Chemistry, Bachelor of Arts

To obtain a B.A. with a major in Chemistry, a student must fulfill university, college, and departmental requirements. Minimum hour requirements follow:

  • 46 hours of University General Education courses (Testing out of academic skills requirements and enrolling in General Education courses that meet both distribution and diversity requirements are likely to reduce the total number of General Education hours to 34 or fewer.)
  • 16 hours foreign language requirement
  • 12 hours college breadth requirement
  • 56 hours of major courses
  • Elective hours as required to total 120 hours

TOTAL HOURS: 120

Requirements

A B.A. degree in chemistry requires a minimum of 36 credit hours of approved chemistry courses.

Chemistry Requirements
CHEM 1180
CHEM 1184
GENERAL CHEMISTRY I
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY I LABORATORY
4
CHEM 1190
CHEM 1194
GENERAL CHEMISTRY II
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY II LABORATORY
4
CHEM 2250ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I3
CHEM 2260ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II3
CHEM 2274ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LABORATORY2
CHEM 2400
CHEM 2404
QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS
and QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS LAB
4
CHEM 2500INTRODUCTION TO INORGANIC CHEMISTRY3
Select two of the following:8
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY I
and PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY I LABORATORY
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY II
and PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY II LABORATORY
BIOCHEMISTRY I (with the following lab)
BIOCHEMISTRY I LABORATORY
Five additional credit hours of chemistry must come from the chemistry courses approved for the B.S. in Chemistry degree.5
Total Credits36
Required Cognate Courses:
MATH 1950CALCULUS I5
MATH 1960CALCULUS II5
Select one of the following sequences:10
Group A:
GENERAL PHYSICS I - CALCULUS LEVEL
and GENERAL PHYSICS LABORATORY I
GENERAL PHYSICS-CALCULUS LEVEL
and GENERAL PHYSICS LABORATORY II
Group B:
GENERAL PHYSICS I WITH ALGEBRA
and GENERAL PHYSICS LABORATORY I
GENERAL PHYSICS
and GENERAL PHYSICS LABORATORY II
Total Credits20
Recommended but not required:
MATH 1970CALCULUS III4
For a B.A., the college requires completion of a foreign language through the intermediate level.