Chemistry B.S. - Forensic Chemistry

Bachelor of Science - Chemistry; Forensic Chemistry Concentration

College of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 97

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

52

General Chemistry

Organic Chemistry

Biology

Physics

Mathematics

Forensic Science and Criminal Justice

Upper-Division Core Courses

32

Analytical Chemistry

Physical Chemistry

Inorganic Chemistry

Biochemistry

Experiential Learning

Seminar

Statistics

Advanced Electives

7

Expressive Art - Public Speaking

3

Social Science - Criminology

3

Total Hours

97


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-

Biochemistry and 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

Total Hours

8

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-

Forensic Science and Criminal Justice

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

CJUS 125N

Fund of Forensic Science

3

SOCI 221

Criminal Justice System

3

Total Hours

6

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Upper-Division Core Courses

Rule: All courses in all subcategories listed are required.

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 all of the following courses:

BCH 480

Advanced Biochemistry I

3

BCH 482

Advanced Biochemistry II

3

BCH 486

Biochemistry Research Lab

3

Total Hours

9

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Experiential Learning

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

CHMY 488

Forensic Research

3

or CHMY 498

Internship/Cooperative Educ

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Seminar

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the following course:

CHMY 489

Forensic Research Seminar

1

Total Hours

1

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-


Advanced Electives

Code

Title

Hours

Complete 7 credits from the following courses:

7

CHMY 411

Advanced Organic Chemistry

CHMY 465

Organic Spectroscopy

CHMY 466

FT-NMR Optn for Undrgrd Rsrch

CHMY 542

Separation Science

CJUS 488

Forensic Science the Crime Lab and Beyond

Total Hours

7

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-


Expressive Art - Public Speaking

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the following course:

COMX 111A

Introduction to Public Speaking

3

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Social Science - Criminology

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the following course:

SOCI 211S

Introduction to Criminology

3

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-