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Northwest Missouri State University


Chemistry

The Bachelor of Arts degree program is for students who wish pre-professional training in medicine, veterinary medicine, dentistry or pharmacy.

The Bachelor of Science degree is designed as a professional degree program for chemists and to prepare students for graduate work towards the master's of Ph.D. in chemistry. The Bachelor of Science degree program is for students who wish pre-professional training in medicine, veterinary medicine, dentistry or pharmacy.

B.A. degree; 30 credit hours, minor required

Required Courses Hours
24-116/117 General Chemistry I and Laboratory 4
24-116/117 General Chemistry II and Laboratory 5
24-322/323 Quantitative Analysis and Laboratory 5
24-342/343 Organic Chemistry I and Laboratory 5
24-344 Organic Chemistry II 3
24-592 Chemistry Seminar 1

Chemistry electives from courses numbered above 300 7
Directed General Education Courses Hours
17-118 College Algebra 3
25-110/111 General Physics I and Laboratory 3
25-112/113     OR General Physics II and Laboratory 4

Biological sciences: one course 4
Total Hours Required 30

 

B.S. degree; 54 credit hours, no minor required

Required Courses Hours
24-114/115 General Chemistry I and Laboratory 4
24-116/117 General Chemistry II and Laboratory 5
24-135 Laboratory Safety 2
24-322/323 Quantitative Analysis and Laboratory 5
24-342/343 Organic Chemistry I and Laboratory 5
24-344/45 Organic Chemistry II and Laboratory 5
24-532/533 Physical Chemistry I and Laboratory 4
24-534/535 Physical Chemistry II and Laboratory 4
24-552 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry 3
24-592 Chemistry Seminar 1

Chemistry electives from courses numbered above 400 3
Collateral Courses Hours
17-114 General Statistics I 3
17-121 Calculus II 4
17-321 Multivariate Calculus 4
25-230/231 Fundamentals of Classical Physics II and Laboratory 5

Departmental approved courses
4

Selected from the areas of business, modern languages, statistics or computer science*
* 44-130 Using Computers is a prerequisite course for programming courses

Directed General Education Courses Hours
17-120 Calculus I 4
25-120/121 Fundamentals of Classical Physics I and Laboratory 5

Biological sciences: one course 5
Total Hours Required 54

Department Code Key
17 - Mathematics and Statistics
24 - Chemistry
25 - Physics
44 - Computer Science/Information Systems