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Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

Course Requirements

Choose a concentration below:

Biological Chemistry Concentration

Course No. Course Title Credits
The B.S. degree program is approved by the American Chemical Society.
CHEM 103General Chemistry I4
OR
CHEM 103HHonors General Chemistry I4
CHEM 104General Chemistry II4
OR
CHEM 104HHonors General Chemistry II4
CHEM 205Organic Chemistry I4
CHEM 206Organic Chemistry II4
CHEM 310Biochemistry3
CHEM 403Inorganic Chemistry I3
CHEM 404Analytical Chemistry4
OR
CHEM 416Environmental Analytical Chemistry 4
CHEM 405Physical Chemistry I3
CHEM 407Physical Chemistry Laboratory I1
CHEM 420Biochemistry of Proteins and Nucleic Acids3
CHEM 422Biochemistry Laboratory3
CHEM 491, 492, 493Research in Chemistry (*)3
*Research in Chemistry can be fulfilled through any combination of these courses. It is strongly suggested that students take research credits in multiple semesters, beginning in their junior year.

Choose one of the options below

CHEM 406Physical Chemistry II3
AND
CHEM 408Physical Chemistry Laboratory II1
OR
CHEM 412Inorganic Chemistry II2
AND
CHEM 413Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory1
OR
CHEM 414Instrumental Methods of Analysis4
OR
CHEM 425Advanced Organic Chemistry4

Cognates

BIOL 111Introductory Biology I4
BIOL 112Introductory Biology II4
MATH 212Calculus I4
MATH 213Calculus II4
PHYS 200Mechanics (*)4
PHYS 201Electricity and Magnetism (*)4
*In unusual circumstances, Physics 101 and 102 may be substituted for Physics 200 and 201, with consent of department chair.

Total Credit Hours

66-67

Environmental Chemistry Concentration

Course No. Course Title Credits
The B.S. degree program is approved by the American Chemical Society.
CHEM 103General Chemistry I4
OR
CHEM 103HHonors General Chemistry I4
CHEM 104General Chemistry II4
OR
CHEM 104HHonors General Chemistry II4
CHEM 205Organic Chemistry I4
CHEM 206Organic Chemistry II4
CHEM 310Biochemistry3
CHEM 403Inorganic Chemistry I3
CHEM 405Physical Chemistry I3
CHEM 407Physical Chemistry Laboratory I1
CHEM 414Instrumental Methods of Analysis4
CHEM 416Environmental Analytical Chemistry 4
CHEM 417Marine Environmental Chemistry 3
CHEM 491, 492, 493Research in Chemistry (*)3
*Research in Chemistry can be fulfilled through any combination of these courses. It is strongly suggested that students take research credits in multiple semesters, beginning in their junior year.

Choose one of the options below

CHEM 406Physical Chemistry II3
AND
CHEM 408Physical Chemistry Laboratory II1
OR
CHEM 412Inorganic Chemistry II2
AND
CHEM 413Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory1
OR
CHEM 420Biochemistry of Proteins and Nucleic Acids3
OR
CHEM 425Advanced Organic Chemistry4

Cognates

BIOL 111Introductory Biology I4
MATH 212Calculus I4
MATH 213Calculus II4
PHYS 200Mechanics (*)4
PHYS 201Electricity and Magnetism (*)4
PSCI 212Introduction to Geology4
*In unusual circumstances, Physics 101 and 102 may be substituted for Physics 200 and 201, with consent of department chair.

Total Credit Hours

67-68

Professional Chemistry Concentration

Course No. Course Title Credits
The B.S. degree program is approved by the American Chemical Society.
CHEM 103General Chemistry I4
OR
CHEM 103HHonors General Chemistry I4
CHEM 104General Chemistry II4
OR
CHEM 104HHonors General Chemistry II4
CHEM 205Organic Chemistry I4
CHEM 206Organic Chemistry II4
CHEM 310Biochemistry3
CHEM 403Inorganic Chemistry I3
CHEM 404Analytical Chemistry4
OR
CHEM 416Environmental Analytical Chemistry 4
CHEM 405Physical Chemistry I3
CHEM 406Physical Chemistry II3
CHEM 407Physical Chemistry Laboratory I1
CHEM 408Physical Chemistry Laboratory II1
CHEM 414Instrumental Methods of Analysis4
CHEM 491, 492, 493Research in Chemistry (*)3
*Research in Chemistry can be fulfilled through any combination of these courses. It is strongly suggested that students take research credits in multiple semesters, beginning in their junior year.

Choose one of the options below

CHEM 412Inorganic Chemistry II2
and
CHEM 413Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory1
OR
CHEM 425Advanced Organic Chemistry4

Cognates

MATH 212Calculus I4
MATH 213Calculus II4
MATH 314Calculus III4
PHYS 200Mechanics (*)4
PHYS 201Electricity and Magnetism (*)4
*In unusual circumstances, Physics 101 and 102 may be substituted for Physics 200 and 201, with consent of department chair.

Total Credit Hours

64-65

Page last updated: August 13, 2013