Chemistry B.S. - A.C.S. Professional Degree

A.C.S. Professional Degree

The American Chemical Society professional degree prepares students for careers in a wide variety of positions in industry, government, and education. It is recommended for those students intending to do graduate study in chemistry or seeking employment as chemists in industry. The competencies of students with this degree should meet the criteria for a professional chemist stated by the American Chemical Society.

Core Curriculum Courses
See the Core Curriculum Requirements42
Required courses in the major
CHEM 101General Chemistry Tutorial I1
CHEM 102General Chemistry Tutorial II1
General and Quantitative Chemistry Laboratory I *
General and Quantitative Chemistry Laboratory II *
General and Quantitative Chemistry I *
General and Quantitative Chemistry II *
CHEM 201Organic Chemistry Tutorial I1
CHEM 202Organic Chemistry Tutorial II1
CHEM 2123Organic Chemistry Laboratory I1
CHEM 2125Organic Chemistry Laboratory II1
CHEM 2323Organic Chemistry I3
CHEM 2325Organic Chemistry II3
CHEM 340Quantitative & Instrumental Analysis4
CHEM 351Physical Chemistry4
CHEM 352Physical Chemistry4
CHEM 401GLB/Chemical Sci & Profession (2 sh required)2
CHEM 414Biochemistry4
CHEM 415Advanced Inorganic Chemistry4
CHEM 418Undergraduate Research (also satisfied by CHEM 490 and CHEM 491)6
CHEM 441Instrumental Analysis4
Advanced CHEM course (excluding CHEM 371, CHEM 397, CHEM 490, CHEM 491 & CHEM 497, unless departmental approval granted)3-4
Required support courses
Calculus I *
MATH 2414Calculus II4
MATH 2415Calculus III4
PHYS 2425University Physics I 4
PHYS 2426University Physics II4
Second Major, Minor or Electives20
Total Hours125-126

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