Dec 08, 2023  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemistry Major for ACS Certified B.S.

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The American Chemical Society certified degree program offers students exposure to each of the major sub-disciplines of chemistry: analytical, organic, inorganic, physical, and biochemical. Because this degree plan is an extended major, no minor is required. A grade of “C-” or better is required for each course in this program to count toward the bachelor’s degree. Students should note that programs differ in the minimum grade required.

Additional Required Chemistry Courses

Additional Courses Required by the American Chemical Society for a Certified B.S.


An additional 6 semester hours of upper-division, chemistry electives are required and should be selected in consultation with the Department of Chemistry.

The following courses may be appropriate electives:

Required Ancillary Courses

Additional Course Requirements

Students must complete a Senior Experience course offered by the Department of Chemistry. 

NOTE: Students completing a degree with a Criminalistics Concentration must complete Criminalistics Internship II (CHE 4710) for Senior Experience.

Total Credits

Total for Major: 80 credits

Minimum for Graduation: 120 credits

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