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Chemistry, BS (43-393) (120 hours)


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Major, Bachelor of Science Degree

The graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of core knowledge concerning the major concepts in the basic areas of the discipline (analytical, biological, inorganic, organic and physical chemistry).
  • Solve problems by identifying the essential parts of a problem, developing a strategy for solving the problem, and applying appropriate methodology to arrive at a solution.
  • Safely conduct chemistry experiments that utilize standard equipment, standard techniques and modern instruments, and correctly interpret results obtained from chemistry experiments.
  • Use computers in data acquisition and analysis, and as a tool to locate and retrieve scientific information about a chemical, chemical technique, or topic relating to chemistry.
  • Effectively communicate chemical concepts and experimental results through writing and oral communication skills.
  • Successfully pursue their career objectives in advanced education in professional and/or graduate schools, in a scientific career in government or industry, in a teaching career in the school systems, or in a related career following graduation.

Policies  

Chemistry (43-393) - Chemistry Option, BS (4 Year Guide)  

Chemistry (43-393) - Chemistry: ACS Certified Option, BS (4 Year Guide) Begin Even Numbered Year  

Chemistry (43-393) - Chemistry: ACS Certified Option, BS (4 Year Guide) Begin Odd Numbered Year  

Chemistry (43-393) - Biochemistry Option, BS (4 Year Guide) Begin Even Numbered Year  

Chemistry (43-393) - Biochemistry Option, BS (4 Year Guide) Begin Odd Numbered Year  

 

Major Requirements: 45-61 Semester Hours


Choose One of the Following 3 Options: 6-22 Semester Hours


General Education Requirements: 46 Semester Hours


All students must complete a minimum of 42 credit hours in general education. Some majors require additional hours due to required coursework. See The General Education Program Requirements  for full listing of requirements. The following general education classes are required by this major:

Free Electives: 13-29 Semester Hours


Minimum Total: 120 Semester Hours


* This course has a prerequisite not listed in the program; click on the course number for additional requirements.

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