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Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemistry Major II


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Option 1:


For students interested in a career in the chemical industry. It consists of a minimum of 28 credits in chemistry above the introductory level and an 11-credit general chemistry core for a minimum total of 39 credits of chemistry. One year of physics and three semesters of calculus are also required.

Option 2 (Biochemistry option):


For students preparing for admission to medical, dental, veterinary schools or physical therapy programs, or for students interested in a career in the pharmaceutical industry. It consists of a minimum of 26 credits above the introductory level and an 11-credit general chemistry core for a minimum total of 37 credits of chemistry. One year of physics, one year of biology and one year of calculus are also required.

Option 3 (Bioinformatics option):


For students interested in graduate studies in biochemistry and bioinformatics as well as the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. In order to enroll in this Option, students must earn an average grade of B- or above in CHEM 10400 , CHEM 22200 , BIOL 10000 , and MATH 15000 . In addition, no more than one C grade is allowed in these four courses to declare Option 3. This option consists of a minimum of 20.5 credits above the introductory level and an 11-credit general chemistry core for a minimum  total of 32 credits of chemistry. Three semesters of biology, one year of physics, one year of computer science, one year of calculus, and one semester of statistics are also required.