Degree Requirements

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

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
(All courses are 3 cr. hours unless otherwise designated.)

The B.S. degree is certified by the American Chemical Society. It will be awarded following completion of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences general requirements for a bachelor's degree, as well as the following requirements:

Concentration requirements (46 cr.)
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 C301 Chemistry Seminar I (1 cr.)
CHEM C310 Analytical Chemistry (4 cr.)
CHEM C335 Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory (1 cr.)
CHEM C341 Organic Chemistry I Lectures
CHEM C342 Organic Chemistry II Lectures
CHEM C343 Organic Chemistry I Laboratory (2 cr.)
CHEM C344 Organic Chemistry II Laboratory (2 cr.)
CHEM C361 Physical Chemistry of Bulk Matter
CHEM C362 Physical Chemistry of Molecules (4 cr.)
CHEM C410 Principles of Chemical Instrumentation (4 cr.)
CHEM C430 Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM C484 Biomolecules and Catabolism
Chemistry electives: (min. of 3 cr. at the 300-400 level)

Additional concentration requirements
MATH M215 Analytical Geometry and Calculus I (5 cr.)
MATH M216 Analytical Geometry and Calculus II (5 cr.)
A minimum of 3 credit hours in mathematics at or above the 300-level (except MATH M380 History of Mathematics)
PHYS P221 Physics 1 (5 cr.)
PHYS P222 Physics 2 (5 cr.)