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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 plan-update pending).

General Education Requirements – 30 credit hours

BIO 114 Principles of Biology I and Laboratory
ENG 133 Technical Communication
   OR ENG 143 College Composition
ENG 153 Introduction to Literature
HUM 203 Humanities Seminar
SP 203 Effective Speaking
   OR COM 163 Interpersonal Communication
PSY 113 Principles of Psychology
Humanities or Social Sciences Elective - 3 credit hours

MA 134 Calculus I
MA 164 Calculus II

Chemistry Core – 67 credit hours

UE 101 University Experience
CH 104 General Chemistry and Laboratory
CH 114 General Chemistry II and Laboratory
CH 202 Introduction to Chemical Literature and Communication
CH 204 Organic Chemistry I and Laboratory
CH 214 Organic Chemistry II and Laboratory
CH 234 Quantitative Chemical Analysis
CH 302 Professional Practice in Science
CH 324 Chemical Instrumental Analysis and Laboratory
CH 344 Inorganic Chemistry and Laboratory
CH 354 Physical Chemistry I and Laboratory
CH 374 Physical Chemistry II and Laboratory
CH 434 Biochemistry I and Laboratory
CH 444 Biochemistry II and Laboratory
MA 213 Calculus III
MA 253 Statistics
PH 224/224H University Physics I and Laboratory
PH 234/234H University Physics II and Laboratory
SCI 412 Senior Research Seminar and SCI 422 Senior Research Project
   OR SCI 434 Science Internship

Choose one of the following 3 tracks in addition to the Chemistry Core.


Traditional Track – 23 credit hours

Unrestrictive Electives - 23 credit hours

Physician Assistant Track - 23 credit hours

BIO 124 Principles of Biology II and Laboratory
BIO 163 Medical Terminology
BIO 324 Microbiology and Laboratory
BIO 384 Human Anatomy and Physiology I and Laboratory
BIO 394 Human Anatomy and Physiology II and Laboratory
Unrestrictive electives - 4 credit hours

Pre-Medical Track - 23 credit hours

BIO 124 Principles of Biology II and Laboratory
SOC 103 Principles of Sociology
PHL 313 Ethics
Unrestrictive electives -13 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 – 30 credit hours

BIO 114 Principles of Biology I and Laboratory
ENG 133 Technical Communication
   OR ENG 143 College Composition
ENG 153 Introduction to Literature
HUM 203 Humanities Seminar
SP 203 Effective Speaking
   OR COM 163 Interpersonal Communication
PSY 113 Principles of Psychology
Humanities or Social Sciences Elective - 3 credit hours

MA 134 Calculus I
MA 164 Calculus II

Chemistry Core – 67 credit hours

UE 101 University Experience
CH 104 General Chemistry and Laboratory
CH 114 General Chemistry II and Laboratory
CH 202 Introduction to Chemical Literature and Communication
CH 204 Organic Chemistry I and Laboratory
CH 214 Organic Chemistry II and Laboratory
CH 234 Quantitative Chemical Analysis and Laboratory
CH 302 Professional Practice in Science
CH 324 Chemical Instrumental Analysis and Laboratory
CH 344 Inorganic Chemistry and Laboratory
CH 354 Physical Chemistry I and Laboratory
CH 374 Physical Chemistry II and Laboratory
CH 434 Biochemistry I and Laboratory
CH 444 Biochemistry II and Laboratory
MA 213 Calculus III
MA 253 Statistics
PH 224/224H University Physics I and Laboratory
PH 234/234H University Physics II and Laboratory
SCI 412 Senior Research Seminar and SCI 422 Senior Research Project
   OR SCI 434 Science Internship

Physician Assistant Track - 23 credit hours

BIO 124 Principles of Biology II and Laboratory
BIO 163 Medical Terminology
BIO 324 Microbiology and Laboratory
BIO 384 Human Anatomy and Physiology I and Laboratory
BIO 394 Human Anatomy and Physiology II and Laboratory
Unrestrictive electives - 4 credit hours

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