Sample Schedule – Chemistry

Suggested 4 Year Curriculum for the Chemistry Major

First Year Fall SemesterFirst Year Spring Semester
CHEM 121/131CHEM 122
MATH 103 or 121CHEM 132
ENGL 101CL 101
GEN ED (HIST)EXSC 101
KW 101ENGL 102
MATH 121 or MATH 222 (if MATH 121 taken in Fall)
Second Year Fall Semester Second Year Spring Semester
CHEM 321CHEM 322
CHEM 131CHEM 332
General Education Course (Humanities)General Education Course (Humanities)
MATH 102 or MATH 103General Education Course (Social Science)
PHYS 204PHYS 205
Third Year Fall SemesterThird Year Spring Semester
CHEM 324ELECTIVE
CHEM 341ELECTIVE
CHEM 431Elective (BIO or CHEM) or ENSC 230 or FSCI 100
ELECTIVEElective (REL)
ELECTIVE
Fourth Year (Choose one of the following emphases):
Professional Emphasis:Biochemistry Emphasis:
Advanced Chemistry8-11 semester credit hoursAdvanced Chemistry4 semester credit hours
Electives15-17 semester credit hoursAdvanced Biology 8 semester credit hours
Senior Seminar 1 semester credit hourElectives15 semester credit hours
Senior Seminar 1 semester credit hour
Environmental Science:Forensic Science:
Advanced Chemistry4 semester credit hoursAdvanced Chemistry4 semester credit hours
Biology Elective8 semester credit hoursCriminal Justice9 semester credit hours
Environmental Science8-9 semester credit hoursPsychology6 semester credit hours
Electives6-12 semester credit hoursBiology8 semester credit hours
Senior Seminar 1 semester credit hourSenior Seminar 1 semester credit hour

*At least one course taken above must be multi-cultural or a separate multi-cultural course is required.

Sample Three-Year Plan BS in Biochemistry Emphasis 
Fall Semester First YearSpring Semester First YearSummer Term First Year
BIO 215
BIO 225
CHEM 121
CHEM 131
ENGL 101
General Education Course
KW 101
BIO 216
BIO 226
CHEM 122
CHEM 132
ENGL 102
MATH 103
General Education Course
General Education Course
General Education Course
General Education Course
Fall Semester Second YearSpring Semester Second YearSummer Term Second Year
BIO 303
CHEM 321
CHEM 324
CHEM 331
CHEM 341

CHEM 322
CHEM 332
CHEM 431
Elective (upper-level BIO)
MATH 104
General Education Course
General Education Course
General Education Course
Fall Semester Third YearSpring Semester Third Year
CHEM 414
CHEM 431
General Education Course
MATH 121
PHYS 141
CHEM 336
CHEM 441
General Education Course
General Education Course
PHYS 142

*At least one course taken above must be multi-cultural or a separate multi-cultural course is required.

Sample Three-Year Plan BS in Environmental Science Emphasis
Fall Semester First YearSpring Semester First YearSummer Term First Year
BIO 215
BIO 225
CHEM 121
CHEM 131
ENGL 101
KW 101
MATH 104
BIO 216
BIO 226
CHEM 122
CHEM 132
ENGL 102
ENSC 230
General Education Course
General Education Course
Fall Semester Second YearSpring Semester Second YearSummer Term Second Year
CHEM 321
CHEM 324
CHEM 331
CHEM 340
General Education Course
MATH 121

BIO 311
CHEM 322
CHEM 332
CHEM 336
General Education Course
PHYS 141
PHYS 142
Fall Semester Third YearSpring Semester Third Year
BIO 414
CHEM 141
CHEM 431
General Education Course
General Education Course

CHEM 441
Elective (BIO or MATH)
Elective (upper-level CHEM)
General Education Course

*At least one course taken above must be multi-cultural or a separate multi-cultural course is required.

Sample Three-Year Plan BS in Forensic Emphasis
Fall Semester First YearSpring Semester First YearSummer Term First Year
BIO 215
BIO 225
CHEM 121
CHEM 131
ENGL 101
KW 101
FSCI 100
CHEM 122
CHEM 132
CJC 100
ENGL 102
General Education Course
MATH 121
General Education Course
General Education Course
General Education Course
Fall Semester Second YearSpring Semester Second YearSummer Term Second Year
BIO 223
CHEM 321
CHEM 324
CHEM 331
CJC 210
General Education Course
BIO 224
CHEM 322
CHEM 332
General Education Course
General Education Course

General Education Course
General Education Course
General Education Course
General Education Course
Fall Semester Third YearSpring Semester Third Year
CHEM 341
CHEM 414
CHEM 431
CJC 350
General Education Course
CHEM 336
Elective
General Education Course
General Education Course
General Education Course

*At least one course taken above must be multi-cultural or a separate multi-cultural course is required.

Sample Three-Year Plan BS in Professional Emphasis
Fall Semester First YearSpring Semester First YearSummer Term First Year
BIO 215 and BIO 225 or General Education Course
CHEM 121
CHEM 131
ENGL 101
KW 101
MATH 121
BIO 216 and BIO 226 or General Education Course
CHEM 122
CHEM 132
ENGL 102
General Education Course
MATH 221
General Education Course
General Education Course
General Education Course
General Education Course
Fall Semester Second YearSpring Semester Second YearSummer Term Second Year
CHEM 321
CHEM 324
CHEM 331
CHEM 341
PHYS 204
CHEM 322
CHEM 332
CHEM 336
General Education Course
PHYS 205
General Education Course
General Education Course
General Education Course
General Education Course
Fall Semester Third YearSpring Semester Third Year
CHEM 342
CHEM 414
CHEM 431
Elective (upper-level)
Elective (upper-level)
Elective (upper-level)
CHEM 336
CHEM 343
Elective (upper-level)
Elective (upper-level)
Elective (upper-level)

*At least one course taken above must be multi-cultural or a separate multi-cultural course is required.