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CHEMISTRY MAJOR PROGRAM

Students graduating with a minor in chemistry will be able to:

• Demonstrate knowledge of basic principles and theories in analytical, organic, physical chemistry, inorganic, and biochemistry
• Apply chemical principles through problem solving and laboratory experimentation
• Demonstrate competency in use of various laboratory Instruments

Major requirements:

CHEM 150 Introduction to Chemistry I 4 cr
CHEM 152 Introduction to Chemistry II 4 cr
CHEM 201 Organic Chemistry I 4 cr
CHEM 202 Organic Chemistry II 4 cr
CHEM 250 Inorganic Chemistry 3 cr
CHEM 310 Analytical Chemistry 4 cr
CHEM 301 Physical Chemistry I 3 cr
CHEM 302 Physical Chemistry II 3 cr
CHEM 401 Advanced Laboratory 3 cr
CHEM 410 Instrumentation lab 3 cr
CHEM 490 Chemistry Seminar 1 cr
BIOL 150 Intro Biology 4 cr
BIOL 360 Biochemistry 3 cr
MATH 150 Pre-Calculus 3 cr
MATH 220 Calc I 3 cr
MATH 320 Calc II 3 cr
PHYS 151 Intro Mechanics 4 cr
PHYS 251 Intro to Electricity & Magnetism 4 cr

TOTAL CHEMISTRY MAJOR REQUIREMENTS 57 or 60 cr


  MINOR PROGRAM

Students graduating with a minor in Chemistry will be able to:

• Demonstrate knowledge of basic principles and theories in analytical, organic and one of the following sub areas: inorganic, biochemistry or physical chemistry 
• Apply chemical principles through problem solving and laboratory experimentation
• Demonstrate competency in use of basic laboratory

Minor requirements:

CHEM 150 Introduction to Chemistry I 4 cr
CHEM 152 Introduction to Chemistry II 4 cr
CHEM 201 Organic Chemistry I 4 cr
CHEM 202 Organic Chemistry II 4 cr
CHEM 310 Analytical Chemistry 4 cr
One upper-level chemistry elective 3 cr (Excluding seminars and core curriculum courses)

TOTAL CHEMISTRY MINOR REQUIREMENTS 23 cr


CONCENTRATION IN BIOCHEMISTRY

Biochem requirements:

BIOL 150 Introduction to Biology 4 cr
BIOL 360 Biochemistry 3 cr
BIOL 361 Advanced Biochemistry 3 cr
BIOL 410 Biotechniques 3 cr
CHEM 150 Introduction to Chemistry I 4 cr
CHEM 152 Introduction to Chemistry II 4 cr
CHEM 201 Organic Chemistry 4 cr
CHEM 202 Organic Chemistry II 4 cr CHEM 250 Inorganic Chemistry 3 cr
CHEM 310 Analytical Chemistry 4 cr
CHEM 301 Physical Chemistry I 3 cr
CHEM 410 Instrumental Methods 3 cr
CHEM 490 Chemistry Seminar 1 cr
MATH 150 Precalculus 3 cr
MATH 220 Calculus I 3 cr
MATH 320 Calculus II 3 cr
PHYS 151 Introduction Mechanics 4 cr
PHYS 251 Introduction to Electricity and Magnetism 4 cr

TOTAL CONCENTRATION BIOCHEMISTRY REQUIREMENTS 60 cr


 If you have any questions, please contact Rob Harris, Chemistry Department Chair. Robert.Harris@mcla.edu or 413-662-5451.