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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 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.


A minimum of 6 semester hours in upper-division, chemistry courses from the list below. CHE 4950 and CHE 4960 do not count as electives; however, CHE 4300 can be completed as both an elective and Senior Experience course.

The following courses are appropriate electives:

Required Ancillary Courses

Additional Course Requirements

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

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

Total Credits

Total for Major: 80-81 credits

Minimum for Graduation: 120 credits

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