Chemistry, B.A. (2017-2018 Archive)

Notice: The General Education requirements prescribed on this Road Map are based on the Plan R Required Pattern of Courses (GE catalog years 2006-2018). See Catalog Archives for more information.

Degree Roadmaps are based on successful completion of prerequisites or placement into major required (or major specific) chemistry and math courses. Please meet with an advisor to develop a custom Degree Roadmap if additional courses are required prior to the major courses.

YEAR 1: 1st Semester

Course Units
CHEM 101/L (General Chemistry with Lab) 5
MATH 150A or MATH 255A (also meets GE Basic Skills: Mathematics) 3
GE Basic Skills: Written Communication 3
GE Lifelong  Learning 3
Elective 1
Total 15

YEAR 1: 2nd Semester

Course Units
CHEM 102/L (General Chemistry with Lab) 5
MATH 150B or MATH 255B 3
GE Basic Skills: Critical Thinking 3
GE Basic Skills: Oral Communication 3
Elective 1
Total 15

YEAR 2: 1st Semester

Course Units
PHYS 220A and PHYS 220AL (Mechanics with Lab) 4
CHEM 333/L and CHEM 333R (Organic Chemistry I, Discussion, and Lab) 5
GE Arts and Humanities 3
GE Social Sciences 3
PHYS 220AR Recitation 1
Total 16

YEAR 2: 2nd Semester

Course Units
PHYS 220B and PHYS 220BL (Electricity and Magnetism with Lab) 4
CHEM 334/L and CHEM 334R (Organic Chemistry II, Lab and Recitation) 5
GE Social Sciences 3
GE Lifelong Learning 3
PHYS 220BR Recitation 1
Take the Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam (UDWPE)
Total 16

YEAR 3: 1st Semester

Course Units
CHEM 321/L (Chemical Analysis I with Lab) (Fall only) 4
CHEM 351 and CHEM 351L (Physical Chemistry I with Lab) (Fall only) 5
Title 5 US Constitution and California State and Local Government 3
Elective 3
Total 15

YEAR 3: 2nd Semester

Course Units
CHEM 401 (Inorganic Chemistry) (Spring only) 3
CHEM 422/L (Chemical Analysis II with Lab) (Spring only) 4
Chemistry Elective 3
GE Upper Division Arts and Humanities 3
Elective 2
Total 15

YEAR 4: 1st Semester

Course Units
Chemistry Elective 4
GE Upper Division Social Sciences 3
Electives 8
Total 15

YEAR 4: 2nd Semester

Course Units
CHEM 495 or CHEM 499 (Research or Independent Study) 1
GE Upper Division Comparative Cultures (select course to meet IC part 2) 3
Electives 11
Total 15