2017-18 Degree Plan

Chemistry, BA

College of Arts & Sciences: Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
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Term 1 Hours Towards Degree: 14 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
CHEM 121: General Chemistry I along with CHEM 123L: General Chemistry I Laboratory or CHEM 131L: Principals of Chemistry 4 C
MATH 162: Calculus I or MATH 180: Elements of Calculus I 4 C
ENGL 110: Composition 1: Exposition 3 C
Humanities or Social Behavioral Science 3 C
Term Hours: 14
Term 2 Hours Towards Degree: 31 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
CHEM 122: General Chemistry II along with CHEM 124L: General Chemistry II Laboratory or CHEM 132L: Principals of Chemistry 4 C
MATH 163: Calculus II or MATH 181: Elements of Calculus II 4 C
ENGL 120: Composition III 3 C
Minor 3 C
Second Language 3 C
Term Hours: 17
Term 3 Hours Towards Degree: 45 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
CHEM 301: Organic Chemistry I 3 C
CHEM 303L: Organic Chemistry Lab I 1 C
Minor 3 C
PHYC 151: General Physics 3 C
PHYC 151L: General Physics Laboratory 1 C
CJ 130 or PHIL 156 or ENGL 219 or ENGL 220 3 C
Term Hours: 14
Term 4 Hours Towards Degree: 59 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
CHEM 302: Organic Chemistry II 3 C
CHEM 304L: Organic Chemistry Lab II 1 C
Minor 3 C
PHYC 152: General Physics 3 C
PHYC 152L: General Physics Laboratory 1 C
Humanities or Social Behavioral Science 3 C
Term Hours: 14
Term 5 Hours Towards Degree: 75 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
CHEM 253L: Quantitative Analysis 4 C
CHEM 421: Biological Chemistry 3 C
Minor 3 C
Humanities or Social and Behavioral Science 3 C
2nd Major or Upper Division Elective 3 C
Term Hours: 16
Term 6 Hours Towards Degree: 91 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
CHEM 315: Introductory Physical Chemistry 3 C
CHEM 425: Organic Chemistry of Biological Pathways 3 C
CHEM 496: Undergraduate Problems 1 C
Minor 3 C
2nd Major or Upper Division Elective 6 C
Term Hours: 16
Term 7 Hours Towards Degree: 107 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
CHEM 495: Undergraduate Problems 1 C
Minor 3 C
2nd Major or Upper Division Elective 12 C
Term Hours: 16
Term 8 Hours Towards Degree: 120 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
CHEM 496: Undergraduate Problems 1 C
2nd Major or Upper Division Elective 6 C
Fine Arts Core 3 C
Elective any level 3 D-
Term Hours: 13
Degree Plan Notes
  • Keep in mind that minimum grades on road map are for individual coursework only. Students must maintain a minimum of a 2.0 cumulative grade point average for admission to and graduation from the College of Arts and Sciences. Minimums listed for the individual courses do NOT meet the cumulative minimum.

  • Choosing English 219 as the third W/S core course will allow students to also use this course for part of the distributed minor.

  • CJ 130 or PHIL 156 or ENGL 219 or ENGL 220s
    CJ 130: Public Speaking
    ENGL 219: Tech & Professional Writing
    ENGL 220: Expository Writing
    PHIL 156: Reasoning & Critical Thinking