Major in Chemistry, BS (General Program)

Chemistry Core (26 credits)

CHEM 161

General Chemistry

3

CHEM 162

General Chemistry Lab

1

CHEM 200

Foundations of Analytical Chemistry

3

CHEM 201

Foundations of Analytical Chemistry Lab

1

CHEM 210

Foundations of Organic Chemistry

3

CHEM 211

Foundations of Organic Chemistry Lab

1

CHEM 212

Organic Synthesis 

3

CHEM 213

Organic Synthesis Lab 

1

CHEM 238

Introduction to Research

1

CHEM 260

Foundations of Inorganic Chemistry

3

CHEM 316

Spectrometric Identification of Organic Compounds

3

CHEM 432

Chemistry Seminar

2

CHEM 438

Undergraduate Research

1

BS in Chemistry

Chemistry core plus 10 credits selected from the following.

Choose 3 credits from:

CHEM 354

Foundations of Biochemistry

 

OR

 

 

CHEM 406

Environmental Chemistry

 

OR

 

 

CHEM 485

Topics in Chemistry

 

Choose 3 credits from:

CHEM 320

Biophysical Chemistry

 

OR

 

 

Chem 321

Physical Chemistry of Thermodynamics & Kinetics

 

OR

 

 

 CHEM 322

 Physical Chemistry of Quantum & Statistical Mechanics

 

 
Choose 4 credits from:

CHEM 402

Instrumental Methods in Analytical Chemistry  

 

OR

 

 

Choose 3 credits from:

CHEM 460

Inorganic Symmetry & Spectroscopy  

 

WITH
1 additional credit from: 

Chem 323

Physical Chemistry Lab  

 

OR

 

 

CHEM 455

Biochemistry Lab

 

OR

 

 

CHEM 462

Inorganic Chemistry Lab

 

Related Requirements (16 credits):

PHYS 121 OR 125

General OR University Physics I

4

PHYS 122 OR 126

General OR University Physics II

4

MATH 119

Pre-Calculus with Trigonometry  

4

MATH 152

Calculus I

4

A minor is not required for this major.

BS in Chemistry (American Chemical Society Certified)

This program is designed for students wishing to go on to graduate-level studies in chemistry.

Chemistry Core plus 19 credits as follows:

CHEM 321

Physical Chemistry of Thermodynamics & Kinetics

3

CHEM 322

Physical Chemistry of Quantum & Statistical Mechanics

3

CHEM 323

Physical Chemistry Lab

1

CHEM 354

Foundations of Biochemistry

3

CHEM 402

Instrumental Methods in Analytical Chemistry

4

CHEM 455

Biochemistry Lab

1

CHEM 460

Inorganic Symmetry & Spectroscopy

3

CHEM 462

Inorganic Chemistry Lab

1

Related Requirements (19-20 credits)

PHYS 125

University Physics I

4

PHYS 126

 University Physics II

4

MATH 152

Calculus I

4

MATH 221

Calculus II

4

The student must also complete one additional course from the following approved list:

MATH 218

Discrete Mathematics

4

MATH 222

Calculus III

4

MATH 226

Linear Algebra and Probability for Engineers

4

MATH 228

Introduction to Linear Algebra

4

CS 151

Computer Science I

3

A minor is not required for this major.