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B.A. Chemistry Degree Plan

REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO GRADUATION

  • Minimum credit hours for graduation - 120
  • Minimum credit hours in the liberal arts & sciences - 80
  • Minimum credit hours in upper-division (3000/4000 courses) - 40
  • Minimum credit hours (3000/4000 courses) in major completed at SWOSU - 8
  • Minimum credit hours at SWOSU (including last 8) - 30
  • Minimum Grade Point Average in all coursework - 2.00
  • Minimum Grade Point Average in major - 2.00
  • Minimum Grade Point Average in minor - 2.00

GENERAL EDUCATION

Courses that are required are in bold type

43-44 TOTAL HOURS

6 Composition

  • ENGL 1113 English Composition I
  • ENGL 1213 English Composition II

3 Mathematics

  • MATH 1143 Math Concepts
  • MATH 1513 College Algebra OR higher numbered math course

2 Computer Applications

  • COMSC 1022 Computer & Information Access

8 Natural Sciences

  • BIOL 1004 Biological Concepts (required)
  • SCI 1514 Concepts of Physical Science
  • ASTRO 1904 Astronomy
  • GEOL 1934 Physical Geology
  • CHEM 1004 General Chemistry OR higher numbered chemistry course

6 Humanities & Fine Arts

  • ART  1223 Art Survey
  • LIT  2413 Intro to Literature
  • MUSIC 1013 Intro to Music I
  • PHILO 1453 Intro to Philosophy
  • COMM 1313 Intro to Public Speaking

6 US History & Government

  • POLSC 1103 American Government & Politics
  • HIST 1063 US History

6 Economic & International Studies

  • HIST 1033 World History
  • GEOG 1103 World Cultural Geography
  • ECONO 2263 Intro to Macroeconomics OR
  • ECONO 2363 Intro to Microeconomics

6-7 Behavioral, Social, & Cultural Studies

  • PSYCH 1003 General Psychology
  • SOCIO 1003 Intro to Sociology
  • ___4  World Languages
  • TECH 1223 Technology and Society
  • KINES 1133 Wellness Concepts & Exercise Appl

Chemistry Major (BA)

Code No 104

23-25 Required Courses

  • CHEM 1203 General Chemistry I
  • CHEM 1252 General Chemistry I Lab
  • CHEM 1303 General Chemistry II
  • CHEM 1352 General Chemistry II Lab
  • CHEM 3013 Organic Chemistry I AND
  • CHEM 3111  Organic Chemistry I Lab OR
  • CHEM 3015  Organic Chemistry I
  • CHEM 3124 Quantitative Analysis
  • CHEM 4113 Organic Chemistry II AND
  • CHEM 4021  Organic Chemistry II Lab OR
  • CHEM 4115  Organic Chemistry II
  • CHEM 4901 Senior Seminar in Chemistry

Electives and Advanced Chemistry 12-14†

Choose courses from the following list to give a total of at least 37 hours of chemistry courses:

  • CHEM 2112  Structure and Bonding
  • CHEM 3233  Inorganic Chemistry
  • CHEM 3211  Inorganic Chemistry Lab
  • CHEM 3244  Environmental Chemistry
  • CHEM 3343  Physical Chemistry I
  • CHEM 4001-4 Chemistry Research
  • CHEM 4011-4 Seminar in Chem Spec Topics
  • CHEM 4124 Biochemistry
  • CHEM 4234  Instrumental Analysis
  • CHEM 4254 Industrial Chem and Environ Regs
  • CHEM 4554  Advanced Organic Spectroscopy
  • CHEM 4673  Advanced Metabolism

Rather than completing the general program described above, majors may elect to fulfill the requirements for the Biochemistry Emphasis or the Environmental Chemistry Emphasis

Biochemistry Emphasis

23-25 Core Curriculum

7 Required

  • CHEM 4124  Biochemistry
  • CHEM 4673  Advanced Metabolism

5-7 Electives

One or more courses chosen from the following list to give a total of at least 37 hours:

  • CHEM 2112  Structure and Bonding
  • CHEM 3233  Inorganic Chemistry
  • CHEM 3211  Inorganic Chemistry Lab
  • CHEM 3244  Environmental Chemistry
  • CHEM 3343  Physical Chemistry I
  • CHEM 4001-4 Indep Research in Biochem or related area
  • CHEM 4011-4 Seminar in Chem Spec Topics
  • CHEM 4234  Instrumental Analysis
  • CHEM 4554  Advanced Organic Spectroscopy
  • BIOL 3254  Genetics
  • BIOL 4964  Molecular Biology
  • ALHLT 4213  Immunology
  • ALHLT 4355  Microbiology

CHEM 2012 - Problem Solving in Organic Chemistry, does not satisfy major elective requirements

Environmental Chemistry Emphasis

23-25 Core Curriculum

8 Required

  • CHEM 3244  Environmental Chemistry
  • CHEM 4254  Industrial Chem and Environ Regs

4-6 Electives

One or more courses chosen from the following list to give a total of at least 37 hours:

  • GEOG 4083  Environmental Studies
  • MNGMT 3623  Risk Management
  • CHEM 2112  Structure and Bonding
  • CHEM 3233  Inorganic Chemistry
  • CHEM 3211  Inorganic Chemistry Lab
  • CHEM 3343  Physical Chemistry I
  • CHEM 4001-4 Chemistry Research
  • CHEM 4011-4 Seminar in Chem Spec Topics
  • CHEM 4124  Biochemistry
  • CHEM 4234  Instrumental Analysis
  • CHEM 4554  Advanced Organic Spectroscopy
  • CHEM 4673  Advanced Metabolism
  • CHEM 2012 – Problem Solving in Organic Chemistry, does not satisfy major elective requirements

Requirements

  • *MATH Higher numbered math course beyond
  • MATH 1513
  • PHY 1044  Basic Physics I OR
  • PHY 1064  General Physics AND
  • PHY 1054  Basic Physics II
  • Life Sciences (7 hours beyond GE requirement)
  • * MATH 3433 Statistics I is required for students choosing the Environmental Chemistry Emphasis

Electives to bring total to 120

Recommended Minors:  Art, Biology, Computer Science, Electronics, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Physics, or Political Science


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