Chemistry-Physics

Bachelor of Science
School of Sciences and Social Sciences

In today's changing job market, competency in two or more basic fields of science enhances opportunity for employment and professional growth potential. This major fulfills such a need. This interdisciplinary major provides grounding in two related sciences, with balance in both.

For a dual major in Education, please refer to the Secondary Education option. In addition, students are required to take Molecules and Cells (BIO 110) and Biochemistry (CHEM 375).

INTEGRATIVE STUDIES REQUIREMENTS

40 credits minimum

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

72 credits

The Chemistry/Physics program consists of 28 credits in Chemistry and 24 credits in Physics. For graduate study in either field, a few additional courses may be necessary.

Core Courses

52 credits

INCHEM 111 General Chemistry I
CHEM 112 General Chemistry II
CHEM 221 Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 222 Organic Chemistry II
CHEM 251 Quantitative Analysis
CHEM 342 Physical Chemistry II
CHEM 363 Inorganic Chemistry
INPHYS 241 University Physics I
PHYS 242 University Physics II
PHYS 260 Electronics
PHYS 275 University Physics III
PHYS Electives (8 credits; 300-level and above)

Related Courses

20 credits

MATH 141 Introductory Statistics
MATH 151 Calculus I
MATH 152 Calculus II
MATH 251 Vector Calculus (MATH 251 is waived for the Teacher Certification Option only)
ISCS 140 Programming Foundations I

Teacher Certification

Dual Major in Education

  • Secondary Education

Additional Major Requirements

  • BIO 110 Molecules and Cells
  • CHEM 375 Biochemistry

ELECTIVES

Select additional courses to reach a total of 120 credits.

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

120 credits