Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

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Total Semester Credit Hours Required

120 semester credit hours.


78 semester credit hours.

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry Program of Study

First Year
FallSemester Credit Hours
CHEM 1001Horizons of Chemistry and Biochemistry I: Career Possibilities1
CHEM 1211Principles of Chemistry Laboratory I1
CHEM 1213Principles of Chemistry I3
MATH 2014Calculus I4
ENG 1013Composition I3
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience1
Wellness/Mathematics CAO2
 Semester Credit Hours15
CHEM 1101Horizons of Chemistry and Biochemistry II: Current Applications1
CHEM 1221Principles of Chemistry Laboratory II1
CHEM 1223Principles of Chemistry II3
MATH 2024Calculus II4
ENG 1023Composition II3
Multicultural Women's Studies CAO Core3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Second Year
CHEM 2211Organic Chemistry Laboratory I1
CHEM 2213Organic Chemistry I3
PHYS 2151General Physics Laboratory I1
PHYS 2153General Physics I3
GOV 2013U.S. National Government3
Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core3
 Semester Credit Hours14
CHEM 3221Organic Chemistry Laboratory II1
CHEM 3223Organic Chemistry II3
PHYS 2161General Physics Laboratory II1
PHYS 2163General Physics II3
CHEM 3334Quantitative Analysis4
GOV 2023Texas Government3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Third Year
CHEM 3411Physical Chemistry Laboratory I1
CHEM 3413Physical Chemistry I3
CHEM 3632Biochemistry I Laboratory2
CHEM 3633Biochemistry I3
CHEM 4314 or 4514Instrumental Analysis4
Social & Behavioral Science Core3
 Semester Credit Hours16
CHEM 3421Physical Chemistry Laboratory II1
CHEM 3423Physical Chemistry II3
CHEM 3643Biochemistry II3
CHEM 4983Undergraduate Research3
Elective (GP)3
 Semester Credit Hours13
Fourth Year
CHEM 4314 or 4514Instrumental Analysis4
CHEM 4983Undergraduate Research3
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-18653
Creative Arts Core Course3
 Semester Credit Hours17
CHEM 4001Research Presentations in Chemistry and Biochemistry1
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present3
 Semester Credit Hours15
 Total Semester Credit Hours: 120

(GP) courses satisfy global perspectives graduation requirement.