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2021-2022 Catalog
Chemistry: Materials Chemistry (Bachelor of Science)

Program Description for Chemistry

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

Prerequisites (32 credits)

CHEMISTRY 1 REQUIREMENT

  • CHM 2045 General Chemistry I
  • CHM 2045L General Chemistry I Lab
    Acceptable substitutes: CHMX040 & X041, or CHMX045C Students must complete Introduction to Chemistry, CHM1025/L with a "C" or higher to take Chemistry I)

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 (Students must complete MAC1105 and Trig or Pre Calc with a "C" or higher to take Calc I)

MAC2312 (GM) Calculus II (4 Credits)

Acceptable substitutes: MACX282

PHYSICS REQUIREMENT

(Students must complete Introduction to Physics, PHY 1028 with a "C" or higher to take Physics I)

  • PHY 2048C Calc-Based Physics I (4 credits)
  • PHY 2049 Calc-Based Physics II (3 credits)
  • PHY 2049L Calc-Based Physics II lab (1 credit)

Contextual Courses (14 credits)

BSC1010C General Biology I (4 Credits)

COP2220 Programming I (3 Credits)

MAC2313 (GM) Calculus III (4 Credits)

MAP2302 (GM) Ordinary Differ Equations (3 Credits)

Major Requirements (39 credits)

CHM3120 Quantitative Analytical Chem (3 Credits)

(3 credits) and CHM 3120L Quantitative Analytical Chem Lab (1 credit)

  • Prerequisites:: CHM 2045, CHM 2045L, CHM 2046, CHM 2046L

BCH4033 Biochemistry I (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: BSC1010C, CHM 2211, CHM 2211L

CHM4410 Physical Chemistry I (3 Credits)

(3 credits) and Physical Chemistry I Lab (1 credit)

  • Prerequisites: CHM2046, CHM2046L, PHY2049, PHY2049L, MAC2312

CHM4411 Physical Chemistry II (3 Credits)

(3 credits) and CHM 4411L Physical Chemistry II Lab (1 credit)

  • Prerequisites: CHM 4410 and CHM 4410L

CHM3610 Inorganic Chemistry (3 Credits)

(3 credits) and CHM 3610L Inorganic Chemistry Lab (1 credit)

  • Prerequisites: CHM 2211, CHM 3120, CHM 3120L

CHM4130 Modern Analytical Chemistry (3 Credits)

  • Prerequisites:CHM2211, CHM3120

CHM4130L Modern Analytical Chem Lab (1 Credit)

  • Prerequisites: CHM4410L

CHM4931 Senior Seminar In Chemistry (1 Credit)

Offered Spring semester only

PHY3101 Modern Physics (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: PHY 2049

PHZ3113C Mathematical Physics (4 Credits)

Prerequisites: PHY 2049 & MAC 2313, Co-Req MAP 2302

PHY3424C Optics with Laboratory (4 Credits)

Prerequisites: PHY 2049 & MAC2313

PHY3722C Electronics for Scientists (4 Credits)

Prerequisites: PHY 2049, PHY 2049L & MAC2312

Major Electives (6 credits)

SELECT 6 HRS FROM THE FOLLOWING:

  • CHM 3260 Advanced Organic Chemistry (3 credits) (3 credits) (Prerequisites; CHM2211)
  • CHM 4612 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry (3 credits) (Prerequisites: CHM3610 and CHM4410)
  • CHM 4627 Solid State Chemistry (3 credits) (Prerequisites: CHM3610 and CHM4410)
  • PHY 3404 Solid State Physics (3 credits) (Prerequisites: PHY3101)
  • EMA 3010 Introduction to Materials Science & Engineering (3 credits) (Prerequisites: CHM2045 and CHM2045L)
  • PHY 3604 Quantum Mechanics (4 credits) (Prerequisites: PHY3101, MAC2313, and MAP2302)
  • BCH 4033L Biochemistry I Laboratory (1 credit) (Prerequisites: CHM3120L; Co-requisite: BCH 4033)
  • CHS 4610L Environmental Chemistry Laboratory (1 credit) (Co-requisite: CHS 4610)
  • CHM 4910 Chemical Research (2-4 credits)