Chemistry, B.S.

Requirements

Chemistry Core

CHEM 161General Chemistry

3

CHEM 162General Chemistry Laboratory

1

CHEM 200Foundations of Analytical Chemistry

3

CHEM 201Foundations of Analytical Chemistry Laboratory

1

CHEM 210Foundations of Organic Chemistry

3

CHEM 211Foundations of Organic Chemistry Laboratory

1

CHEM 212Organic Synthesis

3

CHEM 213Organic Synthesis Laboratory

1

CHEM 238Introduction to Research

1 TO 6

CHEM 260Foundations of Inorganic Chemistry

3

CHEM 316Spectrometric Identification of Organic Compounds

3

CHEM 332Chemical Literature

1

CHEM 432Chemistry Seminar

1

CHEM 438Undergraduate Research

1 TO 6

Total Credit Hours:26

BS in Chemistry

A minor is not required for this major.

Chemistry core plus 10 credits selected from the following.

Choose 3 credits from:

CHEM 354Foundations of Biochemistry

3

CHEM 406Environmental Chemistry

3

CHEM 456Toxicology

3

CHEM 485Topics in Chemistry

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Choose 3 credits from:

CHEM 320Biophysical Chemistry

3

CHEM 321Physical Chemistry of Thermodynamics & Kinetics

3

CHEM 322Physical Chemistry of Quantum & Statistical Mechanics

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Choose 4 credits from:

CHEM 402Instrumental Methods in Analytical Chemistry

4

or

Choose 3 credits from:
CHEM 460Inorganic Symmetry & Spectroscopy

3

with

1 additional credit from:
CHEM 323Physical Chemistry Laboratory

1

or

CHEM 455Biochemistry Laboratory

1

or

CHEM 462Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory

1

Related Requirements

PHYS 121General Physics I

4

or

PHYS 125University Physics I

4

 

PHYS 122General Physics II

4

or

PHYS 126University Physics II

4

 

MATH 152Calculus I

4

Total Credit Hours:16

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 321Physical Chemistry of Thermodynamics & Kinetics

3

CHEM 322Physical Chemistry of Quantum & Statistical Mechanics

3

CHEM 323Physical Chemistry Laboratory

1

CHEM 354Foundations of Biochemistry

3

CHEM 402Instrumental Methods in Analytical Chemistry

4

CHEM 455Biochemistry Laboratory

1

CHEM 460Inorganic Symmetry & Spectroscopy

3

CHEM 462Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory

1

Related Requirements

PHYS 125University Physics I

4

PHYS 126University Physics II

4

MATH 152Calculus I

4

MATH 221Calculus II

4

Total Credit Hours:16

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

MATH 218Discrete Mathematics

4

MATH 222Calculus III

4

MATH 226Linear Algebra and Probability for Engineers

4

MATH 228Introduction to Linear Algebra

4

CS 151Computer Science I

3

Total Credit Hours:3-4

A minor is not required for this major.