Chemistry

Curriculum

Dr. Jessica Epstein, Chairperson

The Chemistry Department offers a Chemistry major (B.S and B.A.), a Medicinal Chemistry major, and a Chemistry major with a concentration in Forensic Science. A minor in Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry is also offered

Requirements for Chemistry Major

Degree of Bachelor of Science

Twelve of the required credits for the major count towards the Core Curriculum Requirements.

CH-131General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis I 13
CH-131LGeneral Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis I Lab1
CH-132General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis II 13
CH-132LGeneral Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis II Lab1
CH-251Organic Chemistry I3
CH-251LOrganic Chemistry I Lab1
CH-252Organic Chemistry II3
CH-252LOrganic Chemistry II Lab1
CH-329Analytical Chemistry3
CH-329LAnalytical Chemistry Lab1
CH-365Physical Chemistry I3
CH-365LPhysical Chemistry I Lab1
CH-366Physical Chemistry II3
CH-366LPhysical Chemistry II Lab1
CH-449Inorganic Chemistry3
CH-449LInorganic Chemistry Lab1
CH-460Instrumental Analysis3
CH-460LInstrumental Analysis Lab1
CH-499Research in Chemistry (Capstone, WI)3
MA-143Differential Calculus 24
MA-144Integral Calculus 24
MA-273Multivariable Calculus I4
PC-185General Physics I3
PC-187General Physics Laboratory I1
PC-186General Physics II3
PC-188General Physics Laboratory II1
Total Credits59

Requirements for a Chemistry Major with a Concentration in Forensic Science

Twelve of the required credits for the major count towards the Core Curriculum Requirements.

CH-131General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis I 13
CH-131LGeneral Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis I Lab1
CH-132General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis II 13
CH-132LGeneral Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis II Lab1
CH-251Organic Chemistry I3
CH-251LOrganic Chemistry I Lab1
CH-252Organic Chemistry II3
CH-252LOrganic Chemistry II Lab1
CH-329Analytical Chemistry3
CH-329LAnalytical Chemistry Lab1
CH-365Physical Chemistry I3
CH-365LPhysical Chemistry I Lab1
CH-366Physical Chemistry II3
CH-366LPhysical Chemistry II Lab1
CH-460Instrumental Analysis3
CH-460LInstrumental Analysis Lab1
CH-499Research in Chemistry (Capstone, WI)3
MA-143Differential Calculus 24
MA-144Integral Calculus 24
MA-273Multivariable Calculus I4
PC-185General Physics I3
PC-187General Physics Laboratory I1
PC-186General Physics II3
PC-188General Physics Laboratory II1
Additional courses:
BI-183General Biology I3
BI-185General Biology I Lab1
CH-361Criminalistics and Forensic Science3
CH-442Biochemistry I3
CJ-170Introduction to Criminal Justice3
CJ-405Crime Investigation3
Total Credits71

Special Notes on Requirements for Chemistry Majors

Requirements for Chemistry Major

Degree of Bachelor of Arts

Twelve of the required credits for the major count toward core curriculum requirements.

CH-131General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis I 13
CH-131LGeneral Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis I Lab1
CH-132General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis II 13
CH-132LGeneral Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis II Lab1
CH-251Organic Chemistry I3
CH-251LOrganic Chemistry I Lab1
CH-252Organic Chemistry II3
CH-252LOrganic Chemistry II Lab1
CH-329Analytical Chemistry3
CH-329LAnalytical Chemistry Lab1
CH-347Principles of Physical Chemistry3
CH-442Biochemistry I3
CH-442LBiochemistry I Lab1
CH Elective (choose any 300 or 400 level course) 23
MA-132Statistics for the Life Sciences 33
MA-133Calculus for the Life Sciences 34
BI-183General Biology I3
BI-185General Biology I Lab1
BI-184General Biology II3
BI-186General Biology II Lab1
PC-185General Physics I3
PC-187General Physics Laboratory I1
PC-186General Physics II3
PC-188General Physics Laboratory II1
Total Credits53

Requirements for Medicinal Chemistry Major

Degree of Bachelor of Science

CH-131General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis I 13
CH-131LGeneral Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis I Lab1
CH-132General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis II 13
CH-132LGeneral Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis II Lab1
CH-251Organic Chemistry I3
CH-251LOrganic Chemistry I Lab1
CH-252Organic Chemistry II3
CH-252LOrganic Chemistry II Lab1
CH-329Analytical Chemistry3
CH-329LAnalytical Chemistry Lab1
CH-347Principles of Physical Chemistry3
CH-353Medicinal Chemistry3
CH-355Polymer Functionality3
CH-372Synthetic Organic Chemistry3
CH-442Biochemistry I3
CH-442LBiochemistry I Lab1
CH-443Biochemistry II3
CH-443LBiochemistry II Lab1
CH-449Inorganic Chemistry3
CH-449LInorganic Chemistry Lab1
CH-499Research in Chemistry (Capstone, WI)3
MA-143Differential Calculus 24
MA-144Integral Calculus 24
PC-185General Physics I3
PC-187General Physics Laboratory I1
PC-186General Physics II3
PC-188General Physics Laboratory II1
Total Credits63

Requirements for Chemistry Minor

Six of the required credits for the minor count towards the Core Curriculum Requirements.

CH-131General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis I 13
CH-131LGeneral Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis I Lab1
CH-132General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis II 13
CH-132LGeneral Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis II Lab1
CH-251Organic Chemistry I3
CH-251LOrganic Chemistry I Lab1
CH-252Organic Chemistry II3
CH-252LOrganic Chemistry II Lab1
Choose 3 courses (7 credits) 300 or 400 level chemistry courses 2 lectures and 1 lab7
Total Credits23

 Requirements for Medicinal Chemistry Minor (26 Credits Chemistry)

CH-131General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis I3
CH-131LGeneral Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis I Lab1
CH-132General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis II3
CH-132LGeneral Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis II Lab1
CH-251Organic Chemistry I3
CH-251LOrganic Chemistry I Lab1
CH-252Organic Chemistry II3
CH-252LOrganic Chemistry II Lab1
CH-329Analytical Chemistry3
CH-329LAnalytical Chemistry Lab1
CH-353Medicinal Chemistry3
CH-355Polymer Functionality3
Total Credits26

 Special Note on Requirements