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Chemistry Major Description

Major codes BS3311, BA3311

The B.S. degree program is chosen by students planning to enter a graduate program in chemistry or work in the chemical industry.

B.S. Course Requirements
 
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
Course
Credits
Course
Credits
Year 1 CHEM 1510: Fundamentals of Chemistry I
4
CHEM 1520: Fundamentals of Chemistry II
4
MATH 2301 (2AS): Calculus I
4
MATH 2302: Calculus II
4
Tier I English or Tier II
3
Language
4
Language
4
Tier I English
3
Total
15
Total
15
Year 2 CHEM 2410: Analytical Chemistry I: Quantitative Analysis and Electrochemistry
3
CHEM 3060: Organic Chemistry II
3
CHEM 2410L: Analytical Chemistry I Lab
1
CHEM 3090: Organic Chemistry II
2
CHEM 3050: Organic Chemistry II
3
PHYS 2052: General Physics
4
CHEM 3080: Organic Chemistry Laboratory
1
Tier II
3
PHYS 2051 (2NS): General Physics
5
CHEM 3760: Fundamentals of Inorganic Chemistry  
Tier II
3
   
Total
16
Total
16
Year 3 CHEM 4530: Physical Chemistry I
3
CHEM 4540: Physical Chemistry II
3
CHEM 4530L: Physical Chemistry Lab
1
CHEM 4540L: Physical Chemistry II Lab
2
CHEM 4890: Basic Biochemistry
3
CHEM 4310: Analytical Chemistry II
3
Tier I Composition
3
CHEM 4310L: Analytical Chemistry II Lab
2
A&S Social Sciences or Humanities
3
A&S Social Sciences or Humanities
3
Total
13
Total
13
Year 4 CHEM 4760
3
CHEM 4941/ Tier III: Undergraduate Research
3
CHEM 4760L
1
A&S Social Sciences or Humanities
3
A&S Social Sciences or Humanities
3
A&S Social Sciences or Humanities
3
A&S Social Sciences or Humanities
3
Tier II
3
Total
10
Total
12

 

B.A. Course Requirements
 
Fall
Spring
Course Credits Course Credits
Year 1 CHEM 1510 4 CHEM 1520 4
MATH 2301 (2AS) 4 MATH 2302 4
TIER I ENG OR TIER II 3 TIER I ENG or TIER II 3
TIER II 3 TIER II 3
       
       
       
Total 14 Total 14
Year 2 CHEM 2410 3 CHEM 3060 3
CHEM 2410L 1 CHEM 3090 2
CHEM 3050 3 PHYS 2052 4
CHEM 3080 1 TIER II 3
PHYS 2051 (2NS) 5 CHEM 3760 3
ELECTIVE 3    
       
Total 16 Total 16
Year 3 CHEM 3510 3 CHEM 4310 3
CHEM 4890 3 CHEM 4310L 2
LANUAGE 4 A&S SOC or HUM 3
TIER I COMPOSITION 3 A&S SOC or HUM 3
A&S SOC OR HUM 3 LANGUAGE 4
       
       
Total 16 Total 15
Year 4 CHEM 4760 3 CHEM 4941/ T3 3
CHEM 4760L 1 A&S SOC or HUM 3
A&S SOC or HUM 3 A&S SOC or HUM 3
A&S SOC or HUM 3 A&S SOC or HUM 3
LANGUAGE 3 LANGUAGE 3
ELECTIVE 1    
       
Total 1 Total 15