Professional Chemistry Curriculum

ACS Approved

FRESHMEN YEAR

This program requires 120 hours for graduation and is designed for students pursuing professional chemists’ career opportunities in industry or government laboratories, and for those students desiring to pursue advanced studies in graduate school. A minimum of 56 semester hours in Chemistry is required, 36 of which must be in 3000- or 4000-level courses. This curriculum is based upon recommendations by the American Chemical Society.

FALL SEMESTER                HR        SPRING SEMESTER      HR
CHEM 1112, 1113 4 CHEM 1122, 1123 4
ENGL 1010 3 ENGL 1020 3
MATH 1910 4 MATH 1920 4
HUMANITIES ELECTIVE 3 SOC/BEH SCIENCE 3
ASOR 1001 1 COMM 2200 3
SOC/BEH SCIENCE 3    
TOTAL 18 TOTAL 17

SOPHOMORE YEAR

FALL SEMESTER         HR      SPRING SEMESTER        HR
CHEM 2100, 2101               4 CHEM 2022, 2023 4
CHEM 2012, 2013 4 ENGL 2120* 3
ENGL 2110* 3 HIST 2020 3
HIST 2010 3 PHYS 2120, 2121 4
PHYS 2110, 2111 4    
TOTAL 18 TOTAL 14
*Or Any ENGL LIT Sophomore Course from the Approved List

JUNIOR YEAR

FALL SEMESTER HR      SPRING SEMESTER HR
CHEM 3210, 3211 4 CHEM 3220, 3221 4
CHEM 4200, 4201 4 CHEM 4100 2
MATH/SCIENCE ELECTIVE 3 CHEM 4210 3
ELECTIVE, ANY LEVEL 2 MATH/SCI ELECT(3000-4000) 3
TOTAL 13 TOTAL 12

 SENIOR YEAR

FALL SEMESTER      HR     SPRING SEMESTER           HR
CHEM 3410 3 CHEM 4320, 4321 4
CHEM 4505 2 CHEM 4506 2
CHEM 4910 1 CHEM 4920 1
ELECTIVE (UPPER DIV) 6 CHEM ELECTIVE (UPER DIV) 6
     CHEM 3420  3
TOTAL 12 TOTAL 16

All Chemistry majors are required to take General Education Courses

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