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Requirements

Chemistry Major Requirements63-66 units
Chemistry39 units
CHEM 151
General Chemistry*/^
4
CHEM 152
General Chemistry II^
4
CHEM 300
Quantitative Analysis – Theory
2
CHEM 310
Quantitative Analysis – Laboratory
2
CHEM 320
Instrumental Analysis – Theory**
3
CHEM 330
Instrumental Analysis – Lab**
1
CHEM 251
Organic Chemistry – Theory I
4
CHEM 252
Organic Chemistry – Theory II
4
CHEM 261
Organic Chemistry – Lab
1
CHEM 262
Organic Chemistry – Lab
1
CHEM 401
Thermodynamics
3
CHEM 402
Kinetics and Quantum Mechanics
3
CHEM 461
Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
3
CHEM 490
Chemistry Seminar
1
BIOL 496
Senior Seminar: Ethics and the Sciences*
3
Select at least 7 units from the following courses:
BIOC 380
Biochemistry I
4
BIOC 381
Biochemistry II
4
CHEM 451
Advanced Organic Chemistry
4
CHEM 495
Advanced Topics in Chemistry
3–4
CHEM 498
Directed Research^^
1–4
MATH 263
Multivariable Calculus^^^
4
MATH 270
Differential Equations^^^
4
MATH 290
Linear Algebra^^^
3
Mathematics9 units
MATH 161
Calculus I^
5
MATH 162
Calculus II^
4
Physics8-10 units
Select one of the following sequences:
PHYC 151
Physics for Life Sciences I*/^
4
PHYC 152
Physics for Life Sciences II^
4
PHYC 161
Physics for Science and Engineering I*/^
5
PHYC 162
Physics for Science and Engineering II^
5

*Meets a General Education Core requirement.
**Meets the Upper-Division Writing Intensive requirement if both CHEM 320 and CHEM 330 are taken.
^This course may be waived with an appropriate Advanced Placement test score.
^^A minimum of three units required if CHEM 498 is chosen.
^^^Only one of these MATH courses may count toward the major.

Note: This information is current for the 2013-14 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.