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Chemistry
Degree Requirements

NOTE: The degree requirements listed below are applicable to all students entering during academic year 2016-2017. Students who entered during a previous academic year should view the degree requirements in their entering year catalog in the catalog archives. Students who wish to switch to the 2016-17 major and minor requirements should submit a new Declaration of Major or Declaration of Minor form to the M Center.

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 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)

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

Senior Requirement:

CHEM 191 Senior Seminar (4)

Recommended: additional study in physics, biology, computer science, and mathematics.

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

And select one additional course in chemistry, biochemistry, or environmental science numbered 100–199.

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Last Updated: 4/15/16