Oct 27, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Chemistry, American Chemical Society Certified Curriculum in Materials Chemistry Concentration, B.S.


Concentration III: American Chemical Society Certified Curriculum in Materials Chemistry

All ACS Certified Programs require a minimum of 400 hours of laboratory and research. Students completing concentration III must complete the courses below in addition to core courses.

Chemistry B.S. Degree and Major Requirements


Degree Requirements


Required Courses


  • General Education  41 Credit Hours 1
  • Quantitative requirement (in addition to General Education ) 3 Credit Hours 2
  • Scientific Literacy requirement (in addition to General Education ) 3-4 Credit Hours 2
  • Major requirements and electives 70-74 Credit Hours
Total: 120 Credit Hours

Footnotes

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.

Additional Information


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.

Total: 34 Credit Hours


Total: 16-18 Credit Hours


Footnote


1 CHEM 131L -CHEM 132L  may be substituted.

Electives


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.

Required Courses


All ACS Certified Programs require a minimum of 400 hours of laboratory and research. Students completing concentration III must complete the courses below in addition to core courses.

Choose one of the following: 3-4 Credit Hours


Total: 28-29 Credit Hours


Chemistry B.S. Recommended Schedule for Majors


Total: 30-31 Credit Hours


Total: 30 Credit Hours


Total: 30 Credit Hours


Fourth Year


Courses in the concentration, General Education  or electives 29 Credit Hours

Total: 29 Credit Hours