Chemistry B.A.

All students must meet the University Requirements.

All students must meet the College Requirements.

Students choose to concentrate in one of three areas: General, Biomolecular, or Environmental Chemistry. All three are acceptable degrees for continuation to a variety of advanced degree programs in chemistry or other sciences as well as medicine, veterinary science, law, or business.

General Concentration

Biomolecular Concentration

Environmental Concentration

Major Requirements

General Concentration

Choose one of the following sequences:8
General Chemistry for Majors 1
and General Chemistry for Majors 2
General Chemistry 1
and General Chemistry 2
General Chemistry 1
and General Chemistry for Majors 2
CHEM 121Quantitative Analysis0 or 4
Choose one of the following sequences:8
Organic Chemistry for Majors 1
and Organic Chemistry for Majors 2
Organic Chemistry 1
and Organic Chemistry 2
Organic Chemistry 1
and Organic Chemistry for Majors 2
CHEM 146Advanced Organic Laboratory2
CHEM 165Intro Physical Chemistry3
CHEM 167Physical Chemistry Preparation1
CHEM 201Advanced Chemistry Laboratory3
CHEM 202Advanced Chemistry Laboratory2
CHEM 221Instrumental Analysis3
CHEM 231Advanced Inorganic Chemistry3
CHEM 260Advanced Physical Chemistry3
CHEM 282Senior Seminar1
MATH 021Calculus I4
MATH 022Calculus II4
PHYS 051Fundamentals of Physics I0 or 4
PHYS 152Fundamentals of Physics II0 or 4

Biomolecular Concentration1

CHEM 031General Chemistry 10-4
or CHEM 035 General Chemistry for Majors 1
CHEM 032General Chemistry 20-4
or CHEM 036 General Chemistry for Majors 2
CHEM 121Quantitative Analysis0 or 4
CHEM 141Organic Chemistry 10-4
or CHEM 143 Organic Chemistry for Majors 1
CHEM 142Organic Chemistry 20-4
or CHEM 144 Organic Chemistry for Majors 2
CHEM 165Intro Physical Chemistry3
CHEM 201Advanced Chemistry Laboratory3
CHEM 205Biochemistry I3
CHEM 231Advanced Inorganic Chemistry3
CHEM 282Senior Seminar1
MATH 021Calculus I4
MATH 022Calculus II4
Choose one of the following:4-5
Elementary Physics
and Introductory Lab I
Fundamentals of Physics I
Choose one of the following:4-5
Elementary Physics
and Introductory Lab II
Fundamentals of Physics II
BIOL 001Principles of Biology0-4
or BCOR 011 Exploring Biology
BIOL 002Principles of Biology0-4
or BCOR 012 Exploring Biology
BCOR 103Molecular and Cell Biology4
Choose one of the following:3
Biochemistry II
Or one course chosen from a list of approved courses

Environmental Concentration1

CHEM 031General Chemistry 10-4
or CHEM 035 General Chemistry for Majors 1
CHEM 032General Chemistry 20-4
or CHEM 036 General Chemistry for Majors 2
CHEM 121Quantitative Analysis0 or 4
CHEM 141Organic Chemistry 10-4
or CHEM 143 Organic Chemistry for Majors 1
CHEM 142Organic Chemistry 20-4
or CHEM 144 Organic Chemistry for Majors 2
CHEM 201Advanced Chemistry Laboratory3
CHEM 165Intro Physical Chemistry3
CHEM 221Instrumental Analysis3
CHEM 231Advanced Inorganic Chemistry3
CHEM 282Senior Seminar1
MATH 021Calculus I4
MATH 022Calculus II4
Choose one of the following:4-5
Elementary Physics
and Introductory Lab I
Fundamentals of Physics I
Choose one of the following:4-5
Elementary Physics
and Introductory Lab II
Fundamentals of Physics II
Two courses chosen from a list of approved courses
1

Students completing the B.A. with a chemistry major in either the Biomolecular or Environmental concentrations may not also receive the B.S. with the biochemistry major.