Our mission is to prepare a wide range of students to understand the material world.
Our students are prepared to serve as chemical professionals (including teachers),
to undertake advanced formal and informal study in chemistry and other subjects where
chemical insight is central to basic understanding, and to advance the knowledge,
capabilities and public understanding of chemistry as an academic discipline with
application to virtually every facet of modern life.
Students graduating from this program will have gained the following knowledge, skills
- Fundamental chemical knowledge
- Knowledge of sub-disciplines of chemistry
- Laboratory skills
- Biological concepts
- Scientific communication skills
- Knowledge of ethical issues
- Contributions to the community
B.S. Chemistry Biology Advising Sheet for students admitted to the major prior to
B.S. Chemistry Biology Advising Sheet for students admitted to the major from fall
- 1Students may substitute BIO 469 for BIO 468
- 2Biology and Chemistry electives must be at the 300 level or above. One exception is
810 214, which may be taken in the Spring semester of the Junior year. This option
is only for students wishing to take Immunology or Virology, and must be approved
by the student's academic advisor.
Notes on General Education Courses (Ged):
- 3Students may take WRT 206, 208, or 220
- 4Students may substitute PHY 170 and 180 for PHY 130 and 140
- 5Choose from SPK 208 or 230.
- 6PHI 470 fulfills the Interdisciplinary requirement.
- Students must take three "W" courses; at least 3 credits must be in 300 or 400 level
- 7Students may, with the permission of their academic advisor and department Chair,
substitute an approved internship in the biochemical or biomedical field for certain
of the requirements given above (denoted by§). These 12 credit hours are replaced
with a 12 credit hour internship.
- 8Students must take sufficient elective credits to attain 120 credits.
- *Department Safety Examination