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Chemistry
Degree Requirements
Chemistry Major—BA  |  Chemistry Major—BS  
  Chemistry Minor

Chemistry Major—BA
(a minimum of 50 semester course credits)

Required:

CHEM 017–018 General Chemistry I and II (4; 4)

CHEM 105–106 Organic Chemistry I and II (4; 4)

CHEM 109 Analytical Chemistry (5)

CHEM 136 Thermodynamics (3)

CHEM 145 Inorganic and Organometallic Chemistry (4)

PHYS 061–062 General Physics I and II (4; 4)

MATH 047 Calculus I (3)

Senior Requirement:

CHEM 191 Senior Seminar (4)

Electives (minimum of 12 semester course credits):
Choose four electives from the list below. Directed research or independent study may be substituted for one elective with the approval of your major advisor.

BIOC 141 Protein Chemistry and Enzymology (3)

BIOC 142 Metabolism and Proteomics (3)

BIOC 143 Analytical Biochemistry (3)

CHEM 134 Experimental Physical Chemistry (3)

CHEM 135 Quantum Mechanics (3)

CHEM 146 Advanced Organic Chemistry with lab(4)

ENVS 105 Oceanography (3)

ENVS 107 Climate Change (3)

ENVS 115 Geochemistry with lab (4)

Students majoring in chemistry are encouraged to consider additional work in math and biology. The BA in chemistry is intended to combine well with accelerated degree programs, such as the programs in public policy, education, or business.

Chemistry Major—BS
(a minimum of 37 semester course credits) and general BS requirements

Required:

CHEM 105–106 Organic Chemistry I and II (4; 4)

CHEM 109 Analytical Chemistry (5)

CHEM 134 Experimental Physical Chemistry (3)

CHEM 135 Quantum Mechanics (3)

CHEM 136 Thermodynamics (3)

CHEM 145 Inorganic and Organometallic Chemistry (4)

CHEM 146 Advanced Organic Chemistry (4)

BIOC 141 Protein Chemistry and Enzymology (3)

Senior Requirement:

CHEM 191 Senior Seminar (4)

Chemistry Minor
(a minimum of 19 semester course credits)

Required:

CHEM 017–018 General Chemistry I and II (4; 4)

CHEM 105 Organic Chemistry I (4)

And select two additional courses in biochemistry, chemistry, or environmental science in consultation with your minor advisor.

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Last Updated: 3/9/17