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2021-2022 Catalog

Chemistry, B.S. Major

The B.S. Degree is certified by the American Chemical Society.


The program consists of a minimum of 14 major courses and 6 collateral courses:

MATH 161Calculus I

MATH 162Calculus II


One additional 200-level or higher Mathematics elective


PHYS 111General Physics-Mechanics and Thermodynamics


PHYS 112General Physics-Electricity, Magnetism, and Optics


PHYS 131Physics I: Mechanics


PHYS 133Physics II: Electricity, Magnetism, and Waves


PHYS 151Accelerated Physics I: Mechanics and Thermodynamics


PHYS 152Accelerated Physics II: Electricity, Magnetism, and Optics


CHEM 121General Chemistry I

CHEM 122General Chemistry II

CHEM 213Inorganic Chemistry I with Laboratory

CHEM 221Organic Chemistry I

CHEM 222Organic Chemistry II

CHEM 231Analytical Chemistry I

CHEM 325Physical Chemistry I with Lab

CHEM 326Physical Chemistry II with Lab

CHEM 332Analytical Chemistry II

CHEM 361Biochemistry I


CHEM 392Independent Research


CHEM 394Independent Research


CHEM 495-496Thesis


CHEM 431Inorganic Chemistry II

Two advanced Chemistry electives

Two advanced Chemistry electives: 200-, 300- or 400-level, excluding independent study or thesis and including a minimum of 500 hours of chemistry laboratory.

This page reflects the requirements for completing this major. General graduation requirements for all students can be found here