Program Prerequisite: Students are eligible for admission to the Chemistry (BS) Program upon completion of the requirements for the Chemical Technician (AAS) degree, the requirements of which are a subset of the in Chemistry (BS) requirements.
Minor: Not required
Grade Requirements: Average GPA of 2.00 or better in courses within the major.
Credit Hour Requirements: A total of 120 credit hours are required for graduation. A minimum of 51 credit hours of chemistry and chemistry related course work are required with a further 18 credits in required cognate courses outside of chemistry. A total of 40 upper division credit hours (in courses numbered 3000 and above) are required for all Chemistry majors to fulfill University graduation requirements; 29-34 upper division credit hours are earned while completing the Chemistry program requirements.
Program Code: 6005BS
All Chemistry majors should meet with their assigned faculty advisor at least annually for course and program advisement. Initial advisement is with the Chemistry Department Chair. Call 801-626-6952 for information and to arrange an appointment.
Declare your program of study (see Enrollment Services and Information). Students are eligible for admission to the Chemistry (BS) Program upon completion of the requirements for the Chemical Technician (AAS) degree, the requirements of which are a subset of the in Chemistry (BS) requirements.
General Education Requirements
Refer to Degree and General Education Requirements for Bachelor of Science requirements. The following courses required for the Chemistry major also satisfy general education requirements for the physical sciences: CHEM 1210 and PHYS 2210.
Chemistry-ACS Certified (BS)
Students applying for the Chemistry Major will first complete the requirements for the Chemical Technician AAS. Courses for the AAS are included here for completeness.
Required Introductory and Foundation Courses (32 credit hours)
The following are introductory and foundation level courses that are required for the Chemistry major.
Students must take a minimum of 16 credit hours of the following courses with a minimum of 12 hours in CHEM including a minimum of 4 hours of CHEM laboratory. One hour of laboratory credit is imbedded in most in-depth CHEM courses. Please consult the course description for more detail.