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.

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
FRSH1000     Freshman Seminar

2nd semester (18 credits)

BIOL1252/BIOL1254     General Biology II & Lab
CHEM1202     General Chemistry II
CHEM1204     General Chemistry II Lab
MATH2202     Calculus II
ENWR1102     Academic Research & Writing
CSCI1105     Computer & Computer Software

3rd Semester (15 credits)

CHEM2261     Organic Chemistry I
CHEM2263     Organic Chemistry I Lab
PHYS2203     University Physics I
PHYS2201     General Physics Lab I
CORE1001     Perspectives on the Individual
ENGL2201     Masterpieces of World Lit. I

4th Semester (15 credits)

CHEM2262     Organic Chemistry II
CHEM2264     Organic Chemistry Lab II
PHYS2204     University Physics II
PHYS2202     General Physics Lab II
CORE2002     The American Experience
ENGL2202     Masterpieces of World Lit. II

5th Semester (17 credits)

CHEM3281     Biochemistry I
CHEM3241     Physical Chemistry I
CHEM3243     Physical Chemistry Lab I
CORE2003     Cross-Cultural Perspectives
3Advanced Math Course
2Free Elective

6th Semester (17 credits)

CHEM3242     Physical Chemistry II
CHEM3244     Physical Chemistry Lab II
4Science Elective
CORE3004     Global Issues
2Free Elective (6 credits)

7th Semester (16 credits)

CHEM2211     Inorganic Chemistry I
1Humanities/Soc Sci Elective
CHEM3231     Analytical Chemistry
4Science Elective
Ethical and Moral Analysis
BIOL4405     Ethics in Science

8th Semester (14 credits)

CHEM4233     Instrumental Analysis
CHEM4234     Instrumental Analysis Lab
CHEM4314     Inorganic Chemistry II
CHEM3314     Inorganic Chem Lab II
4Science Elective
Oral Communication
SPCH1155     Public Speaking

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.

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.