Curriculum Notes

1 These correspond to representative course schedules. Actual course schedules may vary depending on course availability. Students should consult with their academic advisor regarding their actual schedule.

2 Chemistry electives include: Environmental Chemistry (CHEM 310), Forensic Chemistry (CHEM 380), Special Topics in Chemistry (CHEM 405), Aquatic Chemistry (CHEM 420), or Biochemistry (CHEM 422).

3 Various professional schools have different requirements. It is important for the student to check with the professional school they are interested in and tailor their schedule accordingly.

4 Biology electives for this concentration include General Microbiology (BIOL 206), Genetics (BIOL 301), Cell Biology (BIOL 352), or Immunology (BIOL 411).

Chemistry Curriculum 1

The following is a typical four-year curriculum outline for a traditional Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry.

Freshman Year (Semester 1)

Course Hours
General Chemistry I (CHEM 111) 4
University 111 (UNIV 111) 3
Composition I (ENGL 101) 3
General Psychology (PSYC 201) 3
American Heritage I 3
Dimensions .5
Total 16.5

Freshman Year (Semester 2)

Course Hours
General Chemistry II (CHEM 112) 4
General Biology (BIOL 111) 4
Composition II (ENGL 102) 3
Free Elective 3
Art/Music/Dance/Theatre Survey 3
Dimensions .5
Total 17.5

Sophomore Year (Semester 1)

Course Hours
Organic Chemistry I (CHEM 201) 4
Foreign Language I 3
Literature 3
Old Testament (RELI 101) 4
Calculus I (MATH 151) 4
Dimensions .5
Total 17.5

Sophomore Year (Semester 2)

Course Hours
Organic Chemistry II (CHEM 202) 4
Foreign Language II 3
Oral Communication  3
New Testament (RELI 102) 3
Calculus II (MATH 152) 4
Dimensions .5
Total 17.5

Junior Year (Semester 1)

Course Hours
Analytical Chemistry (CHEM 301) 4
Foreign Language III 3
Free Elective 3
Western Civilization (HIST 101) 3
Physical Education 1
Total 14

Junior Year (Semester 2)

Course Hours
Instrumental Analysis (CHEM 302) 4
Inorganic Chemistry (CHEM 351) 4
Free Elective 3
Western Civilization II (HIST 102) 3
Global Heritage 3 3
Total 17

Senior Year (Semester 1)

Course Hours
Physical Chemistry I (CHEM 401) 4
Chemistry Seminar (CHEM 391) 1
General Physics for Scientists and Engineers 4
American Heritage II 3
Free Elective 3
Total 15

Senior Year (Semester 2)

Course Hours
Physical Chemistry II (CHEM 402) 4
Chemistry Seminar II (CHEM 491) 1
Chemistry Elective 2 4
General Physics for Scientists and Engineers II (PHYS 204)  4
Total 13

Total Program Hours: 128

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The following is a typical four-year curriculum outline for the Pre-Medical, Pharmacy, Dental Professional Concentration for the Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry. 3

Freshman Year (Semester 1)

CourseHours
General Chemistry I (CHEM 111)4
University 111 (UNIV 111)3
General Biology (BIOL 111)4
Composition I (ENGL 101)3
Western Civilization (HIST 101)3
Dimensions.5
Total17.5

Freshman Year (Semester 2)

CourseHours
General Chemistry II (CHEM 112)4
General Psychology (PSYC 201)3
Composition II (ENGL 102)3
Calculus I (MATH 151)4
Western Civilization II (HIST 102)3
Dimensions.5
Total17.5

Sophomore Year (Semester 1)

CourseHours
Organic Chemistry I (CHEM 201)4
Anatomy and Physiology I (BIOL 203)4
Foreign Language I3
Physical Education1
Calculus II (MATH 151)4
Dimensions.5
Total16.5

Sophomore Year (Semester 2)

CourseHours
Organic Chemistry II (CHEM 202)4
Anatomy and Physiology II (BIOL 204) 4
Foreign Language II3
Literature3
American Heritage I 3
Dimensions.5
Total17.5

Junior Year (Semester 1)

CourseHours
Analytical Chemistry (CHEM 301)4
General Physics for Scientists and Engineers4
Art/Music/Theatre Survey3
Foreign Language III3
Total14

Junior Year (Semester 2)

CourseHours
Instrumental Analysis (CHEM 302)4
Inorganic Chemistry (CHEM 351)4
General Physics for Scientists and Engineers II (PHYS 204)4
Biology Elective 44
Total16

Senior Year (Semester 1)

CourseHours
Physical Chemistry I (CHEM 401)4
Chemistry Seminar (CHEM 391)1
Biochemistry (CHEM 422) Chemistry Elective 4
Old Testament (RELI 101)3
Global Heritage3
Total15

Senior Year (Semester 2)

CourseHours
Physical Chemistry II (CHEM 402)4
Chemistry Seminar II (CHEM 491)1
Medical Terminology (BIOL 222)1
New Testament (RELI 102)3
Oral Communication 3
American Heritage II3
Total15

Total Program Hours: 129