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2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Chemistry, B.S.


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Through close student/faculty engagement and hands-on experience with cutting edge instrumentation, a student majoring in Chemistry will be prepared for employment in a variety of scientific fields. Chemistry majors may also emerge ready to enroll in graduate or professional schools. Our Chemistry curriculum adheres closely to the guidelines suggested by the American Chemical Society.

Degree Requirements

Institutional Degree Requirements  

Program-Specific Degree Requirements: To be eligible for graduation, students majoring in Chemistry must earn a 2.0 or greater in all major courses.

General Education Requirement


First Year Seminar


Foundations Requirements


Communication course:


Advanced Communication course:


Quantitative Fluency course:


Choose 3 credits of the following Global Citizenship courses or students have the option to complete this requirement by successfully completing 6 credits of the same foreign language:


Disciplinary Perspectives Requirements


Choose 3 credits of the following Arts courses:


Choose 3 credits of the following Social and Behavioral Sciences courses:


Natural and Physical Sciences course:


Constellation Requirement


The Constellation requirement is met when a student completes four courses from a minimum of three disciplines within the Constellation requirements. Students who transfer in 60 credits or more at the time of admission to the college will be waived from the Constellation requirement, except for Education majors. The waiver applies to the requirement for graduation but does not waive the credits to graduate; students need to meet the overall bachelor’s degree credit requirement.

Required Courses


Required Major Courses


Major Elective Course


Students must complete a minimum of 3 credits of the following:

Experiential Learning Courses


Students must complete a minimum of 4 credits of the following:

General Elective Courses


Students must complete 14 credits of free elective courses.

Suggested Course Sequence


Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Junior Year


Senior Year


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