Chemistry B.S.

A Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Chemistry requires the completion of the Elon Core Curriculum as well as the Major Requirements listed below.

Major Requirements:

Required courses: 41 sh

CHM 1110GENERAL CHEMISTRY I with LAB

4 sh

CHM 1120GENERAL CHEMISTRY II with LAB

4 sh

CHM 2110ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I with LAB

4 sh

CHM 3110QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS

4 sh

CHM 2120ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II with LAB

4 sh

CHM 3320PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY I

4 sh

CHM 3330Physical Chemistry Laboratory

0 sh

CHM 3340PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY II

4 sh

CHM 3410INORGANIC CHEMISTRY

4 sh

CHM 3510BIOCHEMISTRY I

4 sh

CHM 4010Advanced Chemistry Lab

0 sh

CHM 4970SENIOR SEMINAR IN CHEMISTRY

3 sh

CHM 4999RESEARCH

1-3 sh

Choose eight hours from the following: 8 sh

CHM 3050ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY

4 sh

CHM 3210INSTRUMENTAL ANALYSIS

4 sh

CHM 3530BIOCHEMISTRY II

4 sh

Additional Requirements: 8 sh

MTH 1510CALCULUS I

4 sh

MTH 2510CALCULUS II

4 sh

Select one of the following sequences: 8 sh

PHY 2010GENERAL PHYSICS I

4 sh

PHY 2020GENERAL PHYSICS II

4 sh

or

PHY 2210UNIVERSITY PHYSICS I

4 sh

PHY 2220UNIVERSITY PHYSICS II

4 sh

  • Students who are pursuing graduate school or a career in chemistry are advised to earn the American Chemical Society (ACS) accredited degree. For the degree to be accredited by the ACS, a student must take three courses with laboratory components beyond the ones that are listed above as required for the regular degree. Those courses could be selected from CHM 353, CHM 401, or CHM 499.

Total Credit Hours: 65

Total Credit Hours: 65

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