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UVM Chem Degree Requirements before Fall 2008

Course Plan: Chemistry B.S. PRIOR to Fall 2008

Year 1

Fall
Spring
Course Credits Course Credits
CHEM 035 General Chem 4 CHEM 036 General Chem 4
MATH 021 Calculus I 4 MATH 022 Calculus II 4
  PHYS 031 Intro Physics 4
  PHYS 021 Intro Lab I 1

Year 2

Fall
Spring
Course Credits Course Credits
CHEM 143 Organic Chem 4 CHEM 144 Organic Chem 4
CHEM 121 Quantitiative Analysis 4 CHEM 131 Inorganic Chem 3
PHYS 042 Electromagnetism & Modern Phys 4  
PHYS 022 Intro Lab II 1  

Year 3

Fall
Spring
Course Credits Course Credits
CHEM 161 Physical Chem 3 CHEM 162 Physical Chem 3
CHEM 167 Physical Chem Preparation 1 CHEM 201 Advanced Chem Lab 3
CHEM 146 Advanced Organic Lab 2 CHEM 221 Instrumental Analysis 3
CHEM 291 Undergrad Research (*) CHEM 291 Undergrad Research (*)

Year 4

Fall
Spring
Course Credits Course Credits
CHEM 202 Advanced Chem Lab 2 CHEM 282 Senior Seminar 1
CHEM 205 Biochemistry I 3  
CHEM 2xx An advanced Chem course 3 CHEM 2xx An advanced Chem course 3
CHEM 291 Undergrad Research (*) CHEM 291 Undergrad Research (*)

NOTES:

  • *At least 3 hours of chemistry research (CHEM 291) are required for the B.S. Although 1-4 hours of CHEM 291 can be taken in a semester, students usually take 1-2 h over 2-3 semesters to complete this requirement.
  • One elective course of advanced (200 level and above) chemistry is required for the B.S.
  • CHEM 031/032 can be substituted for CHEM 035/036
  • CHEM 141/142 can be substituted for CHEM 143/144
  • MATH 121 can be substituted for CHEM 167

Course Plan: Chemistry B.A. PRIOR to Fall 2008

General Concentration

Year 1

Fall
Spring
Course Credits Course Credits
CHEM 035 General Chem 4 CHEM 036 General Chem 4
MATH 021 Calculus I 4 MATH 022 Calculus II 4
  PHYS 031 Intro Physics 4
  PHYS 021 Intro Lab I 1

Year 2

Fall
Spring
Course Credits Course Credits
CHEM 143 Organic Chem 4 CHEM 144 Organic Chem 4
CHEM 121 Quantitative Analysis 4 CHEM 131 Inorganic Chem 3
PHYS 042 Electromagnetism & Modern Phys 4  
PHYS 022 Intro Lab II 1  

Year 3

Fall
Spring
Course Credits Course Credits
CHEM 161 Physical Chem 3 CHEM 162 Physical Chem 3
CHEM 167 Physical Chem Preparation 1 CHEM 201 Advanced Chem Lab 3
CHEM 146 Advanced Organic Lab 2 CHEM 221 Instrumental Analysis 3

Year 4

Fall
Spring
Course Credits Course Credits
CHEM 202 Advanced Chem Lab 2 CHEM 282 Senior Seminar 1

NOTES:

  • CHEM 031/032 can be substituted for CHEM 035/036
  • CHEM 141/142 can be substituted for CHEM 143/144
  • MATH 121 can be substituted for CHEM 167
  • CHEM 291 Chemistry Research is not required for the B.A.

Course Plan: Chemistry B.A. PRIOR to Fall 2008

Biomolecular Concentration

Year 1

Fall
Spring
Course Credits Course Credits
CHEM 035 General Chem 4 CHEM 036 General Chem 4
MATH 021 Calculus I 4 MATH 022 Calculus II 4
BIOL 001 Principles of Biology 4 BIOL 002 Principles of Biology 4

Year 2

Fall
Spring
Course Credits Course Credits
CHEM 143 Organic Chem 4 CHEM 144 Organic Chem 4
CHEM 121 Quantitative Analysis 4 CHEM 131 Inorganic Chem 3
  PHYS 031 Intro Physics 4
  PHYS 021 Intro Lab I 1

Year 3

Fall
Spring
Course Credits Course Credits
CHEM 167 Physical Chem Preparation 1 CHEM 162 Physical Chem 3
PHYS 042 Electromagnetism & Modern Phys 4 CHEM 201 Advanced Chem Lab 3
PHYS 022 Intro Lab II 1 BCOR 103 Molecular & Cell Biol 4

Year 4

Fall
Spring
Course Credits Course Credits
CHEM 205 Biochemistry I 3 CHEM 282 Senior Seminar 1
elective An elective course (*)  

NOTES:

  • *A biologically-related elective course is required. See catalogue and list of approved courses.
  • CHEM 031/032 can be substituted for CHEM 035/036
  • CHEM 141/142 can be substituted for CHEM 143/144
  • BCOR 011/012 can be substituted for BIOL 001/002
  • MATH 121 can be substituted for CHEM 167

Course Plan: Chemistry B.A. PRIOR to Fall 2008

Environmental Concentration

Year 1

Fall
Spring
Course Credits Course Credits
CHEM 035 General Chem 4 CHEM 036 General Chem 4
MATH 021 Calculus I 4 MATH 022 Calculus II 4
  PHYS 031 Intro Physics 4
  PHYS 021 Intro Lab I 1

Year 2

Fall
Spring
Course Credits Course Credits
CHEM 143 Organic Chem 4 CHEM 144 Organic Chem 4
CHEM 121 Quantitative Analysis 4 CHEM 131 Inorganic Chem 3
PHYS 042 Electromagnetism & Modern Phys 4  
PHYS 022 Intro Lab II 1  

Year 3

Fall
Spring
Course Credits Course Credits
CHEM 161* Physical Chem 3 CHEM 162* Physical Chem 3
CHEM 167 Physical Chem Preparation 1 CHEM 201 Advanced Chem Lab 3
  CHEM 221 Instrumental Analysis 3

Year 4

Fall
Spring
Course Credits Course Credits
  CHEM 282 Senior Seminar 1

NOTES:

  • *Either CHEM 161 or CHEM 162 is required
  • CE 252 or CE 253 is required for the major. These courses are offered every year or every other year. They should be taken as early as possible (e.g. beginning in the spring semester of the 2nd year) to be sure of availability.
  • An additional course (besides CE 252 or CE 253) is required in either Civil & Environmental Engr or Geology from the following list: CE 150, CE 252, CE 253, GEOL 233, GEOL 234, GEOL 235, or GEOL 255
  • CHEM 031/032 can be substituted for CHEM 035/036
  • CHEM 141/142 can be substituted for CHEM 143/144
  • MATH 121 can be substituted for CHEM 167

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