Chemistry Curriculum

Curricular Requirements
  credits

CAS Core Requirements

42-46
  Credits
Program Required Courses  
CHE 150 - University General Chemistry I 4
CHE 151 - University General Chemistry II 4
CHE 250 - University Organic Chemistry I 5
CHE 251  - University Organic Chemistry II 5
CHE 280/280L - Intermediate Inorganic Chemistry 3
CHE 307 - Quantitative Analysis 5
CHE 350 - Biochemistry I: Proteins 5
CHE 370 - Physical Chemistry I 4
CHE 371 - Physical Chemistry II 3
CHE 375 - Advanced Laboratory 2
CHE 401 - Seminar 1
CHE 407 - 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 cr.)  
CHE 380 - Inorganic Chemistry (3 cr.)  
CHE 405 - Medicinal Chemistry (3 cr.)  
CHE 410 - Research I (1-4 cr.)  
CHE 420 - Spectroscopic Methods of Structural Analysis (3 cr.)

 

CHE 450 - Advanced Biochemistry Lab (3 cr.)  
 Minimum Program Credits 65
Open elective credits (as needed to reach 120 credits) variable
Minimum Required Total Credits  120

Students may substitute the following courses with department advisor permission: CHE 110 for CHE 150; CHE 111 for CHE 151; CHE 210 or CHE 210G for CHE 250; CHE 211 or CHE 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.