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Chemistry (BS)


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Chemistry Major / Teaching Major


  • Program Prerequisite: Not required for Chemistry major. Chemistry Teaching majors must meet the Teacher Education admission and licensure requirements (see Department of Teacher Education ).
  • Minor: Not required for Options I and II; required for Teaching Major.
  • Grade Requirements: Average GPA of 2.00 or better in Chemistry courses. Also refer to the general grade requirements for graduation on Degree and General Education Requirements .
  • Credit Hour Requirements: A total of 120 credit hours is required for graduation; 75 of these are required within Option 1, 71 are required within Option 2, and 43 are required within the teaching major, plus the credits required by the Teacher Education department. A total of 40 upper division credit hours (in courses numbered 3000 and above) is required for all Chemistry majors to fulfill University graduation requirements; 37 of these are earned from required courses within Option 1 and 33 from required courses within Option 2.

Advisement

All Chemistry majors should meet with the Chemistry Department Chair at least annually for course and program advisement. Call 801-626-6952 for information and to arrange an appointment.

Admission Requirements

Declare your program of study (see Enrollment Services and Information ). There are no special admission or application requirements for the Chemistry major. Teaching majors must meet the Teacher Education admission and licensure requirements (see Department of Teacher Education ).

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: CHEM 1210  and PHYS 2210 .

Option 1 (ACS Certified)


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*Variable credit course. Repeat as necessary to obtain the required number of credits.

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CHEM 2600 - Laboratory Safety  (1) is highly recommended.

Study of Foreign Language and/or computer science is highly recommended for students who plan to pursue graduate studies in chemistry.

Additional upper division math courses (MATH 2210 , MATH 2270 , MATH 2280 , MATH 3410 , MATH 3710 , MATH 4110 ) are strongly recommended for students planning to attend graduate school and study physical chemistry or chemical engineering.

Option 2


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*Variable credit course. Repeat as necessary to obtain the required number of credits.

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CHEM 2600 - Laboratory Safety  (1) is highly recommended.

Additional courses should be chosen to support career plans.

Students should consult with the Chair of the Chemistry Department.

Suggested Course Sequence


The following suggested course sequence is provided to assist students in planning their schedules. Use this only as a guideline and be sure to consult with the Chemistry Department Chair. CHEM 1200 is strongly advised before enrolling in CHEM 1210 for students who have not completed a full year of high school chemistry. CHEM 1200 may be taken as an early college or summer course. Please note that MATH QL1080 or equivalent performance on a standard placement test is required for enrollment in MATH 1210.

Freshman Fall

Freshman Spring

CHEM PS1210

5

CHEM 1220

5

MATH 1210

4

MATH 1220

4

PHYS 2210

5

PHYS 2220

5

General Education

1

General Education

1

 

Sophomore Fall

Sophomore Spring

CHEM 2310/2315

5

CHEM 2320/2325

5

CHEM 3000

4

CHEM 3050

4

CHEM 3020

1

General Education

6

General Education

5

 

 

 

Junior Fall

Junior Spring

CHEM 3070

4

CHEM 3420

4

CHEM 3400

3

General Education

3

CHEM 3410

4

Diversity

3

CHEM 4800

1

Other

5

General Education

3

   

 

Senior Fall

Senior Spring

CHEM 4700

1

CHEM 4540

4

CHEM 4800

1

CHEM 4600

4

General Education

7

CHEM 4700

1

Upper Division

3

CHEM 4990

1

Other

3

General Education

3

 

Other

2

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