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(Archive) Chemistry (CHMBD)

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Begin Date: Fall Semester 1994
End Date: Spring Semester 1999

Chemistry (CHMBD) - (ARCHIVE)

This major provides a solid background in chemistry and gives students the skills needed for success in industry and professional or graduate programs in chemistry or related areas. Sufficient flexibility in course selection allows students to tailor a suitable program without sacrificing scientific rigor. Each student in the program also has the opportunity to participate in research with a member of the faculty.

For the B.S. degree in Chemistry, a minimum of 125 credits is required. A student enrolled in this major must earn at least a grade of C in each 300- and 400-level course in the major field and must have earned a minimum 2.00 grade-point average.

CHEMISTRY MINOR: Students must take CHEM 012 GN(3), 013 GN(3), 014 GN(1), 015 GN(1), 036(2), 038(4), 039(3), CHMBD 221(4)[1]; select 6 to 8 additional credits at the 400 level in CHMBD[1], excluding CHMBD 494 and 496. A minimum of 27 credits is required for the minor.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem:1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 46 credits
(18 of these 46 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

ELECTIVES: 6 credits

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 92 credits
(This includes 18 credits of General Education courses: 9 credits of GN courses; 6 credits of GQ courses; 3 credits of GWS courses.)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (57 credits)
CHEM 012 GN(3)[1], 013 GN(3)[1], 014 GN(1)[1], 015 GN(1)[1], MATH 140 GQ(4)[1], 141 GQ(4)[1], PHYS 201 GN(4)[1], 202 GN(4)[1], 204 GN(4)[1] (Sem: 1-4)
CHEM 036(2), 038(4), 039(3), ENGL 202C GWS(3)[1] (Sem: 3-6)
CHMBD 221(4)[1], 407(1), 412W(4), 441(4), 442(4) (Sem: 5-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (16-17 credits)
Select 3-4 credits from MATH 220 GQ(2)[1], 231(2)[1], 250(3)[1] (Sem: 3-6)
CHMBD 443(4) or 444(4) (Sem: 5-8)
Select 3 credits from CHMBD 494(1-12) or 496(1-18) (Sem: 5-8)
Select 6 credits of 400-level CHEM or CHMBD courses (no more than 3 credits of CHMBD 494 may be used to satisfy this requirement) (Sem: 5-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (18 credits)
Select 18 credits from school-approved list (Sem: 3-8)

[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.


The Pennsylvania State University ©1998

The University reserves the right to change the requirements and regulations listed here and to determine whether a student has satisfactorily met its requirements for admission or graduation, and to reject any applicant for any reason the University determines to be material to the applicant's qualifications to pursue higher education. Nothing in this material should be considered a guarantee that completion of a program and graduation from the University will result in employment.

Last Revised by the Department: Fall Semester 1994

Blue Sheet Item #: 22-06-293

Review Date: 6/8/99 (General Education Update)

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