Chemistry, B.S.
2021 Semester Map

TOTAL CREDITS: 124–127

Fall, Year One

CourseCredits
CHEM 110
General Chemistry I
4
MATH 141
PrecalculusA
4
FCWR 101
Writing I: Foundations of College Composition
3
FCSC 101
Foundations of Scientific Process
3
TOTAL CREDITS14

Spring, Year One

CourseCredits
CHEM 150
General Chemistry II
4
BIOL 110
General Biology I
4
MATH 170
Calculus I
4
FCWR 151
Writing II: Foundations of Research Writing
3
TOTAL CREDITS15

Fall, Year Two

CourseCredits
CHEM 210
Organic Chemistry I
4
MATH 180
Calculus II
4
Physics choiceB
4–5
FCIQ 101
Foundations of Inquiry
3
TOTAL CREDITS15–16

Spring, Year Two

CourseCredits
CHEM 250
Organic Chemistry II
4
Physics choiceB 4–5
FCSP 105
Foundations of Speech Communication
3
Math choiceC 3
General Elective 3
TOTAL CREDITS17–18

Fall, Year Three

CourseCredits
CHEM 310
Quantitative Analysis
4
BIOL 340
Biochemistry
4
ICPH 3XX
Philosophy choice
3
Communications choiceD
3
General Elective 3
TOTAL CREDITS17

Spring, Year Three

CourseCredits
CHEM 350
Instrumental Analysis
3
CHEM 410
Physical Chemistry I
4
CHEM 395
Introduction to Research Design
3
ICBS 3XX
Behavioral Science choice
3
General Elective 3
TOTAL CREDITS16

Fall, Year Four

CourseCredits
CHEM 493
Independent Research III
4
CHEM 450
Physical Chemistry II
4
ICLT 3XX
Literature choice
3
Science ElectiveE
3–4
TOTAL CREDITS14–15

Spring, Year Four

CourseCredits
CHEM 494
Independent Research IV
4
ICSS 3XX
Social Science/Economics choice
3
Science ElectiveE 3–4
Science ElectiveE 3–4
General Elective 3
TOTAL CREDITS16–18
A
Some students must take both MATH 135 and MATH 136. Both courses are the equivalent of MATH 141.
B
Student takes a combination of PHYS 170 and 180 OR PHYS 175 and 185 to fulfil Physics requirement.
C
Choose between: MATH 235 Applied Statistics or MATH 310 Linear Algebra.
D
Choose between: FCWR 304 Communication for Technical Professions or FCWR 302 Communication for Healthcare Careers.
E
Science electives may be taken at 3 or 4 credits. This map pre-selects a number of credits for these courses for the purpose of a sample only.

Science Elective choices:

  • CHEM 320 Environmental Chemistry
  • CHEM 470 Inorganic Chemistry
  • CHEM 420 Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • BIOL 210 Human Gross Anatomy
  • BIOL 310 Human Physiology