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B.S. Degree in Chemistry {21-22}

B.S. Degree in Chemistry

Description
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 and/or biochemistry.
  • Demonstrate skills in analytical thinking, problem solving and application of scientific methods to experimental data.
  • Demonstrate skills in laboratory operations including techniques and instrumentation.
  • Demonstrate ability to design and conduct chemical or biochemical research projects.
  • Effectively communicate chemistry or biochemistry in written and oral formats.

Core Requirements ( 48 credits )

CHEM 150/CHEM 150L General Chemistry I with lab (4)
CHEM 210/CHEM 210L General Chemistry II with lab (4)

Students may replace either CHEM 150L (1) OR CHEM 210L (1) with CHEM 275 (3)

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 375 Team-based Chemistry Research (4)
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 450 Physical Chemistry: Thermodynamics (3)
CHEM 460 Physical Chemistry: Quantum Chemistry & Kinetics (3)
CHEM 465 Physical Chemistry Laboratory (1)
CHEM 480 Analytical Chemistry II (3)
CHEM 497 Senior Thesis (1)

Related Requirements ( 16 credits )

MATH 261 Calculus I (4)
MATH 262 Calculus II (4)
PHYS 160 Physics I with Algebra & Lab (4) and PHYS 161 Physics II with Algebra & Lab (4) OR
PHYS 200 Physics I with Calculus & Lab (4) and PHYS 201 Physics II with Calculus & Lab (4)