Requirements – Chemistry

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE 51-58 HOURS

CORE REQUIREMENTS
CHEM 121 General Chemistry Laboratory I
CHEM 122 General Chemistry Laboratory II
CHEM 131 General Chemistry I
CHEM 132 General Chemistry II
CHEM 321 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
CHEM 322 Organic Chemistry Laboratory II
CHEM 331 Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 332 Organic Chemistry II
CHEM 336 Instrumental Techniques of Biochemical Research
CHEM 341 Analytical Chemistry
CHEM 431 Inorganic Chemistry

EMPHASIS REQUIREMENTS
Must complete one of the following emphases: biochemistry, environmental science, forensic science, or professional.
Biochemistry Emphasis (Primarily for those students interested in the health sciences)
BIO 215 General Biology Laboratory I
BIO 216 General Biology Laboratory II
BIO 235 General Biology I
BIO 236 General Biology II
CHEM 441 Biochemistry
MATH 142 Calculus I
PHYS 141 Introductory General Physics I or PHYS 2404
PHYS 142 Introductory General Physics II or PHYS 2405
Must take eight or nine hours of upper level electives from BIO.

Environmental Science Emphasis (Primarily for those students interested in environmental monitoring)
BIO 215 General Biology Laboratory I
BIO 216 General Biology Laboratory II
BIO 235 General Biology I
BIO 236 General Biology II
BIO 414 Ecology
ENSC 230 Environmental Science
MATH  121 Calculus I
PHYS 141  Introductory General Physics
PHYS  142 Introductory General Physics II

Forensic Science Emphasis (Primarily for those students interested in criminalistics)
BIO 215 General Biology Laboratory I
BIO 235 General Biology I
BIO 243 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
BIO 244 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
CJC 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice
CJC 201 Criminal Investigation or other approved CJC elective
CJC 401 Criminalistics or other approved CJC upper level elective
FSCI 100 Introduction to Forensic Science
MATH 121 Calculus I

Professional Emphasis (Primarily for students interested in obtaining advanced degrees in chemistry or related disciplines and/or obtaining industrial employment with the B.S. degree).
CHEM 342 Physical Chemistry I
CHEM 343 Physical Chemistry II
CHEM 300 or above (3-4 semester credit hours)

MATH 121 Calculus I
MATH 200 level or above (3 semester credit hours)
PHYS 204 General Physics I
PHYS 205 General Physics II