Professional Chemist's Comprehensive, Bachelor of Science

Offered by Department of Chemistry

General Studies
Foundational Requirements (LOPERs 1-4)14
LOPER 4: Mathematics, Statistics, and Quantitative Reasoning
Calculus I with Analytic Geometry 1
Broad Knowledge Requirements (LOPERs 5-8)13
LOPER 8: Natural Sciences
Biology II
Dispositional Requirements (LOPERs 9-10) 26
Wellness (LOPER 11) Optional0
BS Science-related course requirements
MATH 202Calculus II with Analytic Geometry5
PHYS 276General Physics II (Calculus)4
PHYS 276LGeneral Physics II (Calculus) Laboratory1
Program Specified Requirements5
General Physics I (Calculus)
General Physics I (Calculus) Laboratory
Major Option
Complete all required courses60
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum12
Total Credit Hours120

Major Option

Chemistry Major Foundation Requirements
CHEM 160General Chemistry3
CHEM 160LGeneral Chemistry Laboratory1
CHEM 161General Chemistry3
CHEM 161LGeneral Chemistry Laboratory1
CHEM 169Chemistry Foundations and Careers1
CHEM 301Analytical Chemistry3
CHEM 301LAnalytical Chemistry Lab1
CHEM 310Safety in Chemistry1
CHEM 351Biochemistry I4
CHEM 360Organic Chemistry4
CHEM 360LOrganic Chemistry Laboratory1
CHEM 430Inorganic Chemistry3
CHEM 480Physical Chemistry3
CHEM 490LAdvanced Chemistry Laboratory I2
Chemistry In-Depth Courses
CHEM 352Biochemistry II2
CHEM 352LAdvanced Biochemistry Lab2
CHEM 361Organic Chemistry4
CHEM 361LOrganic Chemistry Laboratory1
CHEM 469Advanced Seminar in Chemistry1
CHEM 475Instrumental Analysis3
CHEM 481Physical Chemistry II3
CHEM 491LAdvanced Chemistry Laboratory II2
Select 1 credit hour of the following:
CHEM 499LResearch in Chemistry1
Professional Chemist's Supporting Course Requirements
MATH 260Calculus III5
Select 5 credit hours of the following:5
Differential Equations
PHYS 300 - PHYS 499
Linear Algebra
Total Credit Hours60

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


Designated courses with the appropriate content may be approved to satisfy one of the Broad Knowledge requirements plus LOPER 9 or Broad Knowledge plus LOPER 10. Courses may be approved to satisfy LOPER 9 or LOPER 10 alone. (Courses satisfying LOPER 9 or LOPER 10 alone must be 3 credit hours.) Students applying this option will need to take additional hours in other categories to meet the required GS hours.