Program Requirements

Hours: 56

Required courses (20):

BIO 111Principles of Biology I (4) N/CN

BIO 111APrinciples of Biology I (LAB) (0) N/CN

CHE 111General Chemistry I (3) N/CN

CHE 111AGeneral Chemistry I (LAB) (1) N/CN

CHE 112General Chemistry II (3) N

CHE 112AGeneral Chemistry II (LAB) (1) N

CHE 200Chemistry Sophomore Seminar (1)

CHE 211Organic Chemistry I (3) N

CHE 211AOrganic Chem I (LAB) (1) N

CHE 212Organic Chemistry II (3) N

CHE 212AOrganic Chemistry II (LAB) (1) N

Choose CHE 314/A OR CHE 315/A (4)

CHE 314Intermediate Analytical Chem (3) N

CHE 314AIntermediate Analy Chem (LAB) (1) N

CHE 315Instrumental Analysis (3) N

CHE 315AInstru Analysis (LAB) (1) N

Choose CHE 325/A OR CHE 326/A (4)

CHE 325Biochemistry (3) N

CHE 325ABiochemistry (LAB) (1) N

CHE 326Biochemistry Nucleic Acid Structure (3) N

CHE 326ABiochemistry Nucleic Acid Structure (LAB) (1) N

Choose CHE 350/A OR CHE 360/A (4)

CHE 350Physical Chemistry I (3) N

CHE 350APhysical Chemistry I (LAB) (1) N

CHE 360Intermediate Inorganic Chem (3) N

CHE 360AInt Inorganic (LAB) (1) N

CHE 400Chemistry Seminar & Capstone (1) CAP

MTH 191Calculus I (3) MA/CMA

PHY 201General Physics I (3) N

PHY 201AGen Physics I (LAB) (1) N

PHY 202General Physics II (3) N

PHY 202AGen Physics II (LAB) (1) N

Math Elective (3): Choose one

MTH 192Calculus II (3) MA

or

MTH 174Statistics I (3) MA/CMA

or

MTH 176Stats I With SPSS (3) MA/CMA

Expanded Knowledge (8): Choose two additional 4 credit hour courses from the following areas:

Biology

Chemistry

Geology

Program Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the chemistry major will be able to:

  • demonstrate foundational knowledge of scientific theories and competence in laboratory techniques.
  • generate scientific data using appropriate and ethical disciplinary protocols and laboratory techniques, including proper use of equipment, instruments and materials.
  • analyze and interpret scientific data based on sound scientific reasoning.
  • assess scientific questions, and design methods to answer them.
  • research, understand and cite scientific literature.
  • describe scientific results using clear, concise language, and observe technical conventions in written and oral reports.

***Effective July 1, 2014, the College of Mount St. Joseph became Mount St. Joseph University. Any reference within the catalog to the College will be understood to be a reference to Mount St. Joseph University after July 1, 2014, unless otherwise noted.***