Chemistry BS

Major Requirements

A major in chemistry consists of:

CHEM 130General Chemistry I/Lecture

3

CHEM 130LGeneral Chemistry I/Lab

1

CHEM 131General Chemistry II/Lecture

3

CHEM 131LGeneral Chemistry II/Lab

1

CHEM 210Organic Chemistry I/Lecture

3

CHEM 210LOrganic Chemistry I/Lab

1

CHEM 211Organic Chemistry II/Lecture

3

CHEM 211LOrganic Chemistry II/Lab

1

CHEM 316Chemical Analysis/Lecture

3

CHEM 316LChemical Analysis/Lab

1

CHEM 340Inorganic Chemistry

3

CHEM 360Synthesis and Characterization

4

CHEM 395Seminar

1

CHEM 400Biochemistry

4

CHEM 438Introduction to Chemical Research

3

CHEM 450Physical Chemistry I

4

CHEM 451Physical Chemistry II

4

CHEM 460Advanced Organic Chemistry

3

 

CHEM 480Internship in Chemistry

2 to 6

and/or

CHEM 499Supervised Research

1 to 6

 

MATH 123Elementary Statistics

3

MATH 141Calculus I

4

MATH 142Calculus II

4

MATH 310Differential Equations

3

 

PHYS 252Calculus-Based Physics I

4

or

PHYS 250General Physics I/Lecture

3

and

PHYS 250LGeneral Physics I/Lab

1

and

PHYS 262Calculus in Physics I

1

 

PHYS 253Calculus-Based Physics II

4

or

PHYS 251General Physics II/Lecture

3

and

PHYS 251LGeneral Physics II/Lab

1

and

PHYS 263Calculus in Physics II

1

Students must complete CHEM 395 for four hours and CHEM 480 and/or CHEM 499 for four hours to earn a major in chemistry.

It is strongly recommended that students also take:

MATH 250Calculus III

4

MATH 295Introduction to Discrete Mathematics

4

MATH 342Linear Algebra

3

MATH 410Probability and Statistics

3

Students wishing to enter medical school are highly encouraged to complete:

BIOL 150Biodiversity, Form, and Function/Lecture

3

BIOL 150LBiodiversity, Form, and Function/Lab

1

BIOL 152Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology

3

BIOL 152LIntroduction to Cell and Molecular Biology/Lab

1