Requirements

Two degrees are offered in chemistry, including a Bachelor of Science, Major in Chemistry, or a Bachelor of Science, Major in Chemistry, ACS Certified.

Bachelor of Science, Major in Chemistry—CHEM (57 hours)

All of the following:

  • CHEM 121 Principles of Chemistry I lab 4 hours 
  • CHEM 122 Principles of Chemistry II lab 4 hours 
  • CHEM 221 Organic Chemistry I lab 4 hours 
  • CHEM 222 Organic Chemistry II lab 4 hours 
  • CHEM 311 Physical Chemistry I 3 hours 
  • CHEM 324 Biochemistry 3 hours 
  • CHEM 332 Analytical Chemistry 3 hours 
  • CHEM 342 Bio-Inorganic Chemistry and Materials 3 hours; or CHEM 351 Inorganic Chemistry 3 hours 
  • CHEM 361 Advanced Lab I lab 4 hours 
  • CHEM 362 Advanced Lab II lab 4 hours

One of the following (not taken above):

  • CHEM 312 Physical Chemistry II 3 hours 
  • CHEM 342 Bio-Inorganic Chemistry and Materials 3 hours 
  • CHEM 351 Inorganic Chemistry 3 hours 
  • CHEM 424 Advanced Biochemistry 3 hours

Required Supporting Courses

  • PHYS 221 General Physics I lab 5 hours 
  • PHYS 222 General Physics II lab 5 hours 
  • MATH 131 Calculus I (or equivalent) 4 hours 
  • MATH 132 Calculus II (or equivalent) 4 hours

 

Bachelor of Science, Major in Chemistry, ACS Certified—CHEM (68– 69 hours)

All of the following:

  • CHEM 121 Principles of Chemistry I lab 4 hours 
  • CHEM 122 Principles of Chemistry II lab 4 hours 
  • CHEM 221 Organic Chemistry I lab 4 hours 
  • CHEM 222 Organic Chemistry II lab 4 hours 
  • CHEM 311 Physical Chemistry I 3 hours 
  • CHEM 312 Physical Chemistry II 3 hours 
  • CHEM 324 Biochemistry 3 hours 
  • CHEM 332 Analytical Chemistry 3 hours 
  • CHEM 342 Bio-Inorganic Chemistry and Materials 3 hours 
  • CHEM 351 Inorganic Chemistry 3 hours 
  • CHEM 361 Advanced Lab I lab 4 hours 
  • CHEM 362 Advanced Lab II lab 4 hours 
  • CHEM 424 Advanced Biochemistry 3 hours 
  • CHEM 485 Research 1–2 hours

Required Supporting Courses:

  • PHYS 221 General Physics I lab 5 hours 
  • PHYS 222 General Physics II lab 5 hours 
  • MATH 131 Calculus I (or equivalent) 4 hours 
  • MATH 132 Calculus II (or equivalent) 4 hours 
  • MATH 231 Calculus III 4 hours