Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Degree Requirements: Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry (Current)

The Bachelor of Arts (BA) in chemistry is one degree option for students who wish to pursue certain professional areas of chemistry as well as other fields.  Students with career interests in the business or sales end of the chemical profession, some types of laboratory positions, or dual majors with biology or chemical engineering often work toward the BA degree.  The BA is also a common degree track for students with aspiration of pursuing a career in medicine. Course requirements for the BA are given below.

Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry
Required Chemistry Courses
  • CHEM 1230 - General Chemistry I
  • CHEM 1240 - General Chemistry II
  • CHEM 1280 - General Chemistry I Lab
  • CHEM 1290 - General Chemistry II Lab
  • CHEM 2410 - Organic Chemistry I
  • CHEM 2420 - Organic Chemistry II
  • CHEM 2480 - Organic Chemistry I Lab
  • CHEM 2490 - Organic Chemistry II Lab
  • CHEM 3310 - Analytical Chemistry I
  • CHEM 3360 - Analytical Chemistry Lab
  • CHEM 3710 - Physical Chemistry for the Life Sciences I
  • CHEM 3720 - Physical Chemistry for the Life Sciences II
  • CHEM 3510 - Biochemistry or 3610 - Inorganic Chemistry
  • CHEM 3860 - Advanced Lab I
  • One additional 3000 or 4000 level CHEM course (except CHEM 3910, 3920, 4910 or 4920)
Required Related Courses
  • MATH 1830 or 1850 - Calculus I
  • MATH 1840 or 1860 - Calculus II
  • PHYS 2070 - General Physics I
  • PHYS 2080 - General Physics I
Other Electives (Choose one of the following)
  • MATH 2850 Elementary Multivariable Calculus
  • MATH 2890 - Linear Algebra
  • MATH 3610 - Statistical Methods I
  • BIOL 2170 - Fund of Life Science II
    • or any other 4000 level BIOL course
  • EEES 2010 - Introduction to Environmental Studies
  • EEES 2200 - Climate Change
  • EEES 2400 - Oceanography & Water Resources
  • EEES 3050 - Ecology
  • EEES 4220 - Geochemistry
  • EEES 4450 - Hazardous Waste
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Degree Requirements (Current)

Last Updated: 6/26/15