You are on page 1of 3

Chemistry (BS)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2011 - Spring 2012 catalog year. For more
information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

Major: CHM

Degree: BS

Unit: College of Arts and Sciences (AS)

The B.S. degree is designed to prepare professional chemists for industrial, governmental, academic, and research positions.
This curriculum meets approved requirements for professional training.

Completion of this degree requires work to be submitted for the department’s Learning Outcomes Measurement. For details,
contact the department.

General Education

Type Hours

General Education 34

Minimum Total 34

Arts & Sciences Programmatic Requirements

Type Hours

General 101: A&S Orientation 1

Foreign Language (completion of the second semester of a single foreign language;

hours will vary depending on language taken)

Electives in Humanities or Social Sciences at the 300-level or above (in addition to

courses counted toward General Education)

WR—two approved courses at the 300 level or above2 (may be incorporated into other
degree requirements)

Total 13-15

Department of Chemistry
Type Hours

Chemistry 2011 - 202, 2071 - 210 10

Chemistry 341-342, 343-344 10

Chemistry 465-466, 4702 8

Chemistry 445 3

Chemistry 450 3

Chemistry 515 3

Chemistry 527 3

Chemistry 528, 529 6

Undergraduate Research or Cooperative Internship 3

Minimum Total 49

Supporting Courses

Type Hours

Mathematics 2051, 206 and 301 12

Physics 2211 - 224 or 2951 - 296 and 2982 - 299 8-10

Elective in Mathematics, Physics, or Chemistry at 300 level or above3 3

Elective in Natural Sciences Division, other than Chemistry, at the 300 level or above 3

Total 26-28

Minimum Electives [No electives are required in this program; students who fulfill
mathematics and science General Education requirements with courses in the major or
supporting courses may have elective hours.]

Minimum Total4 121

Only 60 hours in the major department may be applied toward the Bachelor of Science degree.

At least 50 of the total minimum hours required must be at the 300 level or above.
Fulfills General Education requirement.
Chemistry 470 plus 3 semester hours of another WR course will fulfill the WR requirement.
As many as 3 additional hours may be taken in Undergraduate Research in Chemistry. With the consent of the instructor,
graduate level courses in Chemistry may also be used.
Includes some credit for courses in the major, or in supporting courses, that meet General Education requirements.