2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Apr 17, 2024  
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Chemistry: Concentration in Environmental Science [CHM_ENVS]

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This program in the Chemistry Department  is designed to familiarize the student with the interdisciplinary nature of environmental problems. In addition to the College's General Education requirement for the bachelor of science or bachelor of arts, the following courses are required.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the foundational material in the traditional subdisciplines of Chemistry: analytical chemistry, biochemistry, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry and physical chemistry.  Integrate knowledge across the subdisciplines of Chemistry
  2. Retrieve, analyze, and interpret peer-reviewed literature in the field of Chemistry
  3. Communicate science effectively through written reports, oral presentations and discussion
  4. Design and carry out experiments that answer scientific questions in the field of Chemistry

Program Standard Grade Point Average Requirement

The major GPA is calculated by all courses identified in the college catalog as required for the major. In addition, this program has an established program standard GPA which may be used to determine progress in the program.

  • Program Standard GPA
    • Minimum GPA of 2.0 in any CHE course
  • Chemistry Major and ENVS Concentration Requirements
    • 43 credits in any CHE course

B. Related Courses: Six credit hours

Two courses to be chosen from the following (may also fulfill General Education requirements).

Two courses from the same department are not permitted.

Sufficient complementary courses shall be taken to fulfill the 124 hours required to earn the degree.

D. Elective Advanced Labs: Select from the following courses:

One credit may be substituted with CHE 480 with prior department approval.

Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 124

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