A Christian College of the Liberal Arts & Sciences

BS/BA in Chemistry

The BS major is designed for students planning to pursue graduate study and professional research in chemistry or one of its subfields, such as biomedical science, forensics, environmental science, pharmacology, or materials science.

The BA major is designed for students planning to pursue professional studies such as law or medicine, students interested in teaching chemistry at the secondary level, or students choosing chemistry as a second major.

Chemistry Major BS

Pre-requisites8
CHEM 151 General Chemistry I 4
CHEM 152 General Chemistry II 4
Co-requisites20
PHYS 151 General Physics I 4
PHYS 152 General Physics II 4
MATH 180 or 181 Calculus and its Origins OR Calculus I 4
MATH 182 Calculus II 4
MATH 241 Differential Equations (MATH 241) 4
Major Requirements12
CHEM 241 Organic Chemistry I 4
CHEM 242 Organic Chemistry II 4
CHEM 277 Analytical Chemistry 4
CHEM 278 Chemical Instrumentation in Research 4
CHEM 286 Special Topics 2
CHEM 361 Physical Chemistry I 4
CHEM 362 Physical Chemistry II 4
CHEM 482 Senior Seminar 1

Additional 8 hours in chemistry selected from courses numbered above 300, excluding chemistry projects, independent studies, or honors. These courses must include at least one of the following courses:

CHEM 332 Biochemistry
CHEM 343 Advanced Organic Chemistry
CHEM 452 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry 

Chemistry Major BA

Co-requisites 
PHYS 151 General Physics I 4
PHYS 152 General Physics II 4
MATH 180 or 181 Calculus and its Origins OR Calculus I 4
MATH 182 Calculus II 4
MATH 241 Differential Equations 4
Major Requirements
CHEM 151 General Chemistry I 4
CHEM 152 General Chemistry II 4
CHEM 241 Organic Chemistry I 4
CHEM 242 Organic Chemistry II 4
CHEM 277 Analytical Chemistry 4
CHEM 278 Chemical Instrumentation in Research 4
CHEM 286 Special Topics 2
CHEM 361 Physical Chemistry I 4
CHEM 362 Physical Chemistry II 4
CHEM 482 Senior Capstone: Chemistry Seminar 1