King's College - Chemistry

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirements

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

(63 CREDITS)

CHEM 113/L General Chemistry I (4)

CHEM 114/L General Chemistry II (4)

CHEM 241/L Organic Chemistry I (4)

CHEM 242/L Organic Chemistry II (4)

CHEM 243/L Analytical Chemistry (5)

CHEM 244/L Instrumental Analysis (5)

CHEM 351 Chemical Information Science (1)

CHEM 357/L Physical Chemistry I (5)

CHEM 358/L* Physical Chemistry II (5)

CHEM 471 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry (3)

CHEM 493 Senior Colloquium (1)

CHEM 494 Senior Colloquium (1)

MATH 129 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I (4)

MATH 130 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II (4)

MATH 237** Applied Linear Algebra (3)

MATH 238** Differential Equations (3)

PHYS 111/L General Physics I (4)

PHYS 112/L General Physics II (4)

*CHEM 358L may be replaced by a semester of research

(CHEM 396, 397, 496, 497)

**The mathematics requirements may alternatively be met by completion of a minor in mathematicsthat includes MATH 129 and 130.

 

Students who wish to be eligible for certification by the American Chemical Society must include the following:

CHEM 353 Biochemistry (4) (or BIOL 224/L (4))

CHEM 471L Advanced Inorganic Chemistry Lab (2)

Plus one of the following:

CHEM 359 Organic Structure Determination (3)

CHEM 373 Advanced Organic Chemistry (3)

CHEM 475 Advanced Analytical Chemistry (3)

CHEM 476 Chemistry of Materials (3)

CHEM 477 Advanced Physical Chemistry (3)

CHEM 479 Solid State Chemistry (3)

CHEM 496 Senior Research I (3)

CHEM 497 Senior Research II (3)

 

SECONDARY SCHOOL CERTIFICATION IN CHEMISTRY

(53-56 CREDITS)*

CHEM 113/L General Chemistry I (4)

CHEM 114/L General Chemistry II (4)

CHEM 241/L Organic Chemistry I (4)

CHEM 242/L Organic Chemistry II (4)

CHEM 243/L Analytical Chemistry (5)

CHEM 244/L Instrumental Analysis (5)

CHEM 351 Chemical Information Science (1)

CHEM 493 Senior Colloquium (1)

MATH 129 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I (4)

MATH 130 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II (4)

PHYS 111/L General Physics I (4)

PHYS 112/L General Physics II (4)

One of the following sets:

CHEM 252/L, 359, 471 or

CHEM 357/L, 358/L, 359 or

CHEM 357/L, 358/L, 471

*Additionally, the student must complete Education Department courses required for certification.

 

FORENSIC EMPHASIS REQUIREMENTS

(16 COURSES — 18 CREDITS)

FS 131/CJ 131 Introduction to Criminal Law (3)

FS 278/CORE 278 Forensic Chemistry (3)

FS 279/CORE 279 Forensic Biology (3)

FS 341/PSYCH 341 Forensic Psychology (3)

2 Courses from Biology, Chemistry, or Forensic Studies (6)

A forensically-oriented research project in CHEM 496 is encouraged.

 

MINOR SEQUENCE REQUIREMENTS

(24 CREDITS)

CHEM 113/L General Chemistry I (4)

CHEM 114/L General Chemistry II (4)

CHEM 241/L Organic Chemistry I (4)

CHEM 242/L Organic Chemistry II (4)

CHEM 243/L Analytical Chemistry (5)

One approved CHEM elective numbered CHEM 244 or higher excluding CHEM 351; if the course has an associated laboratory, it is also required. Three (3) Credits of CHEM research may be used as this elective.

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