Chemistry Program Requirements

The courses listed below are required for completion of the bachelor's degree in chemistry. Students must also complete the requirements for the Stevenson core curriculum. Specific pre- and co-requisites for each course are listed in the course descriptions.

Some secondary requirements, which are noted by an asterisk (*) in the list below, can also be used to fulfill a core curriculum requirement. Courses with one or more pre- or co-requisites are listed in the course description.

Major Requirements:

CHEM 115

General Chemistry I

CHEM 115L

CHEM 115S

General Chemistry I Laboratory

General Chemistry I SoLVE

CHEM 116

General Chemistry II

CHEM 116L

CHEM 116S

General Chemistry II Laboratory

General Chemistry II SoLVE

CHEM 210

CHEM 210L

Organic Chemistry I

Organic Chemistry I Laboratory

CHEM 211

CHEM 211L

Organic Chemistry II

Organic Chemistry II Laboratory

CHEM 2XX

CHEM 2XX

CHEM XXX

CHEM 3XX

CHEM 3XX

Chemistry Seminar I ~

Chemistry Seminar II ~

Mathematics for Physical Chemistry ~

Chemistry Seminar III ~

Chemistry Seminar IV ~

CHEM 310

Analytical Chemistry

CHEM 310L

Analytical Chemistry Laboratory

CHEM 320

Inorganic Chemistry

CHEM 320L

Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory

BIOCH 327

Biochemistry

CHEM 431

Physical Chemistry: Quantum Mechanics

CHEM 431L

Physical Chem: Quantum Mechanics Lab

CHEM 432

Physical Chemistry: Thermodynamics

CHEM 432L

Physical Chem: Thermodynamics Lab

Select two of the following three interdisciplinary laboratory options:

CHEM 3XXL Interdisciplinary Lab: Analytical Chemistry/Forensic Science ~

CHEM 3XXL Interdisciplinary Lab: Biochemistry/Physical Chemistry ~

CHEM 3XXL Interdisciplinary Lab: Physical Chemistry/Inorganic Chemistry ~

~Course under development

Select one of the following six capstone options:

Research Capstones: CHEM 450, 460, or 460H

Internship Capstones: CHEM 455, 465, or 465H

+ Students choosing one of the 9-credit senior capstone options can take one less upper level chemistry elective

Two CHEM electives+ selected from the following list:

CHEM 330 and 330L

Advanced Organic Chem and Laboratory

CHEM 340

Medicinal and Drug Chemistry

CHEM 365

Independent Lab Research in Chemistry

CHEM 410 and 410L

Instrumental Analysis and Laboratory

BIOCH 427

Advanced Biochemistry

Secondary Requirements:

BIO 113

BIO 113L

General Biology I*

General Biology Laboratory

MATH 220

Calculus I*

MATH 221

Calculus II*

PHIL 415

Professional Ethics*

PHYS 215

Physics I with Calculus*

PHYS 216

Physics II with Calculus*

SCI 100

School of the Sciences New Student Seminar