Bachelor of Science in Chemistry (Environmental Chemistry)

Total Semester Credit Hours (sch): 121    

Major: 78 sch   

CHEMISTRY.BS      CIP Code: 40.0501.00

Degree Requirements

Texas Core Curriculum

ENG 1013Composition I3
ENG 1023Composition II3
Mathematics3
Life & Physical Sciences6
Language, Philosophy, & Culture3
Creative Arts3
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-18653
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present3
GOV 2013U.S. National Government3
GOV 2023Texas Government3
Social & Behavioral Sciences3
CAO: Women's Studies3
CAO: First Year Seminar, Wellness or Mathematics3
Total Semester Credit Hours42

Courses Required for Major

MATH 2024Calculus II4
BIOL 1111Principles of Biology I Laboratory1
BIOL 1121Principles of Biology II Laboratory1
PHYS 2153/2151General Physics I4
PHYS 2163/2161General Physics II4
CHEM 1001Horizons of Chemistry and Biochemistry I: Career Possibilities1
CHEM 1101Horizons of Chemistry and Biochemistry II: Current Applications1
CHEM 1213/1211Principles of Chemistry I4
CHEM 1223/1221Principles of Chemistry II4
CHEM 2213/2211Organic Chemistry I4
CHEM 3223/3221Organic Chemistry II4
CHEM 3313Physical Chemistry for the Life Sciences3
CHEM 3333/3331Quantitative Chemical Analysis4
CHEM 3633/3632Biochemistry I5
CHEM 3713/3711Environmental Chemistry I4
CHEM 4001Research Presentations in Chemistry and Biochemistry1
CHEM 3413/3411Physical Chemistry I4
CHEM 3423/3421Physical Chemistry II4
CHEM 4513/4511Inorganic Chemistry4
CHEM 4983Undergraduate Research (may be taken twice)3
CHEM 4991Senior Thesis1
Total Semester Credit Hours65

Other Requirements

MATH 2014Calculus I4
BIOL 1113Principles of Biology I3
BIOL 1123Principles of Biology II3
Select 4 hours from the following: 4
Water in a Changing Environment (GP)
Community Conversation in Sustainability (GP)
Climate Change: A Human Perspective (GP)
Ecology Laboratory
Ecology (GP)
Total Semester Credit Hours14
(GP) satisfies global perspectives graduation requirement.
First Year
FallTCCNSemester Credit Hours
CHEM 1001Horizons of Chemistry and Biochemistry I: Career Possibilities 1
CHEM 1211Principles of Chemistry Laboratory I 1
CHEM 1213Principles of Chemistry I 3
MATH 2014Calculus I MATH 24134
ENG 1013Composition I ENGL 13013
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience EDUC 1100, EDUC 1200, EDUC 13001
Wellness CAO2
 Semester Credit Hours 15
SpringTCCN
MATH 2024Calculus II MATH MATH 24144
CHEM 1101Horizons of Chemistry and Biochemistry II: Current Applications 1
CHEM 1221Principles of Chemistry Laboratory II 1
CHEM 1223Principles of Chemistry II 3
ENG 1023Composition II ENGL 13023
BIOL 1111Principles of Biology I Laboratory BIOL 11061
BIOL 1113Principles of Biology I BIOL 13063
 Semester Credit Hours 16
Second Year
FallTCCN
CHEM 2211Organic Chemistry Laboratory I CHEM 21231
CHEM 2213Organic Chemistry I CHEM 23233
PHYS 2151General Physics Laboratory I PHYS 21251
PHYS 2153General Physics I PHYS 23253
GOV 2013U.S. National Government GOVT 23053
Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core3
Elective2
 Semester Credit Hours 16
SpringTCCN
CHEM 3221Organic Chemistry Laboratory II 1
CHEM 3223Organic Chemistry II 3
PHYS 2161General Physics Laboratory II PHYS 21261
PHYS 2163General Physics II PHYS 23263
GOV 2023Texas Government GOVT 23063
CHEM 3333Quantitative Chemical Analysis 3
CHEM 3331Quantitative Chemical Analysis Laboratory 1
 Semester Credit Hours 15
Third Year
FallTCCN
CHEM 3411Physical Chemistry Laboratory I 1
CHEM 3413Physical Chemistry I 3
CHEM 3632Biochemistry I Laboratory 2
CHEM 3633Biochemistry I 3
Social & Behavioral Science Core3
CHEM 3313Physical Chemistry for the Life Sciences 3
 Semester Credit Hours 15
SpringTCCN
CHEM 3421Physical Chemistry Laboratory II 1
CHEM 3423Physical Chemistry II 3
CHEM 3643Biochemistry II 3
CHEM 3713Environmental Chemistry I 3
CHEM 3711Environmental Chemistry Laboratory I 1
Multicultural Women's Studies CAO3
 Semester Credit Hours 14
Fourth Year
FallTCCN
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-1865 HIST 13013
Creative Arts Core 3
CHEM 4513Inorganic Chemistry 3
CHEM 4511Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory 1
BIOL 1123Principles of Biology II BIOL 13073
BIOL 1121Principles of Biology II Laboratory BIOL 11071
CHEM 4983Undergraduate Research 3
 Semester Credit Hours 17
SpringTCCN
CHEM 4001Research Presentations in Chemistry and Biochemistry 1
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present HIST 13023
CHEM 4983Undergraduate Research 3
CHEM 4991Senior Thesis 1
Select 4 hours from the following:4
Water in a Changing Environment  
Community Conversation in Sustainability  
Climate Change: A Human Perspective  
Ecology Laboratory  
Ecology  
 Semester Credit Hours 12
 Total Semester Credit Hours:  120

(GP) satisfies global perspectives graduation requirement.