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Courses for a Degree in Chemistry

In addition to a focus on chemistry courses, colleges typically require completion of courses and electives in each of the Arts, Math, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences areas. Below are some sample courses:

Chemistry Courses:

  • Intro to Biochemistry
  • Foundations of Chemistry I
  • Foundations of Chemistry II
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry Lab
  • Organic Chemistry I
  • Organic Chemistry II
  • Organic Chemistry Lab I
  • Organic Chemistry Lab II
  • Instrumental Methods of Analysis
  • Instrumental Methods of Analysis Lab
  • Physical Chemistry I
  • Physical Chemistry II
  • Physical Chemistry III
  • Physical Chemistry Lab I
  • Physical Chemistry Lab II
  • Systematic Inorganic Chemistry
  • Advanced Inorganic Chemistry Lab
  • Undergraduate Research Problems

General Curriculum Requirements

  • Arts Courses: Art, History, Languages, Literature, Music
  • Math Courses: Algebra, Calculus, Computer Science, Logic, Statistics
  • Natural Sciences Courses: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics
  • Social Sciences Courses: Anthropology, Economics, Government, Psychology, Sociology