Chemistry Requirements

Professors Anderson, Dunn, Sipe; Associate Professor Mueller; Assistant Professor Deifel

Chair: Paul H. Mueller

The requirements for a major in Chemistry are the following:

  • all courses from the Techniques Track (except honors)
  • the following courses from the Concepts Track: 110, 221, 230-231, 340-341, 441,
  • one of the following three groups of additional courses: (a) Chemistry 440 and one Chemistry elective at the 300- or 400-level; or (b) for ACS accreditation in Chemistry, Chemistry 335, 420, and 440; or (c) for ACS accreditation in Biochemistry, Chemistry 335 or Biology 311, and Chemistry 420, Biology 312,
  • one additional course in Biology, chosen from Biology 201, 301, and 321

The requirements for a major in Chemistry also include satisfactory completion of

  • Mathematics 141-142,
  • Physics 131-132, and
  • Physics 151-152

The requirements for a minor in Chemistry are the following:

  • Chemistry 110/151 (4 hours credit); Chemistry 221/152 (4 hours credit);
  • one additional lecture course in Chemistry at the 200-level or above (3 hours credit); one additional lecture course in Chemistry at the 300-level or above (3 hours credit);
  • two additional laboratory courses in Chemistry, at least one of which must be at the 300-level (3-4 hours credit)

updated 6/27/13