Aug 06, 2020  
2018-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Chemistry, BS

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Chemistry Major Requirements

The Chemistry major is designed to give students a broad background in science and mathematics with a solid core in chemistry. It prepares them for graduate and professional schools as well as for careers in industry and government at the local, state, and federal levels.


* CHEM 101  should be taken as a Natural Science GER.


Other courses in Biology may be substituted for BIOL 103  and BIOL 106  with the permission of the department chairperson.


Chemistry majors must also successfully pass a comprehensive exit exam during the Spring of the senior year and complete a senior thesis.

Level I (Freshman)

Fall Semester

Total Semester Credits: 16

Total Semester Credits: 14

Level II (Sophomore)

Total Semester Credits: 17

Total Semester Credits: 15

Level III (Junior)

Total Semester Credits: 15

Spring Semester

Total Semester Credits: 15

Level IV (Senior)

Total Credits: 120

*General Education Requirement

**University Graduation Requirement- *ORIE 101 - FRESHMAN SEMINAR (1HR.) & MISY 151 TECH FLUENCY (3HRS.)= 4 HRS.

Major Course

Or any 2 part 200 level History

or any ENGL 200 level or above

BIOL 101  or BIOL 107  or CHEM 101  or PHSC 101  or PHSC 103  

PHIL 103  or PHIL 102  

† or IDIS 103  or any Foreign Language or ART 105  or MUSC 201  or DANC 226  or THEA 211  

‡ or any 3 credit Health course, or SPCH 202  or SPCH 204  or GEOG 102  

General Elective - any University course

Program Elective - any non-required course within the discipline

NOTE: Please consult a program advisor to discuss course options.

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