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Environmental Chemistry Sample 4-Year Curriculum

Special curriculum; major code 3315

B.S. Sample Curriculum

B.A. Sample Curriculum

Suggested Electives

See Environmental Chemisty B.S. Degree Requirements

B.S. Sample Curriculum

Year 1

Fall (15 credits)

  • CHEM 1510: Fundamentals of Chemistry (4 credits)
  • MATH 2301 (2AS): Calculus I (4 credits)
  • Tier I English or Tier II (3 credits)
  • Language (4 credits)

Spring (15 credits)

  • CHEM 1520: Fundamentals of Chemistry II (4 credits)
  • MATH 2302: Calculus II (4 credits)
  • Tier I English or Tier II (3 credits)
  • Language (4 credits)

Year 2

Fall (16 credits)

  • CHEM 2410: Analytical Chemistry I (3 credits)
  • CHEM 2410L: Analytical Chemistry Lab (1 credit)
  • CHEM 3050: Organic Chemistry (3 credits)
  • CHEM 3080: Organic Chemistry Laboratory (1 credit)
  • PHYS 2051 (2NS): General Physics (5 credits)
  • Tier II (3 credits)

Spring (17 credits)

  • CHEM 3060: Organic Chemistry II (4 credits)
  • CHEM 3090: Organic Chemistry Laboratory II (2 credits)
  • CHEM 3760: Fundamentals of Inorganic Chemistry (3 credits)
  • PHYS 2052: General Physics (5 credits)
  • Tier II (3 credits)

Year 3

Fall (13 credits)

  • CHEM 4530: Physical Chemistry I (3 credits)
  • CHEM 4530L: Physical Chemistry I Laboratory (1 credit)
  • CHEM 4890: Basic Biochemistry (3 credits)
  • Tier I Composition (3 credits)
  • A&S Social Sciences or Humanities (3 credits)

Spring (13 credits)

  • CHEM 4540: Physical Chemistry I (3 credits)
  • CHEM 4540L: Physical Chemistry II Laboratory (2 credits)
  • CHEM 4310: Analytical Chemistry (3 credits)
  • CHEM 4310L: Analytical Chemistry II Lab (2 credits)
  • A&S Social Sciences or Humanities (3 credits)

Year 4

Fall (16 credits)

  • CHEM 4760: Modern Inorganic Chemistry (3 credits)
  • CHEM 4760L: Advanced Inorganic Chemistry (1 credits)
  • A&S Social Sciences or Humanities (3 credits)
  • A&S Social Sciences or Humanities (3 credits)
  • Elective (3 credits)
  • Elective (3 credits)

Spring (15 credits)

  • CHEM 4941/ Tier III: Undergraduate Research (3 credits)
  • A&S Social Sciences or Humanities (3 credits)
  • A&S Social Sciences or Humanities (3 credits)
  • Tier II (3 credits)
  • Elective (3 credits)

B.A. Sample Curriculum

Year 1

Fall (15 credits)

  • CHEM 1510: Fundamentals of Chemistry (4 credits)
  • MATH 2301 (2AS): Calculus I (4 credits)
  • Tier I English or Tier II (3 credits)
  • Language (4 credits)

Spring (15 credits)

  • CHEM 1520: Fundamentals of Chemistry II (4 credits)
  • MATH 2302: Calculus II (4 credits)
  • Tier I English or Tier II (3 credits)
  • Language (4 credits)

Year 2

Fall (16 credits)

  • CHEM 2410: Analytical Chemistry I (3 credits)
  • CHEM 2410L: Analytical Chemistry I Lab (1 credit)
  • CHEM 3050: Organic Chemistry I (3 credits)
  • CHEM 3080: Organic Chemistry I Laboratory (1 credits)
  • PHYS 2051 (2NS): General Physics (5 credits)
  • Tier II (3 credits)

Spring (17 credits)

  • CHEM 3060: Organic Chemistry II (4 credits)
  • CHEM 3090: Organic Chemistry Laboratory II (2 credits)
  • CHEM 3760: Fundamentals of Inorganic Chemistry (3 credits)
  • PHYS 2052: General Physics (5 credits)
  • Tier II (3 credits)

Year 3

Fall (13 credits)

  • CHEM 4530: Physical Chemistry I (3 credits)
  • CHEM 4530L: Physical Chemistry I Laboratory (1 credits)
  • CHEM 4890: Basic Biochemistry (3 credits)
  • Tier I Composition (3 credits)
  • A&S Social Sciences or Humanities (3 credits)

Spring (13 credits)

  • CHEM 4540: Physical Chemistry I (3 credits)
  • CHEM 4540L: Physical Chemistry II Laboratory (2 credits)
  • CHEM 4310: Analytical Chemistry II (3 credits)
  • CHEM 4310L: Analytical Chemistry II Lab (2 credits)
  • A&S Social Sciences or Humanities (3 credits)

Year 4

Fall (10 credits)

  • CHEM 4760: Modern Inorganic Chemistry (3 credits)
  • CHEM 4760L: Advanced Inorganic Chemistry (1 credit)
  • A&S Social Sciences or Humanities (3 credits)
  • A&S Social Sciences or Humanities (3 credits)

Spring (12 credits)

  • CHEM 4941: Tier III: Undergraduate Research (3 credits)
  • A&S Social Sciences or Humanities (3 credits)
  • A&S Social Sciences or Humanities (3 credits)
  • Tier II (3 credits)

Suggested Electives

  • BIOS 3750: Animal Ecology (3 credits)
  • MICR 3210: Environmental Microbiology (4 credits)
  • CHEM 4850: Intro to Toxicology (3 credits)
  • GEOG 3460; Environmental Law (3 credits)
  • ECON 3130: Economics of the Environment (3 credits)
  • ECON 3140 Natural Resource Economics (3 credits)
  • ECON 335: Economics of Energy (4 credits)
  • CHE 4610: Atmospheric Chemistry (3 credits)
  • CE 4500: Water & Wastewater Engineering (3 credits)
  • GEOG 1400: Environmental Geography (3 credits)
  • GEOG 3430: Global Issues in Environment (3 credits)
  • GEOG 3500: Land Use Planning (3 credits)
  • GEOG 3530: Environmental Planning and Assessment (3 credits)
  • GEOL 4400: Ichnology (3 credits)
  • GEOL 2150: Environmental Geology (3 credits)
  • GEOL 2310: Water and Pollution (3 credits)
  • GEOL 4800: Principles of Hydrogeology (4 credits)
  • PBIO 5380: Environmental and Natural Resources Politics and Policy (4 credits)
  • PBIO 2090: Plant Ecology (3 credits)
  • POLS 4250: Environmental and Natural Resources Politics and Policy (3 credits)