B.A., Chemistry

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 120 credits

Students must earn a C- grade or better in each course.

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
General Education Requirements
Complete the general education requirements.
As part of the general education requirements, complete:
MATH F251XCalculus I4
PHYS F103X
and PHYS F104X
College Physics I
and College Physics II
8
or PHYS F211X
and PHYS F212X
General Physics I
and General Physics II
B.A. Degree Requirements
Complete the B.A. degree requirements.
As part of the B.A. degree requirements, complete:
MATH F252XCalculus II4
Program Requirements
CHEM F105XGeneral Chemistry I4
CHEM F106XGeneral Chemistry II4
CHEM F202Basic Inorganic Chemistry3
CHEM F212Chemical Equilibrium and Analysis4
CHEM F321Organic Chemistry I4
CHEM F325Organic Chemistry II3-4
or CHEM F351 General Biochemistry: Metabolism
CHEM F314Analytical Instrumental Laboratory3
CHEM F331Physical Chemistry I4
CHEM F481Seminar 11
CHEM F482Seminar 12
University Requirement 239
Upper-division credits
Two writing-intensive (W) courses
Total Credits87-88
1

Fulfills the baccalaureate capstone requirement.

2

Ensure that you have satisfied the university requirement of 39 upper-division credits and two writing-intensive (W) courses, which will typically require either taking more upper-division chemistry courses or a significant number of upper-division courses in other disciplines, likely your minor.

Note: This degree does not encompass the depth required to be an American Chemistry Society-approved chemistry degree. Students taking this degree will not receive a certificate from ACS. Students intending to continue in chemistry or biochemistry careers or graduate studies should select a B.S. degree program.

Optional Concentration: Forensic Chemistry

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 120 credits

Students must earn a C- grade or better in each course.

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
General Education Requirements
Complete the general education requirements.
As part of the general education requirements, complete:
MATH F251XCalculus I4
PHYS F103X
and PHYS F104X
College Physics I
and College Physics II
8
or PHYS F211X
and PHYS F212X
General Physics I
and General Physics II
B.A. Degree Requirements
Complete the B.A. degree requirements.
As part of the B.A. degree requirements, complete:
MATH F252XCalculus II4
Program Requirements
Complete the program (major) requirements as listed under chemistry B.A. degree, including:
CHEM F314Analytical Instrumental Laboratory3
CHEM F332Physical Chemistry II4
Minor in Justice
JUST F110XIntroduction to Justice3
JUST F222Research Methods3
JUST F251Criminology3
JUST F300XEthics and Justice 13
JUST F354Procedural Law3
JUST F454Advanced Problems in Procedural Law3
Total Credits41
1

JUST F300X may not be used to fulfill core ethics requirement.

Note: This degree does not encompass the depth required to be an American Chemistry Society-approved chemistry degree. Students taking this track will not receive a certificate from ACS. Students intending to continue in chemistry or biochemistry careers or graduate studies should select a B.S. degree program.