Curriculum Sample: Major with Medicinal/Synthetic Track

Catalog - Degree Requirements

Freshman

Fall units
CHEM 111 General Chemistry I 3
CHEM 112 General Chemistry Laboratory I 1
MATH 109 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I 4
RHET 120 Written Comm. II 4
Core 4
Total semester units 16
Spring units
CHEM 113 General Chemistry II 3
CHEM 114 General Chemistry Laboratory II 1
MATH 110 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II 4
BIO 105 4
Core 4
Total semester units 16

Sophomore

Fall units
CHEM 230 Organic Chemistry I 3
CHEM 232 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I 1
PHYS 110 General Physics I * 4
Core 8
Total semester units 16
Spring units
CHEM 231 Organic Chemistry II 4
CHEM 234 Organic Chemistry Lab II 1
CHEM 260 Analytical Chemistry 4
PHYS 210 General Physics II * 4
Core 4
Total semester units 17

Junior

Fall units
CHEM 340 Physical Chemistry I 4
CHEM 334 Adv. Organic Synthesis 4
Electives or Core 8
Total semester units 16
Spring units
CHEM 332 Medicinal Chemistry 4
CHEM 333 Adv. Organic Lab 3
Electives or Core 8
Total semester units 15

Senior

Fall units
CHEM 320 Inorganic Chemistry I 4
Electives or Core 8
Total semester units 16
Spring units
Electives or Core 16
Total semester units 16

* While the PHYS 110-210 sequence is recommended, in keeping with ACS guidelines, strong transfer or biology students switching majors may substitute PHYS 100-101.

For the ACS certified degree, add CHEM 397 Research Methods/Practice and CHEM 410 Integrated Lab (Junior or Senior Spring).