Degree Requirements

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Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry | with 4-Year Degree Plan (Sample)

Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry

(All courses are 3 cr. hours, unless otherwise designated.)
Students earning a Bachelor of Arts in chemistry degree must
complete the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences requirements
and fulfill the following concentration requirements:

CHEM-C 105 Principles of Chemistry I
CHEM-C 106 Principles of Chemistry II
CHEM-C 125 Experimental Chemistry I (2 cr.)
CHEM-C 126 Experimental Chemistry II (2 cr.)
An additional 25 credit hours in chemistry above the 200-
level, which must include:
CHEM-C 301 Chemistry Seminar I (1 cr.)
CHEM-C 310 Analytical Chemistry (4 cr.)
CHEM-C 341 Organic Chemistry I Lectures
CHEM-C 342 Organic Chemistry II Lectures
CHEM-C 343 Organic Chemistry I Laboratory (2 cr.)
CHEM-C 344 Organic Chemistry II Laboratory (2 cr.)
CHEM-C 361 Physical Chemistry of Bulk Matter
Select one of the following sequences:
PHYS-P 201 General Physics 1
PHYS-P 202 General Physics 2 (5 cr.)
PHYS-P 221 Physics 1 (5 cr.)
PHYS-P 222 Physics 2 (5 cr.) (R)
The following mathematics courses:
MATH-M 215 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I
(5 cr.)
MATH-M 216 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II
(5 cr.)Associate of Science in Chemistry

(All courses 3 cr. hours unless otherwise designated)

The degree requires a minimum of 62 credit hours with an average grade of C (2.0) or higher. In addition, students must earn a grade no lower than C in ENG W131 Elementary Composition, and they must achieve an average grade of C in courses in the concentration, with no grade in these courses below C–.

Basic requirements

Writing requirement: ENG W131 Elementary Composition with a minimum grade of C
Arts and Humanities: Select two courses (6 cr.)
Social and Behavioral Sciences: Select two courses (6 cr.)
Natural Sciences: Select two courses, including one biology course and a laboratory course in either biology or physics (5 cr.) Mathematics: MATH M215 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I (5 cr.)
Computer proficiency: One course
Foreign Language: Select two courses in one language (6 cr.)

Concentration Requirements

CHEM C105 Principles of Chemistry I
CHEM C106 Principles of Chemistry II
CHEM C125 Experimental Chemistry I (2 cr.)
CHEM C126 Experimental Chemistry II (2 cr.)
CHEM C341 Organic Chemistry I Lectures
CHEM C342 Organic Chemistry II Lectures
CHEM C343 Organic Chemistry I Laboratory (2 cr.)
Chemistry elective