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    Required Courses for the ACS Certified Chemistry Major (BA/BS)

    Note: This document is not legally binding; it is intended only to give guidance in planning one's program.

    CHEMISTRY UNITS REQUIRED (49 UNITS)

    Course # Course Title Units Prerequisites
    CHEM 102 Introductory Chemistry 5 MATH 141 (C or Better) or waiver thereof.
    CHEM 104 Introductory Chemistry 5 CHEM 102
    CHEM 184 Introduction to Chemistry 1 Declared Chemistry Major or Instructor consent
    CHEM 251 Organic Chemistry 3 CHEM 104
    CHEM 252 Organic Chemistry 3 CHEM 251
    CHEM 261 Organic Chemistry Lab 2 Co-requisite: CHEM 251
    CHEM 262 Organic Chemistry Lab 2 CHEM 261, CHEM 252 or concurrent reg. in CHEM 252
    CHEM 352 Quantitative Analysis 5 CHEM 104
    CHEM 370 Physical Chemistry 3 CHEM 352 Coreq: MATH 254 and PHYSICS 181 OR PHYSICS 141
    CHEM 371 Physical Chemistry 3 CHEM 370
    CHEM 470 Physical Chemistry Lab 1 Coreq: CHEM 370
    CHEM 471 Physical Chemistry Lab 1 Coreq:  CHEM 371
    CHEM 454 Biochemistry of Macromolecules 3 BIO 120 OR BIO 141 (C or better in either) AND CHEM 251
    CHEM 455 Advanced Organic Chemistry 3 CHEM 252
    CHEM 260 Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry 4 CHEM 104
    CHEM 480 Instrumental Analysis 4 CHEM 252 and 352
    CHEM 484 Topics in Chemistry 1 Junior/Senior standing or consent of instructor

    NO MINOR IS REQUIRED FOR THIS MAJOR

    MATHEMATICS UNITS REQUIRED (10 UNITS)

     

    Course # Course Title Units Prerequisites
    MATH 253 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I 5 MATH 152
    MATH 254 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II 5 MATH 253

    PHYSICS UNITS REQUIRED (10 UNITS)

     

    Course # Course Title Units Prerequisites
    PHYSCS 180 Physics for Scientists and Engineers I 5 Coreg. MATH 253
    PHYSCS 181 Physics for Scientists and Engineers II 5 Prereq: PHYSCS 180 or consent of instructor. Coreq: MATH 254
    OR
    PHYSCS 140 Principles in Physics I 5 MATH 152
    PHYSCS 141 Principles in Physics II 5 PHYSICS 140

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