BA/BS Major in Chemistry

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

Additional Graduation Requirements

General Education Component
Area I (Written Composition)6
Area II (Humanities and Fine Arts) 112
Area III (Natural Science and Mathematics) 211
Area IV (History, Social and Behavioral Science)12
Area V
Major Core Requirements in Chemistry
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
Major Concentration Requirements
Select one from the following options:30-55
Minor
Option I or III: Professional Chemistry and Professional Biochemistry
A minor is not required for Option I or III
Option II: General Chemistry
General Electives
General Elective hours, if required, to bring total hours to 120
Total Hours120

Concentration Options

Option I: Professional Chemistry

(Approved by the American Chemical Society)

CH 381
381L
Physical Chemistry
and Physical Chemistry Laboratory
5
CH 382
382L
Physical Chemistry
and Physical Chemistry Laboratory
6
CH 432
432LW
Chemical Instrumentation
and Chemical Instrumentation Laboratory
5
CH 434Advanced Inorganic Chemistry3
CH 435LAdvanced Synthesis Laboratory2
CH 437Advanced Organic Chemistry3
CH 441Biochemistry3
Area V: Additional Requirements
Select one of the following: 13
Business Applications of Microcomputer Software
Computer Skills for Problem-Solving
Computer Science I
MA 125Calculus I4
MA 126Calculus II4
MA 227Calculus III4
MA 238Applied Differential Equations I3
or MA 355 Differential Equations
PH 251
PH 252
Technical Physics I
and Technical Physics II
10
Total Hours55

Option II: General Chemistry

CH 322
322LW
Instrumental Analysis
and Instrumental Analysis Laboratory
5
CH 341
341L
Applied Physical Chemistry
and Applied Physical Chemistry Laboratory
4
Area V: Additional Requirements
Select one of the following: 13
Business Applications of Microcomputer Software
Computer Skills for Problem-Solving
Computer Science I
Select one of the following sequences:8-9
College Algebra
and Calculus for Business and Life Sciences I
and Calculus for Business and Life Sciences II
Calculus I
and Calculus II
PH 251
PH 252
Technical Physics I
and Technical Physics II
10
Total Hours30-31

Option III: Professional Biochemistry

(Approved by the American Chemical Society)
CH 381Physical Chemistry4
CH 381LPhysical Chemistry Laboratory1
CH 382Physical Chemistry4
CH 382LPhysical Chemistry Laboratory2
CH 434Advanced Inorganic Chemistry3
CH 435LAdvanced Synthesis Laboratory2-3
or CH 437 Advanced Organic Chemistry
CH 441Biochemistry3
CH 442Advanced Biochemistry3
CH 442LAdvanced Biochemistry Laboratory2
Area V: Additional Requirements
Select one of the following: 1
Business Applications of Microcomputer Software
Computer Science I
Computer Skills for Problem-Solving
MA 125Calculus I4
MA 126Calculus II4
PH 251Technical Physics I5
PH 252Technical Physics II5
BI 111Principles of Biology4
BI 112Principles of Biology4
One course from the following: 4
Cell Biology
Genetics
Microbiology
Total Hours54-55