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Chemistry, B.S.

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The B.S. degree is recommended for students planning to begin careers as chemists with the baccalaureate degree and those preparing for graduate study in chemistry.

Degree Requirements

A Major in Chemistry leading to the ACS-certified B.S. degree consists of a minimum of 46 credit hours of chemistry courses.

General Education Courses (37-43 credit hours)

For details on required courses, refer to the General Education program 


*Students may attempt CHEM 1251 , CHEM 1251L , CHEM 1252 , CHEM 1252L , CHEM 2131 , CHEM 2131L , CHEM 2132 , CHEM 2132L , and CHEM 3111  a total of three times each. Withdrawing from the course after the Add/Drop deadline constitutes an attempt, as does receiving any letter grade.

**Students wishing to pursue the non-ACS-certified B.S. degree (with a minimum of 45 credit hours in chemistry) should replace CHEM 4165  with two credits of 4000-level chemistry courses that must be approved by the Department of Chemistry .

Related Courses (20 credit hours)

Unrestricted Elective Courses

As needed.

Degree Total = 120 Credit Hours

Honors Program

For details about the Honors Program in Chemistry, visit the program page .

Suggested Curriculum

For a suggested curriculum progression toward completing the major, please see the Academic Plan of Study available online at academics.uncc.edu.

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