The chemistry department makes the following suggestions and recommendations for a student's course of study. In addition to the biology and chemistry courses below, there are physics and math requirements. Please consult the Courses of Study Bulletin for a complete list of requirements for the majors. As always, students should consult their faculty advisers for individual needs in topics and scheduling. 

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B.S. in Chemistry (CHEM 1300)

For students starting in CHEM 1300

  FALL SEMESTER SPRING SEMESTER
YEAR 1 CHEM 1300: Introduction to Chemistry CHEM 1318: General Chemistry
CHEM 1118: General Chemistry Laboratory
YEAR 2 CHEM 2319: Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 2119: Laboratory Methods in Organic Chemistry
CHEM 2320: Organic Chemistry II
CHEM 2220: Chemical Synthesis Laboratory
YEAR 3 CHEM 3330: Biochemistry I
CHEM 3334: Physical Chemistry I
CHEM 3432: Analytical Chemistry
 

CHEM 2130, Advanced Chemical Principles Laboratory

CHEM 3335: Physical Chemistry II
CHEM 3135: Physical Chemistry Lab
CHEM 3321: Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM 3121: Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory

YEAR 4

CHEM 4250: Senior Integrated Lab

Advanced Electives (Fall or Spring); 2 courses from CHEM 4340, 4346, or 4347 

CHEM 4242: Advanced Analytical Methods

* Math and Physics courses should be completed before the 3rd year.


B.S. in Chemistry (CHEM 1318)

For students starting in CHEM 1318

  FALL SEMESTER SPRING SEMESTER
YEAR 1 CHEM 1318: General Chemistry
CHEM 1118: General Chemistry Laboratory
CHEM 2319: Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 2119: Laboratory Methods in Organic Chemistry
YEAR 2 CHEM 2320: Organic Chemistry II
CHEM 2220: Chemical Synthesis Laboratory
CHEM 3330: Biochemistry I
CHEM 2130: Advanced Chemical Principles Laboratory
YEAR 3 CHEM 3334: Physical Chemistry I
CHEM 3432: Analytical Chemistry
CHEM 3335: Physical Chemistry II
CHEM 3135: Physical Chemistry Lab
CHEM 3321: Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM 3121: Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory
YEAR 4

CHEM 4250: Senior Integrated Lab

Advanced Electives (Fall or Spring); 2 courses from CHEM 4340, 4346, or 4347

CHEM 4242: Advanced Analytical Methods

* Math and Physics courses should be completed before the 3rd year. 


B.A. in Chemistry (CHEM 1300)

For students starting in CHEM 1300

  FALL SEMESTER SPRING SEMESTER
YEAR 1 CHEM 1300: Introduction to Chemistry CHEM 1318: General Chemistry
CHEM 1118: General Chemistry Laboratory
YEAR 2 CHEM 2319: Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 2119: Laboratory Methods in Organic Chemistry
CHEM 2320: Organic Chemistry II
CHEM 2220: Chemical Synthesis Laboratory
YEAR 3 CHEM 3330: Biochemistry I
CHEM 3334: Physical Chemistry I
CHEM 3432: Analytical Chemistry

CHEM 2130, Advanced Chemical Principles Laboratory

CHEM 3135: Physical Chemistry Lab
CHEM 3321: Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM 3121: Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory

YEAR 4 Advanced Elective (choose 1): CHEM 3335, 4242, 4340, 4346, 4347

* Math and Physics courses should be completed before the 3rd year. 


B.A. in Chemistry (CHEM 1318)

For students starting in CHEM 1318

  FALL SEMESTER SPRING SEMESTER
YEAR 1 CHEM 1318: General Chemistry
CHEM 1118: General Chemistry Laboratory
CHEM 2319: Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 2119: Laboratory Methods in Organic Chemistry
YEAR 2 CHEM 2320: Organic Chemistry II
CHEM 2220: Chemical Synthesis Laboratory
CHEM 3330: Biochemistry I
CHEM 2130: Advanced Chemical Principles Laboratory
YEAR 3 CHEM 3334: Physical Chemistry I
CHEM 3432: Analytical Chemistry
CHEM 3135: Physical Chemistry Lab
CHEM 3321: Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM 3121: Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory
YEAR 4 Advanced Elective (choose 1): CHEM 3335, 4242, 4340, 4346, 4347

* Math and Physics courses should be completed before the 3rd year.


