PEAK Majors

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Chemistry Major

33 credits (Total does not include prerequisite courses)

Course Course Title Credits

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

CHE-141

General Chemistry I and Laboratory

4

CHE-142

General Chemistry II and Laboratory

4

CHE-252

Analytical Chemistry I and Laboratory

4

CHE-301

Organic Chemistry I and Laboratory

4

CHE-302

Organic Chemistry II and Laboratory

4

CHE-401

Chemical Dynamics and Laboratory

3

CHE-420 or
CHE-352

Inorganic Chemistry and Laboratory or
Analytical Chemistry II and Laboratory

4

CHE-395/495 or
CHE-494

Chemistry Research or
Independent Study

1

PHY-313

Thermal Physics

3

PHY-400

Quantum Physics

2

Notes

Students preparing for graduate work in chemistry are strongly advised to complete courses in addition to those required for the major. Recommended courses include: CHE-412, CHE-420, CHE-352, MAT-125 or MAT-212, and MAT-175 through MAT-352.

Chemistry Majors may not minor in either Chemistry (Natural Sciences & Mathematics PEAK) or Analytical Chemistry (Professional Studies & Enhancements PEAK).