Chemistry B.S.

All students must meet the University Requirements.

All students must meet the College Requirements.

Students pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry complete an extensive set of courses including research and biochemistry, providing them with a degree that is certified by the American Chemical Society. The B.S. degree is a particularly good preparation for graduate school in chemistry.

Major Requirements

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 205Biochemistry I3
CHEM 221Instrumental Analysis3
CHEM 231Advanced Inorganic Chemistry3
CHEM 260Advanced Physical Chemistry3
CHEM 282Senior Seminar1
Advanced chemistry-related course work, which must include 3 credits of CHEM 291 or equivalent6
MATH 021Calculus I4
MATH 022Calculus II4
PHYS 051Fundamentals of Physics I0 or 4
PHYS 152Fundamentals of Physics II0 or 4