Curriculum Sample: Major in Chemistry

Freshmen Year

Fall UNITS
CHEM 111 General Chemistry I 3
CHEM 112 General Chemistry Laboratory I 1
MATH 109 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I 4
Rhetoric and Composition (RC) 4
Elective or Core 4
Total semester units 16
Spring UNITS
CHEM 113 General Chemistry II 3
CHEM 114 General Chemistry Laboratory II 1
MATH 110 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II 4
Electives or Core 8
Total semester units 16

Sophomore Year

Fall units
CHEM 230 Organic Chemistry I 3
CHEM 232 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I 1
PHYS 110 General Physics I 4
Electives or Core 8
Total semester units 16
Spring units
CHEM 231 Organic Chemistry II 4
CHEM 234 Organic Chemistry Lab II 1
CHEM 260 Analytical Chemistry 4
PHYS 210 General Physics II 4
Electives or Core 4
Total semester units 17

Junior Year

Fall units
CHEM 340 Physical Chemistry I 4
CHEM 350 Biochemistry I
or
CHEM 356 Fundamentals of Biochemistry
4
Electives or Core 8
Total semester units 16
Spring units
CHEM 341 Physical Chemistry II 4
Electives or Core 12
Total semester units 16

Senior Year

Fall units
CHEM 420 Inorganic Chemistry 4
Electives or CORE 12
Total semester units 16
Spring units
Electives or Core 16
Total semester units 16