Major requirements and electives 70-74 Credit Hours
Total: 120 Credit Hours
1 The General Education program contains a set of requirements each student must fulfill. The number of credit hours necessary to fulfill these requirements may vary. Some courses that are required for this major will meet General Education requirements. 2 The quantitative and scientific literacy requirements are met by courses required in the major.
Students must complete all course work in one of the six concentrations listed to earn a bachelor’s degree in chemistry. The credit hours for major requirements will vary based on the chosen concentration.
The well-prepared student is encouraged to take as many of the additional departmental offerings as possible as electives with attention being given to junior and/or senior research projects.
Three credits of undergraduate research (CHEM 390A/CHEM 390B/497A/499A) may be used to satisfy chemistry elective requirements if the research project is completed with the same faculty mentor over multiple semesters.
All ACS Certified Programs require a minimum of 400 hours of laboratory and research. Students completing concentration I must complete the courses below in addition to core courses.