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(ARCHIVE) Chemistry (CHEM)

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Begin Date: Summer Session 2000
End Date: Spring Semester 2001

Chemistry (CHEM) - (ARCHIVE)

PROFESSOR ANDREW EWING, Head

This major provides a strong foundation in the facts and principles of chemistry. Mathematics and physics are emphasized, since these subjects are essential to the understanding of chemistry. Courses in English and a foreign language and electives ensure study in non-technical subjects. This arrangement broadens the student's general education and enables him or her to relate the major to other fields of knowledge.

A student wishing to transfer into the Chemistry program must have attained an average of 2.50 in chemistry, physics, and mathematics courses and must have completed at least CHEM 012 GN(3), CHEM 013 GN(3), CHEM 014 GN(1), CHEM 015 GN(1), MATH 140 GQ(4), MATH 141 GQ(4), and MATH 231(2). A Chemistry major may enter the fifth semester of the Chemistry program only if he or she has attained an overall average of 2.50 or better in chemistry, physics, and mathematics courses.

For the B.S. degree in Chemistry, a minimum of 125 credits is required.

CHEMISTRY MINOR: Students must take CHEM 012 GN(3), CHEM 013 GN(3), CHEM 014 GN(1), CHEM 015 GN(1), CHEM 038(3), CHEM 039(3), CHEM 451(3), CHEM 452(3); select 2 credits from CHEM 036(2), CHEM 457(2); and any two courses from CHEM 402(3), CHEM 405(3), CHEM 408(3), CHEM 410(3), CHEM 411(3), CHEM 425(3), CHEM 426(3), CHEM 431W(3), CHEM 439(3), CHEM 448(3), CHEM 453(3), CHEM 454(3), CHEM 455(3), CHEM 457(2) if not used in above category, CHEM 463(3), for a minimum of 27 credits. A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.

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

GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
(15 of these 45 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

INTERCULTURAL AND INTERNATIONAL COMPETENCE:
(Included in GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

ELECTIVES: 1 credit

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 94 credits
(This includes 15 credits of General Education courses: 9 credits of GN courses; 6 credits of GQ courses.)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (55 credits)
CHEM 012 GN(3)[1], CHEM 013 GN(3)[1], CHEM 014 GN(1)[1], CHEM 015 GN(1)[1], MATH 140 GQ(4)[1], MATH 141 GQ(4)[1] (Sem: 1-2)
PHYS 201 GN(4) or PHYS 211 GN(4); PHYS 202 GN(4) or PHYS 212 GN(4) (Sem: 1-4)
CHEM 016(1), CHEM 036(2)[1], CHEM 038(3)[1], CHEM 039(3)[1], CHEM 431W(3), CHEM 451(3)[1], CHEM 452(3)[1], CHEM 457(2), MATH 231(2)[1], MATH 250(3) (Sem: 3-4)
PHYS 204 GN(4) or PHYS 213 GN(2) and PHYS 214 GN(2) (Sem: 3-6)
MATH 220 GQ(2) (Sem: 5-6)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (21 credits)
CHEM 425(3) or CHEM 426(3) (Sem: 5-8)
Select 18 credits of chemistry at the 400 level. Up to 3 co-op credits (1 each of SC 295, SC 395, SC 495) may be used in this category. CHEM 489(1-10) may be used, but the total of CHEM 489 credits plus co-op credits may not exceed 8. (Sem: 5-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (18 credits)
Up to 8 credits may be used to achieve the II level of a foreign/second language in which a significant chemical literature is produced. (German or Russian is recommended.) The remaining 10-18 credits may include any courses not on the Department list of courses that do not count towards graduation. Only one credit of each of SC 295, SC 395, and SC 495 is allowed in this category. Chemical Research (Chem 489 or Chem 496) does not count in this category. (Sem: 3-6)

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

Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 2000

Blue Sheet Item #: 28-08-022

Review Date: 06/05/00

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