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Chemistry: Materials Chemistry (Bachelor of Science)

Program Description for Chemistry

Major: Chemistry Concentration: Materials Chemistry Degree: Bachelor of Science

Prerequisites (34 credits)

CHEMISTRY 1 REQUIREMENT

  • CHM 2045 General Chemistry I
  • CHM 2045L General Chemistry I Lab
    Acceptable substitutes: CHMX040 & X041, or CHMX045C

CHEMISTRY 2 REQUIREMENT

  • CHM 2046 General Chemistry II
  • CHM 2046L General Chemistry II Lab
    Acceptable substitutes: CHMX046C

ORGANIC REQUIREMENT

  • CHM 2210 Organic Chemistry I
  • CHM 2210L Organic Chemistry I lab
  • CHM 2211 Organic Chemistry II
  • CHM 2211L Organic Chemistry II lab

MAC2311 (GM) Calculus I (4 Credits)

Acceptable substitutes: MACX281

MAC2312 (GM) Calculus II (4 Credits)

Acceptable substitutes: MACX282

PHYSICS REQUIREMENT

  • PHY 2048 Calc-Based Physics I
  • PHY 2048L Calc-Based Physics I lab
  • PHY 2049 Calc-Based Physics II
  • PHY 2049L Calc-Based Physics II lab

Contextual Courses (10 credits)

COP2220 Computer Science I (3 Credits)

MAC2313 (GM) Calculus III (4 Credits)

MAP2302 (GM) Ordinary Differ Equations (3 Credits)

Major Requirements (42 credits)

CHM3120C Quantitative Analytical Chemis (4 Credits)

Prereqs: CHM 2045, CHM 2045L & CHM 2046, CHM 2046L

BCH4033 Biochemistry (3 Credits)

Prereqs: CHM 2211, CHM 2211L & CHM 3120C

CHM4410C Physical Chemistry I (4 Credits)

Prereqs: CHM 2046, CHM 2046L, PHY 2049, PHY 2049L & MAC 2312

CHM4411C Physical Chemistry II (4 Credits)

Prereq: CHM 4410C

CHM3610 Inorganic Chemistry (3 Credits)

Prereq: CHM2211, CHM 3120C

CHM3610L Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory (1 Credit)

CHM4130C Modern Analytical Chemistry (4 Credits)

Prereqs: CHM 3120C & CHM 4410C

CHM4931 Senior Seminar In Chemistry (1 Credit)

Offered Spring semester only

PHY3101 Modern Physics (3 Credits)

Prereq: PHY 2049

PHZ3113 Mathematical Physics (3 Credits)

Prereqs: PHY 2049 & MAC2313, Co-Req MPA2302

PHY3424C Optics with Laboratory (4 Credits)

Prereqs: PHY 2049 & MAC2313

PHY3722C Electronics for Scientists (4 Credits)

Prereqs: PHY 2049, PHY 2049L & MAC2312

PHY4604 Quantum Mechanics (4 Credits)

Prereqs: PHY 3101, MAC 2313, & MAP 2302

Major Electives (6 credits)

SELECT 4 HRS FROM THE FOLLOWING:

  • CHM 4612 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
  • CHM 4627 Solid State Chemistry
  • PHY 3404 Solid State Physics
  • EML 3520C Material Science
  • CHM 3260 Advanced Organic Chemistry

SELECT 2 HOURS FROM THE FOLLOWING:

  • BCH 4033L - Biochemistry Lab
  • CHS 4615L - Environmental Chemistry Lab
  • CHM 4910 - Chemical Research

Free Electives (5 credits)

MAS 3105,PHI 4400, & PHY 3101L recommended as free electives.

SELECT 5 HRS (3000/4000)

This degree requires a minimum of 120 total hours with 48 upper (3000/4000) level hours. Free electives may be courses in any discipline (provided the required prerequisites are met) and they are the hours needed to satisfy the total hour requirement. These hours may vary (consult your advisor about free elective hours needed to graduate).