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BS Chemistry Courses

The Bachelor of Science with a major in chemistry requires the completion of 120 hours of course work over a wide variety of chemistry disciplines. The average course load is 15-16 hours based on eight semesters. (Suggested four-year planOpens in new window)

View courses for this major that are part of the pre-physician assistant degree path.

General Education Requirements – 42 credit hours

ENG 103 English Composition I
ENG 113 English Composition II
  OR ENG 133 Technical Communication
SP 203 Effective Speaking
  OR COM 163 Interpersonal Communication
ENG 153 Introduction to Literature
Humanities Elective - 3 credit hours
PSY 113 Principles of Psychology
Social Sciences Elective - 3 credit hours
INF 103 Information Technology Applications
MA 113 College Algebra

MA 123 Trigonometry
MA 134 Calculus I
PH 224/224H University Physics I and Lab
PH 234/234H University Physics II and Lab

Program Requirements – 47 credit hours

CH 203 Organic Chemistry I
CH 211 Organic Chemistry I Lab
CH 213 Organic Chemistry II
CH 221 Organic Chemistry II Lab
CH 234 Quantitative Chemical Analysis
CH 324 Chemical Instrumental Analysis and Laboratory
CH 343 Inorganic Chemistry
CH 341 Inorganic Chemistry Lab
CH 351 Physical Chemistry I Lab
CH 353 Physical Chemistry I
CH 361 Physical Chemistry II Lab
CH 363 Physical Chemistry II
CH 434 Biochemistry I and Lab
CH 444 Biochemistry II and Lab
MA 164 Calculus II
MA 213 Calculus III
SCI 412 Senior Research Seminar
    and SCI 422 Senior Research Project
  OR SCI 434 Science Internship

Additional hours – 31 credit hours

CH 104 General Chemistry and Lab
    and CH 114 General Chemistry II and Lab
  OR CH 155H Honors Advanced General Chemistry
EXS 102 Lifetime Wellness
UE 101 University Experience
Unrestrictive Electives 20-23 credit hours

Chemistry course requirements for students pursuing the Trine University Pre-Physician Assistant degree path or are interested in pursuing an advanced degree in physician assistant studies.

General Education Requirements – 42 credit hours
ENG 103 English Composition I
ENG 113 English Composition II
 or ENG 133 Technical Communication
SP 203 Effective Speaking
 or COM 163
ENG 153 Introduction to Literature
Humanities Elective (3)
PSY 113 Principles of Psychology
Social Sciences Elective (3)
PH 224/224H University Physics I and Lab
MA 134 Calculus I
PH 234/234H University Physics II and Lab
INF 103 Information Technology Applications
MA 164 Calculus II
EXS 102 Lifetime Wellness

Program Requirements – 55 credit hours
CH 203 Organic Chemistry I
CH 211 Organic Chemistry I Lab
CH 213 Organic Chemistry II
CH 221 Organic Chemistry II Lab
CH 234 Quantitative Analysis
CH 324 Chemical Instrumental Analysis and Laboratory
CH 343 Inorganic Chemistry
CH 341 Inorganic Chemistry Lab
CH 351 Physical Chemistry I Lab
CH 353 Physical Chemistry I
CH 361 Physical Chemistry II Lab
CH 363 Physical Chemistry II 
CH 434 Biochemistry I and Lab
CH 444 Biochemistry II and Lab

BIO 114 Principles of Biology I
BIO 124 Principles of Biology II
BIO 163 Medical Terminology
BIO 324 Microbiology
BIO 384 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
BIO 394 Human Anatomy and Physiology II

MA 213 Calculus III
MA 253 Statistics

SCI 434 Science Internship

Other Requirements – 23 credit hours
CH 104 General Chemistry and Lab
and CH 114 General Chemistry II and Lab
 or CH 155H Honors Advanced General Chemistry
UE 101 University Experience
Electives 0-3 credit hours

For a complete description of the above requirements, please go to the Course Catalog.