Chemistry Area

Suggested Curriculum Sequence


First Year
First Semester Hrs.     Second Semester Hrs.
CHE 100 Transitions 1   CHE 202 General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis 5
CHE 201 General College Chemistry 5
MAT 308 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II 5
ENG 105 Critical Reading, Writing and Inquiry 4   COM 161 Intro to Public Speaking 3
MAT 250 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I 5      
Second Year
First Semester Hrs.      Second Semester Hrs.

CHE 312 Organic Chemistry I

5      CHE 320 Organic Chemistry II 3
MAT 309 Calculus and Analytic Geometry III 4   PHY 255 Electricity, Magnetism and Light 4
PHY 235 Mechanics, Heat and Wave Motion 4   PHY 256 Electricity, Magnetism and Light Lab 1
PHY 236 Mechanics, Heat and Wave Motion Lab 1   CHE 305 Analytical Chemistry 5
Third Year
First Semester Hrs.   Second Semester Hrs.
CHE 410 Physical Chemistry I 4   CHE 420 Physical Chemistry II 4
HUM 211 Western Humanities Traditions: Continuity 3   CHE 325 Organic Chemistry II Lab 3
CHE 530 Fundamentals of Biochemistry I 3   CHE 400 Chemical Literature 1
CIV 201/202 World Civilations I or II 3   CSC 235 Programming in C++b 3
  CHE 401 Ethics 1
Fourth Year
First Semester Hrs.      Second Semester Hrs.
CHE 509 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry I 3      CHE 519 Instrumental Analysis 5
CHE 495 Senior Research or
CHE 488 Cooperative Education/Internship
3   CHE 510 Inorganic Chemistry Lab 2

Those desiring the B.A. degree must take two years of a foreign language. NO foreign language is required for a B.S. degree although the study of German or Russian would be helpful for those desiring to pursue a career in research.
** A total of 120 semester hours is required for the baccalaureate degree in Chemistry. Schedule electives to satisfy general education requirements.
bEGR 140 or CSC 232 may be substituted.

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