Major in Chemistry, BS (General Program)

Chemistry Core (27 credits)

CHEM 161 General Chemistry I 3
CHEM 162 General Chemistry I Lab 1
CHEM 163 General Chemistry II 3
CHEM 164 General Chemistry II Lab 1
CHEM 210 Organic Chemistry I 3
CHEM 211 Organic Chemistry I Lab 1
CHEM 212 Organic Chemistry II  3
CHEM 213 Organic Chemistry II Lab  1
CHEM 238 Introduction to Research 1
CHEM 301 Analytical Chemistry 4
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 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    
OR    
CHEM 461 Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry  

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 22 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 Biochemistry 3
CHEM 402 Instrumental Methods in Analytical Chemistry 4
CHEM 455 Biochemistry Lab 1
CHEM 460 Inorganic Symmetry & Spectroscopy 3
CHEM 461 Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry 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.

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