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B.S. Chemistry Degree Plan

REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO GRADUATION

  • Minimum credit hours for graduation - 120
  • Minimum credit hours in the liberal arts & sciences - 55
  • 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 (15 of the last 30) - 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

  • COMSC1022 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 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 (BS)

Code No 105

32-34 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 2112 Structure and Bonding Theory
  • CHEM 3015 Organic Chemistry I
  • CHEM 3124 Quantitative Analysis
  • CHEM 3343 Physical Chemistry I
  • CHEM 4001-4 Chemistry Research (min 2 hrs)
  • CHEM 4115 Organic Chemistry II
  • CHEM 4901 Senior Seminar in Chemistry

Students with 8 hours each of General and/or Organic Chemistry and changing majors to Chemistry may make up the hours by taking one of the chemistry electives below

12 Electives and Advanced Chemistry

  • CHEM 3233 Inorganic Chemistry
  • CHEM 3211 Inorganic Chemistry Lab
  • *CHEM 3244 Environmental Chemistry with lab
  • CHEM 4011-4 Sem in Chem SpecTopics (when offered)
  • CHEM 4124 Biochemistry
  • CHEM 4223 Polymer Chemistry
  • *CHEM 4254 Industrial Chem and Environmental Regs
  • CHEM 4455 Physical Chemistry II
  • CHEM 4554 Advanced Organic Spectroscopy
  • CHEM 4673 Advanced Metabolism

*Requirements for Specialization in Environmental Chemistry

†CHEM 2012 – Problem Solving in Organic Chemistry does not satisfy major elective requirements

Secondary Requirements

  • MATH1613 College Trigonometry
  • MATH1834 Calculus I, preferred AND
  • MATH2834 Calculus II, preferred OR
  • MATH2823 Applied Calculus AND
  • MATH1834 Calculus I
  • PHY Physics (2145, 2155 preferred)

Electives to bring total to 120


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