Students should check all courses for the accompanying prerequisites. Courses required for the major are:

An additional 8 credits from the following courses, at least two credits of which must come from CHE 342, 356, or 373:

In addition, students are required to demonstrate writing proficiency in the major by the end of their junior year:

Required is:

and one of the following:


The Chemistry Major with ACS Certification

Courses required for the ACS certified major are:

Concentration in Secondary Education with Certification in Chemistry

Students planning to teach chemistry in secondary schools after graduation should consult with the chairs of the Departments of Chemistry and Education as early as possible in their academic careers for certification requirements in education. For certification requirements, see description under the Education Department.

Honors in the Major

Students must complete an ACS certified major with a minimum GPA of 3.5 in courses in chemistry, mathematics, and physics required for the major. Students must also receive a grade of A or A- in CHE 395Y.