Undergraduate Catalog
Chemistry: Major

 

Minimum grade requirements:

  • A minimum grade of C- is required to advance from CHE201 General Chemistry I to CHE202 General Chemistry II, from CHE202 General Chemistry II to CHE318 Organic Chemistry I, and from CHE318 Organic Chemistry I to CHE319 Organic Chemistry II.
  • A minimum grade of C- in CHE319 Organic Chemistry II is required to enroll in BCM461 Biochemistry I.
  • A minimum grade of C- is required to advance from BIO201 General Biology I to BIO202 General Biology II and from BIO202 General Biology II to BIO320 Genetics.
  • A minimum grade of C- in MAT251 Calculus I is required to enroll in MAT252 Calculus II and in PHY201 General Physics I.

 

Major in Chemistry (General Degree) - 54 credits

Required chemistry courses.........................35 credits
CHE201 General Chemistry I (3)
CHE211 General Chemistry I Lab (1)
CHE202 General Chemistry II (3)
CHE212 General Chemistry II Lab (1)
CHE303 Introduction to Analytical Chemistry (4)
CHE314 Inorganic Chemistry (3)
CHE318 Organic Chemistry I (3)
CHE306 Organic Chemistry I Lab (1)
CHE319 Organic Chemistry II (3)
CHE309 Organic Chemistry II Lab (1)
CHE321 Physical Chemistry I (3)
CHE322 Physical Chemistry II (3)
CHE323 Experimental Physical Chemistry (3)
BCM461 Biochemistry I (3) or a 400- or 500-level Chemistry course approved by the Chair.

Required cognate courses..............................19 credits
MAT251 Calculus I (4)
MAT252 Calculus II (4)
MAT341 Applied Mathematics I (3)
PHY201 General Physics I (3) and PHY211 Physics I Lab (1)
PHY202 General Physics II (3) and PHY212 General Physics II Lab (1)

 

Chemistry (ACS approved degree) - 66 credits

General chemistry core...........................35 credits
CHE201 General Chemistry I (3) and CHE211 General Chemistry I Lab (1)
CHE202 General Chemistry II (3) and CHE212 General Chemistry II Lab (1)
CHE303 Introduction to Analytical Chemistry (4)
CHE314 Inorganic Chemistry (3)
CHE318 Organic Chemistry I (3) and CHE306 Organic Chemistry I Lab (1)
CHE319 Organic Chemistry II (3) and CHE309 Organic Chemistry II Lab (1)
CHE321 Physical Chemistry I (3)
CHE322 Physical Chemistry II (3)
CHE323 Experimental Physical Chemistry (3)
BCM461 Biochemistry I (3) or a 400- or 500-level Chemistry course approved by the Chair.

Plus the following.....................................12 credits
CHE415 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry Lab (1)
CHE407 Instrumental Techniques (4)
BCM461 Biochemistry I (3), unless taken with core courses above
BCM463 Biochemistry Lab (1)
CHE490 Senior Research in Chemistry (3)
Elective chemistry course (3): One additional semester of advanced work selected from 400- and 500-level courses in chemistry. (CHE495 Independent Study and CHE494 Fieldwork do not meet this requirement.)

Required cognate courses........................19 credits
MAT251 Calculus I (4)
MAT252 Calculus II (4)
MAT341 Applied Mathematics (3)
PHY201 General Physics I (3) and PHY211 Physics I Lab (1)
PHY202 General Physics II (3) and PHY212 General Physics I Lab (1)

 

Chemistry (Biochemistry Emphasis) - 73 credits

General chemistry core.........................35 credits
CHE201 General Chemistry I (3) and CHE211 General Chemistry I Lab (1)
CHE202 General Chemistry II (3) and CHE212 General Chemistry II Lab (1)
CHE303 Introduction to Analytical Chemistry (4)
CHE314 Inorganic Chemistry (3)
CHE318 Organic Chemistry I (3) and CHE306 Organic Chemistry I Lab (1)
CHE319 Organic Chemistry II (3) and CHE309 Organic Chemistry II Lab (1)
CHE321 Physical Chemistry I (3)
CHE322 Physical Chemistry II (3)
CHE323 Experimental Physical Chemistry (3)
BCM461 Biochemistry I (3) or a 400- or 500-level Chemistry course approved by the Chair.

Plus7 credits
BCM461 Biochemistry I (3), unless taken with core courses above
BCM463 Biochemistry Lab (1)
BCM470 Biochemistry II (3)
CHE490 Senior Research in Chemistry (3)

Required cognate courses.......................31 credits
MAT251 Calculus I (4)
MAT252 Calculus II (4)
MAT341 Applied Mathematics I (3)
PHY201 General Physics I (3) and PHY211 Physics I Lab (1)
PHY202 General Physics II (3) and PHY212 General Physics II Lab (1)
BIO201 General Biology I (3) and BIO211 General Biology I Lab (1)
BIO202 General Biology II (3) and BIO212 General Biology II Lab (1)
BIO320 Genetics (4)