Major in Chemistry

The department offers baccalaureate majors in chemistry and in physical science. A minor in chemistry is also offered. 


4-Year Plans

To make your path to graduation a little easier, a 4-year plan for students planning to major in Chemistry has been created:

2013-2014 4-Year Plans

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry


2012-2013 4-Year Plans

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry


2011-2012 4-Year Plans

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry



Degree Requirements

Course of Study for a B.S. Major in Chemistry
Program Coordinator:  Dr. Joe DeLay

For a complete listing of requirements for graduation, see Academics: "Degree/Graduation Requirements."

I. General Education Requirements
49 hours
    (Listed in this catalog under Academics: "General Education Display.")
    Limit II. C. Quantitative Reasoning to MAT 122 Analytics and Calculus I
    Limit III. B. Chemistry or Physical Science to PHS 211 Physics for Science  
    and Engineering I
 
II. Major Requirements
CHE  121/122 General Chemistry I & II 6 hours
CHE 121L/122L General Chemistry I & II Labs 2
CHE 221 Analytical Chemistry 4
CHE 222 Instrumental Analysis 4
CHE 321/322 Organic Chemistry I & II (W) 8
CHE 331 Biochemistry I (W) 4
CHE 400 Chemistry Seminar (W) 1
CHE 421/422 Physical Chemistry I & II
MAT 223 Analytics and Calculus II 4
MAT 345 Differential Equations 3
PHS 212 Physics for Science and Engineering II (W)* 4
CHE Upper Division Chemistry* 9
57 hours
*Students may substitute MAT 224 Analytics and Calculus III
or upper-division mathematics courses for up to 4 of the
required 9 additional credit hours. Students may also use
CHE 498 or HON 498 Independent Study (must be chemistry
related) for up to 3 of the required 9 additional credit hours.
 

   
III. Additional Requirements
Math/Science Course for B.S. Degree  3-4 hours 
IV. Electives (including additional Bible)  16-17 hours 

Requirements for Teacher Licensure in Chemistry

1. Completion of the course of study for a B.S. major in Chemistry as outlined above.

2. Required professional education courses (see School of Education entry).