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SPSU Home >> Chemistry >> Degrees in Chemistry >> BS in Chemistry >> Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry

Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry

Bachelor of Science Requirements

       

ENGL 1101

Composition I

3

ENGL 1102

Composition II

3

TCOM 2010

Technical Communication

3

SPCH 2400

Public Speaking

2

STS 2400

Science, Technology, and Society

2

Area C Group 1

Take One Course from the Literature Group

3

Area C Group 2

Take One Course from the Art and Culture Group

3

Area D

Any Two Lab Sciences (Physics recommended)

8

Area E Group 1

American Context

3

Area E Group 2

World History

3

Area E Group 3

Behavioral Science

3

Area E Group 4

Cultures and Societies

3

BIOC 3111

Biochemistry I

4

CHEM 1211

General Chemistry I

4

CHEM 1212

General Chemistry II

4

CHEM 2511

Organic Chemistry I

4

CHEM 2512

Organic Chemistry II

4

CHEM 2601

Chemical Literature

2

CHEM 3100

Analytical Chemistry

5

CHEM 3300

Instrumental Analysis

4

CHEM 4111

Physical Chemistry I

4

CHEM 4112

Physical Chemistry II

3

CHEM 4112L

Physical Chemistry II Laboratory

1

CHEM 4411

Inorganic Chemistry

3

MATH 1113

Pre-Calculus

4

MATH 2253

Calculus I

4

MATH 2254

Calculus II

4

PHYS 2211

Physics I

4

PHYS 2212

Physics II

4

Chemistry Electives

Depend on track chosen

12-16

Free Electives

 

3-7

 (11-15 hours of free electives if Physics is taken as Lab Science)

The Two Chemistry Tracks

There are two tracks available for a BS in Chemistry. These tracks are defined by the chemistry electives the student takes.

General Chemistry Track (12-16 hours)

Four additional upper level Chemistry, Mathematics or Science electives
(as approved by the faculty)

 

Materials Science Track (13-14 hours)

MSCI 3101

Materials Science

4

CHEM 4112

Advanced Inorganic Chemistry

3

CHEM 4415

Solid State Chemistry

3

Chemistry Elective

3-4

Four Year Plan for Chemistry Majors

B.S in Chemistry

Year 1

Fall Semester

 

Spring Semester

CHEM 1211

General Chemistry I

4

 

CHEM 1212

General Chemistry II

4

HIST 10xx

World History

3

 

HIST 21xx

American History

3

MATH 1113

Pre-calculus

4

 

MATH 2253

Calculus I

4

ENGL 1101

English Comp I

3

 

ENGL 1102

English Comp II

3

 

 

 

 

SPCH 2400

Speech

2

 

 

14

 

 

 

16

 

Year 2

Fall Semester

 

Spring Semester

CHEM 2511

Organic Chemistry I

4

 

CHEM 2512

Organic Chemistry II

4

MATH 2254

Calculus II

4

 

CHEM 2601

Chemical Literature

2

PHYS 2211

Physics I

4

 

PHYS 2212

Physics II

4

STS 2400

Science, Technology & Society

2

 

free

free elective

3

 

 

 

 

area C2

Art & Culture

3

 

 

14

 

 

 

16

 

Year 3

Fall Semester

 

Spring Semester

BIOC 3111

Biochemistry I

4

 

CHEM

CHEM or BIOC elective

4

CHEM 3100

Analytical Chemistry

5

 

CHEM 3300

Instrumental Analysis

4

TCOM 2010

Technical Writing

3

 

CHEM 4411

Inorganic Chemistry

3

ENGL

Literature

3

 

CHEM

Chemistry elective

4

 

 

15

 

 

 

15

 

Year 4

Fall Semester

 

Spring Semester

CHEM 4111K

Physical Chemistry I

4

 

CHEM 4112

Physical Chemistry II

3

area E3

Behavioral Science

3

 

CHEM 4112 L

Physical Chemistry II Lab

1

CHEM

Chemistry elective

3

 

area E4

Cultures & Societies

3

free

free electives

6

 

CHEM

Chemistry Elective

4

 

 

 

 

free

free electives

3

TOTAL

 

16

 

TOTAL

 

14

Total for Degree 120


Resources

Download the 4 year Chemistry Schedule (pdf)

Download the Chemistry Advising Sheet(pdf)