2019-2020 Catalog

Bachelor of Science with Major in Chemistry

Required 125 credits (36 of which must be numbered 300 or above, and 60 of which must be from a 4-year institution) including:

I. Essential Studies Requirements (see University ES guidelines and course listings)

II. The Following Curriculum:

Major Requirements — 43 hours (Option A) or 40 hours (Option B) of Chemistry and Biochemistry including:

Option A. Physical Science Emphasis

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
First SemesterCredits
CHEM 101 Orientation to Chemistry 1
CHEM 121
121L
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry I Laboratory
4
ENGL 110 College Composition I 3
MATH 165 Calculus I 1 4
Essential Studies and Other Electives 2 4
 Credits16
Second Semester
CHEM 122
122L
General Chemistry II
and General Chemistry II Laboratory
4
MATH 166 Calculus II 4
ENGL 130 Composition II: Writing for Public Audiences 3
Essential Studies and Other Electives 2 4
 Credits15
Sophomore Year
First Semester
CHEM 333
333L
Analytical Chemistry
and Analytical Chemistry Laboratory
4
CHEM 341
341L
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry I Laboratory
4
CHEM 361 Problem Solving in Organic Chemistry I 1
PHYS 251 University Physics I 4
MATH 265 Calculus III 4
 Credits17
Second Semester
CHEM 342
342L
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry II Laboratory
4
CHEM 362 Problem Solving in Organic Chemistry II 1
PHYS 252 University Physics II 4
Essential Studies and Other Electives 2 6
 Credits15
Junior Year
First Semester
CHEM 443 Instrumental Analysis III - Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry 3 2
CHEM 466 Fundamentals of Physical and Biophysical Chemistry 4
First Semester of a Foreign Language 5 4
Essential Studies and Other Electives 2,4 6
 Credits16
Second Semester
CHEM 441 Instrumental Analysis I - Spectroscopy 3 2
CHEM 471 Quantum Mechanics & Spectroscopy 3
CHEM 471R Quantum Mechanics & Spectroscopy Recitation 1
CHEM 462 Physical Chemistry Laboratory 3
Second Semester of a Foreign Language 5 4
Essential Studies and Other Electives 2,4 3
 Credits16
Senior Year
First Semester
Essential Studies and Other Electives 4 15
 Credits15
Second Semester
CHEM 442 Instrumental Analysis II - Electrochemistry 3 2
CHEM 495 Chemistry Capstone 3
Essential Studies and Other Electives 4 10
 Credits15
 Total Credits125

Option B. Biochemistry Emphasis

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
First SemesterCredits
CHEM 101 Orientation to Chemistry 1
CHEM 121
121L
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry I Laboratory
4
ENGL 110 College Composition I 3
BIOL 150
150L
General Biology I
and General Biology I Laboratory 2
4
Essential Studies Electives 3
 Credits15
Second Semester
CHEM 122
122L
General Chemistry II
and General Chemistry II Laboratory
4
MATH 146 Applied Calculus I 1 3
BIOL 151
151L
General Biology II
and General Biology II Laboratory 2
4
ENGL 130 Composition II: Writing for Public Audiences 3
Essential Studies Electives 3
 Credits17
Sophomore Year
First Semester
CHEM 333
333L
Analytical Chemistry
and Analytical Chemistry Laboratory
4
CHEM 341
341L
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry I Laboratory
4
CHEM 361 Problem Solving in Organic Chemistry I 1
PHYS 211 College Physics I 4
Essential Studies and Other Electives 3 3
 Credits16
Second Semester
CHEM 342
342L
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry II Laboratory
4
CHEM 362 Problem Solving in Organic Chemistry II 1
PHYS 212 College Physics II 4
Essential Studies and Other Electives 3 6
 Credits15
Junior Year
First Semester
CHEM 466 Fundamentals of Physical and Biophysical Chemistry 4
First Semester of a Foreign Language 4 4
Essential Studies and Other Electives 3 8
 Credits16
Second Semester
CHEM 467 Survey of Physical Chemistry Laboratory 2
BMB 301 Biochemistry 3
Second Semester of a Foreign Language 4 4
Essential Studies and Other Electives 3 6
 Credits15
Senior Year
First Semester
BMB 401 Biochemistry of Proteins and Information Flow 3
BMB 403 Advanced Biochemistry Laboratory 2
Essential Studies and Other Electives 3 11
 Credits16
Second Semester
CHEM 495 Chemistry Capstone 3
Essential Studies and Other Electives 3 12
 Credits15
 Total Credits125

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