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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
CHEM 1510, 152Fundamentals of Chemistry15
CHEM 2410Quantitative Analysis4
CHEM 2420Quantitative Analysis Lab1
CHEM 3050, 3060Organic Chemistry9
CHEM 3085, 3090Organic Chemistry Lab6
CHEM 4530, 4540Physical Chemistry9
CHEM 4330L, 4540LPhysical Chemistry Lab6
CHEM 3760Fund. of Inorganic Chemistry3
CHEM 4600Spectroscopic Methods in Organic Chemistry3
CHEM 4760Modern Inorganic Chemistry4
CHEM 4890Basic Biochemistry4
or CHEM 4900, 4910General Biochemistry10

Any two of the following:
CHEM 4310, 4340Chemical Separation Methods, Lab4
CHEM 4310L, 4350LChemical Instrumentation and Electrochemistry, Lab4

Extradepartmental requirements include (MATH 263A-B-C-D and PHYS 251-252 old numbers) , which should be completed by the end of the second year. ENG 151 and 305J are recommended to meet English composition requirements.

B.A. Course Requirements
CHEM 1510, 1520Fundamentals of Chemistry15
CHEM 2410Quantitative Analysis4
CHEM 2410LQuantitative Analysis Lab1
CHEM 301, 302Organic Chemistry6
or CHEM 3050, 3060Organic Chemistry9
or CHEM 3085, 3090Organic Chemistry Lab6
CHEM 325Instrumental Methods of Analysis4
or any two pairs:  
CHEM 3760Fund. of Inorganic Chemistry3
CHEM 4310, 4340Chemical Separation Methods4
CHEM 4320, 4350Chemical Instrumentation and Electrochemistry4
CHEM 4330, 4306Spectrochemical Analysis5
CHEM 351Physical Chemistry4
or CHEM 4530, 4540Physical Chemistry9
CHEM 4760Modern Inorganic Chemistry4

One course in biochemistry

A full year's work is required in at least one of the following fields:

Analytical241, 242 and any two of the pairs 431-434, 432-435, 433-436
Organic3050, 3060
Physical4530, 4540
Biochemistry4900, 4910

Extradepartmental requirements include (MATH 163 A-B and PHYS 201-202-203 old numbers), which should be completed by the end of the second year. ENG 151 and 305J are recommended to meet English Composition requirements.