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B.A. in Chemistry

Degree Requirements  Sample Program
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Degree Requirements
The B.A. in Chemistry requires 120 course credits, including:

College Core Requirements   40 credits
Chemistry Major 51 credits
Chemistry Core Courses    31 credits 
    CHEM 120-121 General Chemistry (8 credits)
    CHEM 219-220 Organic Chemistry (6 credits)
    CHEM 223-224 Organic Chemistry Lab (2 credits)
    CHEM 309 Physical Chemistry I  (3 credits)
    CHEM 311 Physical Chemistry Lab I (1 credit)
    Advanced CHEM 3xx Electives (7 credits)
    CHEM 4xx Electives (3 credits)
    CHEM 404 Chemistry Colloquium      (1 credit)
Cognate Requirements:
20 credits
    FSEM 115 Freshman Seminar (1 credit)
    MATH 131-132 Calculus I and II   (8 credits)
    MATH 231 Calculus III (3 credits)
    PHYS 207-208 Physics I and II  (8 credits)
Open Electives 29 credits
TOTAL 120 credits

*Nine core credits in Natural Science and Mathematics may be satisfied with major requirements.

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Sample Program
B.A. in Biochemistry (120 credits)

Year 1
FYE 101 The First-Year Experience  1 credit 
ENGL 110 Writing in Context I (fall) 3 credits
ENGL 120 Writing in Context II (spring) 3 credits
FSEM 115 Freshman Seminar 1 credit
Modern Language and Literature Core 6 credits
CHEM 120-121 General Chemistry I and II 8 credits
MATH 131-132 Calculus I and II 8 credits
TOTAL 30 credits

Year 2
Core Courses 9 credits
CHEM 219-220 Organic Chemistry I and II  6 credits
CHEM 223-224 Organic Chemistry Lab I and II 2 credits
MATH 231 Calculus III 3 credits
PHYS 207-208 Physics I and II  8 credits
Open Elective 3 credits
TOTAL 31 credits

Year 3
Core Courses 9 credits
CHEM 3xx Elective 4 credits
CHEM 309 Physical Chemistry I 3 credits
CHEM 311 Physical Chemistry Lab I 1 credit
Open Electives 12 credits
TOTAL 29 credits

Year 4
Core Courses 9 credits
CHEM 3xx Elective 3 credits
CHEM 4xx Elective 3 credits
CHEM 404 Chemistry Colloquium 1 credit
Open Electives 14 credits
TOTAL 30 credits
Total Credits for Graduation: 120

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