B.S. Degree in Chemistry

The B.S. degree in chemistry is appropriate for those who seek greater depth of foundational coursework in supporting fields, additional breadth within the major and a research capstone.

Courses

General Education Prerequisites (12 Units)

  • BIOL-101L Principles of Biology (4)
  • CHEM-101L General Chemistry I (4)
  • MATH -210 Calculus I (4)

Required Courses

Chemistry Core (35 units)

  • CHEM-102L General Chemistry II (4)
  • CHEM-310 Organic Chemistry I (3)
  • CHEM-311 Organic Chemistry II (3)
  • CHEM-312L Organic Chemistry Laboratory I (2)
  • CHEM-313L Organic Chemistry Laboratory II (1)
  • CHEM-320L Inorganic Chemistry (4)
  • CHEM-351L Quantitative Analysis (4)
  • CHEM-451L Instrumental Analysis (4)
  • CHEM-460L Physical Chemistry (4)
  • CHEM-496 Research Project (2)
  • Select 4 additional units of upper-division chemistry.

Supporting Courses (22 units)

  • CS-121 Introduction to Scientific Programming (3)
  • or MATH-311 Statistics for Natural Sciences (3)
  • MATH-220 Calculus II (4)
  • MATH-230 Calculus III (4)
  • MATH-335 Linear Algebra (3)
  • or MATH-345 Numerical Analysis (3)
  • or MATH-365 Differential Equations (3)
  • PHYS-120L General Physics I (4)
  • PHYS-121L General Physics II (4)

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