Bachelor of Arts
College of Liberal Arts
College of Liberal Arts students who plan to submit a Chemistry Application for Major Status need to meet one-on-one with an adviser in the Chemistry Department who will provide information about the major and the application process.
All required courses for the major including composition must be taken on A-F grading, and must be completed with at least a "C-" grade. Completion of a minimum of 120 credits is required for a Bachelor of Arts degree.
|2 courses general chemistry||1061/1065 and 1062/1066 or
Honors 1071H/1075H and 1072H/1076H
|2 lectures and 1 lab course organic chemistry||2301, 2302 or 2304, 2311
or Honors 2331H and 23332H lab 2312H in the fall term
|1 lecture and 1 lab course analytical chemistry||2101, 2111|
|2 lectures physical chemistry||3401, 4502|
|1 lecture inorganic chemistry||4701|
|2 advanced chemistry labs||
Chem 4311 (Advanced Organic Laboratory)
can use Directed Studies (2094 or 4094) as one of the advanced chemistry labs (2 credits)
|12 credits math||1271 Calculus I
1272 Calculus II
2263 Multivariable Calculus
|8 credits physics||1201-1202, Introductory Physics and Laboratories (calculus level) 1301-1302|
|3 credits advanced technical electives||selected from 3XXX- and higher-level courses of 3 credits or more in chemistry, biology, biochemistry, genetics, cell biology, chemical engineering, materials science, math, physics, public health, and statistics|
|composition and writing||1011 University Writing and Critical Reading (4 credits), 4 writing intensive requirements|
|second language||2 years of a single second language|
A student earning a bachelor's degree must complete 30 credits at the University of Minnesota and 15 credits of the last 30 credits. At least 10 credits of advanced chemistry courses of which at least one advanced lab course must be taken at the University of Minnesota.