Chair: Herbert J. Sipe, Jr.
Professors Anderson, Dunn, Sipe;
Associate Professors Deifel, Mueller
The requirements for a major in Chemistry are the following: all courses from the Techniques Track (except honors) and the following courses from the Concepts Track: 110, 221, 230-231, 340-341, 441, and 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 certification in Chemistry, Chemistry 335, 420, and 440; or (c) for ACS certification in Biochemistry, Chemistry 335 or Biology 311, and Chemistry 420, Biology 304, and one additional course in Biology, chosen from Biology 201 or 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 major in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology are as follows: Chemistry 110/151, 221/152, 230/251, 231, 335 (also listed a Biology 311), 336, 340, 351/352; Biology 110/151, 201, 304, 358, and one of the following electives: 310, 313, 321, 323, or 324. For students interested in pursuing topics related to Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in graduate school, the following courses are recommended but not required: Chemistry 252, 341, 440, 441, Mathematics 121, and additional Biology electives from the list above.
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).