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  Dec 12, 2017
 
 
    
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog

Chemistry, B.S.


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Department of Chemistry  
615-898-2954
Norma Dunlap, program coordinator
Norma.Dunlap@mtsu.edu

The Chemistry program includes traditional areas-analytical, biochemistry, organic, inorganic, and physical-as well as computational, polymer, medicinal, and environmental chemistry.

NOTE: Students who wish to get jobs as chemists are strongly encouraged to take additional upper-division courses (especially CHEM 4230 /CHEM 4231 ), follow the plan for the professional major, or take more advanced chemistry courses upon graduation.

Academic Map


Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Chemistry, B.S., Academic Map   

Degree Requirements


General Education (41 hours)


General Education requirements (shown in curricular listings below) include courses in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences.

The following General Education courses are required for this major:

  • MATH 1730 (Math)
  • BIOL 1110/1111 (Nat Sci)
  • CHEM 1110/1111 (Nat Sci)

Supporting Courses (20 hours)


Minor (15-18 hours)


Electives (10-14 hours)


  • Sufficient upper-division credit must be taken to equal 42 credit hours

Total hours in program: 120


Curriculum: Chemistry


Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

Freshman


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Junior


  • CHEM elective (upper division) 3 credit hours
  • Minor course 3 credit hours
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (2 rubrics) 6 credit hours
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (2 rubrics) 6 credit hours
  • Elective (upper division) 3 credit hours

Subtotal: 29-30 Hours


Senior


Subtotal: 31 Hours


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