Chemistry Major

Area of Emphasis

Students must complete requirements in one of the following areas of emphasis:

  • Chemistry
  • American Chemical Society Certified Chemistry
  • American Chemical Society Certified Environmental Chemistry

Chemistry  

Supporting Courses 29
Laboratory Safety
Principles of Chemistry I
and Principles of Chemistry I Laboratory
Principles of Chemistry II
and Principles of Chemistry II Laboratory
Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
Calculus and Analytic Geometry II
Principles of Physics I
Principles of Physics II
Upper-Level Courses28
Core Courses
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory II
Analytical Chemistry
Thermodynamics and Kinetics
and Thermodynamics and Kinetics Laboratory
Structure of Matter
and Structure of Matter Laboratory
Instrumental Analysis
Electives (choose 4 credits):
Molecular Biology
Molecular Biology Laboratory
Biochemistry
Biochemistry Laboratory
Advanced Organic Chemistry
Advanced Organic Chemistry Laboratory
Inorganic Chemistry
Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory
Nuclear Physics and Radiochemistry
Polymer Chemistry
Polymer Chemistry Laboratory
Total Credits57

American Chemical Society Certified  

Supporting Courses 37
Laboratory Safety
Principles of Biology: Cellular and Molecular Processes
and Principles of Biology Lab: Cellular and Molecular Processes
Principles of Chemistry I
and Principles of Chemistry I Laboratory
Principles of Chemistry II
and Principles of Chemistry II Laboratory
Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
Calculus and Analytic Geometry II
Multivariate Calculus
Principles of Physics I
Principles of Physics II
Upper-Level Courses35
Core Courses
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory II
Analytical Chemistry
Thermodynamics and Kinetics
and Thermodynamics and Kinetics Laboratory
Structure of Matter
and Structure of Matter Laboratory
Biochemistry
and Biochemistry Laboratory
Inorganic Chemistry
and Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory
Instrumental Analysis
Research in Chemistry (3 credits of Research is required)
Total Credits72

American Chemical Society Certified in Environmental Chemistry  

Supporting Courses 48
Principles of Biology: Cellular and Molecular Processes
and Principles of Biology Lab: Cellular and Molecular Processes
Principles of Microbiology
and Principles of Microbiology Laboratory
Laboratory Safety
Principles of Chemistry I
and Principles of Chemistry I Laboratory
Principles of Chemistry II
and Principles of Chemistry II Laboratory
Introduction to Environmental Sciences
Physical Geology
Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
Calculus and Analytic Geometry II
Introductory Statistics
Principles of Physics I
Principles of Physics II
Upper-Level Courses39
Core Courses
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory II
Analytical Chemistry
Thermodynamics and Kinetics
and Thermodynamics and Kinetics Laboratory
Structure of Matter
and Structure of Matter Laboratory
Biochemistry
and Biochemistry Laboratory
Inorganic Chemistry
and Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory
Instrumental Analysis
Research in Chemistry (3 credits of Research is required)
Environmental Systems
Total Credits87