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Chemistry (B.A.)

Chemistry (B.A.)

 
 

Program Requirements for 2017-2018 Catalog Year

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Program Requirements
  1. FGCU General Education Program (https://www2.fgcu.edu/general_education/)
    To prevent or minimize excess hours, select general education courses that satisfy common prerequisite requirements for your intended major.

  2. Common Prerequisites
    For this major, common prerequisite courses with an asterisk (*) require prior knowledge and skills demonstrated through degree acceleration programs (e.g., the College Board's Advanced Placement Program [AP], International Baccalaureate Program [IB], College-Level Examination Program [CLEP], Advanced International Certificate of Education Program [AICE]); dual enrollment; placement exam; or college coursework.

    FGCU Course: BSC 1010C Gen’l Biology w/Lab I (4) Minimum grade of C
    Acceptable Substitute: (BSCX010 and BSCX010L) or BSC X010C

    FGCU Courses: *CHM 1045 General Chemistry I (3) and CHM 1045L General Chemistry I Lab (1) Minimum grade of C
    Acceptable Substitutes: (CHMX040 and CHMX041) or CHM045C or (CHMX045 and CHMX045L)
    [Prerequisites of MAT 1033 minimum grade of C then MAC 1105 minimum grade of C; or relevant accelerated credit; or placement exam]

    FGCU Courses: CHM 1046 General Chemistry II (3) and CHM 1046L General Chemistry II Lab (1) Minimum grade of C
    Acceptable Substitutes: (CHMX046 and CHMX046L) or CHMX046C

    FGCU Courses: *MAC 2311 Calculus I (4) and MAC 2312 Calculus II (4) Minimum grade of C
    Acceptable Substitute: (MACX311 and MACX312) or (MACX253 and MACX254)
    [Prerequisites of MAT 1033 minimum grade of C then MAC 1105 minimum grade of C then MAC 1147 minimum grade of C; or relevant accelerated credit; or placement exam]

    FGCU Courses: CHM 2210 Organic Chemistry I (3) and CHM 2210L Organic Chemistry I Laboratory (1) and CHM 2211 Organic Chemistry II (3) and CHM 2211L Organic Chemistry II Laboratory (1) Minimum grade of C
    Acceptable Substitutes: (CHMX210 and CHMX210L and CHM X211 and CHM X211L) or (CHMX210C and CHMX211C)

    FGCU Course:  PHY 2048C General Physics w/Lab (4) Minimum grade of C
    Acceptable Substitutes:  PHYX048C or (PHYX048 and PHYX048L)

    FGCU Course: PHY 2049C General Physics w/Lab (4) Minimum grade of C
    Acceptable Substitutes: PHYX049C or (PHYX048 and PHYX049L)

    FGCU Course: *STA 2023 Statistical Methods (3) Minimum grade of C
    Acceptable Substitute: STAX023
    [Prerequisites of MAT 1033 minimum grade of C; or relevant accelerated credit; or placement exam]

  3. Required Courses in the Major (28 credits)
    A minimum grade of C is required in each course.

    BCH 3023C Biochemistry (3)
    CHM 3120 Analytical Chemistry (3)
    CHM 3120L Analytical Chemistry Laboratory (1)
    CHM 3400 Principles of Phys. Chem. (3)
    CHM 3400L Principles of Phys. Chem. Laboratory (1)
    CHM 3610 Inorganic Chemistry (3)
    CHM 3610L Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory (1)
    CHM 4130 Instrumental Analysis (3)
    CHM 4130L Instrumental Analysis Laboratory (1)
    CHM 4931 Senior Capstone in Chemistry (3)
    CHM 4932 Chemistry Senior Seminar (3)
    IDS 3300 Foundations of Civic Engagement (3)

  4. Restricted Electives in the Major  (minimum of 12 credits)
    A minimum grade of C is required in each course.

    BCH 3025C Analytical Biochemistry (3)
    BCH 4033C Advanced Biochemistry I (4)
    BCH 4034C Advanced Biochemistry II (4)
    CHM 3940 Internship in Chemistry (0-4)*
    CHM 4080C Adv. Environmental Chemistry (3)
    CHM 4174C Lasers in Physical Sciences (3)
    CHM 4220C Advanced Organic Chemistry (3)
    CHM 4230C Practical NMR Spectroscopy (3)
    CHM 4300 Bio-Organic Chemistry (3)
    CHM 4431 Statistical Thermodynamics (3)
    CHM 4512 Computational Modeling (3)
    CHM 4671 Bioinorganic Chemistry (3)
    CHM 4714C Materials Chemistry (3)
    CHM 4905
    Dir Ind Study/Res in Chem (2-4)*
    CHM 4910C Senior Project in Chemistry (2)*
    CHM 4912C Senior Thesis/Pres. Chemistry (2)*
    CHM 4930 Special Topics in Chemistry (2-4)
    CHS 4533C Forensic Biochemistry (3)
    CHS 4544C Forensic Chemistry (3)
    ISC 3120C Scientific Process (3)

    *A maximum number of 4 credits combined from these courses can be used to fulfill the elective requirement.

  5. University Requirements (3 credits)
    IDS 3920 University Colloquium (3)

  6. Additional Electives – as needed to reach total credits required for the degree
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED: 120 HRS