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The American Chemical Society Certified Degree in Chemistry recommended for those preparing for positions as chemists or for graduate study in chemistry or related fields.  Students desiring the Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry must take two years (four semester classes) of a foreign language. No foreign language is required  for students seeking a Bachelor of Science degree; however, the study of German or Russian will be helpful to students seeking a career in research.


Suggested Curriculum Sequence


First Year
Fall Hrs.     Spring Hrs.
CHE 100 Transitions 1   CHE 202 General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis 5
CHE 201 General College Chemistry 5
   
MAT 308 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II 5
ENG 105 Critical Reading, Writing and Inquiry 4   COM 161 Intro to Public Speaking 3
MAT 250 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I 5      
Second Year
Fall Hrs.      Spring Hrs.

CHE 312 Organic Chemistry I

5      CHE 320 Organic Chemistry II 3
MAT 309 Calculus and Analytic Geometry III 4   PHY 255 Electricity, Magnetism and Light 4
PHY 235 Mechanics, Heat and Wave Motion 4   PHY 256 Electricity, Magnetism and Light Lab 1
PHY 236 Mechanics, Heat and Wave Motion Lab 1   CHE 305 Analytical Chemistry 5
Third Year
Fall Hrs.   Spring Hrs.
CHE 410 Physical Chemistry I 4   CHE 420 Physical Chemistry II 4
HUM 211 Western Humanities Traditions: Continuity 3   CHE 325 Organic Chemistry II Lab 3
CHE 530 Fundamentals of Biochemistry I 3   CHE 400 Chemical Literature 1
CIV 201/202 World Civilizations I or II 3   CSC 235 Programming in C++
3
  CHE 401 Ethics 1
Fourth Year
Fall Hrs.      Spring Hrs.
CHE 509 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry I 3      CHE 519 Instrumental Analysis 5
CHE 495 Senior Research or
CHE 488 Cooperative Education/Internship
3   CHE 510 Inorganic Chemistry Lab 2

** A total of 120 semester hours is required for the baccalaureate degree in Chemistry. Schedule electives to satisfy general education requirements.

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