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2013-2014 Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemistry, B.A.


B.A. Curriculum


Synopsis indicates core requirements for this degree. Demonstrated proficiency of two years of a foreign language is required. Chemistry B.A. majors are also required to complete either (1) a minor in another department, or (2) a Concentration in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Among the more popular focus areas are the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BMB) Concentration  and the Business Minor .

Synopsis of the B.A. Curriculum in Chemistry


Fourth (Freshman) Class


First Semester


Total Semester Hrs: 15.5


Second Semester


Total Semester Hrs: 15.5


Third (Sophomore) Class


First Semester


Total Semester Hrs: 17.5 - 18


Second Semester


Total Semester Hrs: 17.5 - 18


Second (Junior) Class


First Semester


Total Semester Hrs: 17.5


Second Semester


Total Semester Hrs: 17.5


First (Senior) Class


First Semester


Total Semester Hrs: 17.5


Second Semester


Total Semester Hrs: 16


Total Hours: minimum 135


* Minimum Grade of C Required

1 Twelve semester hours of electives must be in the Humanistic-Social area. In addition to demonstrating proficiency in a foreign language, cadets must complete 6 credit hours of cultures and civilization courses (study abroad may be substituted for 3 hours) and 3 credit hours of Leadership in Organizations.
2 A two-semester sequence of core-curriculum approved science and laboratory. The specific course may be determined by the chosen concentration area.
3 Concentration Electives are determined by the chosen minor/concentration/or certification. The chosen field may require use of free electives to complete.

Concentration:


The following concentration can be declared by cadets in the Chemistry majors: