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Chemistry is the study of the composition and reactions of substances. The study of chemistry can apply to a wide variety of fields, including forensic science, environmental studies, the development and testing of medicines, chemical engineering, agriculture and food processing, and research into new energy sources.

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Courses & Requirements

Required pre-major courses 5 hours

A grade of C or higher in CHE 107 and CHE 109 or a letter of recommendation from our chemistry faculty.

MAT 130: Three hours count toward the general studies requirement, replacing GSR 104.

MAT-130 Precalculus 4
Required chemistry courses 30 hours
Elective chemistry courses 4 hours

Choose four hours:

CHE-420 Pharmacology 3
CHE-495 Special Topics 1-5
Required related courses 16 hours
MAT-150 Calculus I 4
MAT-205 Calculus II 4
Required Electives:

Choose a minimum of 6 credits from the following list or substitute other courses with the approval of the program director.

Biomedical/Life Sciences
BIO-211 Genetics 4
BIO-221 Microbiology 5
MAT-206 Calculus III 4
Recommended Courses
MAT-206 Calculus III 4
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Admissions Requirements

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