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: 2020-21

General Education Requirements

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

Summary

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

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

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

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

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

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-

Biology

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

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

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the following course:

CHMY 373

Phys Chem-Kntcs & Thrmdynmcs

4

Total Hours

4

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Inorganic Chemistry

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the following course:

CHMY 401

Advanced Inorganic Chemistry

3

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Biochemistry

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the following course:

BCH 480

Advanced Biochemistry I

3

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Statistics

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

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.

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

Lake Ecology

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.

Code

Title

Hours

BCH 482

Advanced Biochemistry II

3

BCH 486

Biochemistry Research Lab

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-