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. Chemistry and required related courses cannot be taken on a credit/no-credit basis.

Program Requirements

(46 semester hours, plus 22-23 related hours)

Core courses
Select one of the following:3-4
College Chemistry
College Chemistry
College Chemistry
Select one of the following:3
College Chemistry
College Chemistry for Majors
College Chemistry
Select one of the following:2
College Chemistry Laboratory for Majors
College Chemistry Laboratory
College Chemistry Laboratory (with approval)
Select one of the following:2
College Chemistry Laboratory
College Chemistry Laboratory
College Chemistry Laboratory (with approval)
Select the following:
CHM 251
CHM 252
Organic Chemistry for Chemistry Majors
and Organic Chemistry for Chemistry Majors
6
CHM 254
CHM 255
Organic Chemistry Laboratory for Chemistry Majors
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory for Chemistry Majors
4
CHM 375Analytical Chemistry for Majors3
Select one of the following:6
Physical Chemistry for Chemistry Majors
and Physical Chemistry for Chemistry Majors 1
Biophysical Chemistry I
and Biophysical Chemistry II
Select the following:
CHM 491Chemistry in Societal Issues3
or CHM 492 Independent Research Capstone in Chemistry
Advanced Chemistry Coursework
Select 14 advanced credit hours at 200 level or above, of which at least two are advanced lab courses, from the following:14
Synthesis Lab
Chemical Measurements II
Biochemistry Laboratory
Select graded research courses from the following:
Independent Studies (Graded research only)
Independent Studies
Departmental Honors (Graded research only)
Undergraduate Research (Graded research only)
Select additional hours of the following:
Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
Learning Theories in Chemistry
Misconceptions in Chemistry
Spectroscopic Identification of Structure
Polymer Chemistry
Topics in Biochemistry
Fundamentals of Biochemistry
Topics in Organic Chemistry
Instrumental Analysis
Atomic and Molecular Spectroscopy
Topics in Physical Chemistry
Related Hours (22-23 required)
MTH 151
MTH 251
Calculus I
and Calculus II (or equivalents)
5-9
or MTH 249 Calculus II
PHY 191General Physics with Laboratory I5
PHY 192General Physics with Laboratory II5
Additonal Courses (minimum of 3 hours in mathematics or statistics):3-4
Introduction to Linear Algebra
Elements of Discrete Mathematics
Differential Equations for Engineers
Calculus III
Differential Equations
Applied Statistics
Nonparametric Statistics
Introduction to Statistical Modeling
Total Credit Hours64-70
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CHM 451/CHM 551 and CHM 452/CHM 552 are preferred.