B.S. in Chemistry (CE.BS)

Major Requirements/Chemistry (36 credits) 1
CE-111General Chemistry I3
CE-111LGeneral Chemistry Laboratory I1
CE-112General Chemistry II3
CE-112LGeneral Chemistry Laboratory II1
CE-221Analytical Chemistry I Quantitative Analysis3
CE-221LAnalytical Chemistry I Laboratory Quantitative Analysis1
CE-241Organic Chemistry I3
CE-241LOrganic Chemistry Laboratory I2
CE-242Organic Chemistry II3
CE-242LOrganic Chemistry Laboratory II2
CE-311Chemical Literature1
CE-322Analytical Chemistry II Instrumental Analysis3
CE-322LAnalytical Chemistry II Laboratory Instrumental Analysis2
CE-341Physical Chemistry I3
CE-341LPhysical Chemistry I Laboratory1
(Chemistry courses satisfy Natural Science (NS) in General Education)
(Satisfies Reasoned Oral Discourse (RD) in General Education)
CE-300+ Elective: Select one course from the following list.3
Biochemistry I
NMR Spectroscopy
Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
Advanced Organic Chemistry
Computational Chemistry and Molecular Modeling
Medicinal Chemistry
Interdisciplinary Requirements (18 credits)
MA-125Calculus with Analytic Geometry I4
MA-126Calculus with Analytic Geometry II4
(MA-125 or MA-126 satisfy Mathematics in General Education)
PH-211General Physics with Calculus I4
PH-211LGeneral Physics with Calculus Laboratory I1
PH-212General Physics with Calculus II4
PH-212LGeneral Physics with Calculus Laboratory II1
Free Electives (33 credits) 2
Select up to 33 credits of free electives 233
General Education Requirements (33 credits) 3
Complete 33 credits as outlined on the General Education table. 333
Total Credits120

Students desiring certification by the ACS should enroll in the CE.ACS program and should consult with the department chair and academic advisor.


CE-350, Research in Chemistry, is highly recommended and may be taken as free electives.  Please consult with your advisor regarding the required number of free electives that must be completed.


The General Education curriculum requires the completion of 45 credits. However, students may be able to share credits from within their major or interdisciplinary requirements. Please consult with your advisor to determine which General Education courses must be completed.


  • 54 credits must be completed at the 200 level or higher.

B.S. in Chemistry Sequence Chart

First Year
CE-111 General Chemistry I3CE-112 General Chemistry II3
CE-111L General Chemistry Laboratory I1CE-112L General Chemistry Laboratory II1
EN-101 College Composition I3EN-102 College Composition II3
IT-102 Information Technology for Scientists3MA-126 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II4
MA-125 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I4Gen*Ed Social Science3
Semester Credits14Semester Credits14
Second Year
CE-241 Organic Chemistry I3CE-242 Organic Chemistry II3
CE-241L Organic Chemistry Laboratory I2CE-242L Organic Chemistry Laboratory II2
PH-211 General Physics with Calculus I4CE-221 Analytical Chemistry I Quantitative Analysis3
PH-211L General Physics with Calculus Laboratory I1CE-221L Analytical Chemistry I Laboratory Quantitative Analysis1
Gen*Ed Historical Perspectives3PH-212 General Physics with Calculus II4
free electives3PH-212L General Physics with Calculus Laboratory II1
Semester Credits16Semester Credits14
Third Year
CE-311 Chemical Literature1CE-410 Seminar1
CE-341 Physical Chemistry I3Gen*Ed Cultural Diversity or Global Understanding3
CE-341L Physical Chemistry I Laboratory1Gen*Ed Literature3
Gen*Ed Historical or Social Science Persp.3CE300+ Chemistry Elective or Free Elective3
Gen*Ed Aesthetics & Creativity3Free Electives6
Free Electives6 
Semester Credits17Semester Credits16
Fourth Year
CE-322 Analytical Chemistry II Instrumental Analysis3CE300+ Chemistry Elective (if not already taken)3
CE-322L Analytical Chemistry II Laboratory Instrumental Analysis2Gen*Ed Interdisc. Perspect.3
CE-300+ Elective (See Curriculum Chart for list of options)3Free Electives9
Gen*Ed World Language3 
Free Electives3 
Semester Credits14Semester Credits15
Total Credits 120