General Chemistry Option

The chemistry major with the general chemistry option prepares students for a variety of possible careers in chemistry laboratories and in chemistry-related fields like forensics or pharmaceutical sales. It is also excellent preparation for pre-professional programs in medicine, dentistry, medical technology, and similar programs. Requirements for the general chemistry major include prescribed ancillary courses in computer science, mathematics and physics. A minor or a second major is also required. 

2021-2022 Fall Semester Spring Semester
Freshman CH 111 3 hrs.   CH 112 3 hrs.
  CH 111L 1 hrs.   CH 112L 1 hrs.
  EN 111 3 hrs.   EN 112 3 hrs.
  HI 101 or HI 101H or HI 201 3 hrs.   HI 102 or HI 102H or HI 202 3 hrs.
  MA 1121 3 hrs.   CIS 125 or CS 135 or CS 155 3 hrs.
      Social or Behavioral Science (Area IV) 3 hrs.
  Total 13 hrs.   Total 16 hrs.
 
Sophomore CH 311 4 hrs.   CH 312 4 hrs.
  CH 311L 1 hrs.   CH 312L 1 hrs.
  EN 211 or EN 221 or EN 231 or EN 231H 3 hrs.   Humanities/Foreign Lang4/Eng Lit. (Area II) 3 hrs.
  MA 1212 or MA 1253  3-4 hrs   MA 122 or MA 126  3-4 hrs
  Fine Arts Requirement (Area II) 3 hrs.   COM 201 3 hrs.
  Course in minor subject area 3 hrs.   Course in minor subject area 3 hrs.
  Total 17-18 hrs.   Total 17-18 hrs.
 
Junior CH 321 3 hrs.   CH 322 3 hrs.
  CH 321LW 2 hrs.   CH 322LW 2 hrs.
  PH 251 5 hrs.   PH 252 5 hrs.
  Social or Behavioral Science (Area IV) 3 hrs.   Course in minor subject area 3 hrs.
  Course in minor subject area 3 hrs.   Elective4 3 hrs.
  Total 16 hrs.   Total 16 hrs.
 
Senior CH 341 3 hrs. Course in minor subject area 3 hrs.
  CH 341L 1 hrs. Elective or course in minor subject area 3 hrs.
  Course in minor subject area 3 hrs. Elective or course in minor subject area 3 hrs.
  Course in minor subject area 3 hrs. Elective or course in minor subject area 1 hrs.
  Elective or course in minor subject area 3 hrs.    
  Total 13 hrs.   Total 10 hrs.
 
Total Hours 120 hrs.
1 Prerequisite:  minimum mathematics ACT score of 22 and credit in high school Algebra I, Algebra II, and Geometry.
2 Prerequisite:  minimum mathematics ACT score of 25; or MA 112 or equivalent.
3 Prerequisite:  mathematics ACT score of 28 or higher; or MA 115 with C or above; or MA 113 with a C or above. 
4 Foreign Language if pursuing B.A. degree (total of 6 cr hrs needed).