University Catalog 2020-2021 
    
    Aug 13, 2020  
University Catalog 2020-2021

Chemistry (Pre-Professional), B.S.


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For more information regarding the Core Curriculum, including a list of courses that satisfy Core Curriculum requirements, click here:  The Core Curriculum .

Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Junior Year


Senior Year


Semester Hours: 14


Second Semester


Semester Hours: 14-15


1 SOCI 1010  and PSYC 1010  are recommended for students planning a career in the health professions.

2 MATH 1020  (STAT 2010 ) and PHIL 2400  are recommended for students planning a career in the health professions.

3 The choice of Biology electives must conform to the following two guidelines:

  1. Total biology hours must be at least 22, including General Biology I-II.
  2. All four advanced biology electives must come from groups A and B below. At least one course must be taken from each of the two groups.

Group A: BIOL 3350 - Anatomy and Physiology  and BIOL 3350L - Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory BIOL 3351 Anatomy and Physiology II  and BIOL 3351L Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory ; BIOL 3162 - Developmental Biology  and BIOL 3162L - Developmental Biology Laboratory , BIOL 4111 - Histology  and BIOL 4111L - Histology Laboratory ; BIOL 4091 - Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy /BIOL 4091L - Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy Laboratory .

Group B: BIOL 2010 - General Microbiology  and BIOL 2010L - General Microbiology Laboratory , BIOL 3070 - Immunology  and BIOL 3070L - Immunology Laboratory , BIOL 3091 - Cell Biology  and BIOL 3091L - Cell Biology Laboratory , BIOL 3110 - Genetics  and BIOL 3110L - Genetics Laboratory , BIOL 4240 Microbial Physiology , BIOL 4250 - Molecular Genetics  and BIOL 4250L - Molecular Genetics Laboratory .

4 Capstone course can be selected from the following: CHEM 4320L - Molecular Structure and Organic Synthesis Laboratory , CHEM 4310L - Synthesis Laboratory , CHEM 4080 - Introduction to Research  and CHEM 4083 - Undergraduate Research  sequence (Undergraduate Research, 0/3, requires permission of the Department Head), and CHEM 4150L - Genomics and Proteomics Laboratory .

Summary: Program in Chemistry (Pre-Professional)


Foundations: 13


Explorations: 21


  • African American Heritage and Legacies (3)
  • Creative Expression and Engagement (3)
  • The Examined Life (3)
  • Faith and Society (3)
  • Human Behavior (3)
  • The Human Past (3)
  • Scientific Reasoning (3 of 4, CHEM 1010/1010D  and CHEM 1011L )

Free Electives: 12


Total Hours: 120-121


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