Chemistry Major

Prerequisites

Chemistry concentrators must complete 40 credit hours of prerequisite courses. These courses should be completed early in the studentís 4-year curriculum.

C 124

General Chemistry I

4 cr hrs

C 136

General Chemistry IIA

4 cr hrs

or

C 146

General Chemistry IIB4

4 cr hrs

Students may select either the Chem 124/136 or the 124/146 General Chemistry sequence.

C 225

Organic Chem I

3 cr hrs

C 226

Organic Chem II

3 cr hrs

C 227

Organic Chem Lab

2 cr hrs

B 130

Organismal/ Environmental Biol

4 cr hrs

or

 

B 140

Molecular/Cellular Biol

4 cr hrs

The sequence P150 + 151 may be satisfied by the completion of the sequence P125 + 126 and an upper division physics course, e.g. P305.

Math 115

Calculus I

4 cr hrs

Math 116

Calculus II

4 cr hrs

Math 215

Calculus III

4 cr hrs

Requirements

Chemistry concentrators must complete 29-31 credit hours of chemistry courses numbered 300 or above.  These credit hours include 28 credit hours of required courses and 1 to 3 credit hours to be chosen from chemistry electives.

Required Courses

C 303

Inorganic Chemistry I

3 cr hrs

C 344

Quantitative Analysis

4 cr hrs

C 368

Physical Chemistry I

3 cr hrs

C 370

Principles of Biochemistry

3 cr hrs

C 403

Inorganic Chemistry II

3 cr hrs

C 447

Instrumental Methods of Analysis

4 cr hrs

C 450

Adv Org Synthesis/Char Lab

1 cr hrs

C 452

Adv Inorg Synthesis/Char Lab

1 cr hrs

C 469

Physical Chemistry II

3 cr hrs

C 481

Physicochemical Measurements

2 cr hrs

C 493

Presentations in Chemistry

1 cr hrs

Elective Courses

C 348

Environmental Chemistry

3 cr hrs

C 349

Environmental Chemistry Lab

1 cr hrs

C 352

Introduction to Toxicology

3 cr hrs

C 390

Current Topics in Chemistry

1-3 cr hrs

C 405

Advanced Inorganic Chemistry

3 cr hrs

C 426

Advanced Organic Chemistry

3 cr hrs

C 436

Introduction to Polymer Chemistry

3 cr hrs

C 470

Biochemistry I

3 cr hrs

C 471

Biochemistry II

3 cr hrs

C 472

Biochemistry Laboratory I

1 cr hrs

C 473

Biochemistry Laboratory II

1 cr hrs

C 490

Topics in Chemistry

1-3 cr hrs

C 497

Seminar in Chemistry

1 cr hrs

Independent Study

C 495

Off-Campus Research Participation

(1-3 credit hours)

C 498

Readings in Chemistry

(1-3 credit hours)

C 499

Laboratory Research in Chemistry

(1-3 credit hours)

Note: No more than 6 credit hours of independent study among Natural Sciences disciplines or programs count toward the 120 hours required for graduation.