Chemistry B.S. - Environmental Chemistry

Bachelor of Science - Chemistry; Environmental Chemistry Concentration

College of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 92

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2019-2020

General Education Requirements

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

Summary

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Lower-Division Core Courses

54

General Chemistry

Organic Chemistry

Physics

Mathematics

Geology

Biology

Upper-Division Core Courses

30

Analytical Chemistry

Physical Chemistry

Inorganic Chemistry

Biochemistry

Statistics

Geology

Advanced Electives

8

Total Hours

92


Lower-Division Core Courses

General Chemistry

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

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 Hours

10

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Organic Chemistry

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

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 Hours

10

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Physics

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

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 Hours

10

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Mathematics

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

M 171

Calculus I

4

M 172

Calculus II

4

Total Hours

8

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Geology

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

GEO 101N

Introduction to Physical Geology

3

GEO 102N

Introduction to Physical Geology Lab

1

Total Hours

4

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Biochemistry Biology

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

BIOB 160N

Principles of Living Systems

3

BIOB 161N

Prncpls of Living Systems Lab

1

BIOB 260

Cellular and Molecular Biology

4

BIOB 272

Genetics and Evolution

4

Total Hours

12

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Upper-Division Core Courses

Analytical Chemistry

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

CHMY 311

Analytical Chem-Quant Analysis

4

CHMY 421

Advanced Instrument Analysis

4

Total Hours

8

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Physical Chemistry

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the following course:

CHMY 373

Phys Chem-Kntcs & Thrmdynmcs

4

Total Hours

4

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Inorganic Chemistry

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the following course:

CHMY 401

Advanced Inorganic Chemistry

3

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Biochemistry

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the following course:

BCH 480

Advanced Biochemistry I

3

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Statistics

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

STAT 451

Statistical Methods I

3

STAT 457

Computer Data Analysis I

1

Total Hours

4

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Geology

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the following course:

GEO 320

Global Water

4

GEO 327

Geochemistry

4

Total Hours

8

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Advanced Electives

Note: A maximum of 3 credits each of CHMY 492, BIOB 492, and GEO 492 be applied to meet the advanced electives requirement. In addition, a maximum of 5 credits of a language may be applied to meet the advanced electives requirement.

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Complete 8 credits from the following courses:

8

BIOB 490

Adv Undergrad Research

BIOB 492

Independent Study

BIOE 370

General Ecology

BIOE 439

Stream Ecology

BIOE 453

Ecology of Small & Large Lakes

BIOM 360

General Microbiology (equiv to BIOM 260)

CHMY 373

Phys Chem-Kntcs & Thrmdynmcs

CHMY 391

Special Topics/Expmntl Crse

CHMY 402

Advanced Inorganic Chem Lab

CHMY 403

Descriptive Inorganic Chem

CHMY 442

Aquatic Chemistry

CHMY 465

Organic Spectroscopy

CHMY 466

FT-NMR Optn for Undrgrd Rsrch

CHMY 491

Special Topics/Expmntl Crse

CHMY 492

Independent Study

GEO 320

Global Water

GEO 420

Hydrogeology

GEO 492

Independent Study

STAT 452

Statistical Methods II

Total Hours

8

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Advanced College Writing Requirement

Rule: To complete the Advanced College Writing Requirement, Chemistry students may take the following courses or any other stand-alone advanced writing course.

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

BCH 482

Advanced Biochemistry II

3

BCH 486

Biochemistry Research Lab

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-