UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2017-2018

Chemistry, B.A.

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 (Organic Chemistry I, Discussion, and Lab) 5
GE Arts and Humanities 3
GE Social Sciences 3
Total 15

YEAR 2: 2nd Semester

Course Units
PHYS 220B and PHYS 220BL (Electricity and Magnetism with Lab) 4
CHEM 334/L (Organic Chemistry II, Discussion, and Lab) 5
GE Comparative Cultures 3
Title 5 American History Institutions and Ideals 3
Take the Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam (UDWPE)
Total 15

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) 5
GE Comparative Cultures 3
Electives 3
Total 15

YEAR 3: 2nd Semester

Course Units
CHEM 422/L (Chemical Analysis II with Lab) 4
Chemistry Elective 2
GE Upper Division Arts and Humanities 3
Electives 7
Total 16

YEAR 4: 1st Semester

Course Units
Chemistry Elective 5
GE Upper Division Social Sciences (select course to meet IC part 2) 3
Electives 7
Total 15

YEAR 4: 2nd Semester

Course Units
CHEM 401 and CHEM 401L (Inorganic Chemistry with Lab) (Spring Only) 3
CHEM 495 or CHEM 499 (Research or Independent Study) 1
GE Upper Division Title 5 US Constitution and California State and Local Government 3
Electives 7
Total 14
OVERALL TOTAL UNITS 120