May 21, 2018
Department of Chemistry
Norma Dunlap, program coordinator
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.
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)
Major Requirements (36 hours)
CHEM Upper-division Electives (7 hours)
Supporting Courses (20 hours)
Electives (10-14 hours)
- Sufficient upper-division credit must be taken to equal 42 credit hours
Total hours in program: 120
Curricular listings include General Education requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.
- 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