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University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 
    
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemistry, B.S.


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Curriculum Requirements


1. 125- 127 Semester Hours:


A minimum of 125-127 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better is required. The last 30 hours must be completed at NCCU.

2. General Education Requirement:


Complete the General Education Curriculum  (GEC) as detailed in the 4-year plan. Science and mathematics courses required for the major satisfy GEC science and mathematics requirements.

3. Program Requirements:


4. Concentration Requirements


NA

5. Additional Requirements


Complete at least two of the following advanced courses with a grade of “C” or better:

Program Notes:


NA

Four- Year Curriculum Plan


Four-Year Plan for Bachelor of Science Major in Chemistry

For key to symbols used, please see ‘key’ below.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

*  BIOL 1202  -  Principles of Biology: Molecules and Cells ( 4 )  

*  CHEM 1100  -  General Chemistry I ( 4 )  

=*  MATH 2010  -  Calculus and Analytic Geometry I ( 4 )  

*  HEDU 1531  -  Health ( 2 )  

*  ENG 1110  -  English Composition I ( 3 )  

Spring Semester

+ CHEM 1200  -  General Chemistry II ( 4 )  

*=  MATH 2020  -  Calculus and Analytic Geometry II ( 4 )  

&  BIOL 2200  -  Molecular Biology of Cells I ( 3 )  

*  PEDU 1541  -  Fitness ( 2 )  

*  ENG 1210  -  English Composition II ( 3 )  

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

+  CHEM 3100  -  Organic Chemistry I ( 3 )  

+  CHEM 3330  -  Organic Chemistry Laboratory I ( 1 )  

=  PHYS 2110  -  General Physics I ( 4 )  

&  BIOL 3200  -  General Microbiology ( 4 )  

*  SOSC - GEC Requirement (3)

Spring Semester

+  CHEM 3120  -  Organic Chemistry II ( 3 )  

+  CHEM 3340  -  Organic Chemistry Laboratory II ( 1 )  

=  PHIL 2120  -  History of Philosophy II: Modern Philosophy ( 3 )  

*   MFL - Mod Foreign Language II (3)

*  MSCM 1250  -  Elements of Speech Communication ( 3 ) (SI)

Junior Year

Fall Semester

+ CHEM 3200  -  Inorganic Chemistry ( 4 )  

+  CHEM 2020  -  Quantitative Analysis ( 4 )  

+  CHEM 4500  -  Biochemistry I ( 3 )  

+  CHEM 4520  -  Biochemistry Laboratory ( 1 )  

*  HIST 1320  -  World Societies ( 3 )  

Spring Semester

+  CHEM 4400  -  Instrumental Analysis ( 4 )  

+  CHEM 4800  -  Chemistry Research Literature ( 3 ) (WI)

*  HUM 2410  -  Arts & Humanities I ( 3 )  or

*  HUM 2420  -  Arts & Humanities II ( 3 )  

&  BIOL 4310  -  Advanced Human Anatomy ( 4 )  

Senior Year

Fall Semester

+  CHEM 4010  -  Physical Chemistry I ( 4 )  

&  CHEM - Advanced Elective (3-4)

*  PHIL 2210  -  Ethics ( 3 )   (HUM GEC Requirement)

+  CHEM 4900  -  Applied Mathematics for Chemists ( 2 )  

Spring Semester

+  CHEM 4020  -  Physical Chemistry II ( 4 )  

&  BIOL 4000  -  Cell Physiology ( 4 ) 

&  BIOL 3100  -  Genetics ( 4 )  or

&  BIOL 4200  -  Introduction to Biostatistics ( 3 )  

+  CHEM 4920  -  Chemistry Undergraduate Seminar ( 2 )  

#  CHEM (BIOL) Electives (3-4)

 

Total Credit Hours = 125-127 semester hours

Key to symbols used:

* Core Curriculum Courses - 48

+ Required Chemistry Courses for B.S. degree in Chemistry - 44-45

& Advanced Biology Courses or Advanced Chemistry Elective for B.S. degree in Chemistry - 22-23

# Chemistry/Biology and/or General Electives 3-4

= Required cognitive course for B.S. degree in Chemistry - 8

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