B.S. in Chemistry

College of the Sciences and Mathematics
General Education Requirements
English Composition requirements6
Mathematics requirement3
Public Speaking requirement3
Science requirements6
Behavioral & Social Science requirements6
Humanities requirements6
Arts requirement3
Diverse Communities requirement3
Interdisciplinary requirement3
Student Electives9
Writing Emphasis requirements 9
Major Core Requirements
CHE 103General Chemistry I3
CHE 104General Chemistry II3
CHE 231Organic Chemistry I4
CHE 232Organic Chemistry II3
CHE 321Analytical Chemistry I3
CHE 418Chemical Information1
CHE 476Biochemistry I3
CHE 491Seminar in Chemistry1
CRL 103Experimental General Chemistry I (LAB)1
CRL 104Experimental General Chemistry II (LAB)1
CRL 231Experimental Organic Chemistry I Lab2
CRL 321Analytical Chemistry I Lab2
PHY 170Physics I4
PHY 180Physics II4
BIO 110General Biology 13
MAT 161Calculus I4
MAT 162Calculus II4
Other Major Requirements
CHE 341Physical Chemistry I4
CHE 342Physical Chemistry II3
CHE 411Advanced Inorganic Chemistry3
CHE 424Advanced Analytical Chemistry3
CRL 232Experimental Organic Chemistry II Lab2
CRL 341Experimental Physical Chemistry Lab2
CRL 342Experimental Physical Chemistry II Lab2
CRL 411Inorganic Syntheses2
CRL 424Analytical Chemistry II Lab2
Lab safety exam must be passed before application for graduation. See advisor for more information
Chemistry Electives
Group A Electives:
CHE 333Advanced Organic Chemistry3
or CHE 477 Biochemistry II
Group B Electives:
Select 6 semester hours from upper-division chemistry courses6
Total Minimum Credits Required120

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The following is a suggested course sequence for this program; course offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
CHE 103 General Chemistry I 3
CRL 103 Experimental General Chemistry I (LAB) 1
MAT 161 Calculus I 4
WRT 120 Effective Writing I 3
Behavioral/Social Science Gen Ed 3
CHE 104 General Chemistry II 3
CRL 104 Experimental General Chemistry II (LAB) 1
MAT 162 Calculus II 4
Public Speaking Gen Ed 3
Year Two
CHE 231 Organic Chemistry I 4
CRL 231 Experimental Organic Chemistry I Lab 2
CHE 321 Analytical Chemistry I 3
CRL 321 Analytical Chemistry I Lab 2
PHY 170 Physics I 4
CHE 232 Organic Chemistry II 3
CRL 232 Experimental Organic Chemistry II Lab 2
BIO 110
General Biology
or Computer Science I
PHY 180 Physics II 4
Diverse Communities Gen Ed 3
Year Three
CHE 341 Physical Chemistry I 4
CRL 341 Experimental Physical Chemistry Lab 2
CHE 418 Chemical Information 1
CHE Elective 3
Humanities Gen Ed 3
Arts Gen Ed 3
CHE 342 Physical Chemistry II 3
CRL 342 Experimental Physical Chemistry II Lab 2
CHE 424 Advanced Analytical Chemistry 3
CRL 424 Analytical Chemistry II Lab 2
CHE Elective (Group A) 1 3
Student Elective 3
Year Four
CHE 476 Biochemistry I 3
CHE Elective (Group B) 2 3
Humanities Gen Ed 3
Behavioral/Social Science Gen Ed 3
Student Elective 3
CHE 411 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry 3
CRL 411 Inorganic Syntheses 2
CHE 491 Seminar in Chemistry 1
CHE Elective (Group B) 2 3
Interdisciplinary Gen Ed 3
Student Elective 3
 Total Credits120