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Chemistry

Chemistry - BA

This major requires a minor.

Total number of hours required in this degree:

128 semester hours

Total number of hours required (not including prerequisites in major):

36 semester hours

Total number of advanced hours required in major:

20 semester hours

Major courses required (not including prerequisites):

CHEM 1401, CHEM 1402, CHEM 2411, CHEM 2412, CHEM 3421, CHEM 3460, CHEM 4431 and CHEM 4432; two from the following: CHEM 3422, CHEM 4440, CHEM 4441, CHEM 4451, CHEM 4452

Additional course requirements:

BIOL1401, BIOL 1402, PHYS 1401, PHYS 1402, MATH 1304, MATH 1411, MATH 2412, and MATH 2413

Suggested Sequencing of Major Courses for Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

Freshman Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

ENGL 1313

3 hrs

 

ENGL 1314

3 hrs

CHEM 1401

4 hrs

 

CHEM 1402

4 hrs

*Gen Ed course

3 hrs

 

*Gen Ed course

3 hrs

*Gen Ed course

3 hrs

 

*Gen Ed course

3 hrs

MATH 1304

3 hrs

 

MATH 1411

4 hrs

Total

16 hrs

 

Total

14 hrs

Sophomore Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

CHEM 2411

4 hrs

 

CHEM 2412

4 hrs

MATH 2412

4 hrs

 

MATH 2413

4 hrs

*Gen Ed course

3 hrs

 

*Gen Ed course

3 hrs

SPAN 1411

4 hrs

 

SPAN 1412

4 hrs

Total

15 hrs

 

Total

15 hrs

 

SUMMER

 

PHYS 1401

4 hrs

PHYS 1402

4 hrs

Total

8 hrs

Junior Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

BIOL 1402

4 hrs

 

BIOL 1401

4 hrs

CHEM 3421

4 hrs

 

Elective credit

4 hrs

*Gen Ed course

3 hrs

 

**CHEM

4 hrs

Minor

3 hrs

 

Minor

3 hrs

 

 

 

 

Total

14 hrs

 

Total

15 hrs

 

SUMMER

 

CHEM 3460

4 hrs

 

Research experience

Total

4 hrs

Senior Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

CHEM 4431

4 hrs

 

CHEM 4432

4 hrs

**CHEM

4 hrs

 

Minor

3 hrs

Minor

3 hrs

 

ELective course

3 hrs

Minor

3 hrs

 

Minor

3 hrs

Total

14 hrs

 

Total

15 hrs

*Seven three-hour courses are needed to fulfill the remaining General Education Curriculum requirements.

The courses in the table labeled CHEM ** may be any two of the following courses: CHEM 3422, CHEM 4440, CHEM 4441, CHEM 4451, or CHEM 4452..

Courses need not be taken in the year designated. Any of the courses can be taken at anytime as long as the prerequisites for the course are met and the course is being offered.

The following components are required in all degrees: general education, major, minor (if required), foundation courses (if required), validation of computer literacy, and validation of overall advanced and institutional hours.

Integrative summative experience:

Successful completion of CHEM 3460

Computer literacy requirement fulfilled through:

Completion of both of the following:

CHEM 2412

Organic Chemistry II and

CHEM 3421

Analytical Chemistry

Foreign language requirement, if any:

Two semesters of the same foreign language

Acceptable minor fields:

Any approved OLLU minor

Chemistry - BS

This major requires a minor.

Total number of hours required for this degree:

128 semester hours

Total number of hours required (not including prerequisites) in major:

44 semester hours

Total number of advanced hours required in major:

28 semester hours

Major courses required (not including prerequisites):

CHEM 1401, CHEM 1402, CHEM 2411, CHEM 2412, CHEM 3421, CHEM 3460, CHEM 3422, CHEM 4431 and CHEM 4432; two from the following: CHEM 4440, CHEM 4441, CHEM 4451, CHEM 4452

Additional course requirements:

BIOL 1401, BIOL 1402, PHYS 1401, PHYS 1402, MATH 1304, MATH 1411, MATH 2412, MATH 2413, and 3 additional advanced hours in Mathematics

Suggested Sequencing of Major Courses for Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

Freshman Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

ENGL 1313

3 hrs

 

ENGL 1314

3 hrs

CHEM 1401

4 hrs

 

CHEM 1402

4 hrs

*Gen Ed course

3 hrs

 

*Gen Ed course

3 hrs

*Gen Ed course

3 hrs

 

*Gen Ed course

3 hrs

MATH 1304

3 hrs

 

MATH 1411

4 hrs

Total

16 hrs

 

Total

14 hrs

Sophomore Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

CHEM 2411

4 hrs

 

CHEM 2412

4 hrs

MATH 2412

4 hrs

 

MATH 2413

4 hrs

*Gen Ed course

3 hrs

 

*Gen Ed course

3 hrs

SPAN 1411

4 hrs

 

SPAN 1412

4 hrs

Total

15 hrs

 

Total

15 hrs

 

SUMMER

 

PHYS 1401

4 hrs

PHYS 1402

4 hrs

Total

8 hrs

Junior Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

BIOL 1402

4 hrs

 

BIOL 1401

4 hrs

CHEM 3421

4 hrs

 

CHEM 3422

4 hrs

*Gen Ed course

3 hrs

 

CHEM 44XX

4 hrs

Minor

3 hrs

 

Minor

3 hrs

 

 

Minor

3 hrs

Total

14 hrs

 

Total

18 hrs

 

SUMMER

 

CHEM 3460

4 hrs

 

Research experience

Total

4 hrs

Senior Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

CHEM 4431

4 hrs

 

CHEM 4432

4 hrs

CHEM ****

4 hrs

 

CHEM 3460

4 hrs

MATH ****

3-4 hrs

 

CHEM ****

4 hrs

Minor

3 hrs

 

Minor

3 hrs

Total

14-15hrs

 

Total

15 hrs

*Seven three-hour courses are needed to fulfill the remaining General Education Curriculum requirements.

