Undergraduate Edition 2019-2020

Chemistry, B.S.

Curriculum

A. General Education Requirements (35 hours)

The following General Education courses are required for the major.
CHEM 101General Chemistry I

3

CHEM 101LGeneral Chemistry I Lab

1

PSY 212General Psychology

3

SPCH 314Public Speaking

3

B. Major Requirements (52 hours)

1. Core Courses (41 hours)

CHEM 102General Chemistry II

3

CHEM 102LGeneral Chemistry II Lab

1

CHEM 200Additional Topics in General Chemistry

3

CHEM 202Quantitative Analysis

2

CHEM 202LQuantitative Analysis

2

CHEM 205Inorganic Chemistry/Lab

4

CHEM 301Organic Chemistry I

3

CHEM 301LOrganic Chemistry I Lab

1

CHEM 302Organic Chemistry II

3

CHEM 302LOrganic Chemistry II Lab

1

CHEM 350Chemistry Seminar

1

CHEM 401Biochemistry

3

CHEM 401LBiochemistry Lab

1

CHEM 403Physical Chemistry I

3

CHEM 403LPhysical Chemistry I Lab

1

CHEM 405Instrumental Methods of Chemical Analysis

2

CHEM 405LInstrumental Methods of Chemical Analysis Laboratory

2

CHEM 450Chemistry: An Integrated Approach

3

CHEM 499Chemical Research

1-3

2. Core Electives (11 hours)

Select 7 hours from the courses listed below:
CHEM 402Biochemistry II

3

CHEM 402LBiochemistry II Lab

1

CHEM 404Physical Chemistry II

3

CHEM 404LPhysical Chemistry II Lab

1

CHEM 407Applied Biochemistry

4

CHEM 425Selected Topics in Organic Chemistry

4

CHEM 430Introduction to Medicinal Chemistry

3

CHEM 435Special Topics In Physical Chemistry

3

C. Related Area Requirements (24 hours)

BIOL 101General Biology for Majors I

4

BIOL 102General Biology for Majors II

4

PHYS 191University Physics I

3

PHYS 181LGeneral Physics I Lab

1

PHYS 192University Physics II

3

PHYS 182LGeneral Physics II Lab

1

MATH 165Calculus of Single Variable I

4

MATH 265Calculus of Single Variable II

4

D. Concentration Requirements (0 hours)

E. Free Electives (9 hours)

Total Credit Hours: 120

Curriculum Guide for Major in Chemistry

Freshman Year

First Semester

ENGL 102Composition I

3

UNIV 110Freshman Seminar

1

CHEM 101General Chemistry I

3

CHEM 101LGeneral Chemistry I Lab

1

Math/Science Elective

3

Humanities and Fine Arts C

2

HLTH 185Health Concepts

2

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

ENGL 103Composition II

3

MATH 165Calculus of Single Variable I

4

CHEM 102General Chemistry II

3

CHEM 102LGeneral Chemistry II Lab

1

UNIV 120Freshman Seminar II

1

Social & Behavior Sciences A

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Sophomore Year

First Semester

MATH 265Calculus of Single Variable II

4

BIOL 101General Biology for Majors I

4

CHEM 200Additional Topics in General Chemistry

3

Humanities and Fine Arts A

3

Physical Education Activity

1

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

CHEM 202Quantitative Analysis

2

CHEM 202LQuantitative Analysis

2

BIOL 102General Biology for Majors II

4

Social & Behavior Sciences B (1)

3

SPCH 314Public Speaking

3

PSY 212General Psychology

3

Total Credit Hours:17

Junior Year

First Semester

CHEM 350Chemistry Seminar

1

CHEM 301Organic Chemistry I

3

CHEM 301LOrganic Chemistry I Lab

1

PHYS 191University Physics I

3

PHYS 181LGeneral Physics I Lab

1

Major Core Elective (4 hrs)

4

Free Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Second Semester

CHEM 302Organic Chemistry II

3

CHEM 302LOrganic Chemistry II Lab

1

CHEM 205Inorganic Chemistry/Lab

4

Major Core Elective (3 hours)

3

PHYS 192University Physics II

3

PHYS 182LGeneral Physics II Lab

1

Total Credit Hours:15

Senior Year

First Semester

CHEM 401Biochemistry

3

CHEM 401LBiochemistry Lab

1

CHEM 405Instrumental Methods of Chemical Analysis

2

CHEM 405LInstrumental Methods of Chemical Analysis Laboratory

2

Major Core Elective (4 hrs)

4

Free Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

CHEM 499Chemical Research

1-3

CHEM 450Chemistry: An Integrated Approach

3

CHEM 403Physical Chemistry I

3

CHEM 403LPhysical Chemistry I Lab

1

Free Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:12