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  Dec 12, 2017
 
2015-2016 University Catalog archived

Chemistry major leading to BS degree


The major in chemistry leading to a Bachelor of Science degree requires completion of at least 55 credits in the sciences and mathematics including the following:

  1. CHEM 110, 211, 241 or 241S, 242, 243, 250, 261, 262, 266, 341; MATH 101, 102, 221; PHYS 111, 112, 113, 114
  2. Three courses chosen from CHEM 342, 347, 350, 365, 403, 473, 493; only one 400-level course may count toward the major 
  3. Completion of the Major Field Test in Chemistry.

Students planning for graduate work in chemistry should consult a chemistry faculty member by the end of the first year regarding suggested additional math and chemistry courses. Students may earn the American Chemical Society certified degree by completing more laboratory work. Consult the department head for details.

4. Completion of the Major Field Test in Chemistry