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:21-28
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 to 120
Total Hours85

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 Organic Chemistry3
CH 435LAdvanced Synthesis Laboratory2
CH 437Advanced Organic Chemistry3
CH 441Biochemistry3
Total Hours27

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 Hours28

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
Total Hours9

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
Pre-Calculus 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 Hours21-22

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 Organic Chemistry3
CH 437Advanced Organic Chemistry3
CH 441Biochemistry3
CH 442Advanced Biochemistry3
CH 442LAdvanced Biochemistry Laboratory2
Area V: Additional Requirements
Select one of the following: 1
CIS 125Business Applications of Microcomputer Software3
CS 155Computer Science I3
CS 135Computer Skills for Problem-Solving3
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:
Cell Biology
Genetics
Microbiology