Chemistry (Professional) Option

Freshman YearCredits
FallSpring
Take one of the following:4  
CHMY 141 - College Chemistry I
or CHMY 151 - Honors College Chemistry I
CHMY 194 - Seminar/Workshop1  
Take one of the following:4  
M 171Q - Calculus I
or M 181Q - Honors Calculus I
University Core and Electives6  
Take one of the following:  4
CHMY 143 - College Chemistry II
or CHMY 153 - Honors College Chemistry II
CHMY 294 - Seminar/Workshop  1
Take one of the following:  4
M 172Q - Calculus II
or M 182Q - Honors Calculus II
Take one of the following:  4
PHSX 220 - Physics I (w/ calculus)
or PHSX 240 - Honors Gen & Mod Phys I
University Core and Electives  3
Year Total: 15 16
Sophomore YearCredits
FallSpring
Take one of the following:4  
CHMY 321 - Organic Chemistry I
or CHMY 331 - Honors Organic Chemistry I
M 273Q - Multivariable Calculus4  
Take one of the following:4  
PHSX 222 - Physics II (w/ calculus)
or PHSX 242 - Honors Gen & Mod Phys II
University Core and Electives3  
Take one of the following:  4
BIOB 160 - Principles of Living Systems
or BIOB 260 - Cellular and Molecular Biology
CHMY 311 - Fundamental Analytical Chem  4
Take one of the following:  4
CHMY 323 - Organic Chemistry II
or CHMY 333 - Honors Organic Chemistry II
University Core and Electives  3
Year Total: 15 15
Junior YearCredits
FallSpring
CHMY 371 - Physical Chemistry-Quantum Chemistry and Spectroscopy I3  
CHMY 372 - Physical Chemistry Laboratory I1  
CHMY 394 - Seminar/Workshop1  
CHMY 417 - Synthetic Chemistry3  
CHMY 490R - Undergraduate Research23  
University and Core Electives3  
CHMY 373 - Physical Chemistry - Kinetics and Thermodynamics  3
CHMY 374 - Physical Chemistry Lab II  2
CHMY 421 - Advanced Instrument Analysis1  3
CHMY 490R - Undergraduate Research2  3
University Core and Electives  4
Year Total: 14 15
Senior YearCredits
FallSpring
BCH 441 - Biochemistry of Macromolecules3  
CHMY 401 - Advanced Inorganic Chemistry3  
Physical Science Electives46  
University Core and Electives3  
CHMY 421 - Advanced Instrument Analysis1  3
CHMY 494 - Seminar/Workshop  1
CHMY 499 - Senior Thesis/Capstone3  0-1
Physical Science Electives4  3
University Core and Electives  7-8
Year Total: 15 14-16
Total Program Credits: 119-121
1

CHMY 421 is only offered during the spring semester of even numbered years (2018, 2020, etc)

2

Six (6) credits of CHMY 490R are tabulated.  Students are encouraged to fulfill additional credits of research.

3

 CHMY 499 (Senior year) is required for majors who are writing a thesis for Departmental Honors consideration.

4

A minimum of 9 credits of physical science electives are required.

A computer science (CS) course is highly recommended. A minimum of 120 credits is required for graduation; 42 of these credits must be in courses numbered 300 and above. All students are encouraged to take a 200 level English writing course. Please note that this course would be in addition to the core requirement.

Acceptable Physical Science Electives Include

BCH 442Metabolic Regulation3
BCH 444RBiochemistry & Molecular Biology Methods3
CHMY 350Astrobiology3
CHMY 515Structure and Bonding in Inorganic Chemistry3
CHMY 516Mechanisms and Dynamics in Inorganic Chemistry3
CHMY 523Organic Reaction Mechanisms3
CHMY 524Mass Spectrometry3
CHMY 526Adv Protein NMR Spectroscopy3
CHMY 533Physical Organic Chemistry3
CHMY 535Reagent Chemistry3
CHMY 540Organic Synthesis3
CHMY 551Organic Structure Elucidation3
CHMY 554Organometallic Chemistry3
CHMY 557Quantum Mechanics3
CHMY 558Classical & Stat Thermodynamic3
CHMY 559Kinetics & Dynamics3
M 221Introduction to Linear Algebra3
M 274Introduction to Differential Equation4
M 333Linear Algebra3
PHSX 224Physics III4
PHSX 320Classical Mechanics4
PHSX 423Electricity and Magnetism I3