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BS in Chemistry

This is an option that offers flexibility along with a strong foundation in chemical science.

Recommended Course Schedule

Freshman Year: Fall Semester

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

CHM 109 General Chemistry I 5
MTH 135 or
MTH 231
Pre-Calculus or
Calculus I
3 or
4
COL 150 Columba Seminar 4
College Core or
Related Science Course
College Core or
Related Science Course
3 or
4-4.5

Total

 

16-17.5


Freshman Year: Spring Semester

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

CHM 110 General Chemistry II 5
MTH 231 or
MTH 232
Calculus I or
Calculus II
4
ENG 120 English Composition 3
College Core or
Related Science Course
College Core or
Related Science Course
3 or
4-4.5

Total

 

15-17.5


Sophomore Year: Fall Semester

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

CHM 209 Organic Chemistry I 3
CHM 220 Organic Lab I 2
PHY 101 General Physics I 4
MTH 232 or
CS 201
Calculus II or
Computer Science I
4
CHM 222 Analytical Chemistry 3

Total

 

16


Sophomore Year: Spring Semester

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

CHM 210 Organic Chemistry II 3
CHM 221 Organic Lab II 2
PHY 102 General Physics II 4
CS 201 or
College Core
Computer Science I or
College Core
4 or
3
College Core College Core 3

Total

 

15-16


Junior Year: Fall Semester

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

CHM 309 Physical Chemistry I 3
CHM 311 Physical Lab I 2
Chemistry elective:
CHM 321
(strongly recommended)
Chemistry elective:
Biochemistry I
(strongly recommended)
3
College Core College Core 3
College Core College Core 3
College or CHM Elective College or Chemistry Elective 3

Total

 

17


Junior Year: Spring Semester

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

CHM 310 Physical Chemistry II 3
College Core or
CS 201
College Core or
Computer Science I
3 or
4
Chemistry elective:
CHM 327
(strongly recommended)
Chemistry elective:
Inorganic Chemistry
(strongly recommended)
3
College Core College Core 3
College Core College Core 3

Total

 

15


Senior Year: Fall Semester

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

CHM 450 Seminar 2
Advanced CHM elective
(strongly recommended)
Advanced Chemistry elective
(strongly recommended)
3
CHM or College Elective Chemistry or College Elective 3-6
College Core College Core 3
College Core College Core 3

Total

 

14-17


Senior Year: Spring Semester

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

CHM 322 Instrumental Analysis 3
CHM or College Elective Chemistry or College Elective 3
College Core College Core 3
College Core College Core 3
College Core or Elective College Core or Elective 3

Total

 

15


* Total of two CHM electives are required from among CHM 321, CHM 327 or any course listed as “Adv. Elective” for ACS major.