Chemistry Comprehensive, Bachelor of Science

Offered by Department of Chemistry

General Studies
Foundational Core (Written, Math, Oral, Democracy)
Foundational Core courses 14
Including:
Calculus I with Analytic Geometry 1
Portal
Select one course numbered 188 3
Distribution
Aesthetics 3
Humanities 6
Social Sciences 6
Natural Sciences 9
Including:
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
Capstone
Select one course numbered 388 3
BS Science-related course requirements
PHYS 276General Physics II (Calculus)4
PHYS 276LGeneral Physics II (Calculus) Laboratory1
Select one of the following:3-5
For Biochemistry or Business/Sales Emphasis:
Calculus II with Analytic Geometry
or
For Health Science Emphasis:
BioStatistics
Elementary Statistics
Major Option
Complete all required courses57-60
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum5-6
Total Credit Hours117-123

Major Option

Chemistry Comprehensive Foundation 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 360Organic Chemistry4
CHEM 360LOrganic Chemistry Laboratory1
CHEM 361Organic Chemistry4
CHEM 361LOrganic Chemistry Laboratory1
CHEM 369Junior Seminar in Chemistry1
CHEM 499LProblems in Chemistry1
Chemistry Emphasis Requirements
Select one of the following:32-35
Total Credit Hours57-60

Biochemistry Emphasis

Biochemistry In-Depth Courses
CHEM 352Biochemistry II3
CHEM 352LBiochemistry II Lab1
CHEM 430Inorganic Chemistry3
CHEM 451Advanced Biochemistry3
CHEM 469Senior Seminar in Chemistry1
CHEM 480Physical Chemistry3
CHEM 490LAdvanced Chemistry Laboratory I2
CHEM 499LProblems in Chemistry1
Select one of the following:3
Environmental Chemistry
Materials Chemistry
Qualitative Organic Analysis
Advanced Organic Chemistry
Instrumental Analysis
Physical Chemistry II
Biochemistry Supporting Course Requirements
Select 12 credit hours of the following:12
Biology I
Biology II
Human Microbiology
Cellular Biology
Genetics
Molecular Biology
Techniques in Molecular Biology
Molecular Genetics
Total Credit Hours32

Business/Sales Emphasis

Business/Sales In-Depth Courses
CHEM 430Inorganic Chemistry3
CHEM 469Senior Seminar in Chemistry1
CHEM 480Physical Chemistry3
CHEM 490LAdvanced Chemistry Laboratory I2
Select 3 of the following:9
Environmental Chemistry
Biochemistry II
Advanced Biochemistry
Materials Chemistry
Qualitative Organic Analysis
Advanced Organic Chemistry
Instrumental Analysis
Physical Chemistry II
Select 2 credit hours of the following:2
Biochemistry II Lab
Advanced Chemistry Laboratory II
Problems in Chemistry
Business/Sales Supporting Course Requirements
Select 12 credit hours of the following:12
Principles of Accounting I
Business Law I
Principles of Management
Principles of Marketing
Professional Selling
Sales Management
Health Care Management I - Managing People Effectively
Health Care Management II - Managing Processes Effectively
Total Credit Hours32

Health Sciences Emphasis

Health Sciences In-Depth Courses
CHEM 352Biochemistry II3
CHEM 352LBiochemistry II Lab1
CHEM 490LAdvanced Chemistry Laboratory I2
Select 2 of the following:6
Inorganic Chemistry
Advanced Biochemistry
Physical Chemistry
Health Sciences Supporting Course Requirements
BIOL 106Biology II4
BIOL 211Human Microbiology4
BIOL 225Anatomy and Physiology4
BIOL 226Anatomy and Physiology4
BIOL 309Cellular Biology4
or BIOL 360 Genetics
Health Sciences Elective Requirements
Select 3 credit hours of the following:3
BIOL 300-BIOL 499 2
PHYS 300-PHYS 499L 4
Special Topics Gross Anatomy
Gross Anatomy of Movement
Total Credit Hours35

American Chemical Society Certification Requirements

Biochemistry and Business/Sales emphases meet these requirements; Health Sciences emphasis will require additional coursework.

Introductory Chemistry Sequence
CHEM 160General Chemistry3
CHEM 160LGeneral Chemistry Laboratory1
CHEM 161General Chemistry3
CHEM 161LGeneral Chemistry Laboratory1
Core Curriculum Sequence
CHEM 301Analytical Chemistry3
CHEM 301LAnalytical Chemistry Lab1
CHEM 351Biochemistry3
CHEM 351LBiochemistry Lab1
CHEM 360Organic Chemistry4
CHEM 360LOrganic Chemistry Laboratory1
CHEM 430Inorganic Chemistry3
CHEM 480Physical Chemistry3
CHEM 490LAdvanced Chemistry Laboratory I2
CHEM 499LProblems in Chemistry1-3
CHEM 269Sophomore Seminar in Chemistry1
CHEM 369Junior Seminar in Chemistry1
CHEM 469Senior Seminar in Chemistry1
Advanced Chemistry Requirements
Select 4 lecture courses of the following:
CHEM 300-CHEM 499 3
Select 3 lab credit hours of the following:
CHEM 300-CHEM 499L 5
Supporting Courses
MATH 115Calculus I with Analytic Geometry5
MATH 202Calculus II with Analytic Geometry5
PHYS 275General Physics I (Calculus)4
PHYS 275LGeneral Physics I (Calculus) Laboratory1
PHYS 276General Physics II (Calculus)4
PHYS 276LGeneral Physics II (Calculus) Laboratory1
1

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

2

 Except BIOL 388

3

 Except CHEM 388

4

 Except PHYS 388

5

 Except CHEM 388L and CHEM 399