Catalog 2010-2012


The B.A. Chemistry major requires a minimum of 120 total hours to graduate. This total includes Liberal Arts Core requirements (pages xxx-xxx) and the following specified major requirements, plus electives to complete the minimum of 120 hours. Liberal Arts Core courses included in major program requirements are distinguished by italics.

This program provides experience in all basic areas of chemistry. With appropriate choice of university electives, the B.A. Chemistry major meets the needs of pre-medical students and students preparing for additional study in related areas such as biochemistry, industrial hygiene, pharmacology and medicinal chemistry, clinical chemistry, and toxicology. It is also suitable for students who wish to combine a chemistry major with a major in another discipline.



Mathematics: 800:060; 800:061.....8 hours

Chemistry and Biochemistry: 860:044 and 860:048, or 860:070; 860:110; 860:120; 860:121; 860:123; 860:132; 860:137; 860:140; 860:141.....31-34 hours

Physics: 880:054 and 880:056; or 880:130 and 880:131.....8 hours

47-50 hours