Department of Chemistry
                                                         at Oregon State University

B.S. Degree in Chemistry with an Advanced Chemistry Option (Track One)
Gilbert Hall 153
(541) 737-2081

This track-one option leads to a degree approved by the American Chemical Society. Designed for students continuing their chemistry education in graduate school or seeking careers directly in the chemistry workforce. Provides most rigorous and complete chemistry foundation with most extensive laboratory experience. Undergraduate research is strongly encouraged. Knowledge and skills are developed in organic, analytical, physical and inorganic chemistry. Six advanced laboratory courses. Choice of electives that support career goals.

CHEMISTRY CORE (79-81 cr)  
CH 231/CH 231H & 271, CH 232/CH 232H & 272, CH 233/CH 233H & 273 General Chemistry (15)
CH 334, CH 335, CH 336 Organic Chemistry (9)
CH 361, CH 362 Experimental Chemistry I (6)
CH 421, CH 422 Analytical Chemistry (6)
CH 440, CH 441, CH 442 Physical Chemistry (9)
MTH 251, MTH 252, MTH 253, MTH 254 Calculus (12)
MTH 253 or MTH 306 Advanced Mathematics (4)
PH 211 and PH 221, PH 212 and PH 222, PH 213 and PH 223 General Physics (15)

ADVANCED CHEMISTRY OPTION (36-38 cr)
CH 411 Inorganic Chemistry (3)
CH 412 Inorganic Chemistry (3)
CH 461 Experimental Chemistry II (3)
CH 462 Experimental Chemistry II (3) (WIC)
CH 463 Experimental Chemistry II (3) (WIC)
CH 464 Experimental Chemistry II (3) (WIC)
Select one of the following options:

BB 450 General Biochemistry (4) or BB 490 & BB 491 Biochemistry (6)
Select one of the two following courses:

MTH 256 Applied Differential Equations (4) or MTH 341  Linear Algebra (3)
Career-Supportive Electives (12)
  Lab (3)
  Lab or non-lab (3)
  Lab or non-lab (3)
  Lab or non-lab (3)

Sample curriculum by year
Baccalaureate Core Requirements
Additional Information about the advanced chemistry option
last updated 06/24/2013