Degree Requirements - B.S. in Chemistry

CHEM1201, CHEM1202 General Chemistry I, II and CHEM1203, CHEM1204 General Chemistry Laboratory I, II will be waived for students who achieve a satisfactory score on the Advanced Placement Chemistry Test. These students will register for CHEM2261, CHEM2262 Organic Chemistry I, II and CHEM2263, CHEM2264 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I, II and will elect a two-semester sequence in advanced chemistry electives in their seventh and eighth semesters.

Prerequisites: elementary and intermediate algebra, plane geometry, trigonometry and one unit each of chemistry and physics.

 

Semester 1 (16 cr.)

 

BIOL1251/BIOL1253

General Biology I & Lab

4

CHEM1201

General Chemistry I

3

CHEM1203

General Chemistry I Lab

1

MATH1201

Calculus I

4

ENWR1101

Academic Writing

3

FRSH1000

Freshman Seminar

1

 

Semester 2 (18 cr.)  

BIOL1252/BIOL1254

General Biology II & Lab

4

CHEM1202

General Chemistry II

3

CHEM1204

General Chemistry II Lab

1

MATH2202

Calculus II

4

ENWR1102

Academic Research & Writing

3

CSCI1105

Computer & Computer Software

3

 

Semester 3 (15 cr.)  

CHEM2261

Organic Chemistry I

3

CHEM2263

Organic Chemistry I Lab

2
PHYS2203

University Physics I

3
PHYS2201

General Physics Lab I

1

CORE3004

Global Issues

3

ENGL2201

Masterpieces of World Lit. I

3
 

SEMESTER 4 (15 cr.)

 
CHEM2262

Organic Chemistry II

3
CHEM2264

Organic Chemistry Lab II

2

PHYS2204

University Physics II

3
PHYS2202

General Physics Lab II

1
CORE1001

Perspectives on the Indiv

3
ENGL2202

Masterpieces of World Lit. II

3
 

SEMESTER 5 (17 cr.)

 
CHEM3281

Biochemistry I

3
CHEM3241

Physical Chemistry I

3
CHEM3243

Physical Chemistry Lab I

2
CORE2003

Cross-Cultural Perspectives

3
_________

3 Advanced Math Course

3
_________

2 Free Elective

3
 

SEMESTER 6 (17 cr.)

 
CHEM3242

Physical Chemistry II

3
CHEM3244

Physical Chemistry Lab II

2
_________

4 Science Elective

3
CORE2002

The American Experience

3
_________

2 Free Elective

3
_________

2 Free Elective

3
 SEMESTER 7 (16 cr.)
 
CHEM2211

Inorganic Chemistry I

3
_________

1 Humanities/Soc Sci Elect

3
CHEM3231

Analytical Chemistry

4
_________

4 Science Elective

3
 

Ethical and Moral Analysis:

BIOL4405

Ethics in Science

3
 SEMESTER 8 (14 cr.)
 
CHEM4233

Instrumental Analysis

3
CHEM4234

Instrumental Analysis Lab

2
CHEM4314

Inorganic Chemistry II

3
CHEM3314

Inorganic Chem Lab II

0
_________

4 Science Elective

3
 

Oral Communication:

 
SPCH1155

Public Speaking

3

 

1 HUMANITIES/SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVES: Include courses in Social Sciences, History, Philosophy or Foreign Language At an intermediate level or above. (Foreign language is recommended for students intending to go to graduate school.)

2 FREE ELECTIVES: May be chosen from any courses offered at the University after consultation with an advisor, but may include no more than six credits of 1000-level biology courses. (Student may not take BIOL1101 -1102.)

3 ADVANCED MATHEMATICS COURSE: select one course, three credits, from the following:

MATH2203Calculus III

3

MATH2337Applied Statistics for Scientists

3

 

 

 

4 SCIENCE ELECTIVES: Any upper-level (3000 or 4000) undergraduate or graduate science course or
Independent Study.

ETHICAL AND MORAL ANALYSIS: Requirements consist of a three-credit course that is substantially
concerned with ethical theories and questions. This course could be in Philosophy or a course within a major
program.

ORAL COMMUNICATION: Requirements consist of a three-credit course that is substantially concerned with public speaking and oral presentations, typically a course in Speech.

DISTANCE LEARNING REQUIREMENTS: All University students are required to complete one (1) on-line
distance learning course during each academic level (freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior year) of
matriculation.

A minimum of 128 credits is required for graduation.