Academics

Chemistry Major

A major in chemistry following option A consists of a minimum of 43 credits in chemistry as follows:

  1. General Chemistry: CHE 161 and 162. (May be waived by testing.)

  2. Organic Chemistry: CHE 221, 222, 228.

  3. Analytical Chemistry: CHE 210, 310.

  4. Physical Chemistry: CHE 341, 342, 348, 349.

  5. Inorganic Chemistry: CHE 430.

  6. Electives: At least 7 credits including:

    1. At least one advanced lab course from: CHE 350, 378, 410, 428, 438, 448, 490, 498.

    2. At least one course from: CHE 350, 371, 410, 420, 440, 499.

  7. Collateral Requirements: MAT 221, 222, 223; PHY 201, 202.

A major in chemistry following option B consists of a minimum of 36 credits in chemistry as follows:

  1. General Chemistry: CHE 161 and 162. (May be waived by testing.)

  2. Organic Chemistry: CHE 221, 222, 228.

  3. Analytical Chemistry: CHE 210, 310.

  4. Physical Chemistry: CHE 341, 348.

  5. Electives: At least 7 credits from the following: CHE 342, 349, 350, 371, 378, 410, 420, 428, 430, 438, 440, 448, 490, 498, 499.

  6. Collateral Requirements: MAT 221, 222, 223; PHY 201, 202.

A minor in chemistry consists of a minimum of 24 credits as follows:

  1. General Chemistry: CHE 161 and 162.

  2. Organic Chemistry: CHE 221, 222, 228.

  3. Analytical Chemistry: CHE 210.

  4. Electives: At least one course from the following: CHE 310, 341, 342, 350, 371, 378, 410, 420, 428, 430.