Chemistry Major, BS
Seventeen courses, twelve in Chemistry, are required for the Chemistry major, Bachelor of Science.
Twelve Chemistry Courses
- CHEM 107 Chemical Structure & Bonding
- CHEM 108 Chemical Reactivity
- CHEM 203 Organic Chemistry 1: Structure and Mechanism
- CHEM 204 Organic Chemistry 2: Reactivity and Chemical Synthesis
- CHEM 222 Chemistry: Contemporary Issues & Practices
- CHEM 305 Physical Chemistry 1: Chemical Thermodynamics & Kinetics or CHEM 307 Biophysical Chemistry
- CHEM 306 Physical Chemistry 2: Quantum Chemistry and Spectroscopy
- Two 300-level advanced laboratories courses. Choose from the Integrated Labs (345-357) and the X-labs (358 and 359)
- CHEM 375 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
- CHEM 410 Senior Research Seminar
- One additional CHEM course at the 200, 300, or 400-level
Five Courses from Other Departments
- PHY 109 Introductory Physics I
- PHY 110 Introductory Physics II
- MATH 111 Calculus I
- MATH 112 Calculus II
- MATH 211 Multivariable Calculus
- Students intending to take Chemistry 107/108 must take a placement test prior to enrolling in Chemistry 107. Chemistry 107-I and Chemistry 108-I, which provide students with extra support through weekly recitation sections, count as the equivalent to Chemistry 107 and Chemistry 108.
- Students who wish to pursue an American Chemical Society accredited degree must take either CHEM 333 Biochemistry 1 or CHEM/ BIO 334 Biochemistry 2 as a part of the Bachelor of Science degree.