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Overview

C of I chemistry students enjoy a combination of rigorous classroom work and hands-on experience in the laboratory.

This program will challenge you to:

  • Join faculty-led research teams involved in analysis and research.
  • Learn under the mentorship of professors who are committed to preparing students for success in a variety of careers.
  • Gain experience working with current technologies used in chemistry laboratories.
Humanities & Fine Arts Social Sciences & History Natural Sciences & Mathematics Professional Studies & Enhancements
Major
Chemistry Major

Peaks this program fulfills

  • Natural Sciences & Mathematics

Courses and Requirements

View this degree in the course catalog

34 - 38 credits

Major Requirements

Course ID Course Name Number of Credits
CHE-141General Chemistry I4 credits
CHE-142General Chemistry II4 credits
CHE-252Analytical Chemistry I3 credits
CHE-252LAnalytical Chemistry I Lab1 credits
CHE-301Organic Chemistry I3 credits
CHE-301LOrganic Chemistry I Lab1 credits
CHE-302Organic Chemistry II3 credits
CHE-302LOrganic Chemistry II Lab1 credits
CHE-464Physical Chemistry I3 credits
CHE-464LPhysical Chemistry I Lab & Recitation1 credits
CHE-465Physical Chemistry II3 credits
CHE-465LPhysical Chemistry II Lab & Recitation1 credits
 
CHE-420Inorganic Chemistry3 credits
CHE-420LInorganic Chemistry Lab1 credits
or
CHE-352Analytical Chemistry II3 credits
CHE-352LAnalytical Chemistry Lab II1 credits
 
CHE-395Chemistry Research1-3 credits
or
CHE-494Independent Study1-3 credits
 
CHE-495Chemistry Research1-3 credits

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).

Humanities & Fine Arts Social Sciences & History Natural Sciences & Mathematics Professional Studies & Enhancements
Minor
Analytical Chemistry Minor

Peaks this program fulfills

  • Professional Studies & Enhancements

Courses and Requirements

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19 credits (Total does not include prerequisite courses)

Minor Requirements

Course ID Course Name Number of Credits
CHE-141General Chemistry I4 credits
CHE-142General Chemistry II4 credits
CHE-252Analytical Chemistry I3 credits
CHE-252LAnalytical Chemistry I Lab1 credits
CHE-352Analytical Chemistry II3 credits
CHE-352LAnalytical Chemistry Lab II1 credits
 
MAT-125Data Analysis and Statistics3 credits
or
MAT-212Multiple Regression Analysis3 credits

Students may elect to minor in Chemistry (Natural Sciences and Mathematics PEAK) or in Analytical Chemistry (Professional Studies and Enhancements PEAK), but not both. Chemistry majors may not minor in either Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry.

Humanities & Fine Arts Social Sciences & History Natural Sciences & Mathematics Professional Studies & Enhancements
Minor
Chemistry Minor

Peaks this program fulfills

  • Natural Sciences & Mathematics

Courses and Requirements

View this degree in the course catalog

19 credits (Total does not include prerequisite courses)

Minor Requirements

Course ID Course Name Number of Credits
CHE-141General Chemistry I4 credits
CHE-142General Chemistry II4 credits
CHE-252Analytical Chemistry I3 credits
CHE-252LAnalytical Chemistry I Lab1 credits
CHE-301Organic Chemistry I3 credits
CHE-301LOrganic Chemistry I Lab1 credits
MAT-MAT Complete one Math course numbered 125 or above (excluding MAT-221)

Students may elect to minor in Chemistry (Natural Sciences and Mathematics PEAK) or in Analytical Chemistry (Professional Studies and Enhancements PEAK), but not both. Chemistry majors may not minor in either Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry.

Researcher displaying vials

The Next SteppeExamining medicinal sagebrush

C of I chemistry professor Dr. Carolyn Dadabay and her student research team search for bioactive chemicals that could inhibit the body’s detoxification system.