2010-2011 University Catalog 
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Chemistry major leading to a BS with Special Attainments in Chemistry degree

The major in chemistry leading to a specialized Bachelor of Science with Special Attainments in Chemistry degree certified by the American Chemical Society requires completion of 60 credits as follows:

  1. CHEM 111, 112, 241 or 241S, 242, 243, 250, 261, 262, 266, 267, 311, 341, 350, 471. These courses must be completed with a 2.000 grade-point average or higher.
  2. Mathematics 221, 222
  3. Physics 111, 112, 113, 114
  4. Completion of the Major Field Test in Chemistry.

Students pursuing this degree must complete six credits in English (usually covered by the general education requirements in composition and literature). MATH 221 and PHYS 112 and 114 must be completed by the end of the sophomore year; CHEM 262 must be completed by the end of the junior year. Additional advanced courses in chemistry and MATH 332 are highly recommended in preparation for graduate school. Additional courses required as prerequisites for completion of the above include MATH 101 and 102, or their equivalents