Chemistry

Degree Programs - Chemistry

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE – CHEMISTRY

The requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Natural Science with a major in chemistry include:

  • CHM 1010 / 1011 College Chemistry I and Lab (4)
  • CHM 1020 / 1021 College Chemistry II and Lab (4)
  • CHM 3010 / 3011 Organic Chemistry I and Lab (5)
  • CHM 3020 / 3021 Organic Chemistry II and Lab (5)
  • CHM 3110 Inorganic Chemistry (3)
  • CHM 3110 Inorganic Chemistry Lab (2)
  • CHM 3210 Quantitative Analytical Chemistry (5)
  • CHM 3220 Instrumental Methods of Analysis (4)
  • CHM 3330 Physical Chemistry I (4)
  • CHM 3340 Physical Chemistry II (4)
  • CHM 4980 Chemistry Seminar I (1)
  • CHM 4990 Chemistry Seminar II (1)
  • BCH 3010 Biochemistry (3) or
    Additional upper-level chemistry course (3-4)
  • PHY 3010/3011 College Physics I and Lab (5)
  • PHY 3020/3021 College Physics II and Lab (5)
  • MTH 2040, 2050, 3060 Calculus I, II, and III (12)

A course in mathematics or computer science selected from the following:

  • MTH 3110 Ordinary Differential Equations (3)
  • MTH 3130 Introduction to Linear Algebra (3)
  • MTH 3250 Probability and Statistics (3)
  • CSC 1180 Foundations of Computer Programming in C/C++ or other approved programming course (4)

TOTAL, BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, CHEMISTRY MAJOR 70-72

BACHELOR OF ARTS – CHEMISTRY

The requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in Natural Science with a major in chemistry include:

  • CHM 1010/1011 College Chemistry I and Lab (4)
  • CHM 1020/1021 College Chemistry II and Lab (4)
  • CHM 3010/3011 Organic Chemistry I and Lab (5)
  • CHM 3020/3021 Organic Chemistry II and Lab (5)
  • CHM 3110 Inorganic Chemistry (3)
  • CHM 3210 Quantitative Analysis (5)
  • CHM 3310 Introduction to Physical Chemistry (4)
  • CHM 4980-4990 Chemistry Seminar I and II (2)
  • Chemistry elective or biology elective with laboratory (3-4)
  • PHY 1010/1011 Introduction to Physics I and Lab (5)
  • PHY 1020/1021 Introduction to Physics II and Lab (5)
  • MTH 1180 Elementary Probability and Statistics (3)
  • MTH 2040 Calculus I (4) MTH 2050 Calculus II (4)

TOTAL, BACHELOR OF ARTS, CHEMISTRY MAJOR 56-57


MINOR IN CHEMISTRY

A minor in chemistry includes CHM 3010/3011: Organic Chemistry I and laboratory; CHM 3210: Quantitative Analytical Chemistry; and either CHM 3310: Introduction to Physical Chemistry or CHM 3330: Physical Chemistry 1. Substitutions are allowed with permission of the Department Chair.

TEACHER LICENSURE IN CHEMISTRY

Teacher Licensure in Chemistry may be obtained by completing either the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science Degree in Natural Science with a Major in Chemistry and also completing the professional education requirements for secondary school licensure. Students should consult the Director of Teacher Education for specific requirements.