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Chemistry (B.A.)

Department of Chemistry, College of Science and Technology

Effective: Fall, 2016

As per PRP3604: All students earning a first baccalaureate degree will take at least 30 of their last 45 credits at Bloomsburg University, no more credits are required than the 30 credits. All first baccalaureate students will take at least 50% of credits required for the Major from a PASSHE university. Bloomsburg University may require up to a maximum of 50% of the Major credits. Program exceptions to the policy are to be approved by the Office of the Chancellor.

Requirements for the Major for a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry - In addition to general education requirements of the university, the following courses are required:

CHEM.115 Chemistry for the Sciences 1

CHEM.116 Chemistry for the Sciences 2

CHEM.231 Organic Chemistry I

CHEM.232 Organic Chemistry II

CHEM.251 Inorganic Chemistry

CHEM.321 Analytical Chemistry I

CHEM.361 Physical Chemistry I

MATH.125 Calculus I

MATH.126 Calculus II

MATH.225 Calculus III

PHYSICS.211 General Physics I

PHYSICS.212 General Physics II

Two of the following five courses:

CHEM.322 Instrumental Analytical Chemistry

CHEM.341 Biochemistry

CHEM.362 Physical Chemistry II

CHEM.452 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry

CHEM.475 The Chemistry Curriculum and the Teaching Laboratory

Students seeking Secondary Education Certification in Chemistry must declare majors in both Chemistry (BA) and Secondary Education (Chemistry) and complete the full Chemistry (BA) course sequence as well as the Secondary Education Professional Course and Certification requirements. Students must consult their advisers in both departments each semester regarding course selection and other certification requirements.