Chemistry Area

Suggested Curriculum Sequence

 

Course Credit Hours
First Semester 20
CHE 100 Transitions 1
CHE 201 General College Chemistry 5
ENG 105 Critical Reading, Writing and Inquiry 4
MAT 250 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I 5
Second Semester 13
CHE 202 General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis 5
MAT 308 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II 5
COM 161 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
Third Semester 14
CHE 312 Organic Chemistry I 5
MAT 309 Calculus and Analytic Geometry III 4
PHY 235 Mechanics, Heat and Wave Motion 4
PHY 236 Mechanics, Heat and Wave Motion Lab 1
Fourth Semester 13
CHE 320 Organic Chemistry II 3
PHY 255 Electricity, Magnetism and Light 4
PHY 256 Electricity, Magnetism and Light Lab 1
CHE 305 Analytical Chemistry 5
Fifth Semester 13
CHE 410 Physical Chemistry I 4
HUM 211 Western Humanities Traditions: Continuity 3
CHE 530 Fundamentals of Biochemistry I 3
CIV 201/202 World Civilizations I or II 3
Sixth Semester 12
CHE 420 Physical Chemistry II 4
CHE 325 Organic Chemistry II Lab 3
CHE 400 Chemical Literature 1
CSC 325 Programming in C++b 3
CHE 401 Ethics 1
Seventh Semester 6
CHE 509 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry I 3
Choose one of the following courses:
CHE 488 Cooperative Education/Internship 3
CHE 495 Senior Research 3
Eighth Semester 7
CHE 519 Instrumental Analysis 5
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.