Recommended Course Schedule: Chemistry Majors

The following schedule is one of many alternatives. You should contact an advisor as early as possible to plan a schedule based on your background and interests.

You can download the current chemistry major advising form here. You can download an advising guide here.

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First Year

Fall Semester Hours Spring Semester Hours
ENG 101 Composition I 4 ENG 102 Composition II 4
CHE 141 General Chemistry I  4 CHE 142 General Chemistry II  4
MAT 115 Calculus I 4 MAT 116 Calculus II 4
ECCE, Gen Ed., Elective 4 ECCE, Gen Ed., Elective 4
Total 16 Total 16

 


Second Year

Fall Semester Hours Spring Semester Hours
CHE 267 Organic Chemistry I 3 CHE 269 Organic Chemistry II 3
CHE 268 Organic Chemistry I Lab 1 CHE 271 Organic Chemistry II Lab 1
BIO 141 Unity of Living Organisms 4 ASP 202 Physics II 4
ASP 201 Physics I 4
ECCE, Gen Ed., Elective 4 ECCE, Gen Ed., Elective 8
Total 16 Total 16

 


Third Year

Fall Semester Hours Spring Semester Hours
CHE 321 Chemical Analysis 4 CHE 421 Instrumental Analysis 4
CHE 301 General Seminar 3 CHE 302 or 400 Undergraduate Research 3
CHE 475 General Biochemistry 3
CHE 476 General Biochemistry Lab 2
Gen Ed, AST, ECCE or elective 4  Gen Ed, AST, ECCE or elective 9
Total  16 Total 16

 


Fourth Year

Fall Semester Hours Spring Semester Hours
CHE 401 Physical Chemistry I 3 CHE 402 Physical Chemistry II 3
CHE 422 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry 4
Electives 13 Electives 9
Total 16 Total 16

 

Note: For chemistry majors the biochemistry courses and physical chemistry courses can either be taken in third or fourth year.