Department of Chemistry

Recommended Course Sequence for the B.A. Degree

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Freshman - Fall Semester
Course Credits
CHEM 105 Principles of Chemistry I 3
CHEM 113 Principles of Chemistry Lab 2
MATH 125 Mathematics I 4
Freshman - Spring Semester
Course Credits
CHEM 106 Principles of Chemistry II 3
MATH 126 Mathematics II 4
Sophomore - Fall Semester
Course Credits
CHEM 223
    or CHEM 323
Introductory Organic Chemistry I
    or Organic Chemistry I
3
CHEM 233 Introduction to Organic Chemistry Lab I 3
PHYS 115 Introductory Physics I 4
Sophomore - Spring Semester
Course Credits
CHEM 224
    or CHEM 324
Introductory Organic Chemistry II
    or Organic Chemistry II
3
CHEM 234 Introduction to Organic Chemistry Lab II 3
PHYS 116 Introductory Physics II 4
Junior - Fall Semester
Course Credits
CHEM 301
    or CHEM 335
Introductory Physical Chemistry I
    or Physical Chemistry I
3
CHEM 304 [1] Quantitative Analytical Chemistry Lab 2
CHEM 310 [1] Foundations of Analytical Chemistry 3
Junior - Spring Semester
Course Credits
CHEM 302
    or CHEM 336
Introductory Physical Chemistry II
    or Physical Chemistry II
3
CHEM 305 [2] Introductory Physical Chemistry Lab 3
Senior - Fall Semester
Course Credits
  (Electives) varies
Senior - Spring Semester
Course Credits
  (Electives) varies


[1] CHEM 304 and CHEM 310 have been restructured as of fall 2012. CHEM 304 has been reduced from 4 credits to 2 credits, and the lab sections are now 3 hours instead of 5 hours long. CHEM 310 lecture is now a co-requisite. Students who have completed neither must add both courses to the SIS shopping cart in order to enroll.

[2] CHEM 305, CHEM 306, and CHEM 332 are approved departmental seminar courses. Chemistry and Chemical Biology majors do not have to take any other courses to fulfill the departmental seminar SAGES requirement.



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