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Chemistry Major

All chemistry majors are required to take nine core courses and two advanced CHEM electives. Extensive laboratory work is included to help develop the skills of scientific inquiry. Students gain scientific literacy through reading, writing, testing hypotheses, and quantitative analysis. The core courses also integrate computer literacy.

Required Courses in Chemistry:

CHEM 1300 - General Chemistry I
CHEM 1400 - General Chemistry II
CHEM 2000 - Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 2100 - Organic Chemistry II
CHEM 3600 - Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM 2400 - General Analytical Chemistry
CHEM 3200 - Physical Chemistry I
CHEM 4100 - Biochemistry
CHEM 4750 - Chemistry Seminar – a capstone course

Required Courses in Related Disciplines:

PHYS 2300 - General Physics I
PHYS 2400 - General Physics II
MATH 1300 - Pre-Calculus
MATH 2300 - Calculus I
MATH 2400 - Calculus II
BIOL 1800 - General Biology I

Electives: Two electives chosen from any CHEM courses above 3000

Curriculum details