Feb 27, 2024
The major program consists of the following requirements:
At least one from the following (usually taken in the junior year):
At least two course credits one of which must be a full-semester course from:
Independent Studies (CHEM 291, CHEM 391, and CHEM 491) may not normally be substituted for one of the courses listed in the above requirements, but if it can be demonstrated that such a course provides sufficient breadth at the advanced level, the department will consider a petition for substitution.
Calculus Course Option
At least one course from the following:
One of the following sequences (usually taken by the sophomore year):
Junior and senior majors are expected to attend a weekly seminar series at which students, faculty, and guests present topics from the current literature and their own research.
An overall GPA of at least 2.00 is required for the chemistry courses (and associated labs) chosen to meet major requirements.
For more information about the department, including Faculty, transfer credit, awards, etc., please visit the Chemistry department catalogue page.