Chemistry- Bachelor of Arts

For information, contact the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 160 Hughes Laboratories, 513-529-2813.

This program is for students interested in a career in the life or health sciences, physical sciences related to chemistry, or in teaching chemistry in secondary school. Students who anticipate graduate study in chemistry should elect the B.S. Chemistry Program. Chemistry and required related courses cannot be taken on a credit/no-credit basis.

Program Requirements

(32 semester hours, plus 26-28 related hours)

Core courses
Select one of the following:3
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
Related Hours
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
Additional Science Courses
Select nine credit hours at 200 level or above in any of the following departments: BIO, CHM, CPB, GLG, MBI, PHY and STA.9
Choices can also be made from the following:
Introduction to Linear Algebra
Elements of Discrete Mathematics
Differential Equations for Engineers
Calculus III
Differential Equations
Total Credit Hours56-60
1

CHM 451/CHM 551 and CHM 452/CHM 552 are preferred.

Students seeking the Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry meet the College of Arts and Science writing in the major requirement by completing the following courses: CHM 255, CHM 375 and CHM 491 or CHM 492.