2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Chemistry, Bachelor of Science and Materials Science, Master of Science - Five-Year Dual Degree

Summary of Graduation Requirements

Subject Area Credits
General Education Core 34
Major Requirements 78
Electives 9
Other Requirements 29
Total Credit Hours 150

Chemistry Curriculum

Plan of Study Grid
First YearCredits
SEM 101
SEM 102
Spartan Seminar 101
and Spartan Seminar 102
2
CHM 223A
CHM 221L
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry I Laboratory 1
5
CHM 224A
CHM 222L
General Chemistry II
and General Chemistry II Laboratory
5
CSC 170 Computer Programming I 3
CSC 170L Computer Programming Laboratory I 1
ENG 101 College English I 3
ENG 102 College English II 3
HED 100 Personal and Community Health 2
MTH 153 College Algebra & Trigonometry 3
MTH 184 Calculus I 4
PED 100 Fundametals of Fitness for Life 1
 Credits32
Second Year
SEM 201 Spartan Seminar 201 1
ENG 285 Public Speaking 3
CHM 321
321L
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry I Laboratory
5
CHM 322
322L
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry II Laboratory
5
CHM 331
331L
Analytical Chemistry I
and Analytical Chemistry I Laboratory
5
MTH 251 Calculus II 4
MTH 252 Calculus III 4
PHY 160
160L
University Physics I
and University Physics Laboratory I
5
PHY 161
161L
University Physics II
and University Physics Laboratory II
5
 Credits37
Third Year
Select one of the following History from the Core: 3
History of World Societies I  
History of World Societies II  
United States History to 1865  
United States History Since 1865  
Select one of the following Humanities from the Core: 3
Humanties  
Humanities  
African-American Literature, 1940-PRESENT  
African-American Music  
CHM 332
332L
Analytical Chemistry II
and Analytical Chemistry II Laboratory
5
CHM 361 Physical Chemistry I 3
CHM 362 Physical Chemistry II 3
CHM 363L Physical Chemistry Laboratory 2
CHM 345 Mathematical Methods & Logic for the Physical Sciences 3
MTH 372 Differential Equations 3
SOC 101 Introduction to the Social Sciences 3
 Credits28
Fourth Year
Select one of the following Cultural Elective from the Core: 3
African-American History  
African-American History Since 1865  
Early African History and Cultures, From the Beginning of Humankind to 1600  
Modern African History & Cultures 1600-PRESENT  
Black Leaders, Then and Now  
African-American Literature, 1940-PRESENT  
Psychology of the African-American  
Racial & Ethnic Minorities  
African American Politics  
African-American Music  
Select one of the following Humanities from the Core: 3
Humanties  
Humanities  
African-American Literature, 1940-PRESENT  
African-American Music  
Select one of the following Electives: 3
Biochemistry I  
Biochemistry II  
Biochemistry I Laboratory  
Biochemistry II Laboratory  
Advanced Inorganic Chemistry Lab  
Advanced Organic Chemistry  
Special Topics in Chemistry  
Int Inogr Spectr'y  
Introduction to Research  
Introduction to Research  
Introduction to Research  
Introduction to Research  
CHM 451 Chemistry Seminar I 1
CHM 473 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry 3
CHM 545 Mathematical Method 3
MSE 530 Materials Science 3
BIO 110
110L
General Biology
and General Biology Laboratory
4
PHY 356 Heat and Thermodynamics 3
PHY 580 Quantum Mechanics for Material Science 3
 Credits29
 Total Credits126

Materials Science Curriculum

Plan of Study Grid
SummerCredits
MATS 697 Research I 3
 Credits3
Fifth Year
MSE 533 Polymers/Composites 3
MSE 535 Electronic and Optic Material 3
MSE 575 Basic Instrumentation for Material Science 3
MATS 799 Thesis 3
Select three of the following Technical Electives: 9
Advance Inorganic  
Molecular Dynamics  
Atomic and Molecular Spectroscopy  
Solid State Physics  
Elctricity and Magnetism  
Special Topics  
Special Topics II  
 Credits21
 Total Credits24