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  Dec 15, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog

Chemistry, B.S.


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CIP Code: S161 (400501-01)
Total Credit Hours: 120-124
Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Science
Career Opportunities: Textile, cosmetic, petroleum, glass, paper or plastics industries, plant and animal breeders and growers, universities.

General Education Core Curriculum


Core Curriculum  

Freshman Year


Note:


* Eligibility for MATH 143  based on ACT score. Students who are not eligible need to take both MATH 109  and MATH 110  as substitution courses. Qualified students should take MATH 270 .

Electives


Elective (3 Credits)


Minimum of 45 hrs of 300 and 400 level courses must be taken.

Choose from:

Fine Arts (3 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core  list of Fine Arts courses.

History (3 Credits)


Total: 30 Credits


Sophomore Year


Required Courses


Electives


Natural Sciences (3 Credits)


Choose from Biology courses in consultation with academic advisor.

Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 Credits)


General Electives (5 Credits)


Minimum of 45 hrs of 300 and 400 level courses must be taken. Choose  from ANTH, ECON, GEOG, POLS, PSYC, or SOCI.

In order to be certified by the ACS, a student must choose from:

Total: 31-33 Credits


Junior Year


Required Courses


Note:


1 Students who intend to attend graduate school in chemistry or to be certified by the Committee on Professional Training of the American Chemical Society (ACS) must take CHEM 301 , CHEM 302  and CHEM 401 . Other students can choose another advanced chemistry course in the fall and CHEM 303  in the spring.

2 Students who intend to attend graduate school in chemistry or to be certified by the Committee on Professional Training of the American Chemical Society (ACS) must take PHYS 201  and PHYS 202 . Other students can choose PHYS 207  and PHYS 208 .

Electives


Communication (3 Credits)


Choose in consultation with academic advisor.

Computer Science (3 Credits)


Choose in consultation with academic advisor.

General Electives (7 Credits)


Minimum of 45 hrs of 300 and 400 level courses must be taken. Choose from ANTH, ECON, GEOG, POLS, PSYC, or SOCI.

In order to be certified by the ACS, a student must choose from:

Total: 27-29 Credits


Senior Year


Electives


Elective (14 Credits)


Minimum of 45 hrs of 300 and 400 level courses must be taken. Choose from ANTH, ECON, GEOG, POLS, PSYC, or SOCI.

In order to be certified by the ACS, a student must choose from:

Chemistry (2 Credits)


Minimum of 45 hrs of 300 and 400 level courses must be taken. Choose from ANTH, ECON, GEOG, POLS, PSYC, or SOCI.

In order to be certified by the ACS, a student must choose from:

Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 Credits)


Minimum of 45 hrs of 300 and 400 level courses must be taken. Choose from ANTH, ECON, GEOG, POLS, PSYC, or SOCI. Three hours must be at the 200 level or higher.

 

English Literature (3 Credits)


Choose in consultation with academic advisor.

English Literature, Philosphy, History, Humanities (3 Credits)


Choose in consultation with academic advisor.

Elective (3 Credits)


Choose in consultation with academic advisor.

Elective (4 Credits)


Total: 32 Credits


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