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Comparison of Degree Requirements

Comparison of Chemistry Degree Requirements

B.S.

B.S.

B.S.

Course No.

Course Title

Semester Taught

ACS Certified

Concen. Option

Biochem Option

B.A.

CHE 1301

Basic Principles of Modern Chemistry I

All

Required

Required

Required

Required

CHE 1101

General Chemistry Laboratorty I

All

Required

Required

Required

Required

CHE 1302

Basic Principles of Modern Chemistry II

All

Required

Required

Required

Required

CHE 1101

General Chemistry Laboratorty II

All

Required

Required

Required

Required

CHE 2216

Laboratory Measurements and Techniques

All

Required

Required

Required

Required

CHE 3331

Organic Chemistry I

All

Required

Required

Required

Required

CHE 3332

Organic Chemistry II

All

Required

Required

Required

Required

CHE 3238

Organic Chemistry Laboratory

All

Required

Required

Required

Required

CHE 4321

Physical Chemistry I

Fall

Required

Required

Required

Required

CHE 4127

Physical Chemistry Laboratory I

Fall

Required

Required

Required

Required

CHE 4151

Undergraduate Seminar I

Fall

1 sem

1 sem

1 sem

1 sem or 4152

CHE 4322

Physical Chemistry II

Spring

Required

Option

Required

Option

CHE 4128

Physical Chemistry Laboratory II

Spring

Required

Option

Required

Option

CHE 4237

Advanced Organic Laboratory

Spring

Required

Option

Lab Option

Option

CHE 4316

Instrumental Analysis

Spring

Required

Option

Required

Option

CHE 4217

Instrumental Analysis Laboratory

Spring

Required

Option

Lab Option

Option

CHE 4301

Inorganic Chemistry

Fall

Required

Option

N/A

Option

CHE 4207

Preparative Inorganic Chemistry

Fall

Required

Option

Required

Option

CHE 4001

Exit Examination

Spring

Required

Required

Required

Required

CHE 4341

General Biochemistry

Fall (Spring)

Required

Option

Required

Option

CHE 4342

Topics in Human Biochemistry

Spring

Option

Option

Required

N/A

CHE 4141

Modern Biochemistry Laboratory

Fall

N/A

Option

Required

Option

CHE 4142

Advanced Biochemistry Laboratory

Spring

N/A

Option

Required

N/A

CHE 4V98

Senior Research

All

Option + 4199

Option

Lab Option

N/A

CHE 43xx

Any Upper Level Chemistry

Varies

1 Required

Option

N/A

N/A

CHE 5346

Recombinant DNA and Biotech

Varies

N/A

N/A

Lect Option

N/A

CHE 5348

Enzymology

Varies

N/A

N/A

Lect Option

N/A

BIO 4301

Immunology

Varies

N/A

N/A

Lect Option

N/A

BIO 4306

Molecular Genetics

Varies

N/A

N/A

Lect Option

N/A

BIO 3330

Human Genetics

Varies

N/A

N/A

Lect Option

N/A

Semester Hours of Chemistry

45 sem hrs

38 sem hrs

45 sem hrs

30 sem hrs

MTH 1321

Calculus I

All

Required

Required

Required

Required

MTH 1322

Calculus II

All

Required

Required

Required

Required

MTH 2321

Calculus III

All

Required

Required

Required

Required

MTH 3325

Ordinary Differential Equations

All

Required

N/A

Required

N/A

PHY 1420

General Physics IA or I

All

Required

Required

Required

Required

PHY 1430

General Physics II

All

Required

Required

Required

Required

Semester Hours of Math/Physics

20 sem hrs

17 sem hrs

20 sem hrs

17 sem hrs

Other College Requirements:

45 sem hrs

45 sem hrs

45 sem hrs

60 sem hrs

Electives:

14 sem hrs

24 sem hrs

14 sem hrs

17 sem hrs

Total Hours:

124 sem hrs

124 sem hrs

124 sem hrs

124 sem hrs

Upper Level Options

1 Advanced CHE

15 sem hrs CHE

1 Adv Lecture

8 sem hrs CHE

At least 4 hr labs

1 Adv Lab

At least 2 hr lab


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