Chemistry - Bachelor of Science

 Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements, Viewing a Wider World requirements, and elective credits to total at least 120 credits with 48 credits in courses numbered 300 or above. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
Area I: Communications10
English Composition - Level 1 1
English Composition - Level 2 1
Oral Communication 1
Area II: Mathematics
MATH 191GCalculus and Analytic Geometry I 24
Area III/IV: Laboratory Sciences and Social/Behavioral Sciences11
General Chemistry I 34
Principles of Chemistry I
General Chemistry II 34
Principles of Chemistry II
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences Course (3 credits) 1
Area V: Humanities 13
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts 13
General Education Elective
MATH 192GCalculus and Analytic Geometry II4
Viewing A Wider World 46
Departmental/College Requirements
General Chemistry III 53
BCHE 395Biochemistry I3-4
or BCHE 341 Survey of Biochemistry
CHEM 242Explorations in Chemistry1
CHEM 313Organic Chemistry I3
CHEM 314Organic Chemistry II3
CHEM 315Organic Chemistry Laboratory2
CHEM 356Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry3
CHEM 357Synthetic Inorganic Laboratory2
CHEM 371Analytical Chemistry4
CHEM 433Physical Chemistry I3
CHEM 434Physical Chemistry II3
CHEM 435Physical Chemistry Laboratory2
CHEM 443Senior Seminar1
CHEM 456Inorganic Structure and Bonding3
CHEM 471Instrumental Methods of Analysis4
Non-Departmental Requirements (in addition to Gen.Ed/VWW)
MATH 291GCalculus and Analytic Geometry III3
PHYS 213Mechanics3
PHYS 213 LExperimental Mechanics1
PHYS 214Electricity and Magnetism3
PHYS 214 LElectricity and Magnetism Laboratory1
PHYS 315Modern Physics3
Select one from the following:3-4
Vector Analysis3
Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equations3
Computer Science I4
Statistics for Engineers and Scientists I3
Second Language Requirement: (not required)
Electives, to bring the total credits to 120
Select sufficient electives to bring total credits to 120, including 48 upper-division. 625-23
Total Credits120

Note: Students should work closely with their advisors and review carefully the prerequisites for and the sequential nature of courses required for the Bachelor of Science.

Second Language Requirement

For the Bachelor of Science with a major in Chemistry there is no second language requirement for the degree.