UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2017-2018

Chemistry, B.S.

The Transfer Degree Road Map on this page presumes the completion of lower division General Education, Title 5 (United States History and Government), and lower division core requirements for this major. See General Education Rules for more information. Lower division major requirements can be found by looking at the four-year Degree Road Map for this major. Refer to Assist for transfer information and articulation of courses taken at California Community Colleges. Verified STAR Act students should use the STAR Act Degree Road Map for their major.

Once transfer coursework is evaluated, applicants and admitted students can use the Degree Progress Report and Planner to learn which requirements need to be completed.

To meet residency requirements, students must complete a minimum of 30 units at CSUN: 24 units must be upper division, 12 units in the major and 9 units in General Education.

Transfer Year 1: 1st Semester

Course Units
CHEM 321/L (Chemical Analysis I with Lab) (Fall only) 2/2
CHEM 333/L (Organic Chemistry I with Lab) 4/1
CHEM 351 and CHEM 351L (Physical Chemistry I with Lab) (Fall Only) 4/1
Elective 1
Total 15

Transfer Year 1: 2nd Semester

Course Units
CHEM 334/L and CHEM 334R (Organic Chemistry II with Lab and Recitation) 3/1/1
CHEM 352 and CHEM 352L (Physical Chemistry II with Lab) (Spring Only) 4/1
MATH 250 (Calculus III) 3
GE Upper Division* 3
Total 16

Transfer Year 2: 1st Semester

Course Units
CHEM 411 (Synthesis) (Fall only) 3
CHEM 464 and CHEM 464L (Principles of Biochemistry with Lab) 3/1
CHEM 495A or CHEM 499A (Research or Independent Study) 1
MATH 280 (Applied Differential Equations) 3
GE Upper Division* 3
Electives 1
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: 2nd Semester

Course Units
CHEM 401 and CHEM 401L (Inorganic Chemistry with Lab) 3/1
CHEM 422/L 2/2
Chemistry Upper Division Elective (400 or 500 level) 3
GE Upper Division* 3
Elective 1
Total 15
OVERALL TOTAL UNITS 120

*If needed, select UDGE courses that also satisfy: (1) IC: Information Competence, (2) GE Comparative Cultural Studies, and/or (3) Title 5 requirements in American History and/or US/State/Local Government.