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Chemistry BS

—ACS Certified Biochemistry Emphasis
—ACS Certified Professional Emphasis
—Biochemistry Emphasis
—Forensics Emphasis
—Secondary Education Emphasis

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Chemistry BS
Course Number and TitleCredits
ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing3
ENGL 102 Intro to College Writing and Research3
UF 100 Intellectual Foundations3
UF 200 Civic and Ethical Foundations3
DLM MATH 170 Calculus I: Concepts and Applications4
DLN CHEM 111, 111L General Chemistry I & Lab4
DLN PHYS 211, 211L Physics I with Calculus & Lab5
DLV Visual and Performing Arts3
DLL Literature and Humanities3-4
DLS CJ 103 Intro to Law and Justice (Forensics Emphasis) or
DLS ED-CIFS 201 Foundations of Education (Secondary Education Emphasis) or
DLS Social Sciences course
3
DLS Social Sciences course in a second field3
CHEM 112, 112L General Chemistry II & Lab4
CHEM 211, 212 Analytical Chemistry I & Lab5
CHEM 307, 308-309, 310 Organic Chemistry I & II with Labs10
CHEM 321, 322 Physical Chemistry I & II Lecture6
CID CHEM 323 Advanced Synthesis Laboratory3
CHEM 324 Physical Chemistry Laboratory2
CHEM 495 Directed Research in Chemistry2
FF CHEM 498 Seminar2
MATH 175 Calculus II: Concepts and Applications4
MATH 275 Multivariable and Vector Calculus4
PHYS 212, 212L Physics II with Calculus & Lab5
Complete the coursework under one of the following emphasis areas to graduate with a BS in Chemistry.
Recommended electives are foreign language, upper-division mathematics, upper-division chemistry, upper-division physics, advanced topics in chemistry, and life science courses.

ACS Certified Biochemistry Emphasis

ACS Certified Biochemistry Emphasis
Course Number and TitleCredits
BIOL 191 Biology I: Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology4
BIOL 310 Genetics Lecture3
BIOL 320 Cell Biology3
CHEM 401 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry3
CHEM 411 Analytical Chemistry II3
CHEM 431, 432, 433 Biochemistry I, II and Lab8
Electives to total 120 credits11-12
Total120
Recommended electives are foreign language, upper-division mathematics, upper-division chemistry, upper-division physics, advanced topics in chemistry, and life science courses.

ACS Certified Professional Emphasis

ACS Certified Professional Emphasis 
Course Number and TitleCredits
CHEM 401 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry3
CHEM 411 Analytical Chemistry II3
CHEM 412 Analytical Chemistry Laboratory II2
CHEM 431 Biochemistry I3
One or more additional courses chosen from the following for a minimum of 3 credits:
CHEM 422 Advanced Topics in Chemistry
CHEM 440 Spectrometric Identification
3-6
Upper-division electives to total 40 credits0-1
Electives to total 120 credits18-21
Total120
Recommended electives are foreign language, upper-division mathematics, upper-division chemistry, upper-division physics, advanced topics in chemistry, and life science courses.

Biochemistry Emphasis

Biochemistry Emphasis
Course Number and TitleCredits
BIOL 191 Biology I: Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology4
BIOL 310 Genetics Lecture3
BIOL 320 Cell Biology3
CHEM 431, 432, 433 Biochemistry I, II and Lab8
One or more additional courses chosen from the following for a minimum of 3 credits:
CHEM 422 Advanced Topics in Chemistry
CHEM 440 Spectrometric Identification
3-6
Electives to total 120 credits11-15
Total120
Recommended electives are foreign language, upper-division mathematics, upper-division chemistry, upper-division physics, advanced topics in chemistry, and life science courses.

Forensics Emphasis

Forensics Emphasis 
Course Number and TitleCredits
BIOL 191 Biology I: Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology4
BIOL 310 Genetics Lecture3
BIOL 320 Cell Biology3
BIOL 447 Forensic Biology3
CHEM 431, 432, 433 Biochemistry I, II and Lab8
CHEM 440 Spectrometric Identification3
CJ 375 Criminal Procedure3
Electives to total 120 credits8-9
Total120
Recommended electives are foreign language, upper-division mathematics, upper-division chemistry, upper-division physics, advanced topics in chemistry, and life science courses.

Secondary Education Emphasis

Secondary Education Emphasis
Course Number and TitleCredits
CHEM 401 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry3
CHEM 411 Analytical Chemistry II3
CHEM 412 Analytical Chemistry Laboratory II2
CHEM 431 Biochemistry I3
STEM-ED 101 Step 1: Inquiry Approaches to Teaching1
STEM-ED 102 Step 2: Inquiry-based Lesson Design1
STEM-ED 210 Knowing & Learning in Mathematics & Science3
STEM-ED 220 Perspectives on Science and Mathematics3
STEM-ED 310 Classroom Interactions3
STEM-ED 350 Research Methods3
STEM-ED 410 Project-based Instruction3
STEM-ED 480 Apprentice Teaching6
Electives to total 120 credits1-2
Total120
Recommended electives are foreign language, upper-division mathematics, upper-division chemistry, upper-division physics, advanced topics in chemistry, and life science courses.