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Chemistry (B.S.) Major Requirements

Degree: Bachelor of Science

Credit Hours: 58+

"PR" indicates a pre-requisite. "CO" indicates a co-requisite.

Courses within this major may also satisfy general education requirements. Please consult http://registrar.cofc.edu/general-edu for more information.

Required Courses

CHEM 111

Principles of Chemistry (3) PR: MATH 111 or equivalent; CO: CHEM 111L

CHEM 111L

Principles of Chemistry Lab (1) CO: CHEM 111

 

 

CHEM 112

Principles of Chemistry (3) PR: CHEM 111, CHEM 111L or HONS 153, HONS 153L or HONS 191 or 191L; CO: CHEM 112L

CHEM 112L

Principles of Chemistry Lab (1) CO: CHEM 112

 

 

CHEM 220

Fundamentals of Analytical Chemistry (3) PR: CHEM 112, CHEM 112L or HONS 154, HONS 154L or HONS 294, HONS 294L; CO: CHEM 220L

CHEM 220L

Fundamentals of Analytical Chemistry Laboratory (2) CO: CHEM 220

 

 

CHEM 231

Organic Chemistry (3) PR: CHEM 112, CHEM 112L or HONS 154, HONS 154L; CO: CHEM 231L

CHEM 231L

Introduction to Organic Chemistry Laboratory Techniques (1) CO: CHEM 231

 

 

CHEM 232

Organic Chemistry (3) PR: CHEM 231, CHEM 231L; CO: CHEM 232L

CHEM 232L

Organic Synthesis and Analysis (1) CO: CHEM 232

 

 

CHEM 311

Inorganic Chemistry (3) PR: CHEM 232, CHEM 232L

CHEM 312L

Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory (1) CO: CHEM 311

 

 

CHEM 341

Thermodynamics, Statistical Thermodynamics and Chemical Kinetics (3) PR: CHEM 220, CHEM 220L, MATH 229; CO: CHEM 341

CHEM 341L

Thermodynamics, Statistical Thermodynamics and Chemical Kinetics Laboratory (1) CO: CHEM 341

 

 

CHEM 342

Quantum Chemistry and Spectroscopy (3) PR: CHEM 220, CHEM 220L, MATH 229 CO: CHEM 342L

CHEM 342L

Quantum Chemistry and Spectroscopy Laboratory (1) CO: CHEM 342

 

 

CHEM 351

Biochemistry (3) PR: CHEM 232, CHEM 232L

 

 

CHEM 371

Chemical Synthesis Character (3) PR: CHEM 220, CHEM 220L, CHEM 232, CHEM 232L

CHEM 371L

Chemical Synthesis and Characterization Laboratory (0) CO: CHEM 371

 

 

CHEM 421

Instrumental Analysis (3) PR: CHEM 220, CHEM 220L; CO: CHEM 421L

CHEM 421L

Instrumental Analysis (1) CO: CHEM 421

 

 

CHEM 490

Chemistry and Biochemistry Seminar (1) PR: Junior or senior standing

 

 

CHEM 492

Senior Seminar (1) PR: CHEM 341 and senior standing

Physics Requirement

PHYS 111

General Physics (3) PR: MATH 120 or equivalent or instructor permission; CO: PHYS 111L

PHYS 111L

General Physics Lab (1) CO: PHYS 111 or instructor permission

 

 

PHYS 112

General Physics II (3) PR: PHYS 111 and 111L; PR or CO: MATH 220 or equivalent or instructor permission; CO: PHYS 112L

PHYS 112L

General Physics II Lab (1) CO: PHYS 112 or instructor permission

Math Requirement

MATH 120

Introductory Calculus (4) PR: C- or better in MATH 111 or placement

MATH 229

Vector Calculus with Chemical Applications (5) PR: Placement or C- or better in MATH 120 or HONS 115

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