The BS degree in Chemistry consists of the University Charger Foundation requirements, the major core courses, the major elective courses, and ancillary requirements. Beyond these the student may elect other course work to attain 128 semester hours with at least 39 semester hours at the level of 300 or above. The student may also elect a particular concentration. The concentration may require more than 128 semester hours of course work.

The B.S. in Chemistry consists of:

  • Major core
  • Major electives
  • BS General Education Requirements (GER)
  • Ancillary requirements
  • General electives

Overview of Degree Requirements 

See: Academic Policies and Procedures.

Charger Foundations
College General Education Requirements41
Major Core Courses
CH 121GENERAL CHEMISTRY I3
CH 123GENERAL CHEMISTRY II3
CH 125GENERAL CHEMISTRY LAB I1
CH 126GENERAL CHEMISTRY LAB II1
CH 223QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS3
CH 224QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS LAB1
CH 331ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I3
CH 332ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II3
CH 335ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LAB I1
CH 361GENERAL BIOCHEMISTRY3
CH 401INORGANIC CHEMISTRY3
Additional Requirements used in Various Concentrations
CH 315CHEMISTRY TEACHING METHODS3
CH 336ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LAB II1
CH 337ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LAB III2
CH 341PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY I3
CH 342PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY II3
CH 345EXPERIMENTAL PHYSICAL CHEM I1
CH 346EXPERIMENTAL PHYSICAL CHEM II1
CH 347BIOPHYSICAL CHEMISTRY I3
CH 348BIOPHYSICAL CHEMISTRY II3
CH 362GENERAL BIOCHEMISTRY LAB1
CH 363GEN BIOCHEMISTRY II3
CH 364GEN BIOCHEMISTRY LAB II1
CH 402INORGANIC CHEMISTRY LAB1
CH 421INSTRUMENTAL ANALYSIS4
CH 435CHEMICAL TOXICOLOGY3
CH 440POLYMER SYNTHESIS & CHARACTERI3
CH 480SELECTED TOPICS IN CHEM1-3
Select one of the following:
INTRO TO CHEMICAL RESEARCH
INTRO TO CHEMICAL RESEARCH
INTRO TO CHEMICAL RESEARCH
Required Ancillary Courses
Ancillary course work required for the major. These courses may also satisfy Charger Foundation requirements or requirements for a minor if desired.
BYS 119PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY4
BYS 120ORGANISMAL BIOLOGY4
MA 171CALCULUS A4
MA 172CALCULUS B4
PH 111GEN PHYSICS W/CALCULUS I3
PH 112GEN PHYSICS W/CALC II3-4
PH 114GENERAL PHYSICS LAB I1
PH 115GENERAL PHYSICS LAB II1
EH 301TECHNICAL WRITING3
Select one of the following:
INTRO COMPUTERS & PROGRAM
INTRO TO C PROGRAMMING
INTRO PROGRAMMING USING JAVA
COMPUTER SCIENCE I
Total Semester Hours130-133