Sample Chemistry Curriculum (Track-Two B.S. Degree - Materials Science Option)
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Freshman Year (45 cr)
CH 231(231H) & 271, CH 232(232H) & 272, CH 233(233H) & 273. General Chemistry (15)
CH 220. Careers in Chemistry (1)a
MTH 112. Elementary Functions (4) b
MTH 112. Elementary Functions (4)
MTH 251, MTH 252. Calculus (8)
Writing I (3)
Speech (3)
Perspective course (3)
Elective (8)

Sophomore Year (45 cr)
CH 334, CH 335, CH 336. Organic Chemistry (9)
CH 361, CH 362. Experimental Chemistry I (6)
MTH 254. Vector Calculus I (4)

MTH 256. Applied Differential Equations (4)

PH 211, PH 212, PH 213 and PH 221, PH 222, PH 223 or
     PH 201, PH 202, PH 203. General Physics (15)
Writing II (3)
Skills or Perspective course (3)
Elective (1)

Junior Year (45 cr)
BIOE 451. Biomaterials (4)
CH 324. Quantitative Analysis (4)
     For a stronger background in analytical chemistry, substitute CH 421, CH 422, and CH 461
     and choose CH 411 the senior year; adds 2 credit hours.
CH 440, CH 441, CH 442. Physical Chemistry (9)
CH 462 (WIC). Experimental Chemistry II (6)
CHE 445. Polymer Engineering & Science (4)
ENGR 211 (3)
ENG 321. Materials Science (4)
ENGR 213  (3)
Perspective or DPD courses (6)
Synthesis course (3)
Elective (3)

Senior Year (45 cr)
CH 411, CH 412. Inorganic Chemistry (6)
CH 445. Physical Chemistry of Materials (3) or CH 448. Surface Chemistry (3) or CH 413 (3)
Perspective course (3)
Synthesis course (3)
Materials Science Electives (9-11)
Electives (19-21)

a First Year Orientation for chemistry majors strongly recommended (1 cr. P/N)
b
MTH 112 is not a required course for the chemistry degree.

Proposed curriculum (not officially approved) with revised option courses)
Baccalaureate Core Requirements

Additional Information about the materials science option
last updated 06/24/2013