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Bachelor of Arts Chemistry - Columbus State University


Bachelor of Arts Chemistry

College of Letters and Sciences
Degree Program Course Requirements

For general degree requirements, see the College of Letters and Sciences and the General Degree Requirements pages.

Area A Essential Skills Required Hours: 9
ENGL 1101 (with a grade of "C" or better)
ENGL 1102 (with a grade of "C" or better)
MATH 1113

Area B Institutional Options Required Hours: 4
COMM 1110
Select one of the following courses:
ITDS 2726/ ITDS 2727/ ITDS 2735/ ITDS 2746/ ITDS 2748/ ITDS 2749/ ITDS 2755
Select one of the following courses:
EURO 2105/ LEAD 1705/ LIBR 1105/ POLS 2401/ HIST 1111/HIST 1112/Foreign Language 1001, 1002, 2001, or 2002/Any Area C-E course with a study abroad component.
Note: the two extra hours may be used as electives.

Area C Humanities/Fine Arts/Ethics Required Hours: 6
Select one of the following humanities courses:
ENGL 2111/ENGL 2112/ITDS 1145*/ITDS 1155/ITDS 2125/PHIL 2010
Select one of the following fine arts courses:
ARTH 1100/ ITDS 1145*/ MUSC 1100/ THEA 1100
*ITDS 1145, though listed under both humanities and fine arts, may be taken only once.

Area D Science/Math/Technology Required Hours: 11
Take the following courses:
CHEM 1211 Principles of Chemistry 1
CHEM 1211L Principles of Chemistry 1 Lab
CHEM 1212 Principles of Chemistry 2
CHEM 1212L Principles of Chemistry 2 Lab
Take the following course:
MATH 1131 Calculus with Analytical Geometry 1

Area E Social Sciences Required Hours: 12
Select one course from the following two courses:
HIST 2111
HIST 2112
Take the following course:
POLS 1101
Select one behavioral science course from the following courses:
ECON 2105/ECON 2106/ PHIL 2030/ PSYC 1101/ SOCI 1101
Select one world cultures course from the following courses:
ANTH 1105/ANTH 1107/ANTH 2105/ANTH 2136/ ENGL 2136/ GEOG 1101/ HIST 1111/HIST 1112/ ITDS 1146/ITDS 1156

Wellness Requirement Required Hours: 3
PHED 1205
Select any one PEDS course.

Area F Courses Related to Major Required Hours: 18
PHYS 1111 Introductory Physics 1
PHYS 1112 Introductory Physics 1 Lab
PHYS 1311 Introductory Physics 2
PHYS 1312 Introductory Physics 2 Lab

MATH 1131 Calculus with Analytical Geometry 1 (1 hour from Area A or D)
STAT 1127 Introductory Statistics
Guided Electives* (6 hours)
*Guided electives will be selected from among freshman and sophomore level courses in science, business, and education based upon student interests and career goals and requiring the approval of a faculty advior and the Chemistry Department Chair.

Area G Program Requirements Required Hours: 39
BIOL 2221 Human Anatomy and Physiology 1
CHEM 2115 Quantitative Analysis
CHEM 2315 Quantitative Analysis Lab
CHEM 3111 Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 3112 Organic Chemistry II
CHEM 3311 Organic Chemistry I Lab
CHEM 3312 Organic Chemistry II Lab
CHEM 3135 Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM 3335 Inorganic Chemistry Lab
CHEM 4115 Survey of Physical Chemistry
CHEM 4315 Survey of Physical Chemistry Lab
CHEM 4175 Instru Meth of Chem Analysis
CHEM 4375 Instru Meth of Chem Analysis Lab
CHEM 3141 Biochemistry I
CHEM 3345 Biochemistry 1 Lab

Select one of the following groups:
GRP1: FREN 1002 and FREN 2001
GRP2: GERM 1002 and GERM 2001
GRP3: JAPN 1002 and JAPN 2001
GRP4: SPAN 1002 and SPAN 2001

Area H Program Electives Required Hours: 21
Select 21 semester hours from the following (approval of advisor and department chair required)

CPSC 1301 Computer Science 1
CPSC 1301L Computer Science 1 Lab
BIOL 2222 Human Anatomy and Physiology 2
CHEM 3142 Biochemistry II
CHEM 3346 Biochemistry 2 Lab
CHEM 3555 Selected Topics in Chemistry
CHEM 4899 Independent Study (may be taken more than once, departmental approval required)
CHEM 5105 Polymer Chemistry

Chem 5110 Advanced Organic Chemistry
CHEM 5115 Spectroscopic Ident of Org Comp
CHEM 5116 Catalysis
CHEM 5555 Selected Topics in Chemistry (may be repeated for credit with different course topic)

You may select additional credits of 3000 level or higher in astronomy, biology, computer science, geology, mathematics, or engineering as approved by advisor and department chair. For UTeach Columbus teaching option, see ChemistrySecondary Education Track

Total Hours Required 123

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