The courses in the table labeled CHEM **** may be any two of the following courses: CHEM 3422, CHEM 4441, CHEM 4451, CHEM 4452, or CHEM 4440. The course in the table labeled MATH **** may be any of the following MATH 2303, MATH 3363 or MATH 3414.

Courses need not be taken in the year designated. Any of the courses can be taken at anytime as long as the prerequisites for the course are met and the course is being offered.

The following components are required in all degrees: general education, major, minor (if required), foundation courses (if required), validation of computer literacy, and validation of overall advanced and institutional hours.

Integrative summative experience:

Successful completion of CHEM 3460

Computer literacy requirement fulfilled through:

Completion of both of the following:

CHEM 2412

Organic Chemistry II and

CHEM 3421

Analytical Chemistry

Foreign language requirement, if any:

Two semesters of the same foreign language

Acceptable minor fields:

Any approved OLLU minor

Chemistry - Bachelor of Applied Studies

Available only to transfer students.

This major must have an approved technical field (18-30 semester hours) completed at a community college prior to admission to OLLU. Degree map will be available upon admission to OLLU.

Natural Sciences (core in Chemistry) - BA

This major does not require a minor.

Total number of hours required for this degree:

128 semester hours

Total number of hours required (not including prerequisites) in major:

44 semester hours

Total number of advanced hours required in the major:

18 semester hours

Required courses (not including prerequisites) in the major:

Core: 28 semester hours (12 advanced) including:

CHEM 1401 & 1402

General Chemistry I & II

CHEM 2411 & 2412

Organic Chemistry I & II

CHEM 3421

Analytical Chemistry

Supporting courses: 16 semester hours in natural sciences and/or mathematics, including:

MATH 1411

Precalculus

One of the following sets:

BIOL 1401 & 1402

General Biology I & II or

PHYS 1401 & 1402

General Physics I & II

The following components are required in all degrees:

General education, major, minor (if required), foundation courses (if required), validation of computer literacy, and validation of overall advanced and institutional hours.

Integrative summative experience:

Successful completion of CHEM 3260 or CHEM 3460

Computer literacy requirement fulfilled through:

Completion of both of the following:

CHEM 2412

Organic Chemistry II

CHEM 3421

Analytical Chemistry I

Foreign language requirement:

Two semesters of the same foreign language

Acceptable minor fields:

None required

Chemistry Teacher Certification

Liberal Studies - Tchr Cert Science – Grades 4-8 - BA

See requirements under Liberal Studies: Teacher Certification Track

Natural Sciences core: Chemistry for Grades 8-12 Life Science Composite Certification - BA

Total number of hours required for this degree:

128 semester hours

Total number of hours required in major:

50 semester hours

Total number of advanced hours required in major:

20 semester hours

Required courses:

PHYS 1401 & 1402

General Physics I & II

CHEM 1401 & 1402

General Chemistry I & II

BIOL 1401 & 1402

General Biology I & II

GEOL 1301 & 1302

General Geology I & II

BIOL 3481

General Microbiology

CHEM 2411 & 2412

Organic Chemistry I & II

CHEM 3421

Analytical Chemistry

One of the following:

CHEM 3422

Instrumental Analysis

CHEM 4441

Advanced Organic Chemistry

CHEM 4451

Biochemistry I

Integrative summative experience:

TExES exam

Prerequisites to the required courses in the major:

CHEM 1402 (with minimum grade of C-) for CHEM 2411 and CHEM 3421

CHEM 2411 (with minimum grade of C-) for CHEM 2412

BIOL 1401 & 1402 and CHEM 1401 & 1402 for BIOL 3481

General Education courses required in this degree (not included in above categories):

ENGL 1313 & 1314

Composition I & II

6 semester hours of sophomore-level English literature

HIST 1301 & 1302 United States to 1865 & United States Since 1865

3 semester hours of non-literary art

PHIL 2321

Introduction to Philosophy

PHIL 4350

Critical Thinking for Teachers

POLS 1311

American-Texas Government and Politics I

PSYC 1305

Introduction to Psychology

SPCH 2312

Oral Communication

One of the following:

MATH 1304

College Algebra

MATH 1411

Precalculus

Required courses in the major and in General Education (excluding PHIL 2321 and PSYC 1305) must be completed with a grade of C- or higher.

Computer literacy requirement fulfilled through:

EDUC 5325 Technology for Teaching

Foreign language requirement:

Two semesters of the same foreign language

Other course requirements:

Supporting Courses:

PSYC 3375

Psychology in the Classroom

SPED 4338

Individual Differences

EDUC 5325

Technology for Teaching

Professional Education Courses (Student must be officially admitted to teacher Education program before taking professional education courses):

Block A:

EDUC 4365

Curriculum & Instruction in Multicultural Settings

EDUC 3344

Content Area Reading in Secondary Schools

EDUC 5307

Classroom Organization & Management for Multicultural Settings

Block B:

EDUC 5303

Instruction & Assessment in the School

EDUC 5330

Field-Based Experience

Block C:

EDUC 4686

Student Teaching: Secondary

Chemistry - Minor

Total number of hours required in the minor:

20 semester hours

Total number of advanced hours required in the minor:

4 semester hours

Required courses in the minor:

CHEM 1401 & 1402

General Chemistry I & II

CHEM 2411

Organic Chemistry I

CHEM 3421

Analytical Chemistry I

Prerequisites to the required courses in the minor:

Placement in MATH 1304 or higher, or completion of MATH 0300 & 0320 for CHEM 1401