B.S. in Biochemistry (CHEM 1300)

For students starting in CHEM 1300

  FALL SEMESTER SPRING SEMESTER
YEAR 1 CHEM 1300: Introduction to Chemistry CHEM 1318: General Chemistry
CHEM 1118: General Chemistry Laboratory
BIOL 1311: Integrative Biology 
BIOL 1111: Introductory Biology Lab
YEAR 2

CHEM 2319: Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 2119: Laboratory Methods in Organic Chemistry
BIOL 2312: Cells and Cells Systems 
BIOL 2112: Cells and Cells Systems Laboratory

CHEM 2320: Organic Chemistry II
CHEM 2220: Chemical Synthesis Laboratory
BIOL 3413: Genes, Phenotypes, and Evolutionary Dynamics
YEAR 3 CHEM 3330: Biochemistry I
CHEM 3334: Physical Chemistry I
CHEM 3432: Analytical Chemistry

CHEM 2130: Advanced Chemical Principles Laboratory

CHEM 3135: Physical Chemistry Lab
CHEM 3321: Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM 3121: Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory

YEAR 4 CHEM 3131: Biochemistry Laboratory
Advanced Elective Fall or Spring, one course from CHEM 3335, 4346, 4347
CHEM 4340: Biochemistry II
CHEM 4242: Advanced Analytical Methods

* Math and Physics courses should be completed before the 3rd year.

B.S. in Biochemistry (CHEM 1318)

For students starting in CHEM 1318

  FALL SEMESTER SPRING SEMESTER
YEAR 1 CHEM 1318: General Chemistry
CHEM 1118: General Chemistry Laboratory
CHEM 2319: Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 2119: Laboratory Methods in Organic Chemistry
BIOL 1311: Integrative Biology 
BIOL 1111: Introductory Biology Lab
YEAR 2 CHEM 2320: Organic Chemistry II
CHEM 2220: Chemical Synthesis Laboratory
BIOL 2312: Cells and Cells System 
BIOL 2112: Cells and Cells System Laboratory
CHEM 3330: Biochemistry I
CHEM 2130: Advanced Chemical Principles Laboratory
BIOL 3413: Genes, Phenotypes, and Evolutionary Dynamics 
YEAR 3 CHEM 3334: Physical Chemistry I
CHEM 3432: Analytical Chemistry
CHEM 3131: Biochemistry Laboratory
CHEM 4340: Biochemistry II
CHEM 3135: Physical Chemistry Lab
CHEM 3321: Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM 3121: Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory
YEAR 4 Advanced Elective Fall or Spring, one course from CHEM 3335, 4346, 4347 CHEM 4242: Advanced Analytical Method

* Math and Physics courses should be completed before the 3rd year.


 


B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (CHEM 1300)

For students starting in CHEM 1300

  FALL SEMESTER SPRING SEMESTER
YEAR 1 CHEM 1300: Introduction to Chemistry CHEM 1318: General Chemistry
CHEM 1118: General Chemistry Laboratory
BIOL 1311: Integrative Biology 
BIOL 1111: Introductory Biology Lab
YEAR 2 CHEM 2319: Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 2119: Laboratory Methods in Organic Chemistry
BIOL 2312: Cells and Cells System
BIOL 2112: Cells and Cells System Laboratory
CHEM 2320: Organic Chemistry II
CHEM 2220: Chemical Synthesis Laboratory
BIOL 3413: Genes, Phenotypes, and Evolutionary Dynamics
YEAR 3 CHEM 3334: Physical Chemistry I
Advanced Biology Elective
CHEM 3330: Biochemistry I
CHEM 2130: Advanced Chemical Principles Laboratory
YEAR 4
CHEM 3131: Biochemistry Laboratory
BIOL 3474: Molecular Biology
CHEM 4340: Biochemistry II
Advanced Chemistry Elective

* Math and Physics courses should be completed before the 4th year. 


B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (CHEM 1318)

For students starting in CHEM 1318

  FALL SEMESTER SPRING SEMESTER
YEAR 1 CHEM 1318: General Chemistry
CHEM 1118: General Chemistry Laboratory
CHEM 2319: Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 2119: Laboratory Methods in Organic Chemistry
BIOL 1311: Integrative Biology I
BIOL 1111: Introductory Biology Lab
YEAR 2 CHEM 2320: Organic Chemistry II
CHEM 2220: Chemical Synthesis Laboratory
BIOL 2312: Cells and Cells System 
BIOL 2112: Cells and Cells System Laboratory
CHEM 3330: Biochemistry I
CHEM 2130: Advanced Chemical Principles Laboratory
BIOL 3413: Genes, Phenotypes, and Evolutionary Dynamics
YEAR 3 CHEM 3334: Physical Chemistry I
CHEM 3131: Biochemistry Laboratory
CHEM 4340: Biochemistry II
Advanced Chemistry or Biology Elective
YEAR 4 BIOL 3474: Molecular Biology Advanced Chemistry or Biology Elective

* Math and Physics courses should be completed before the 4th year.