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Chemistry

Freshman (32 Semester Hours) 

Fall Spring
BIOL 1201 Biology for Science Majors I (3) BIOL 1202 Biology for Science Majors II (3)
ENGL 1001 English Composition (3) MATH 1552 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II (4)
MATH 1550 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I (5)

CHEM 1202 General Chemistry (3) or 

CHEM 1422 HONORS: General Chemistry (3)

CHEM 1201 General Chemistry I (3) or

CHEM 1421 HONORS: General Chemistry (3)

CHEM 1212 General Chemistry Laboratory (2) or

CHEM 1431 HONORS: General Chemistry Laboratory (2)

General Education course - Arts (3) Approved Elective (3)
Total: (17) Total: (15)
 

Sophomore ( 32 Semester Hours)

Fall Spring
CHEM 2001 Analytical Chemistry (3)

ENGL 2000 English Composition (3)

CHEM 2002 Analytical Chemistry Laboratory (1) 

PHYS 2113 Fields: Gravity, Electricity, and Magnetism (3)

MATH 2057 Multidimensional Calculus (3)

PHYS 2109 General Physics Laboratory (1)

PHYS 2110 Particle Mechanics (3) 

CHEM 2262 Organic Chemistry (3) or

CHEM 2462 HONORS: Organic Chemistry II (3)

PHYS 2108 Introductory Physics Laboratory (1) 

CHEM 2364 Organic Chemistry Laboratory (2) or

CHEM 2463 HONORS: Organic Chemistry Laboratory (2)

CHEM 2261 Organic Chemistry (3) or

CHEM 2461 HONORS: Organic Chemistry I (3)

Computer Science Programming Course (3)

Approved Elective (3)

 

Total: (17)

Total: (15)

 

Junior (29 Semester Hours)

Fall Spring

BIOL 2083 The Elements of Biochemistry (3)

CHEM 3492 Physical Chemistry II (3)

PHYS 2112 Fluids, Thermodynamics, Waves, and Modern Physics (3) CHEM 3493 Physical Chemistry Laboratory (3)
 CHEM 3491 Physical Chemistry I (3)

General Education course - Humanities (English/honors 2000-level) or

Second Course in Foreign Language Sequence (3-4)

First Course in Foreign Language Sequence (4) Approved Electives (4-3)
General Education course - Humanities (English/honors 2000-level) (3)  
Total: (16) Total: (13)

 

Senior (27 Semester Hours)

Fall Spring

CHEM 3900 Research in Chemistry (1-3) 2

CHEM 4553 Laboratory in Instrumental Methods of Measurement and Analysis (2)

CHEM 4552 Instrumental Methods of Measurement and Analysis (2) CHEM 4564 Advanced Organic and Inorganic Laboratory (3)
CHEM 4570 Inorganic Chemistry (3) CHEM 4571 Organometallic Chemistry (3)
General Education course - Social Sciences (3)1 Chemistry Elective (3)3
Chemistry Elective (3)3 General Education course - Social Sciences (3)1
Total: (13) Total: (14)
120 Total Semester Hours

 

1 - One General Education Social Science course must be at least 2000-level.

2 - Two semester hours of CHEM 3900 in an approved chemistry project.

3 - CHEMISTRY ELECTIVES: CHEM 3900 (additional hours), CHEM 4010, CHEM 4011, CHEM 4150, CHEM 4160, CHEM 4556, CHEM 4557, CHEM 4558, CHEM 4559, CHEM 4561, CHEM 4562, CHEM 4563, CHEM 4571, CHEM 4581, CHEM 4594, CHEM 4597.

 

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