ACS Polymer Option

 


Fall Semester Spring Semester
Freshman
Year

General Chemistry I (5)
Calculus I (4)

General Chemistry II (5)
Calculus II (4)

Sophomore
Year

Organic Chemistry I (3)
Organic Chemistry Lab I (1)
General Physics I (5)
Calculus III (3)

Organic Chemistry II (3)
Organic Chemistry Lab II (1)
Analytical Chemistry (3)
General Physics II (5)

Junior
Year

Thermodynamics and Kinetics (3)
Polymer Chemistry (3)
Biochemistry I (3)

Molecular Structure and Spectroscopy (3)
Polymer Science (3)
Instrumentation Lab (1)
Separations Lab (1)

Senior
Year

Advanced Inorganic Chemistry (3)
Advanced Chemistry Lab I (1)
Undergraduate Research (1) OR
Biochemistry Lab (1)

Advanced Chemistry Lab II (1)
Polymer Lab (1)
Undergraduate Research (1)
Chemistry Seminar (1)


In addition to the Major program of study, the University requires that all students complete the requirements of a Minor, as well as a Cultural Diversity, a Global Perspective, Liberal Arts, and General Education requirements. The typical course load for a full-time student is 15 credits a semester.