Chemistry Curriculum

Curricular Requirements
  credits

CAS Core Requirements

42-46
  Credits
Program Required Courses  
CHE 150/150L - University General Chemistry I ** 4
CHE 151/151L - University General Chemistry II ** 4
CHE 250/250L/250S - University Organic Chemistry I ** 5
CHE 251/251L/251S  - University Organic Chemistry II ** 5
CHE 280/280L - Intermediate Inorganic Chemistry 3
CHE 307/307L - Quantitative Analysis 5
CHE 350/350L - Biochemistry I: Proteins 5
CHE 370/370L - Physical Chemistry I 4
CHE 371 - Physical Chemistry II 3
CHE 375 - Advanced Laboratory 2
CHE 401 - Seminar 1
CHE 407/407L/407S - Instrumental Methods of Analysis 5
MAT 190 - Calculus I (credits included in core requirements)  
MAT 195 - Calculus II 4
MAT 200 - Calculus III 4
PHY 210 - University Physics I ** 4
PHY 211 - University Physics II ** 4

Additional program courses (Program Electives) 

Minimum one course (3 cr) from the following:

3
CHE 320 - Mechanistic Organic Chemistry  3
CHE 380 - Inorganic Chemistry  3
CHE 405 - Medicinal Chemistry  3
CHE 410 - Research I  1-4
CHE 411 - Research II

1-4 

CHE 420 - Spectroscopic Methods of Structural Analysis 3
CHE 450- Advanced Biochemistry Lab  3
Minimum Program Credits 65
 Open elective credits (as needed to reach 120 credits) variable
Minimum Required Total Credits 120

** Matriculated majors are expected to enroll in the University course sequences for general chemistry, organic chemistry, and physics.  The following substitutions may be made with department permission: CHE 110 for CHE 150; CHE 111 for CHE 151;  CHE 210 or CHE 210G for CHE 250; CHE 211 or 211G for CHE 251; PHY 110 for PHY 210; and/or PHY 111 for PHY 211.

Students wishing to pursue teacher certification in Physical Science can complete a double major with Chemistry and Secondary Education, or a major in Secondary Education and a concentration in Chemistry.  For more Information, see the Secondary Education catalog page.