Bachelor of Science in Chemistry - Plan of Study

Shown below is a sample curriculum indicating how a student could complete the B.S. in Chemistry degree program in four years.  All courses are currently taught on the IU Kokomo campus unless otherwise noted.

Key-

F = Fall offering

S = Spring offering

 

 

Freshman Year – Fall Semester

COAS-E 105 SMI Freshman Learning Community (1 cr)

CHEM-C 105/C125 Principles of Chemistry I and Laboratory (F) (5 cr)

MATH-M 215 Calculus I (F) (5 cr)

ENG-W 131 Elementary Composition I (F, S) (3 cr)

Variable Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective (F, S) (3 cr)

Total: (17 cr)

Freshman Year – Spring Semester

CHEM-C 106/C126 Principles of Chemistry II and Laboratory (S) (5 cr)

MATH-M 216 Calculus II (S) (5 cr)

SPCH-S 121 Public Speaking (F, S) (3 cr)

INFO-I 101 Introduction to Informatics (F) (4 cr)

Total:     (17 cr)

Sophomore Year – Fall Semester

CHEM-C 341/343 Organic Chemistry I and Laboratory (F) (5 cr)

PHYS-P 201 General Physics I (F) (5 cr)

ENG-W 132 Elementary Composition II (F, S) (3 cr)

Variable Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective (F, S) (3 cr)

Total:      (16 cr)

Sophomore Year – Spring Semester

CHEM-C 342/344 Organic Chemistry II and Laboratory (S) (5 cr)

PHYS-P 202 General Physics II (5 cr)

MATH-K 300 Statistical Techniques (F, S) (3 cr)

Variable Cultural Diversity Class (3 cr)

Total:       (16 cr)

Junior Year – Fall Semester

CHEM-C 430 Inorganic Chemistry (Alt. F) (3 cr)

Or

CHEM-C 361 Physical Chemistry I (Alt F) (3 cr)

BIOL-L 105 Introduction to Biology (F, S) (5 cr)

CHEM-C 300 Energy and Green Chemistry (3 cr)

Or

CHEM-C 351 Green Chemistry and Sustainability Science (4 cr)

Variable Humanities and Arts Elective Course (F, S) (3 cr)

Total:        (14-15 cr)

Junior Year – Spring Semester

CHEM-C 442 Organic Spectroscopy (Alt S) (3 cr)

Or

CHEM-C 483 Biological Chemistry (Alt S) (3 cr)

CHEM-C 310/C-311 Analytical Chemistry and Laboratory (S) (5 cr)

PHIL-P 140 Introduction to Ethics (F, S) (3 cr)

Variable Chemistry Elective (S) (3-5 cr)

Total:         (14-16 cr)

Senior Year – Fall Semester

CHEM-C 430 Inorganic Chemistry (Alt. F) (3 cr)

Or

CHEM-C 361 Physical Chemistry I (Alt F) (3 cr)

CHEM-C 409 Chemistry Research (F, S) (3-5 cr)

CHEM-C 410 Principles of Chemical Instrumentation (3 cr)

Variable Humanities and Arts Elective (F, S) (3 cr)

Variable Chemistry Elective (3-5 cr)

Total:        (15-18 cr)

Senior Year – Spring Semester

CHEM-C 442 Organic Spectroscopy (Alt S) (3 cr)

Or

CHEM-C 483 Biological Chemistry (Alt S) (3 cr)

CHEM-C 495 Chemistry Capstone (IN DEVELOPMENT Alt S) (3 cr)

CHEM-C362 Physical Chemistry II (Alt S) (3-5 cr)

Variable Chemistry Electives (3-6 cr)

Total:         (12-16 cr)