B.S. Degree in Chemistry with Industry and Innovation Option (Track Two)

Department of Chemistry
Gilbert Hall 153
(541) 737-2081

The Industry and Innovation Option focuses on the development of novel chemical compounds and techniques as part of a business. Includes foundational courses in venture capital management, business administration and inorganic chemistry.

Chemistry Core (79 - 81 credits)
CH 220 Careers in Chemistry (1)
CH 231/231H & 271, 232/232H & 272, 233/233H & 273 General Chemistry (15)
CH 334, 335, 336 Organic Chemistry (9)
CH 361, 362 Experimental Chemistry I (6)
Select one of the following two options:
CH 324 OR CH 421, 422 & 461 Analytical Chemistry (4-9)
Select one of the following three lab courses:  
CH 462 (WIC) OR 463 (WIC) OR 464 (WIC) Experimental Chemistry II (3)
CH 411, CH 412 Inorganic Chemistry (6)
CH 440, 441, 442 Physical Chemistry (9)
MTH 251, 252 & 254 Calculus (12)
PH 201, 202 and 203 OR PH 211 and 221, 212 and 222, 213 and 223 General Physics (15)
Industry and Innovation Option (25-26 Credits)
BA 315 Introduction to Entrepreneurship (4)
BI 360 Introduction to Financial Management (4)
ECON 201 Intro to Microeconomics (4)
ST 314 OR ST 351 Intro to Stats for Engineers (3) OR Statistical Methods (4)
CH 470, 472, 474 Foundations of Innovation (6)
COMM 324 Communication In Organizations (3)

Select 12 credits from the following Career Supportive Elective Course (CSE) options: b

CH 401: Research (3) CH 410: External Internship (3) CH 513: Solid State Chemistry (3)
CH 421 & 422: Analytical Chemistry (6) CH 424: Bioanalytical Chemistry (3) MB 314: Aquatic Microbiology (3)
BB 490, 491, 492: Biochemistry I, II and III (9) BA 260: Introduction to Entrepreneurship (4) BA 314: Sustainable Business Operations (4)
BA 363: Technology and Innovation Management (4) BA 468: Technology Commercialization (4) BA 464: New Venture Financing (4)
ENGR 350: Sustainable Engineering (3) GEO 360: Minerals, Energy, Water and the Environment (3) GEOG 300: Sustainability for the Common Good (3)
GEOG 331: Population, Consumption and Environment (3) BA 357a: Operations Management (4)  

a BA 357 requires a special override from an advisor in the COB because chemistry majors substitute ST 351 or ST 314 for BA 276.

b Check Additional Information for more details about electives.

Sample Curriculum by year

Baccalaureate Core Requirements

Additional Information about the Industry and Innovation Option