College of Letters and Sciences
Degree Program Course Requirements

For general degree requirements, see the College of Letters and Sciences and the General Degree Requirements pages.

Bachelor of Arts
BS Chemistry - Forensic Track

Area A Essential Skills Required Hours: 9
ENGL 1101 (with a grade of "C" or better)
ENGL 1102 (with a grade of "C" or better)
MATH 1113

Area B Institutional Options Required Hours: 4
COMM 1110
Select one of the following courses:
ITDS 1125/ITDS 2726/ITDS 2727/ITDS 2735/ITDS 2746/ITDS 2748/ITDS 2749/ITDS 2755
OR
Select one of the following courses:
EURO 2105/ LEAD 1705/ LIBR 1105/ POLS 2401/ HIST 1111/HIST 1112/Foreign Language 1001, 1002, 2001, or 2002/Any Area C-E course with a study abroad component.
Note: the two extra hours may be used as electives.

Area C Humanities/Fine Arts/Ethics Required Hours: 6
Select one of the following humanities courses:
ENGL 2111/ENGL 2112/ ITDS 1145*/ITDS 1155/ PHIL 2010
Select one of the following fine arts courses:
ARTH 1100/ ITDS 1145*/ MUSC 1100/ THEA 1100
*ITDS 1145, though listed under both humanities and fine arts, may be taken only once.

Area D Science/Math/Technology Required Hours: 11
Select two lab science courses from below:
ASTR 1105/1305; BIOL 1215; BIOL 1225; GEOL 1112/1112L; GEOL 1121; GEOL 1122/1322; GEOL 2225; PHYS 1111/1311; PHYS 1112/1312; PHYS 2211/2311; PHYS 2212/2312
Take the following course:

MATH 1131 Calculus w/Analytical Geom 1 (one hour to Area H)

Area E Social Sciences Required Hours: 12
Select one course from the following two courses:
HIST 2111
HIST 2112

Take the following course:
POLS 1101
Select one behavioral science course from the following courses:
ECON 2105/ECON 2106/ PHIL 2030/ PSYC 1101/ SOCI 1101
Select one world cultures course from the following courses:
ANTH 1105/ANTH 1107/ANTH 2105/ANTH 2136/ ENGL 2136/ GEOG 1101/ HIST 1111/HIST 1112/ ITDS 1146/ITDS 1156

Wellness Requirement Required Hours: 3
PHED 1205
Select any one PEDS course.

Area F Courses Related to Major Required Hours: 18
CHEM 1211 Principles of Chemistry 1
CHEM 1211L Principles of Chemistry 1 Lab
CHEM 1212 Principles of Chemistry 2
CHEM 1212L Principles of Chemistry 2 Lab
CHEM 2115 Quantitative Analysis
CHEM 2315 Quantitative Analysis Lab

STAT 1127 Introductory Statistics
MATH 1132 Calculus with Analytical Geometry 2 (one hour to Area H)

Area G Program Requirements Required Hours: 42
CHEM 3111 Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 3112 Organic Chemistry II
CHEM 3135 Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM 3141 Biochemistry I
CHEM 3311 Organic Chemistry I Lab
CHEM 3312 Organic Chemistry II Lab
CHEM 3335 Inorganic Chemistry Lab
CHEM 3345 Biochemistry I Lab
CHEM 4115 Survey of Physical Chemistry
CHEM 4181 Forensic Chemistry I
CHEM 4182 Forensic Chemistry II
CHEM 4175 Instrumental Analysis
CHEM 4315 Survey of physical Chemistry lab
CHEM 4381L Forensic Chemistry I Lab
CHEM 4382L Forensic Chemistry II Lab
CHEM 4375 Instrumental Analysis Lab
CHEM 5115 Spectroscopic Ident of Org Comp

CRJU 1105 Introduction to Criminal Justice
CRJU 3167 Forensic Evidence

 

Area H Program Electives Required Hours: 18
Select 18 credit hours from the following:
MATH 1131 (one hour from Area D)
MATH 1132 (one hour from Area F)

CPSC 1301 Computer Science 1
CPSC 1301L Computer Science 1 Lab

CHEM 3142 Biochemistry II
CHEM 4899 Independent Study (Department chair approval required) (may be repeated for credit)
CHEM 5105 Polymer Chemistry
CHEM 5125 Spectroscopy and Photo Physics
CHEM 5555 Selected Topics in Chemistry (may be repeated for credit with different course topic)
CHEM 5565 Advance Topics in Chemistry (may be taken more than once)

Additional credits may be selected in astronomy, biology, computer science, geology, mathematics, or engineering as approved by advisor and department chair.

Total Hours Required 123