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Chemistry Major (Prior to 2008)

 

Advisory Board:

Dr. Eugene Smith
Dr. Michelle Ivey
Dr. Chitra Chandrasekhar
Dr. Veljko Dragojlovic
The chemistry concentration is designed for those students who wish to go on to graduate school, medical school or who desire to work in industry.
Our interdisciplinary curriculum will benefit students who choose to pursue graduate studies in chemistry, oceanography, or environmental science.

Available Options: Concentration in Chemistry; Minor Concentration.

See also the Chemistry prereq flowchart.

Concentration in Chemistry
Course Number Course Name Credits
CHM 2045, 2045L Honors General Chemistry I with Lab 4
CHM 2046, 2046L Honors General Chemistry II with Lab 4
CHM 2210, 2210L Honors Organic Chemistry I with Lab 4
CHM 2211, 2211L Honors Organic Chemistry II with Lab 4
CHM 3400 Honors Introduction
to Physical Chemistry
3
CHM 3609, 3609L Honors Inorganic Chemistry with Lab 4
CHM 4135, 4135L Honors Instrumental Methods of Analysis with Lab 4
MAC 2311 Honors Calculus I 4
MAC 2312 Honors Calculus II 4
PHY 2048, 2048L Honors General Physics I with Lab 5
PHY 2049, 2049L Honors General Physics II with Lab 5
  Chemistry Elective (See list below; one elective must include a Lab) 10-11
CHM 4912 Honors Research in Chemistry 6
CHM 4970 Honors Thesis in Chemistry 1
  Total Credits 62-3

Electives are shown below. Other FAU courses may be counted only with the prior approval of the Concentration Advisor. Students are reminded that they need 45 upper-level (3000 or 4000-level) credits to graduate.

Chemistry Electives
Course Number Course Name Credits
BCH 3033, 3033L Honors Biochemistry with Lab 4
CHM 3080 Honors Environmental Chemistry 3
CHM 3121, 3121L Honors Quantitative Analysis with Lab 4
CHM 4905 Honors Directed
Independent Study in Chemistry
1-4
CHM 4933 Honors Special Topics in Chemistry 1-4
CHM 4231 Honors Spectroscopy 3
CHM 4473 Honors Quantum Chemistry 3

Restrictions: Students in the chemistry concentration will need to maintain a minimum of a C in all required chemistry courses. (Revised 3/28/08) . The senior thesis will be based on the 6 hours of senior research. The thesis committee must have at least one member of the chemistry advisory board.

Minor Concentration

To receive a minor concentration in Chemistry students must fulfill the following minimum standards:
  1. 20 credit hours of work in chemistry from the course list below;
  2. At least 9 of the credit hours must be upper level (3000 or above);
  3. At least 50 percent of the credit hours beyond General Chemistry I and II must be completed at the Wilkes Honors College;
  4. Students completing the minor concentration must have a minimum overall grade point average of 2.0 in the course work required.
Minor Concentration
Course Number Course Name Credits
CHM 2045, 2045L Honors General Chemistry I with Lab 4
CHM 2046, 2046L Honors General Chemistry II with Lab 4
CHM 2210, 2210L Honors Organic Chemistry I with Lab 4
CHM 2211, 2211L Honors Organic Chemistry II with Lab 4
CHM 3080 Honors Environmental Chemistry 3
CHM 3121, 3121L Honors Quantitative Analysis with Lab 4
CHM 3400 Honors Introduction to Physical Chemistry 3
CHM 3609, 3609L Honors Inorganic Chemistry with Lab 4
CHM 4135, 4135L Honors Instrumental Methods of Analysis with Lab 4
  Total Credits 34

* Updated 04/27/2007

 
Last Modified 11/21/13