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B.S. Chemistry

Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Chemistry prepares students for graduate school in chemistry and for medical schools, or for employment in the chemical industry. This program is certified by the American Chemical Society and is intended for students seeking the highest level of technical proficiency in chemistry. For a detailed description of the program and requirements, refer to the University Catalog.

Degree Roadmap

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B.S. Chemistry Roadmap

Year 1 Fall

CHEM 111 General Chemistry I (5)
MATH 130 Calculus I (4)
General Elective (GE)

Year 1 Spring

CHEM 112 General Chemistry II (5)
MATH 131 Calculus II (3)
General Elective (GE)

Year 2 Fall

CHEM 331 Organic Chemistry I (5)
PHYS 135 Physics for Scientists & Engineers I (4)
MATH 230 Calculus III (3)
General Elective (GE)

Year 2 Spring

CHEM 332 Organic Chemistry II (5)
PHYS 136 Physics for Scientists & Engineers II (4)
CHEM 220 Quantitative Analysis (4)
General Elective (GE)

Year 3 Fall

CHEM 351 Physical Chemistry I (3)
MATH 210 Linear Algebra w/ Differential Eqns (3)
PHYS 137 Physics for Scientists & Engineers III (4)
General Elective (GE)

Year 3 Spring

CHEM 352 Physical Chemistry II (3)
CHEM 355 Physical Chemistry Laboratory (2)
CHEM 340 Survey of Biochemistry (3)
General Elective (GE)

Year 4 Fall

CHEM 410 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry (4)
CHEM 420 Instrumental Analysis (3)
General Elective (GE)

Year 4 Spring

CHEM 415 Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory (2)
Major Elective (3-4)
General Elective (GE)

Major Elective

Choose one course from the following:

CHEM 425 Environmental Chemistry (4)
CHEM 430 Advanced Organic Chemistry (3)
CHEM 450 Classical and Statistical Thermodynamics (3)

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