Bachelor of Science in Chemistry - ACS Certified Option

Requirements (108 units)

Total units required for graduation: 180

Requirements for the B.S. in Chemistry - ACS Certified Option (Program Code: CACS)

Lower-division requirements (48)
BIOL 200Biology of the Cell5
CHEM 215General Chemistry I: Atomic Structure and Chemical Bonding6
CHEM 216General Chemistry II: Principles of Chemical Reactions6
MATH 211Basic Concepts of Calculus4
MATH 212Calculus II4
MATH 213Calculus III4
MATH 251Multivariable Calculus I4
PHYS 221General Physics I5
PHYS 222General Physics II5
PHYS 223General Physics III5
Upper-division requirements (56)
CHEM 321Principles of Organic Chemistry I5
CHEM 322Principles of Organic Chemistry II5
CHEM 323Principles of Organic Chemistry III5
Note: Subject to departmental approval the organic chemistry requirement may be met with the following:
Organic Chemistry I Lecture
Organic Chemistry I Lab
Organic Chemistry II Lecture
Organic Chemistry II Lab
Organic Chemistry III Lecture
Organic Chemistry III Lab
Intermediate Organic Chemistry
CHEM 345Modern Quantitative Analysis5
CHEM 436ABiochemistry I4
CHEM 436BBiochemistry I1
CHEM 455Physical Chemistry I5
CHEM 456Physical Chemistry II5
CHEM 475Inorganic Chemistry5
CHEM 545Instrumental Analysis6
CHEM 576Chemistry of the Elements4
CHEM 590AChemistry Seminar I1
CHEM 590BChemistry Seminar II1
Four additional upper-division units in chemistry.4
Additional Requirements (4)
Applied mathematics. Four units chosen from:4
Multivariable Calculus II
Elementary Differential Equations
Linear Algebra
CHEM 599Undergraduate Comprehensive Examination (covering the major field of study, to be taken during the senior year.)0
Total Units108