B.S. Degree in Chemistry with an Advanced Chemistry Option (Track One)

Department of Chemistry
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 credits)
CH 231/231H & 271, 232/232H & 272, 233/233H & 273 General Chemistry (15)
CH 334, 335, 336 Organic Chemistry (9)
CH 361, 362 Experimental Chemsitry I (6)
CH 421, 422 Analytical Chemistry (6)
CH 440, 441, 442 Physical Chemsitry (9)
MTH 251, 252, 253, 254 Calculus (12)
MTH 253 or 306 Advanced Mathematics (4)
PH 211 and 221, 212 and 222, 213 and 223 General Physics (15)
Advanced Chemistry Option (36-38 Credits)
CH 411 (3 Credits) , 412 (3 Credits) Inorganic Chemistry (6)
CH 461 (3 Credits), 462 (3 Credits/WIC), 463 (3 Credits/WIC), 464 (3 Credits/WIC) Experimental Chemistry II (12)
Select one of the following options:
BB 450: General Biochemistry (4 Credits) or BB 490 & BB 491: Biochemistry (6 Credits) Biochemistry (4 - 6 Credits)
Select one of the two following courses:
MTH 256: Applied Differential Equations (4 Credits) or MTH 341: Linear Algebra (3 Credits) Additional Adv. Math (3-4 Credits)
Career-Supportive Electives (12 Credits)
Lab (3 Credits)
Lab or Non-Lab (3 Credits)
Lab or Non-Lab (3 Credits)
Lab or Non-Lab (3 Credits)

Sample Curriculum by year

Baccalaureate Core Requirements

Additional Information about the advanced chemistry option