Chemistry Major (B.A. Degree) - Required Courses and Recommended Course Sequence

First Semester

Credits

CHM 113 – Elements & Compounds Lab

1

CHM 115 – Elements & Compounds

3

ENG 101 – Composition

4

FYF 101 – First-Year Foundations

3

MTH 111 – Calculus I

4

Total Credits

15

 

 

Second Semester

 

CHM 114 – The Chemical Reaction Lab

1

CHM 116 – The Chemical Reaction

3

CS 125 – Computer Science I

4

Distribution Requirement

3

MTH 112 – Calculus II

4

Total Credits

15

 

 

Third Semester

 

CHM 231 – Organic Chemistry I

3

CHM 233 – Organic Chemistry Lab I

1

Distribution Requirements

6

PHY 201 – General Physics I

4

Concentration Area or Minor Course

3

Total Credits

17

 

 

Fourth Semester

 

CHM 232 – Organic Chemistry II

3

CHM 234 – Organic Chemistry Lab II

1

CHM 246 – Analytical Chemistry Lab

1

CHM 248 – Analytical Chemistry

3

MTH 212 – Multivariable Calculus

4

PHY 202 – General Physics II

4

Total Credits

16

 

 

Fifth Semester

Credits

CHM 341 – Instrumental Methods

3

CHM 343 – Instrumental Methods Lab

1

CHM 355 –Physical Chemistry for the Life Sciences

3

CHM 357 –Physical Chemistry for the Life Sci. Lab

1

Distribution Requirement

3

Concentration Area or Minor Courses

6

Total Credits

17

 

 

Sixth Semester

 

CHM 322 – Inorganic Chemistry

3

CHM 365 – Medical Biochemistry

4

CHM 370 – Integrated Chemistry Lab*

1

CHM 390 – Chemistry Junior Seminar

1

Concentration Area or Minor Courses

6

Total Credits

15

 

 

Seventh Semester

 

CHM 371 – Integrated Chemistry Lab*

0-1

CHM 391 – Senior Research

2

Distribution Requirement

3

Free Electives (see Concentration Area &

Minor courses)

 

6

 

 

Concentration Area or Minor Course

3

Total Credits

14 – 15

 

 

Eighth Semester

 

CHM 372 – Integrated Chemistry Lab*

0-1

CHM 392 – Senior Research

2

Distribution Requirement

3

Free Elective (see Concentration Area &

Minor courses)

 

3-4

 

 

Concentration Area or Minor Course

3

Total Credits

12 – 13

 

*Students pursuing the B.A. in Chemistry are required to complete two (2) credits of Integrated Laboratory (CHM 370, 371, 372).