University of Vermont

Environmental Sciences

Environmental Chemistry (17 credits)

Environmental Chemistry - Environmental sciences majors who select the environmental chemistry focus track will study analytical methods for measuring and monitoring air, ground, and water pollutants. For this focus track, students select at least 17 credit-hours of coursework from the courses listed below:

* indicates a course required for the focus track.
+ indicates a course with prerequisites that are not included among previously-identified courses.

(Note: Course codes/numbers link you to the official UVM Catalogue for that course's description)
Course Credits Title
CHEM 121 4 Quantitative Analysis+*
CHEM 221 3 Instrumental Analysis+*
CHEM 291 4 Undergraduate Research+*
CHEM 131 3 Inorganic Chemistry+
CHEM 161 or 162 3 Quantum Chemistry+ or Thermodynamics and Kinetics+
CHEM 205 3 Biochemistry I+

Note: Two semesters of Organic Chemistry (CHEM 141 and 142) and two semesters of Physics (PHYS 11/12 or 51/152) are required for the Environmental Chemistry focus track.

A maximum of 3 credits of ENSC 195 or 196 can apply towards the 14 credits required in this focus track

Last modified May 28, 2015

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