The Professional option is especially recommended for students who plan to pursue graduate studies in chemistry or related fields or those persons wishing to seek employment in industry as chemists.
The matrix below is a sample plan for all coursework required for this program.
Fall Spring ENGL 1013 Composition I1 3 ENGL 1023 Composition II1 3 Social Sciences1 3 BIOL 1114 Principles of Biology 4 MATH 2914 Calculus I 4 MATH 2924 Calculus II 4 PHSC 1001 Orientation to Physical Science 1 PHSC 1011 Orientation to Physical Science II 1 CHEM 2124 General Chemistry I 4 CHEM 2134 General Chemistry II 4 Total Hours 15 Total Hours 16
Fall Spring Fine Arts & Humanities1 3 Fine Arts & Humanities1 3 CHEM 3301 Chemistry Seminar 1 Social Sciences/Fine Arts/Humanities/Communication1 3 CHEM 3324 Physical Chemistry I 4 CHEM 3334 Physical Chemistry II 4 CHEM 3423 Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry 3 Elective3 6 CHEM Elective2 3 Total Hours 14 Total Hours 16
Fall Spring CHEM 3344 Principles of Biochemistry 4 CHEM 4424 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry 4 CHEM 4401 Chemistry Seminar 1 CHEM 4952-4 Undergraduate Research in Chemistry or
CHEM 4992-4 Special Problems in Chemistry
2-4 CHEM 4414 Instrumental Analysis 4 Elective3 7-5 CHEM 4433 Advanced Topics in Chemistry 3 Total Hours 12 Total Hours 13
1See appropriate alternatives or substitutions in "General Education Requirements". A specific general education core course does not have to be taken in the semester
listed, any other part of the general education core at any time is acceptable as
2Excluding CHEM 1113 A Survey of Chemistry and CHEM 2204 Organic Physiological Chemistry.
3German, Statistics, and Technical Communications are encouraged. (Electives must include sufficient upper division courses to result in 40 upper division hours) (upper division = 3000-4000 level)