Undergraduate Curriculum

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry (Download PDF File)

A total of 120 credits is required for the B.S. degree in chemistry, which is certified by the American Chemical Society. This includes calculus through differential equations, three semesters of physics with laboratory, and substantial depth in chemistry. The required courses and suggested curricular progress are shown below:

Freshman year, fall semester

CHM 1911,2,MTH 141

Sophomore year, fall semester

CHM 2122, CHM 2912,5, MTH 243, PHY 203,
PHY 273

Junior year, fall semester

CHM 3352, CHM 4312, PHY 205, PHY 275

Senior year, fall semester

CHM 3537, CHM 4012, CHM 4252, CHM 4272

Freshman year, spring semester

CHM 1923,4, MTH 142

Sophomore year, spring semester

CHM 2924,6, MTH 244, PHY 204, PHY 274

Junior year, spring semester

CHM 4324, CHM 4124, CHM 4144

Senior year, spring semester

CHM 3537, CHM 4024, CHM 4414, CHM 4924

Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry (Download PDF File)

A total of 120 credits is required for the B.A. degree in chemistry. This includes two semesters of calculus and two semesters of physics with laboratory. All B.A. students are also required to have at least 42 credits of courses at the 300 level or above (this includes both courses in the major and any electives). The required courses and suggested curricular progress are shown below:

Freshman year, fall semester

CHM 1911,2,MTH 141

Sophomore year, fall semester

CHM 2122, CHM 2912,5, PHY 203, PHY 273

Junior year, fall semester

CHM 3352, CHM 4312

Senior year, one of:

CHM 4012, CHM 4272, CHM 4124, CHM 4414

Freshman year, spring semester

CHM 1923,4, MTH 142

Sophomore year, spring semester

CHM 2924,6, PHY 204, PHY 274

Junior year, spring semester

CHM 4324

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and Forensic Chemistry (PDF File)

A total of 120 credits is required for the B.S. degree in chemistry. This includes calculus through differential equations, two semesters of physics with laboratory, and coursework in forensic chemistry. The required courses and suggested curricular progress are shown below:

Freshman year, fall semester

CHM 1911,2,MTH 141

Sophomore year, fall semester

CHM 2122, CHM 2912,5, MTH 243, PHY 203, PHY 273

Junior year, fall semester

CHM 3352, CHM 4312, CHM 391

Senior year, fall semester

CHM 4012, CHM 4252, CHM 4272, CHM 3547, CHM 391

Freshman year, spring semester

CHM 1923,4, MTH 142

Sophomore year, spring semester

CHM 2924,6, MTH 244, PHY 204, PHY 274

Junior year, spring semester

CHM 4324, CHM 4124, CHM 4144, CHM 3928

Senior year, spring semester

CHM 3547, CHM 441, CHM 391



Notes

1. CHM 101 and CHM 102 can be used as a substitute.

2. Only offered fall semesters.

3. CHM 112 and CHM 114 can be used as a substitute.

4. Only offered spring semesters.

5. CHM 227 can be used as a substitute.

6. CHM 226 and CHM 228 can be used as a substitute.

7. CHM 353, 354 Undergraduate research can be taken any time in the curriculum. A total of 6 credits is required for the B.S. degree.

8. CHM 392 is offered alternate years, spring semesters.