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Typical Sequence of Courses

Freshman Year (Credits)

CHM 3, 4 Principles of Chemistry I & II (8)
MTH 7, 8 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I & II (8)
Total 16 credits
Plus Core requirements

Sophomore Year (Credits)

CHM 21, 22 Organic Chemistry I & II (8)
CHM 37 Quantitative Analysis (4)
MTH 9 Calculus and Analytic Geometry III (4)
MTH 21 Differential Equations (4)
PHY 3, 4 University Physics (8)
Total 28 credits
Plus Core requirements

Junior Year (Credits)

CHM 5 Inorganic Chemistry (2)
CHM 30 Searching the Chemical Literature (1)
CHM 24 Spectroscopic Identification of Organic Compounds (3)
CHM 55, 56 Physical Chemistry I & II (8)
Total 14 credits
Plus Core requirements

Senior Year (Credits)

CHM 71 Basic BioChemistry (4)
CHM 38 Analytical Instrumentation (4)
CHM 48 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry (4)
CHM 57 Quantum Chemistry or CHM 85 Advanced Organic Chemistry (2 or 3)
CHM 98, 99* Senior Research I & II (6)
Total 20-21 credits
Plus Core requirements

*Students in the Honors Program may substitute the Honors tutorial (CHM 385 or 386) and the Honors thesis (CHM 389 or 390) with the approval of the department chair.