2019-20 Academic Catalog 
    
    Oct 16, 2019  
2019-20 Academic Catalog

Chemistry, BSCH


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About the Program


Apply Now The study of the structure and interactions of basic molecules that form all matter. Students learn about the basic molecules that form the earth, living creatures, and man-made products.

Degree Requirements


  • 120 Credit Hours
  • Minimum grade of C- required for all College of Engineering and Sciences courses
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0 required for graduation
  • Certain courses may only be available at one campus location

PNW General Education Core (32 Credits Minimum)


Other Required Courses (32 Credits)


Free Electives


Select eleven (11) free electives. At least 5.00 credit hours of Free Electives must be 30000 level or higher.

Total 120 Credits Required


Degree Map


Requirements


Minimum Grade and Grade Point Average (GPA):  Minimum grade of C- required for all College of Engineering and Sciences courses (unless otherwise noted); 2.0 GPA

Experiential Learning (EL):  One EL course required.  EL courses are noted by (e) next to the course title.

General Education Core:  General Education notations can be found within the course description.  Please click on a course to see if it meets a Gen Ed requirement.

Milestone Courses noted by (m) next to the course title have been identified as being critical to your success in this field of study. 

Courses that are only offered on one campus will be noted by an (H) for Hammond, or (W) for Westville.

Please see the Additional Information and Guidelines section below for more information.

Semester 4 (13 Credits)


Semester 5 (16 Credits)


Semester 6 (15 Credits)


Semester 7 (13 Credits)


Semester 8 (15 Credits)


Additional Information and Guidelines


Upper division chemistry courses are offered on a two year rotation. Contact an advisor to determine the specific semester a particular course will be offered. Certain courses may only be available at one campus location.  

Any individual course within CES must be a C- or better, but the average GPA for all disciplinary courses (CHM or PHYS courses) must be at least 2.50.

At least 5 credit hours of Free Electives must be 30000 level or higher.

Note 1: Research in Chemistry - Students pursuing a secondary education option may use EDCI 49700 instead.

Resources


The 8 semester plan of study is a recommended sequence of classes designed to show how this program can be completed within four years.

Visit the 15 to Finish website for information and resources.

For career information, click here to visit the Careers and Employment Trends page.

For Financial Aid eligibility, click here. Annual FAFSA filing deadline is March 10. Financial Aid recipients are required to complete 30 credits per calendar year to stay eligible for the standard financial aid award.

Financial Guarantee: If you follow the degree map and find a course unavailable, you may be able to take the course for free in a future semester.  Certain exclusions apply. 

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