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2015-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2015-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemistry, ACS Professional Curriculum, B.S.


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General Education Core:


Communications (9 hours)


Humanities and/or Fine Arts (9 hours)


  • ENGL 2012 -ENGL 2320  - Sophomore Literature Course (3)
  • Elective - One course from approved list (3)
  • Elective - One course from approved list (3)

Social and Behavioral Science (6 hours)


  • Elective - One course from approved list. (3)
  • Elective - One course from approved list. (3)

MATH 1910 (4-hours)


(Students will need lower level math if they are unprepared for MATH 1910 .)

Total General Education Hours with Orientation - 43-Hours


Upper-division Admission


For admission into the upper-division programs of the Chemistry major, students must complete all of the requirements listed above under General Education Core. In addition, they must have earned a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 on college-level coursework, and completed the Senior Exit Examination. In addition, they must have earned a grade of C or better in CHEM 1110, 1111  or CHEM 1112, 1113 , CHEM 1120, 1121  or CHEM 1122, 1123 , CHEM 2100, 2101 , CHEM 2010, 2011  or CHEM 2012, 2013 , and CHEM 2020, 2021  or CHEM 2022, 2023 . Honors sections of chemistry courses will also fulfill the degree requirements. Chemistry Majors are recommended to take honors courses.

Curriculum 1 - ACS Approved Professional Chemistry Curriculum: 59- Hours


This program requires 120 hours for graduation and is designed for students pursuing professional chemists’ career opportunities in industry or government laboratories, and for those students desiring to pursue advanced studies in graduate school.

Suggested Four Year-Plan


Freshman Year


Total: 18 Hours

Total: 17 Hours

Note:


SOP*Students will have to begin with lower-level MATH if they are unprepared for this course.

**Honors courses are strongly suggested

Sophomore Year


Junior Year


Senior Year


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