Chemistry B.S. - Forensic Chemistry

Bachelor of Science - Chemistry; Forensic Chemistry Concentration

College of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 101

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2018-2019

General Education Requirements

Information regarding these requirements can be found in the General Education Section of the catalog. 

Summary

Lower-Division Core Courses52
General Chemistry
Organic Chemistry
Biochemistry and Biology
Physics
Mathematics
Forensic Science and Criminal Justice
Upper-Division Core Courses29
Analytical Chemistry
Physical Chemistry
Inorganic Chemistry
Biochemistry
Experiential Learning
Seminar
Statistics
Advanced Electives11
Expressive Art - Public Speaking3
Social Science - Criminology3
Ethics3
Total Hours101

Lower-Division Core Courses

General Chemistry

Complete all of the following courses:
CHMY 141N
CHMY 142N
College Chemistry I
and College Chemistry I Lab
5
CHMY 143N
CHMY 144N
College Chemistry II
and College Chemistry II Lab
5
Total Hours10

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Organic Chemistry

Complete all of the following courses:
CHMY 221
CHMY 222
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry I Lab
5
CHMY 223
CHMY 224
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry II Lab
5
Total Hours10

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Biochemistry and Biology

Complete all of the following courses:
BCH 110Intro Biology for Biochemists3
BCH 111Intro Biol for Biochemists Lab1
BIOB 260Cellular and Molecular Biology4
Total Hours8

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Physics

Complete all of the following courses:
PHSX 215N
PHSX 216N
Fund of Physics w/Calc I
and Physics Laboratory I w/Calc
5
PHSX 217N
PHSX 218N
Fund of Physics w/Calc II
and Physics Laboratory II w/Calc
5
Total Hours10

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Mathematics

Complete all of the following courses:
M 171Calculus I4
M 172Calculus II4
Total Hours8

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Forensic Science and Criminal Justice

Complete all of the following courses:
CJUS 125NFund of Forensic Science3
SOCI 221Criminal Justice System3
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Upper-Division Core Courses

Rule: All courses in all subcategories listed are required.

Analytical Chemistry

Complete all of the following courses:
CHMY 311Analytical Chem-Quant Analysis4
CHMY 421Advanced Instrument Analysis4
Total Hours8

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Physical Chemistry

Complete the following course:
CHMY 373Phys Chem-Kntcs & Thrmdynmcs4
Total Hours4

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Inorganic Chemistry

Complete the following course:
CHMY 401Advanced Inorganic Chemistry3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Biochemistry

Complete all of the following courses:
BCH 480Advanced Biochemistry I3
BCH 482Advanced Biochemistry II3
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Experiential Learning

Complete one of the following courses:
CHMY 488Forensic Research3
or CHMY 498 Internship/Cooperative Educ
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Seminar

Complete the following course:
CHMY 489Forensic Research Seminar1
Total Hours1

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Statistics

Complete all of the following courses:
STAT 451Statistical Methods I3
STAT 457Computer Data Analysis I1
Total Hours4

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Advanced Electives

Rule: 8 of the 11 credits must be numbered 300 or above to satisfy this requirement.

Complete 11 credits from the following courses:11
Organic Spectroscopy
FT-NMR Optn for Undrgrd Rsrch
Separation Science
Forensic Science the Crime Lab and Beyond
Use & Abuse of Drugs
Total Hours11

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Expressive Art - Public Speaking

Complete the following course:
COMX 111AIntroduction to Public Speaking3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Social Science - Criminology

Complete the following course:
SOCI 211SIntroduction to Criminology3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Ethics

Complete the following course:
CHMY 305EEthics, Literature and Writing in the Sciences3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-