Chemistry, B.S. - Concentration: General
120 Overall Credits Required
LIBERAL EDUCATION PROGRAM AND WRITING REQUIREMENTS
Liberal Education Program
47 Credits Required
Students must complete a comprehensive three-tiered Liberal Education Program (LEP). View all requirements of the tiers on the Liberal Education Program.
While the choice of courses that fulfill the requirements is generally left up to students, some departments require that students select specific courses to complement their major. This major has specific Tier requirements/restrictions for the following:
Tier 1 - Quantitative Reasoning:
MAT 150 – Calculus I
Tier 1 – Technological Fluency (select one):
COM 101 – Fundamentals of Professional Presentations
CSC 101 – Introduction to Computers and Applications
CSC 104 – Web Technology
CSC 200 – Information Management and Productivity Software
GEO 110 – Geography and Conflict: Ethnicity, Race, and Economy in the US
Tier 2 – Natural World I: Physical Realm:
PHY 230 – Physics for Scientists and Engineers I
Writing Requirements (“W-Courses”)
Three W-courses are required. These may not be taken until after a student has passed ENG 112 — Writing Arguments. W-courses may count toward LEP, major, or cognate requirements, as well as free electives. Course sections that meet this requirement are designated by section numbers ending in “W”.
Transfer students who enter with 60 to 89 credits are required to pass two W-courses, while transfer students who enter with 90 credits or more must pass one W-course.
39 Credits Required
26 Credits Required
GPA of 2.0 required in the major.
CHE 120 – General Chemistry I
CHE 121 – General Chemistry II
CHE 240 – Analytical Chemistry
CHE 260 – Organic Chemistry I
CHE 261 – Organic Chemistry II
CHE 370 – Physical Chemistry I
CHE 435 — Inorganic Chemistry I
Concentration in General Chemistry
13 Credits Required
CHE 371 – Physical Chemistry II
CHE 372 – Physical Chemistry Laboratory I
CHE 373 – Physical Chemistry Laboratory II
CHE 436 — Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
Select two additional CHE course at or above the 300-level
In order to receive a degree in chemistry from Southern Connecticut State University, along with satisfying the requirements listed above students must complete a minimum of 16 credits of advanced chemistry courses (300 level or above) at SCSU.