Course Requirements for a degree in Chemistry

Composite Major in Chemistry

  • Required Core - 51 semester hours
    CHEM 112 General Chemistry I & 112L Lab (gen ed)
    CHEM 114 General Chemistry II & 114L Lab (gen ed)
    CHEM 326 Organic Chemistry I & 326L Lab
    CHEM 328 Organic Chemistry II & 328L Lab
    CHEM 332 Analytical Chemistry & 332L Lab
    CHEM 342 Physical Chemistry I & 342L Lab
    CHEM 452 Inorganic Chemistry & 452L Lab
    CHEM 464 Biochemestry & 464L Lab
    CHEM 490 Senior Seminar
    MATH 123 Calculus I
    MATH 125 Calculus II
    PHYS 211 University Physics I & 211L Lab
    PHYS 213 University Physics II & 213L Lab
     
  • Required Elective - 9-12 semester hours
    CHEM 355 Field Environmental Chemistry & 355L Lab
    CHEM 434 Instrumental Analysis & 434L Lab
    CHEM 344 Physical Chemestry II & 344 L Lab
    CHEM 465 Biochemistry II & 465L Lab
    BIOL 343 Cell & Molecular Biology & 343L Lab
    GEOL 360 Geochemistry
    RESR 498 Research
    MATH 321 Differential Equations
    MATH 281 Introduction to Statistics
    MATH 225 Calculus III
    PHYS 331 Modern Physics
     
  • Gen Ed Requirements - 35 semester hours

    MATH Gen Ed - Mathematics - satisfied by major
    Gen Ed - Social Science - 9 semester hours
    (See footnote * below)
    Gen Ed - Arts & Humanities - 12 semester hours
    (See footnote * below)
    Gen Ed - Natural Science & Lab - satisfied by major

    3 ENGL 101 Composition I
    3 ENGL 201 Composition II
    3 MATH Gen Ed - Mathematics
    3 SPCM Speech 101, 215, or 222
    2 WEL 100 Wellness for Life & 100L Lab
    9 * Gen Ed - Social Science
    12 * Gen Ed - Arts & Humanities
    0 Gen Ed - Natural Science & Lab - satisfied by major

* Global Requirement: depending on your selection, this requirement will satisfy 3 hours of either Social Science or Arts & Humanities requirements. Take 1 course from AIS/HIST 257, ANTH 210, ARTH 211/
212/251, ENGL 211/212, GEOG 210, HIST 121/122/153, HUM 100, MCOM 151, POLS 141/250 A minor is NOT required with this major but electives are required to total 120 hours, of which 36 hours must be 300/400 level courses.