Marine Sciences (BS): Chemistry (17MARSCBS-17MARSCCHM)

Critical Path Courses – Identify using the code (CP) which courses are considered critical path courses which represent specific major requirements that are predictive of student success in a given program/plan. Place the (CP) next to the credit hours for the course.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
CH 101 Chem Molecular SciB,1 3 CP CH 201 Chem Quant SciB,1 3 CP
CH 102 General Chem LabB,3 1 CP CH 202 General Quant Lab3 1 CP
COS 100 Science of ChangeG, 4
2 MA 241 Calculus IIA,1 4 CP
HESF 1** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1 ENG 101 Academic Writing & Research1,H 4
MEA 100 Earth Systems Science2,G,J 4 GEP Addtl. Breadth Reqt.F 3
MA 141 Calculus IA,1 4 CP
15 15

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
CH 221 Organic Chemistry I1 3 CH 315 Quantitative Analysis2 3
CH 222 Organic Chem I Lab2 1 CH 316 Quantitative Analysis Lab2 1
MA 242 Calculus III1 4 CH 223 Organic Chemistry II1 3
MEA 200 Intro to Oceanography2 3 CP CH 224 Organic Chem II Lab2 1
MEA 210 Oceanography Lab2 1 MEA 250 Intro to Coastal Environments2 3
PY 205 Physics for Engineers & Scientists I1 3 CP PY 208 Physics for Engineers & Scientists II1 3 CP
PY 206 Physics for Engineers & Scientists I Lab1 1 PY 209 Physics for Engineers & Scientists Lab II1 1
16 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
CH 401 Syst Inorganic Chem I2 3 CH 403 Syst Inorganic Chem II2 3
CH 442 Adv Synthetic Tech2 4 CH 433 Physical Chemistry II1 3
CH 431 Physical Chemistry I1 3 MEA 462 Obser. Methods & Data Analysis2 3
MA 341 Differential Equations I3 3 MEA 495 Junior Seminar 3
MEA 460 Physical Oceanography2 3 Statistical Science Option3,5 3
16 13

Summer

Summer Semester Credit
MEA 459 Coastal Processes2 5

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Advanced Writing Elective6 3 Computer Science Option3,7 3
GEP Humanities Reqt.C 3 GEP Social Sciences Reqt.D 3
GEP Social Sciences RequirementD 3 GEP Humanities Reqt.C 3
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1 MEA 323 Earth Systems Chemistry2 3
MEA 473 Chemical Oceanography2 3
13 12

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*I,J,K: 120
Major/Program Footnotes

  1. Grade of C- or higher required in CH 101, 201, 221, 223, 431, 433; ENG 101; MA 141, 241, 242; PY 205, 206, 208, 209.
  2. No more than one D will be accepted in MEA core courses and concentration courses.
  3. No more than one D will be accepted in other basic math or science courses.
  4. COS 100 is for new freshmen only. Transfer students will need to select a course from the GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list.
  5. Any Statistics course at the 300 level.
  6. Advanced Writing Elective must be selected from ENG 331, ENG 332, and ENG 333. This satisfies the Communication in the Major Co-Requisite.
  7. CSC 111, CSC 112, CSC 113, CSC 116 or PY 251.

 

* 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, 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 101, CH 102, CH 201
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 & Exercise Studies (2 credit hours – at least one 100-level Fitness and Wellness Course)
Choose from the University approved GEP Health & Exercise Studies course list.
F. Additional Breadth (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)
X 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, MEA 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: MEA 100
K. Foreign Language proficiency Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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