Department of Chemistry

Department of Chemistry
Degree Program Requirements

Course Descriptions and Requirements:

  • B.A. in Chemistry General Track
  • B.A. in Chemistry Pre-Health Professional Track
  • B.S. in Chemistry

Common Course Requirements for BA & BS

CHM 1001-1004A General Chemistry Lecture & Lab I, II 8
CHM 3025-3028A Organic Chemistry Lecture & Lab I, II 8
CHM 3037A Analytical Chemistry Laboratory 1
CHM 3045A Inorganic Chemistry 3
CHM/PHY 4169A, 4170A Physical Chemistry I, II 6
MTH 1021A, 1022A Calculus I, II 8
PHY 1001-1004A General Physics I, II 8
Total Common Course Credits 42

BA General Track Specific Courses

CHM 2###, 3###, 4### Chemistry Electives 6
MTH 1006A Statistics 3

Students seeking dual teaching certification in physics and chemistry may attain extra physics credits through additional electives. Students who wish to work as chemists in government or industry should choose electives with laboratories (CHM 4076 is highly recommended) and should conduct laboratory research under the mentorship of faculty.

Total Credits for BA General Track 51

BA Pre-Health Professional Track Specific Courses

BIO 1001-1004A Introductory Biology Lecture & Lab I, II 8
BIO/CHM 4101A Biochemistry 3
CHM 2###, 3###, 4### Chemistry Elective 3
MTH 1006A Statistics 6
Students should conduct original laboratory research under the mentorship of faculty.
Total Credits for BA Pre-Health Professional Track 62

BS Specific Courses

CHM 4076A Instrumental Analysis Lecture & Lab 4
CHM 3###, 4### Chemistry Electives 9
MTH 2023A Calculus III 4
MTH 1017A or 2103A Discrete Math or Linear Algebra 3
or 2121A or Differential Equations
Students should conduct original laboratory research under the mentorship of faculty.
Total Credits for BS Degree 62
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