B.S. Chemistry (subdiscipline option)

Students pursuing this degree plan will complete a breadth of chemistry courses that meet the requirements for a B.S. degree plan and will tailor their upper level coursework to their individual interests in the following areas: analytical, biochemistry, inorganic, organic, or physical chemistry. Undergraduate research in chemistry is strongly encouraged.

Note: This degree plan is not certified by the American Chemical Society


Forty-one semester hours including the following:

  • CHE 1301/1101-Basic Principles of Modern Chemistry I & General Chemistry Laboratory I
  • CHE 1302/1102-Basic Principles of Modern Chemistry II & 1102 General Chemistry Laboratory II
  • CHE 2416-Laboratory Measurements and Techniques
  • CHE 3331-Organic Chemistry I
  • CHE 3332-Organic Chemistry II
  • CHE 3238-Organic Chemistry Laboratory
  • CHE 4321-Physical Chemistry I
  • CHE 4227-Physical Chemistry Laboratory I
  • CHE 4151-Undergraduate Seminar I
  • CHE 4001-An exit examination, designated by the department, will be required of all chemistry majors. This examination will be chosen by the department from the GRE, ETS, or another similar examination.
  • A minimum of fifteen semester hours of "4000" level chemistry, including a minimum of four semester hours of laboratory (excluding CHE 4327-not applicable to a major in Chemistry). A maximum of three semester hours of 4V98 may count toward this requirement.
  • Required courses in other fields:
    • MTH 1321, 1322, 2321-Calculus I, II, III
    • PHY 1420, 1430-General Physics I-II