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Bachelor of Science in Chemistry–Premedical Chemistry

The Bachelor of Science in Chemistry – Premedical Chemistry is accredited by the American Chemical Society. This program prepares the graduate for the many diverse career opportunities available to the chemist in government, private industry and academia.

Premedical chemistry is designed for the student interested in a solid background in chemistry in preparation for a career in medicine or a related professional field. The curriculum includes all required coursework to make the student competitive for admission to medical, dental or veterinary schools. The advisor to this program provides up-to-date information on admission requirements for most of those schools, as well as admission test information.

Degree Requirements

Candidates for a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry – Premedical Chemistry must complete the minimum course requirements as indicated. Deviation from the recommended program can be made only with the approval of the student’s advisor and the concurrence of the department head.

Because the subject matter in general chemistry forms a critically important foundation for all of the advanced chemistry courses, both CHM 1101 and CHM 1102 must be passed with grades of at least C before taking any other chemistry courses.

Freshman Year

FALL CREDITS
ASC 1000 University Experience 1
BIO 1010 Biological Discovery 1 4
CHM 1101 General Chemistry 1 4
COM 1101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
MTH 1001 Calculus 1 4
  16


SPRING CREDITS
BIO 1020 Biological Discovery 2 4
BIO 1200 Introduction to the Health Professions 1
CHM 1102 General Chemistry 2 4
COM 1102 Writing about Literature 3
MTH 1002 Calculus 2 4
   16

Sophomore Year

FALL CREDITS
CHM 2001 Organic Chemistry 1 3
CHM 2011 Organic Chemistry Lab 1 2
CHM 3301
Analytical Chemistry 1
3
MTH 2001 Calculus 3 4
PHY 1001 Physics 1 4
PHY 2091 Physics Lab 1 1
  17


SPRING CREDITS
BIO 2801 Biometry 4
CHM 2002 Organic Chemistry 2 3
CHM 2012 Organic Chemistry Lab 2 2
HUM 2051 Civilization 1
3
PHY 2002 Physics 2 4
PHY 2092 Physics Lab 2 1
  17

Junior Year

FALL CREDITS
BIO 2110 General Genetics 4
BIO 4010 Biochemistry 1 4
CHM 3001 Physical Chemistry 1 3
CHM 3311 Analytical Chemistry Lab 1 2
PSY 1411 Introduction to Psychology 3
  16


SPRING CREDITS
CHM 3002 Physical Chemistry 2 3
CHM 3302 Analytical Chemistry 2 3
CHM 3312 Analytical Chemistry Lab 2 2
COM 2012 Research Sources and Systems 1
COM 2223 Scientific and Technical Communication 3
  Social Science Elective 3
  15

Senior Year

FALL CREDITS
CHM 3011 Physical Chemistry Lab 1 2
CHM 4001 Inorganic Chemistry 1 3
CHM 4700 Physical Biochemistry 1
CHM 4800 Undergraduate Research 1 (Q) 3
CHM 4900 Chemistry Seminar  0
  Humanities Core Course* 3
  Restricted Elective (CHM) 3
   15


SPRING CREDITS
CHM 3012 Physical Chemistry Lab 2 2
CHM 4900 Chemistry Seminar 0
  Free Elective 3
  Humanities Elective 3
  Liberal Arts Elective 3
  Restricted Elective (CHM)  3
  Technical Elective 3
  17

TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED 129

*Humanities Core Courses
HUM 2052 Civilization 2: Renaissance Through Modern 
HUM 2142  World Art History 2: Early Modern to Post-Colonial 
HUM 2212  British and American Literature 1 
HUM 2213  British and American Literature 2 
HUM 2331  American History: Pre-Columbian to Civil War Era 
HUM 2332  American History: From Reconstruction to the Present 

Not all humanities core courses are offered online or every term; check the current schedule of classes for humanities core options.

Dual-degree Option in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

This option requires approximately one additional year of study and allows the student to complete bachelor’s degrees in both chemistry and chemical engineering.