Chemistry Course Plan

Catalog Year 2017-2018

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Major Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements.

Major Elective

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements, or replaced with an equivalent course.

Gen-Ed Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill general education requirements.

Elective

Can be chosen from a selection of courses.

See MyGFU for detailed academic requirements.

First Year

Fall Semester

General Chemistry I (CHEM 211) 4 credits
Calculus I (MATH 201) 4 credits
Bible Survey (BIBL 100) 3 credits
Knowing and Being Known (LIBA 100) 3 credits
Lifelong Fitness (HHPA 120) 2 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 16 credits

Spring Semester

General Chemistry II (CHEM 212) 4 credits
Calculus II (MATH 202) 4 credits
Introduction to Communication (COMM 100) 3 credits
History/Politics/International Studies GE Requirement 3 credits
Elective Credits 1 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 31 credits

Second Year

Fall Semester

Organic Chemistry I (CHEM 331) 4 credits
Calculus III (MATH 301) 3 credits
General Physics or General Physics w/Calculus (spring semester) (PHYS 201 or 212) 4 credits
Social Science GE Requirement 3 credits
Elective Credits 2 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 47 credits

Spring Semester

Organic Chemistry II (CHEM 332 ) 4 credits
General Physics or General Physics w/Calculus (spring semester) (PHYS 202 or 211) 4 credits
Bible Elective GE Requirement 3 credits
HUMA 205 or Alternate GE Literature & Philosophy Requirement 3 credits
Elective Credits 3 credits
Semester Total 17 credits
Cumulative Total 64 credits

Third Year

Fall Semester

Thermodynamics (CHEM 440**) 4 credits
History and Theology of Christianity (RELI 300 ) 3 credits
HUMA 290 or Alternate GE Fine Arts Requirement 3 credits
Elective Credits 6 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 80 credits

Spring Semester

Advanced Inorganic Chemistry (CHEM 320**) 3 credits
Intercultural GE Requirement 3 credits
Elective Credits 9 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 95 credits

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Analytical Chemistry (CHEM 310 ) 4 credits
Chemistry Elective Requirement 4 credits
Chemistry Seminar (CHEM 461) 1 credits
Engaging Christ in Transition (LIBA 400) 3 credits
Elective Credits 4 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 111 credits

Spring Semester

Quantum Chemistry (CHEM 450**) 3 credits
Experimental Chemistry (CHEM 462) 2 credits
Elective Credits 10 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 126 credits

Notes

PHYS 211 is only offered in the spring semester and PHYS 212 is only offered in the fall semester.

**Class offered in alternate years.  Adjust schedule as necessary.  See department advisor for additional information.