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In addition to the requirements below, chemistry majors must take Mathematics 408C and 408D or Mathematics 408N, 408S, and 408M; and eight semester hours of physics: either Physics 301, 101L, 316, and 116L; 303K, 103M, 303L, and 103N; or 317K, 117M, 317L, and 117N.


  1. Chemistry 301 or 301H
  2. Chemistry 302 or 302H
  3. Chemistry 204 or 317
  4. One of the following sequences:
    Chemistry 220C, 320M, and 320N; or
    Chemistry 128K, 128L, 328M, and 328N
  5. Chemistry 353
  6. Chemistry 153K
  7. Chemistry 354 or 354L
  8. Chemistry 154K
  9. Chemistry 456
  10. Chemistry 376K


Either (1) twelve semester hours of biology, geological sciences, mathematics, physics, or, with written consent of the department chair and approval of the dean, a field of study outside the College of Natural Sciences or the Jackson School of Geosciences; or (2) Computer Science 303E313E, and six hours chosen from Computer Science 323E324E326E327E, and 329E. Students who complete the second option may simultaneously fulfill some of the requirements of the Elements of Computing Certificate .

Students must earn a grade of at least C- in each mathematics and science course required for the degree, and a grade point average in these courses of at least 2.00.