Physical Science

Chemistry Composite - Professional Emphasis - Bachelor of Science

General Education Core

Course Number and Title Credits
Core Course Requirement  (must take MATH 1210**) 17
Knowledge Areas Requirements 16

University Requirements

Course Number and Title                                                                        Credits
Experiential Education Requirement - EDGE 1-3 Credits

Chemistry Requirements - Professional Emphasis (79 credits)

Recommended for students who wish to receive professional career preparation.  This degree emphasis follows the guidelines set forth by the American Chemical Society.

Course Number and Title Credits
CHEM 1210 Principles of Chemistry I 4
CHEM 1215 Principles of Chemistry I Lab 1
CHEM 1220 Principles of Chemistry II 4
CHEM 1225 Principles of Chemistry II Lab 1
CHEM 2310 Organic Chemistry I 4
CHEM 2315 Organic Chemistry I Lab 1
CHEM 2320 Organic Chemistry II 4
CHEM 2325 Organic Chemistry II Lab 1
CHEM 3000 Quantitative Analysis* 3
CHEM 3005 Quantitative Analysis Lab* 1
CHEM 3160 Inorganic Chemistry* 3
CHEM 3610 Physical Chemistry I 3
CHEM 3615 Physical Chemistry I Lab 1
CHEM 3620 Physical Chemistry II 3
CHEM 3625 Physical Chemistry II Lab 1
CHEM 4110 Biochemistry I 4
CHEM 4120 Biochemistry II 4
CHEM 4160 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry* 3
CHEM 4165 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry Lab* 1
CHEM 4230 Instrumental Analysis 3
CHEM 4240 Analysis Laboratory 2
CHEM 4250 Synthesis Laboratory* 2
CHEM 4990 Chemical Literature/Seminar 1
MATH 1220 Calculus II 4
MATH 2210 Calculus III 4
MATH 2270 Linear Algebra 3
MATH 2280 Differential Equations 3
PHYS 2210 Physics for Scientists & Engineers I 4
PHYS 2215 Physics for Scientists & Engineers I Lab 1
PHYS 2220 Physics for Scientists & Engineers II 4
PHYS 2225 Physics for Scientists & Engineers II Lab 1
Free Electives (3 hours must be upper division) 5-7
TOTAL CREDITS, B.S. degree 120

Comments: (1) A grade of "C" (2.0) or better must be earned in each course required for the major.  (2) Knowledge of computer science is strongly recommended.  (3) All Chemistry Majors must successfully complete an exit exam before graduation.  (4) This is a composite degree, a minor is not required.  (5) This degree does not include the requisite number of upper division hours.  Students completing this degree will fill the upper division requirement with elective credit. 6) Credits greater than 10 years old will not be accepted for this degree

*Courses are taught every other year.  Please see your advisor.

**If you are not prepared for this math course, please see your advisor for alternate recommendations.