B.S. Degree Major Requirements: 54-69 units

A. Professional Track (Program A)

Required Lower-Division Courses: 30 units
CHM 005, 006 General Chemistry I, II (4,4)
MA 009, 010 Elementary Calculus I, II (4,4)
MA 019 Multivariable Calculus (4)
PHY 021, 023 General Physics I, II (4,4)
PHY 022, 024 Introductory Physics Lab I, II (1,1)

Recommended Lower-Division Courses:
BIO 005 General Biology I (4)
CS 010 Introduction to Computer Science I (4)
PHY 040 Differential Equations (4)
GR 001, 002 Elementary German I, II (4,4)

All graduating majors in the professional track are required to take the GRE in their senior year.

Required Upper-Division Courses: 35 units
CHM 101,102 Organic Chemistry I, II (4,4)
CHM 104 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry (4)
CHM 121 Introductory Analytical Chemistry (3)
CHM 122 Advanced Analytical Chemistry (2)
CHM 130,131 Physical Chemistry I, II (3,3)
CHM 132,133 Physical Chemistry Lab I, II(1,1)
CHM 195 Seminar (2)
CHM 198 Chemical Research (4)      
One of the following (4-5)
CHM 150 Advanced Biochemistry(4)
CHM 160 Advanced Organic Chemistry (4)

B. General Track (Program B)

Required Lower-Division Courses: 25-26 units

CHM 005, 006 General Chemistry I, II (4,4)

MA 009, 010 Elementary Calculus I, II (4,4)

One of the following combinations: (9-10)

PHY 011, 013 Physics for Life Sciences I, II (4,4)

PHY 014 Physics for Life Sciences Laboratory (1)

              OR

PHY 021, 023 General Physics I, II (4,4)

PHY 022, 024 General Physics Lab I, II (1,1)

 

Required Upper-Division Courses: 29 units

CHM 101,102 Organic Chemistry I, II (4,4)

CHM 121 Introductory Analytical Chemistry (3)

CHM 122 Advanced Analytical Chemistry (2)

CHM 195 Seminar (2)

CHM 198 Research (2)

One of the following combinations:(4)

CHM 130 Physical Chemistry I (3)

CHM 132 Physical Chemistry Laboratory I (1)

            OR

CHM 135 Introductory Physical Chemistry (3)

CHM 132 or 133 Physical Chemistry Lab I or II (1)

Upper-Division CHM Electives (8)

C. Biochemistry Track (Program C)

Required Lower-Division Courses: 33-34 units

CHM 005, 006 General Chemistry I, II (4,4)

BIO 005, 006 General Biology I, II (4,4)

MA 009, 010 Elementary Calculus I, II (4,4)

One of the following combinations: (9-10)

PHY 011, 013 Physics for Life Sciences I, II (4,4)

PHY 014 Physics for Life Sciences Laboratory (1)

             OR

PHY 021, 023 General Physics I, II (4,4)

PHY 022, 024 General Physics Lab I, II (1,1


Required Upper-Division Courses: 33 units

CHM 101, 102 Organic Chemistry I, II (4,4)

CHM 113 Biochemistry (4)

CHM 121 Introductory Analytical Chemistry (3)

CHM 122 Advanced Analytical Chemistry (2)

CHM 195 Seminar (2)

CHM 198 Research (2)

One of the following combinations:(4)

CHM 130 Physical Chemistry I (3)

CHM 132 Physical Chemistry Laboratory I (1)

           OR

CHM 135 Introductory Physical Chemistry (3)

CHM 132 or 133 Physical Chemistry Lab I or II (1)

Two of the following three:(8)

CHM 131 Physical Chemistry II (3)

and CHM 133 Physical Chemistry Laboratory II (1)

BIO 102 Physiology (4)

BIO 114 Genetics (4)

 

Those interested in graduate school in biochemistry should choose CHM 130 & 131, and take additional courses in advanced biochemistry, molecular biology, inorganic and organic chemistry.

D. Chemical Physics Track (Program D)

Required Lower-Division Courses: 39 units

CHM 005, 006 General Chemistry I, II (4,4)

PHY 021, 023 General Physics I, II (4,4)

PHY022, 024 General Physics Lab I, II (1,1)

PHY 025 Modern Physics (4)

PHY 026 Modern Physics Laboratory (1)

PHY 040 Differential Equations (4)

MA 009, 010 Elementary Calculus I, II (4,4)

MA 019 Multivariable Calculus (4)

Required Upper-Division Courses: 28-29 units

CHM 101 Organic Chemistry I (4)

CHM 130, 131 Physical Chemistry I, II (3,3)

CHM 132, 133 Physical Chemistry Lab I, II (1,1)

CHM 195 Seminar (2)

CHM 198 Chemistry Research (2)

*CHM Electives (4)

*PHY Electives (8 or 9)

        *Department Chair approval required.

Recommended Course
MA 140 Complex Analysis(4)

B. A. Degree Major Requirements: 46-47 units

A. General Track

Required Lower-Division Courses: 25-26 units

CHM 005, 006 General Chemistry I, II (4,4)

MA 009, 010 Elementary Calculus I, II (4,4)

One of the following combinations(9-10)

PHY 011, 013 Physics for Life Sciences I, II (4,4)

PHY 014 Physics for Life Sciences Lab (1)

              OR

PHY 021, 023 General Physics I, II (4,4)

PHY 022, 024 General Physics Lab I, II (1,1)

Required Upper-Division Courses: 21 unit
CHM 101, 102 Organic Chemistry I, II (4,4)

CHM 121 Introductory Analytical Chemistry (3)

CHM 195 Seminar (2)

One of the following combinations: (4)

CHM 130 Physical Chemistry I (3)

CHM 132 Physical Chemistry Laboratory I (1)

              OR

CHM 135 Introductory Physical Chemistry (3)

CHM 132 or 133 Physical Chemistry Lab I or II (1)

Upper-Division CHM Elective (4)

A four-year Fast-Track plan is available using this track that allows a student to receive a B.A. degree and a secondary teaching credential in chemistry. See the department chair or the education department for details.

B. Chemical Engineering 3-2/3-3 Program Track

Required Lower-Division Courses: 34 units

CHM 005, 006 General Chemistry I, II (4,4)

MA 009, 010 Elementary Calculus I, II (4,4)

MA 019 Multivariable Calculus (4)

PHY 021, 023 General Physics I, II (4,4)

PHY 022, 024 General Physics Laboratory I, II (1,1)

PHY 040 Differential Equations (4)

Required Upper-Division Courses: 21 units

CHM 101, 102 Organic Chemistry I, II (4,4)

CHM 121 Introductory Analytical Chemistry (3)

CHM 122 Advanced Analytical Chemistry (2)

CHM 125 Analog & Digital Instrumental Analysis (4)

CHM 130 Physical Chemistry I (3)

CHM132 Physical Chemistry Laboratory I (1)

Highly Recommended Courses:

MA 020 Linear Algebra (4)

CS 010 Introduction to Computer Science I (4)

 

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