Program Requirements

Hours: 60

Major Courses - 42 hours

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

CHE 314Intermediate Analytical Chem (3) N

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

CHE 315Instrumental Analysis (3) N

CHE 315AInstru Analysis (LAB) (1) N

CHE 325Biochemistry (3) N

CHE 325ABiochemistry (LAB) (1) N


CHE 326Biochemistry Nucleic Acid Structure (3) N

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

CHE 350Physical Chemistry I (3) N

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

CHE 355Physical Chemistry II (3) N

CHE 355APhys Chemistry II (LAB) (1) N

CHE 360Intermediate Inorganic Chem (3) N

CHE 360AInt Inorganic (LAB) (1) N

CHE 400Chemistry Seminar & Capstone (1) CAP

Cognate Courses - 18 hours

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

MTH 191Calculus I (3) MA/CMA

MTH 192Calculus II (3) MA

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

Admission Requirements

Chemistry: College preparatory high school chemistry or the successful completion of a placement test.
Math: Three years of college preparatory high school mathematics including functions.

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.

***The College of Mount St. Joseph will become Mount St. Joseph University effective July 1, 2014. 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.***