Chemistry- Bachelor of Science

For information, contact the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 160 Hughes Laboratories (513-529-2813).

This program is usually chosen by students who want to enter the chemical industry or graduate school in chemistry, biochemistry, or related areas. This program meets certification requirements of the American Chemical Society. Chemistry or required related courses cannot be taken on a credit/no-credit basis.

Program Requirements

(43-46 semester hours)

All of these:

CHM 141, 141H or CHM141R and

CHM 142, 142M or 142H College Chemistry (3, 3)

CHM144M or144H or with approval CHM 144 College Chemistry Lab(2)

CHM 145M or 145H or with approval CHM 145 College Chemistry Laboratory (2)

CHM 147 Introductory Seminar (1)

CHM 251, 252 Organic Chemistry for Chemistry Majors (3, 3)

CHM 254, 255 Organic Chemistry Laboratory for Chemistry Majors (2, 2)

CHM 351, 352 Physical Chemistry for Chemistry Majors (3, 3)

CHM 417 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry (3)

CHM 418 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory (2)

CHM 433 Biochemistry (3) or

CHM 432 Fundamentals of Biochemistry (4)

CHM 454 Instrumental Analysis (3)

CHM 455 Chemical Measurements I (2)

CHM 456 Chemical Measurements II (2)

Choose ONE of the following:

CHM 426 Spectroscopic Identification of Structure (2)

CHM 434 Biochemistry (3)

CHM 473 Exploring Chemistry With Quantum Methods (3)

Related Hours (29 required)

All of these:

MTH 151, 251, 252 Calculus I, II, III (5, 4, 4) or equivalents

PHY 181, 182 General Physics (4, 4)

PHY 183, 184 General Physics Laboratory (1, 1)

Choose ONE of the following:

MTH 222 Introduction to Linear Algebra (3)

MTH 231 Elements of Discrete Mathematics (3)

MTH 347 Differential Equations (3)

STA 301 Applied Statistics (4)

STA 368 Introduction to Statistics (4)

Two additional credit hours of laboratory at the 200 level or higher in BOT, CHM, CPE, GLG, MBI, PHY, or ZOO. For lecture/lab courses, only lab credit hours count. May include undergraduate research, CHM 340U, 477, 490.

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