Additional credits are elected from the remaining courses offered for the Chemistry major. Student research internships or independent study experiences in Chemistry are available through special arrangement with the department and are strongly recommended. The student majoring in Chemistry may elect the B.S. degree by taking a minimum of 42 credits in Chemistry. The student who takes a minimum of 39 credits in Chemistry will receive a B.A. degree.
Majors in Chemistry must complete CHM 117 and CHM 118 with a minimum grade of C and all other CHM courses with a C- or better. Majors must maintain a minimum grade point average of 2.3 in Chemistry courses in order to continue in the program. It is strongly recommended that Chemistry majors take the Graduate Record Examination in their senior year.
Senior Chemistry majors who have a cumulative index of 3.5 in courses in Chemistry will be awarded departmental honors upon graduation.