Mar 25, 2019  
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemistry, BSCHM

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This degree is designed for students planning for graduate study or positions in the chemical industry.

Degree Requirements

Candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Chemistry must meet the following requirements.

Hours Required and General/College Requirements:

A minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 42 must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor’s degree as specified in the “General University Requirements ” in the Academics section of this catalog and the Arts and Sciences Degree Requirements  (excluding foreign language and natural and life sciences). The laboratory science requirement is satisfied only by physical sciences.


CHEM 4940  may not be used to meet degree requirements for the chemistry major.

Minor Requirements:

A minor of at least 18 hours in mathematics, computer science, physics, biology or geology (if taken as a laboratory science), of which 6 must be advanced.


Hours required for electives may vary based on course selection and the University Core Curriculum requirements. Electives may be required to satisfy the advanced hour requirement (42) and/or the minimum total hours required for the degree. For specific information see an academic advisor in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Other Requirements:

GPA of 2.5 on all advanced courses attempted in science and engineering (biochemistry, biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, mathematics, physics).

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