Degree Requirements

The department offers the Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry. The Chemistry major offers three concentrations, as listed below. To receive a BS degree, students must complete all course requirements in Pathways and the curriculum of their chosen major/concentration.  In addition, they must pass all of their Chemistry and Biochemistry courses with a grade of C or higher.  The list of required courses for each major/concentration is provided below.

B.S. in CHEMISTRY

Standard Chemistry
Environmental Chemistry
Chemistry for Secondary Education

B.S. in BIOCHEMISTRY

Biochemistry

The department also offers a combined BS/MS degree in Chemistry.

PATHWAYS


Freshman and transfer students must follow the Pathways curriculum for their general education requirements.

*NOTE

ALL CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY MAJORS, REGARDLESS OF ENTRY DATE, MUST TAKE THE FOLLOWING MATH AND PHYSICS SEQUENCES:

MATH
20100: Calculus 1
21200: Calculus 2
21300 (Calculus 3) OR CHEM 25000 (Mathematics for Physical Chemistry)

PHYSICS
20700: Physics
20800: Physics 2