Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

Total Semester Credit Hours (sch): 120    
Major: 47 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 SCHs42

Courses Required for Major

CHEM 1001Horizons of Chemistry and Biochemistry I: Career Possibilities1
CHEM 1101Horizons of Chemistry and Biochemistry II: Current Applications1
CHEM 1213
CHEM 1211
Principles of Chemistry I
and Principles of Chemistry Laboratory I
4
CHEM 1223
CHEM 1221
Principles of Chemistry II
and Principles of Chemistry Laboratory II
4
CHEM 2213
CHEM 2211
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
4
CHEM 3223
CHEM 3221
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory II
4
CHEM 3413
CHEM 3411
Physical Chemistry I
and Physical Chemistry Laboratory I
4
CHEM 3331Quantitative Chemical Analysis Laboratory1
CHEM 3333Quantitative Chemical Analysis3
CHEM 3423
CHEM 3421
Physical Chemistry II
and Physical Chemistry Laboratory II
4
CHEM 3633
CHEM 3632
Biochemistry I
and Biochemistry I Laboratory
5
CHEM 3643Biochemistry II3
CHEM 4001Research Presentations in Chemistry and Biochemistry1
CHEM 4313
CHEM 4311
Instrumental Analysis
and Instrumental Analysis Laboratory
4
CHEM 4513
CHEM 4511
Inorganic Chemistry
and Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory
4
This flexible degree plan combines a liberal arts education with a concentration in chemistry. Our undergraduate chemistry program will allow you to major in chemistry while also pursuing a specialization in an almost unlimited number of other areas, such as business, journalism, biology, mathematics, nutrition or computer science.
Total SCHs47

Other Requirements

MATH 2014Calculus I (may be applied from core)4
MATH 2024Calculus II4
PHYS 2153
PHYS 2151
General Physics I
and General Physics Laboratory I (may be applied from core)
4
PHYS 2163
PHYS 2161
General Physics II
and General Physics Laboratory II (may be applied from core)
4
Total SCHs16

Electives

Choose 15 sch not already taken15
Undergraduate Research
Independent Study
Linear Algebra
Matrix Methods
Calculus III
Differential Equations
Probability and Statistics
Principles of Biology I
and Principles of Biology I Laboratory
Principles of Biology II
and Principles of Biology II Laboratory
Ecology
and Ecology Laboratory (GP)
Molecular and Cellular Biology: Genetics and Inheritance Laboratory
Molecular and Cellular Biology: Genetics and Inheritance
Molecular and Cellular Biology: Gene Expression
and Molecular and Cellular Biology: Gene Expression Laboratory
Total SCHs15
First Year
FallTCCNSCHs
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/Mathematics CAO2
 SCHs 15
SpringTCCN
CHEM 1101Horizons of Chemistry and Biochemistry II: Current Applications 1
CHEM 1221Principles of Chemistry Laboratory II 1
CHEM 1223Principles of Chemistry II 3
MATH 2024Calculus II MATH MATH 24144
ENG 1023Composition II ENGL 13023
Multicultural Women's Studies CAO Core3
 SCHs 15
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
 SCHs 14
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
 SCHs 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 4313
CHEM 4311
Instrumental Analysis
and Instrumental Analysis Laboratory
4
 SCHs 16
SpringTCCN
CHEM 3421Physical Chemistry Laboratory II 1
CHEM 3423Physical Chemistry II 3
CHEM 3643Biochemistry II 3
CHEM 4983Undergraduate Research 3
Elective (GP)3
 SCHs 13
Fourth Year
FallTCCN
CHEM 4983Undergraduate Research 3
CHEM 4513
CHEM 4511
Inorganic Chemistry
and Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory
4
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-1865 HIST 13013
Creative Arts Core Course3
Elective4
 SCHs 17
SpringTCCN
CHEM 4001Research Presentations in Chemistry and Biochemistry 1
Elective4
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present HIST 13023
Elective3
Elective4
 SCHs 15
 Total SCHs:  120

(GP) courses satisfy global perspectives graduation requirement.