B.S./M.S. in Chemistry (Pharmaceutical Chemistry Conc.)


The University offers a five-year program that allows qualified students to attain a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry and a Master of Science degree in chemistry with a pharmaceutical chemistry concentration.
 
1st Semester (16 credits)

BIOL1251/BIOL1253     General Biology I & Lab
CHEM1201     General Chemistry I
CHEM1203     General Chemistry I Lab
MATH1201     Calculus I
ENWR1101     Academic Writing
UNIV1001       Transitioning to University Life

2nd semester (16 credits)

BIOL1252/BIOL1254     General Biology II & Lab
CHEM1202     General Chemistry II
CHEM1204     General Chemistry II Lab
MATH2202     Calculus II
ENWR1102     Academic Research & Writing
UNIV1002        Preparing for Professional Life

3rd Semester (15 credits)

CHEM2261     Organic Chemistry I
CHEM2263     Organic Chemistry I Lab
PHYS2203     University Physics I
PHYS2201     General Physics Lab I
ENGL2201     Masterpieces of World Lit. I
UNIV2001       Cross-cultural Perspectives 

4th Semester (15 credits)

CHEM2262     Organic Chemistry II
CHEM2264     Organic Chemistry Lab II
PHYS2204     University Physics II
PHYS2202     General Physics Lab II
UNIV2002       Global Issues
ENGL2202     Masterpieces of World Lit. II

5th Semester (14 credits)

CHEM3281     Biochemistry I
CHEM3241     Physical Chemistry I
CHEM3243     Physical Chemistry Lab I
1Humanities/Soc Sci Elective
3Advanced Math Course

6th Semester (14 credits)

CHEM3242     Physical Chemistry II
CHEM3244     Physical Chemistry Lab II
4Science Elective
2Free Elective
SPCH____   4Oral Communication Elective 

7th Semester (16 credits)

CHEM2211     Inorganic Chemistry I
CHEM3231     Analytical Chemistry
CHEM3232     Analytical Chemistry Lab
5Pharmaceutical Chemistry Requirements (6 credits)
BIOL4405     6Ethics in Science

8th Semester (14 credits)

CHEM4233     Instrumental Analysis
CHEM4234     Instrumental Analysis Lab
CHEM4314     Inorganic Chemistry II
CHEM3314     Inorganic Chem Lab II
5Pharmaceutical Chemistry Requirement

5Graduate Elective

9th Semester (12 credits)

5Pharmaceutical Chemistry Requirements (6 credits)
5Pharmaceutical Chemistry Elective
5Graduate Elective

10th semester (12 credits)

5Pharmaceutical Chemistry Requirement
5Pharmaceutical Chemistry Elective
5Graduate Elective  (6 credits)

1HUMANITIES/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.)

2FREE 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.)

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

MATH2203     Calculus III
MATH2337     Applied Statistics for Scientists

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

5GRADUATE COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BS (9 credits) AND MS (additional 23 credits) DEGREES: Students should consult with their advisors for course selections and new course offerings.

Required Courses: (18 credits) from the following:

CHEM6673     Physical Organic Chemistry
CHEM6781     Biochemistry
CHEM6755     Medicinal Chemistry
CHEM7737     Analysis of Pharmaceuticals
CHEM6754     Drug Delivery Systems

One of the following:
COMM6002     Effective Presentations
COMM6005     Technical Writing
COMM6007     Writing Proposals
COMM6020     Health Communication

Pharmaceutical Chemistry Electives (6 credits): Any 5000 or higher Marketing (MKTG), Management (MGMT), Pharmaceutical Chem (PHAR), Communication (COMM, CCOM), Math (MATH), Biology (BIOL), Chemistry (CHEM), or Cosmetic Science (COSC) course.

Graduate Major Electives (9 credits): Any 5000 or higher level CHEM, COSC or BIOL course

6ETHICAL AND MORAL ANALYSIS: Students must take BIOL4405 Ethics in Science to satisfy this requirement.

7ORAL COMMUNICATION: Requirements consist of a three-credit course that is substantially concerned with public speaking and oral presentations, typically a course in Speech.

A minimum of 120 credits is required for the BS degree, and a minimum of an addition 24 credits for the MS degree, for a total of 144 credits for the combined degree.