(125 credits minimum)

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
1st SemesterTerm Credits
CHEM 125
General Chemistry I
or Fundamentals of Chemical Principles I
3
CHEM 125A General Chemistry Lab I 1
CS 113
Introduction to Computer Science
or Programming for Bioinformatics
3
HUM 101 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking I 3
MATH 111 Calculus I 4
PHYS 111 Physics I 3
PHYS 111A Physics I Laboratory 1
FRSH SEM Freshman Seminar 0
 Term Credits18
2nd Semester
CHEM 126
General Chemistry II
or Fundamentals of Chemical Principles II
3
CHEM 126A Gen Chemistry Lab II 1
MATH 112 Calculus II 4
PHYS 121 Physics II 3
PHYS 121A Physics II Laboratory 1
HUM 102 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking II 3
Physical Education:GUR 1
 Term Credits16
Second Year
1st Semester
CHEM 221 Analytical Chemical Methods 2
CHEM 222 Analytical Chemistry 3
CHEM 243 Organic Chemistry I 3
MATH 211 Calculus III A 3
English Composition and Cultural History (lower-level):GUR Elective 3
Physical Education:GUR 1
 Term Credits15
2nd Semester
CHEM 231 Physical Chemistry I 3
CHEM 244 Organic Chemistry II 3
CHEM 244A Organic Chemistry II Laboratory 2
EPS 202 Society, Technology, and the Environment 3
Free Elective 3
Technical Elective 3
 Term Credits17
Third Year
1st Semester
CHEM 235 Physical Chemistry II 3
ECON 201 Economics 3
Humanities and Social Sciences (upper-level) GUR Elective 3
Technical Elective 3
Technical Elective 3
 Term Credits15
2nd Semester
CHEM 340 Chemistry and Engineering of Materials 3
CHEM 336 Physical Chemistry III 3
CHEM 235A Physical Chemistry II Laboratory 2
MATH 225 Survey of Probability and Statistics 1 1
Open:GUR Elective 3
Technical Elective 3
 Term Credits15
Fourth Year
1st Semester
CHEM 473 Biochemistry 3
CHEM 412
Inorganic Chemistry
or Inorganic Chemistry
3
Technical Elective 3
Technical Elective 3
Technical Elective 3
 Term Credits15
2nd Semester
CHEM 480 Instrumental Analysis 2
Management:GUR Elective 3
Capstone Seminar GUR Elective 3
Technical Elective 3
Technical Elective 3
 Term Credits14
 Total Credits125
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Students must take a special section of MATH 225 Survey of Probability and Statistics for chemical engineering or chemistry majors, in conjunction with CHEM 235A Physical Chemistry II Laboratory  

For a listing of GUR and Electives click here

This curriculum represents the maximum number of credits per semester for which a student is advised to register.  A full-time credit load is 12 credits.  First-year students are placed in a curriculum that positions them for success which may result in additional time needed to complete curriculum requirements. Continuing students should consult with their academic advisor to determine the appropriate credit load. 

Department Regulations

For departmental regulations on prerequisites, grades and withdrawals, consult with the departmental undergraduate advisor. Students cannot receive a B.S. in Chemistry unless they achieve a minimum GPA of 2.0 in chemistry courses.