Mar 30, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

Chemistry, General Program in Chemistry Concentration, B.S.

Concentration V: General Program in Chemistry

Students completing concentration V must complete the Degree and Major courses below.

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


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


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


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.


Students completing concentration V must complete the courses below in addition to core courses.

Total: 10 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