommended for students planning to attend graduate school in chemistry or those going directly into employment as an industrial chemist.

  • CHEM 132 General College Chemistry, I
  • CHEM 111 Laboratory for General College I
  • CHEM 232 General College Chemistry, II
  • CHEM 211 Laboratory for General College II
  • CHEM 331 Organic Chemistry, I
  • CHEM 321 Laboratory for Organic Chemistry I
  • CHEM 332 Organic Chemistry, II
  • CHEM 322 Laboratory for Organic Chemistry II
  • CHEM 336 Analytical Chemistry
  • CHEM 328 Laboratory for Analytical Chemistry
  • CHEM 431 Physical Chemistry, I
  • CHEM 411 Laboratory for Physical Chemistry I
  • CHEM 432 Physical Chemistry, II
  • CHEM 412 Laboratory for Physical Chemistry II
  • CHEM 434 Inorganic Chemistry
  • CHEM 490 Senior Studies, Capstone in Chemistry (2 hours required)

Students choosing Option I are strongly encouraged to take other advanced courses, especially Instrumental Analysis.  Other Selected Topics courses include Biochemistry, and special topics such as those listed in the course description of CHEM 491.

OPTION II: 35 semester hours as described below.  This option is recommended for students entering a “blended” area such as pre-professional medically related areas (medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, etc.), chemistry/business, and chemistry/biology

  • CHEM 132 General College Chemistry, I
  • CHEM 111 Laboratory for General College I
  • CHEM 232 General College Chemistry, II
  • CHEM 211 Laboratory for General College II
  • CHEM 331 Organic Chemistry, I
  • CHEM 321 Laboratory for Organic Chemistry I
  • CHEM 332 Organic Chemistry, II
  • CHEM 322 Laboratory for Organic Chemistry II
  • CHEM 336 Analytical Chemistry
  • CHEM 328 Laboratory for Analytical Chemistry
  • CHEM 345 Survey of Physical Chemistry
    Or
    CHEM 431 & Chem 411  Physical Chemistry I & Physical Chemistry Lab I
  • CHEM 434 Inorganic Chemistry
  • CHEM 490 Senior Studies, Capstone in Chemistry (2 hours required)
  • CHEM 491 Selected Topics or BIOL 434  Biochemistry  (3 hours required)

 


BACHELOR OF ARTS IN CHEMISTRY

REQUIREMENTS-- Completion of the requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree plus a foreign language through the intermediate level.

 


MINOR IN CHEMISTRY

REQUIREMENTS-- 23 semester hours as follows:

  • CHEM 132 General College Chemistry, I
  • CHEM 111 General College Laboratory I
  • CHEM 232 General College Chemistry, II
  • CHEM 211 General College Laboratory II
  • CHEM 331 Organic Chemistry I
  • CHEM 321 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
  • CHEM 332 Organic Chemistry II
  • CHEM 322 Organic Chemistry Laboratory II
  • CHEM 336 Analytical Chemistry
  • CHEM 328 Analytical Chemistry Laboratory