Program Requirements

Hours: 59-60

Required courses - 27 hours

BIO 111 Principles of Biology I (4) CN
BIO 111A Principles of Biology I (LAB) (0) CN
CED 220 Foundations of Professionalism (1)
CHE 111 General Chemistry I (3) CN
CHE 111A General Chemistry I (LAB) (1) CN
CHE 112 General Chemistry II (3) CN
CHE 112A General Chemistry II (LAB) (1) CN
CHE 200 Chemistry Sophomore Seminar (1)
CHE 211 Organic Chemistry I (3)
CHE 211A Organic Chem I (LAB) (1)
CHE 212 Organic Chemistry II (3)
CHE 212A Organic Chemistry II (LAB) (1)
CHE 300 Chemistry Junior Seminar (1)
CHE 325 Biochemistry I (3)
CHE 325A Biochemistry I (LAB) (1)

Choose one from the following - 4 hours

CHE 314 Intermediate Analytical Chem (3)
CHE 314A Intermediate Analy Chem (LAB) (1)

or

CHE 315 Instrumental Analysis (3)
CHE 315A Instru Analysis (LAB) (1)

Choose one from the following - 4 hours

CHE 350 Physical Chemistry I (3)
CHE 350A Physical Chemistry I (LAB) (1)

or

CHE 360 Intermediate Inorganic Chem (3)
CHE 360A Int Inorganic (LAB) (1)

Additional Required Courses - 13 hours

CHE 400 Chemistry Seminar & Capstone (1)
MTH 193 Calculus I (4) CMA
PHY 201 General Physics I (3)
PHY 201A Gen Physics I (LAB) (1)
PHY 202 General Physics II (3)
PHY 202A Gen Physics II (LAB) (1)

Math Elective - 3-4 hours: Choose one

MTH 174 Statistics I (3) CMA
or
MTH 194 Calculus II (4)

Expanded Knowledge - 8 hours

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.