B.S. Degree in Chemistry {19-20}

B.S. Degree in Chemistry

To receive the B.S. Degree in Chemistry, the student must meet the minimum university requirements and specific requirements for the program. Completion of 120 credits is required for this degree which includes the Liberal Arts and Sciences Core (42 credits).

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate basic knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of experimental and theoretical chemistry.
  • Demonstrate skills in analytical thinking, problem solving and application of scientific methods to experimental data.
  • Demonstrate skills in laboratory operations including techniques, instrumentation, experimental design, interpretation and reporting of experimental results.
  • Demonstrate ability to design and conduct chemical research projects.
  • Demonstrate written and oral communication skills.

Program Delivery Mode
Land plus: face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required

Core Requirements ( 47 credits )

CHEM 150/CHEM 150L General Chemistry I with lab (4)
CHEM 210/CHEM 210L General Chemistry II with lab (4)
CHEM 297 Introduction to Research (1)
CHEM 300 Inorganic Chemistry I (3)
CHEM 350 Organic Chemistry I (3)
CHEM 355 Organic Chemistry I Lab (1)
CHEM 360 Organic Chemistry II (3)
CHEM 365 Organic Chemistry II Lab (1)
CHEM 380 Analytical Chemistry I with Lab(4)
CHEM 397 Undergraduate Research (2)
CHEM 400 Biochemistry I (3)
CHEM 405 Biochemistry Laboratory I (1)
CHEM 420 Inorganic Chemistry II (3)
CHEM 425 Inorganic Chemistry II Lab (1)
CHEM 450 Physical Chemistry: Thermodynamics (3)
CHEM 460 Physical Chemistry: Quantum Chemistry & Kinetics (3)
CHEM 465 Physical Chemistry Laboratory (1)
CHEM 480 Analytical Chemistry II (4)
CHEM 497 Senior Thesis (1)
CHEM 498 Seminar (1)

Designated Writing Intensive Course for Major
ENGL 387 Technical Report Writing

Related Requirements ( 19 credits )

Students must take a combination of College Physics I & II OR General Physics I & II with the required labs.

ENGL 387 Technical Report Writing (3)
MATH 261 Calculus I (4)
MATH 262 Calculus II (4)
PHYS 160 College Physics I with Lab (4) and
PHYS 161 College Physics II with Lab (4) or
PHYS 200 General Physics I with Lab (4) and
PHYS 201 General Physics II with Lab (4)