Chemistry (BS) (17CHEMBS)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
CH 103 General Chemistry I for
Students in Chemical Sciences1,B
3(CP) CH 203 General Chemistry II for
Students in Chemical Sciences 1,B
3(CP)
CH 104 General Chemistry Laboratory I for
Students in Chemical Sciences 1,B
1(CP) CH 204 General Chemistry II Laboratory II for
Students in Chemical Sciences 1,B
1(CP)
MA 141 Calculus I 1,A 4 MA 241 Calculus II 1,A 4
ENG 101 Academic Writing & Research 1, H 4 PY 205 Physics for Engineers & Scientists I 1 3
COS 100 Perspectives in Learning2,G 2 PY 206 Physics for Engineers & Scientists I Lab 1
GEP Health and Exercise StudiesE 1 GEP Requirements D 3
15 15

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
CH 225 Organic Chemistry I for
Students in Chemical Sciecnes1
3(CP) CH 227 Organic Chemistry II for
Students in Chemical Sciences 1
3
CH 226 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I for
Students in Chemical Sciences1
1 CH 228 Organic Chemistry Laboratory II for
Students in Chemical Sciences1
1
PY 208 Physics for Engineers & Scientists II 1 3(CP) CH 315 Quantitative Analysis1 3(CP)
PY 209 Physics for Engineers & Scientists II Lab1 1 CH 316 Quantitative Analysis1 1(CP)
MA 242 Calculus III 1 4 MA 341 Applied Differential Equations I1 3
GEP Requirements D 3 GEP Health and Exercise StudiesE 1
GEP Requirements C 3
15 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
CH 431 Physical Chemistry I 1 3 CH 433 Physical Chemistry II 1 3
CH 401 Systematic Inorganic Chemistry I 1 3 CH 415 Analytical Chemistry II 1 3
CH 442 Synthesis I 1 4 BCH 451 Principles of Biochemistry 1 4
Advanced Writing 1,3 3 GEP Additional BreadthF 3
Advised Elective 4 3 Advised Elective 4 3
16 16

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Chemistry Advanced Elective 1,5 3 Chemistry Advanced Laboratory Option1,6 4
CH 452 Advanced Measurement Techniques I 1 4 Chemistry Advanced Elective 1,5 3
GEP Requirements C 3 GEP Interdisciplinary PerspectivesG 3
Advised Elective 4 3 Advised Elective 4 3
Free Elective 7 3
16 13

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*: 121

Major/Program Footnotes

1. No grades below a C- are permitted.
2. E 115 may substitute for COS 100.
3. Advanced Writing course must be selected from ENG 214, ENG 281,  ENG 287, ENG 288, ENG 289, ENG 316, ENG 323, ENG 331, ENG 332, ENG 333, or ENG 425. The Advanced Writing course may not be used to satisfy the GEP requirements; it is taken in addition to the GEP.
4. Advised electives are designed to allow students to concentrate in areas related to their academic goals. Courses used to fulfill this requirement are selected by students after consultation and approval by their advisors or the Coordinator of Advising.
5. Choose among the following, CH 335, CH 403, CH 435, CH 441, CH 463 or CH 7xx.
6. The advanced lab option is chosen from CH 444 (Advanced Synthetic Techniques II), which is offered in spring semesters only, or CH 454 (Advanced Measurement Techniques II), which is offered in fall semesters only.
7.Free electives courses cannot be CH 100, CH 111, MA 100, MA 101, MA 107, MA 108, MA 111, MA 121, MA 131, MA 231, PY 131, PY 211, PY 212, ENG 100. 100-level Foreign Language Courses (FL*, LAT, GRK, PER) can be used if not satisfying the language proficiency requirement.

*General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at https://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/.

A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours; one course with MA or ST prefix)
Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: MA 141 and MA 241    
B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours; include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Choose from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: CH 103, CH 104, CH 203
C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: none
D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: none
E. Health and Exercise Studies (2 credit hours; at least one 100-level HESF course.
Choose from the University approved GEP Health and Exercise Studies  course list.
F. Additional Breadth (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)
XX Humanities/Social Sciences/Visual and Performing Arts
G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours)
Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: COS 100
H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better)

The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements
I. U.S. Diversity (USD)
Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement: none
J. Global Knowledge (GK)
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement: none
K. Foreign Language proficiency Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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