Chemistry, Bachelor of Arts

Offered by Department of Chemistry

General Studies
Foundational Core (Written, Math, Oral, Democracy)
Foundational Core courses 14
Calculus I with Analytic Geometry 1
Select one course numbered 188 3
Aesthetics 3
Humanities 6
Social Sciences 6
Natural Sciences 9
General Chemistry
General Chemistry Laboratory
General Physics I (Calculus)
General Physics I (Calculus) Laboratory
Analytical and Quantitative Thought 0
Wellness 0
Needed to reach 27 credit hour minimum in Distribution3
Select one course numbered 388 3
BA Language requirement
Complete all required courses 26
Major Option
Complete all required courses36
Minor or 2nd Major
Complete all required courses 324
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hours7
Total Credit Hours120

Major Option

Chemistry Core Requirements
CHEM 161General Chemistry3
CHEM 161LGeneral Chemistry Laboratory1
CHEM 269Sophomore Seminar in Chemistry1
CHEM 301Analytical Chemistry3
CHEM 301LAnalytical Chemistry Lab1
CHEM 351Biochemistry3
CHEM 351LBiochemistry Lab1
CHEM 480Physical Chemistry3
CHEM 490LAdvanced Chemistry Laboratory I2
Select one of the following:5
Elementary Organic Chemistry
and Elementary Organic Chemistry Lab
Organic Chemistry
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory
Chemistry Electives
Select 3 credit hours from CHEM 300 - CHEM 499L 43
Chemistry Supporting Course Requirements
MATH 202Calculus II with Analytic Geometry5
PHYS 276General Physics II (Calculus)4
PHYS 276LGeneral Physics II (Calculus) Laboratory1
Total Credit Hours36

Students without sufficient preparation will also need to take the following courses, increasing the total credit hours needed:


For specific language requirements see #2 of Bachelor of Arts Degree requirements.


A minor or second major is required for a complete degree program. The number of required electives needed to reach 120 total credit hours overall will depend upon the specific program chosen.


Except CHEM 388