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Chemistry-Bachelor of Science Major

Graduates in the Bachelor of Science degree program in chemistry will have acquired broad foundation knowledge in the chemical and physical sciences, and the knowledge and skills to either continue graduate education or obtain employment in their professional fields. Students in the Bachelor of Science degree program in chemistry choose one of two emphasis areas: Biochemistry or Pre-Professional.

 

BIOCHEMISTRY EMPHASIS

66 credits

This program offers a comprehensive background for students wishing to pursue research careers in biochemistry, pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, pharmaceutical chemistry, toxicology, immunology, and other areas of biochemical and biomedical research. All of these areas typically require graduate studies.

Requirements:

CourseTitleCredits
CH 118General Chemistry I4
CH 119General Chemistry I Lab1
CH 120General Chemistry II4
CH 121General Chemistry II Lab1
CH 211Organic Chemistry I3
CH 213Organic Chemistry I Lab1
CH 214Organic Chemistry II3
CH 215Organic Chemistry II Lab1
CH 305Biochemistry I3
CH 306Biochemistry Lab1
CH 405Biochemistry II3
CH 310Quantitative Analysis3
CH 311Quantitative Analysis Laboratory1
CH 360Physical Chemistry I (thermodynamics)3
CH 361Physical Chemistry I Lab1
CH 427Coordinating Seminar in Chemistry2
CH 473, 474Research Topics (biochemistry or related area)2
BI 114General Biology I: Molecular3
BI 115General Biology I Lab1
BI 307Cell and Molecular Biology w/Lab4
BI 350Genetics3
MA 175Calculus I4
MA 176Calculus II4
PS 200College Physics I4
PS 201College Physics I Lab1
PS 202College Physics II4
PS 203College Physics II Lab1

 

CHEMISTRY PRE-PROFESSIONAL EMPHASIS

73 credits

This program offers a comprehensive background for students wishing to attend Medical, Dental, Veterinary, or Graduate Schools.

Requirements:

CourseTitleCredits
CH 118General Chemistry I4
CH 119General Chemistry I Lab1
CH 120General Chemistry II4
CH 121General Chemistry II Lab1
CH 211Organic Chemistry I3
CH 213Organic Chemistry I Lab1
CH 214Organic Chemistry II3
CH 215Organic Chemistry II Lab1
CH 305Biochemistry I3
CH 306Biochemistry I Lab1
CH 405Biochemistry II3
CH 310Quantitative Analysis3
CH 311Quantitative Analysis Laboratory1
CH 360Physical Chemistry I3
CH 361Physical Chemistry I Lab1
CH 4xxCoordinating Seminar in Chemistry2
MA 175Calculus I4
MA 176Calculus II4
PS 200College Physics I4
PS 201College Physics I Lab1
PS 202College Physics II4
PS 203College Physics II Lab1
BI 114General Biology I: Molecular3
BI 115General Biology I Lab1
BI 116General Biology II: Organismal3
BI 117General Biology II Lab1
BI 307Cell and Molecular Biology w/Lab4
BI 300Human A&P for Majors I3
BI 301Human A&P for Majors I Lab1
BI 302Human A&P for Majors II3
BI 303Human A&P for Majors II and Lab1