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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.

General Education Requirements – 42 credit hours

ENG 103 English Composition I
ENG 113 English Composition II
  OR ENG 133 Technical Communication
ENG 153 Introduction to Literature
SP 203 Effective Speaking
  OR COM 163 Interpersonal Communication
PSY 113 Principles of Psychology
Humanities Elective - 3 credit hours

Social Sciences Elective - 3 credit hours
MA 134 Calculus I
MA 164 Calculus II
MA 213 Calculus III
MA 253 Statistics
 OR MA 393 Probablility and Statistics
PH 224/224H University Physics I and Lab
PH 234/234H University Physics II and Lab

Program Requirements – 49 credit hours

UE 101 University Experience
CH 104 General Chemistry and Lab
CH 114 General Chemistry II and Lab
CH 202 Introduction to Chemical Literature and Communication
CH 204 Organic Chemistry I and Lab
CH 214 Organic Chemistry II and Lab
CH 234 Quantitative Chemical Analysis
CH 302 Professional Practice in Science
CH 324 Chemical Instrumental Analysis and Laboratory
CH 344 Inorganic Chemistry and 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

Choose one of the following 3 tracks in addition to the General Education and Program Requirements to complete 120 credit hours.


Traditional Track – 28 credit hours

SCI 412 Senior Research Seminar
    and SCI 422 Senior Research Project
  OR SCI 434 Science Internship
Unrestrictive Electives - 24 credit hours

Physician Assistant Track - 28 credit hours

BIO 114 Principles of Biology I
BIO 124 Principles of Biology II
BIO 163 Medical Terminolgy
BIO 324 Microbiology
BIO 384 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
BIO 394 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
SCI 434 Science Internship
Unrestrictive electives - 1 credit hours

Pre-Medical Track - 28 credit hours

BIO 114 Principles of Biology I
BIO 124 Principles of Biology II
SOC 103 Principles of Sociology
PHL 313 Ethics
SCI 434 Science Internship
Unrestrictive electives  -10 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 Interpersonal Communication
ENG 153 Introduction to Literature
Humanities Elective - 3 credit hours
PSY 113 Principles of Psychology
Social Sciences Elective - 3 credit hours
MA 134 Calculus I
MA 164 Calculus II
MA 213 Calculus III
MA 253 Statistics
 OR MA 393 Probablility and Statistics
PH 224/224H University Physics I and Lab
PH 234/234H University Physics II and Lab

Program Requirements – 49 credit hours

UE 101 University Experience
CH 104 General Chemistry and Lab
CH 114 General Chemistry II and Lab
CH 202 Introduction to Chemical Literature and Communication
CH 204 Organic Chemistry I and Lab
CH 214 Organic Chemistry II and Lab
CH 234 Quantitative Chemical Analysis
CH 302 Professional Practice in Science
CH 324 Chemical Instrumental Analysis and Laboratory
CH 344 Inorganic Chemistry and 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

Physician Assistant Track - 28 credit hours

BIO 114 Principles of Biology I
BIO 124 Principles of Biology II
BIO 163 Medical Terminolgy
BIO 324 Microbiology
BIO 384 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
BIO 394 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
SCI 434 Science Internship
Unrestrictive electives 1 credit hours

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