BA/BS Major in Chemistry

Requirements for a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts Degree With a Major in Chemistry

Additional Graduation Requirements

General Education Component 1
Area I (Written Composition)6
Area II (Humanities and Fine Arts) 212
Area III (Natural Science and Mathematics) 311
Area IV (History, Social and Behavioral Science)12
Area V15-19
Select one of the following 4
Business Applications of Microcomputer Software
Computer Skills for Problem-Solving
Select one of the following
College Algebra
and College Trigonometry
Pre-Calculus Algebra and Trigonometry
Select one of the following
General Physics I
and General Physics II
Technical Physics I
and Technical Physics II
Major Options41-70
Minor
A minor, second major, or second degree is only required for Option I: Applied Chemistry 5
Electives
Elective hours, if necessary, to bring total hours to 120
Total Hours120
1

See major options for specific general education requirements.

2

For BA degree, select 6 hours of a required foreign language at the introductory level.

3

The eleven (11) hours of Natural Science and Mathematics requirement (Area III) of the General Education component will be completed within the major.

4

Fulfills computer literacy requirement.

5

Suggested minors include: biology, physics, geology, mathematics, crime scene investigation, legal studies, public relations, innovation and entrepreneurship.

Concentration Options

Option I: Applied Chemistry

Specific General Education Requirements
Select one of the following:6-8
Calculus for Business and Life Sciences I
and Calculus for Business and Life Sciences II
Calculus I
and Calculus II
Chemistry Courses
CH 111
111L
General Chemistry
and General Chemistry Laboratory
4
CH 112
112L
General Chemistry
and General Chemistry Laboratory
4
CH 311
311L
Organic Chemistry
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory
5
CH 312
312L
Organic Chemistry
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory
5
CH 321
321LW
Quantitative Analysis
and Quantitative Analysis Laboratory
5
CH 322
322LW
Instrumental Analysis
and Instrumental Analysis Laboratory
5
CH 341
341L
Applied Physical Chemistry
and Applied Physical Chemistry Laboratory
4
CH 441Biochemistry3
Total Hours41-43

Option II: Professional Health Science

Specific General Education Requirements
PHL 205Ethics3
PY 201General Psychology3
SO 221Introductory Sociology3
BI 111Principles of Biology4
BI 112Principles of Biology4
Select one of the following sequences:6-8
Calculus for Business and Life Sciences I
and Calculus for Business and Life Sciences II
Calculus I
and Calculus II
Chemistry Courses
CH 111
111L
General Chemistry
and General Chemistry Laboratory
4
CH 112
112L
General Chemistry
and General Chemistry Laboratory
4
CH 311
311L
Organic Chemistry
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory
5
CH 312
312L
Organic Chemistry
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory
5
CH 321
321LW
Quantitative Analysis
and Quantitative Analysis Laboratory
5
CH 441Biochemistry3
Prescribed Supporting Courses
BI 241Human Anatomy and Physiology I4
BI 242Human Anatomy and Physiology II4
BI 306Genetics4
Select one of the following:4
Cell Biology
Microbiology
Total Hours65-67

Option III: Biochemistry (ACS Certified)

Specific General Education Requirements
BI 111Principles of Biology4
BI 112Principles of Biology4
MA 125Calculus I4
MA 126Calculus II4
Chemistry Courses
CH 111
111L
General Chemistry
and General Chemistry Laboratory
4
CH 112
112L
General Chemistry
and General Chemistry Laboratory
4
CH 311
311L
Organic Chemistry
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory
5
CH 312
312L
Organic Chemistry
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory
5
CH 321
321LW
Quantitative Analysis
and Quantitative Analysis Laboratory
5
CH 381
381L
Physical Chemistry
and Physical Chemistry Laboratory
5
CH 382
382L
Physical Chemistry
and Physical Chemistry Laboratory
6
CH 434Advanced Inorganic Chemistry3
CH 437Advanced Organic Chemistry3
CH 441Biochemistry3
CH 442Advanced Biochemistry3
CH 442LAdvanced Biochemistry Laboratory2
CH 495Senior Research/Internship2
Prescribed Supporting Courses
Select one of the following: 4
Cell Biology
Genetics
Microbiology
Total Hours70

Option IV: Chemistry (ACS Certified)

Specific General Education Requirements
MA 125Calculus I4
MA 126Calculus II4
Chemistry Courses
CH 111
111L
General Chemistry
and General Chemistry Laboratory
4
CH 112
112L
General Chemistry
and General Chemistry Laboratory
4
CH 311
311L
Organic Chemistry
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory
5
CH 312
312L
Organic Chemistry
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory
5
CH 321
321LW
Quantitative Analysis
and Quantitative Analysis Laboratory
5
CH 322
322LW
Instrumental Analysis
and Instrumental Analysis Laboratory
5
CH 381
381L
Physical Chemistry
and Physical Chemistry Laboratory
5
CH 382
382L
Physical Chemistry
and Physical Chemistry Laboratory
6
CH 434Advanced Inorganic Chemistry3
CH 437Advanced Organic Chemistry3
CH 441Biochemistry3
CH 495Senior Research/Internship2
Total Hours58