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2015-2016 Catalog 
2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemistry - General Chemistry, B.S.

Major Code: 7031 Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Science
Age Restriction: N Admission status: undergraduate
Delivery Mode/s: classroom only Location/s: main campus

The Bachelor of Science in Chemistry - General Chemistry is accredited by the American Chemical Society. The general chemistry major prepares the graduate for the many diverse career opportunities available to the chemist in government, private industry and academia.

The general chemistry major is similar to the research chemistry major but with greater flexibility for the addition of electives during the senior year. It also provides excellent preparation for professional or graduate schools, or for a career in industry.

Degree Requirements

Candidates for a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry - General Chemistry must complete the minimum course requirements as indicated. Deviation from the recommended program can be made only with the approval of the student’s advisor and the concurrence of the department head.

Because the subject matter in general chemistry forms a critically important foundation for all of the advanced chemistry courses, both CHM 1101  and CHM 1102  must be passed with grades of at least C before taking any other chemistry courses.

Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year

Fall (15 Credit Hours)


Spring (14 Credit Hours)


Total Credits Required: 125

The technical electives are selected in consultation with the student’s advisor.