Mar 20, 2018  
2014-2015 General Catalog (Spring, Summer 2015) 
2014-2015 General Catalog (Spring, Summer 2015) [ARCHIVED CATALOG Please see current catalog]

Chemistry Teaching - BS

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College of Science

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Chemistry Core Curriculum

In addition to the University Studies requirements for graduation, chemistry majors take a series of core courses spread across a traditional four-year period. The completion of the chemistry core also covers the College of Science requirements for graduation.

Chemistry Major Core Requirements Suggested Schedule

First Year (30-32 credits)

Second Year (32-33 credits)

Third Year (29-31 credits)

Fourth Year (31-32 credits)


1 The completion of MATH 2250  or STAT 3000  is optional for the Teaching Major.

* CHEM 5700  cannot be taken as an elective course if the CHEM 3700  option is taken

Degree Requirements

In addition to the Chemistry Core Requirements (with the exception of MATH 2250  or STAT 3000 , and CHEM 5640  and CHEM 5650 ), students must complete the following:

Minimum University Requirements

Total Credits


Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)

2.00 GPA

Credits of C- or better


Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above)


USU Credits (30 USU credits, 20 of which must be upper-division courses, 10 of which must be courses required for student's major)

30 USU credits

Completion of approved major program of study

See college advisor

Credits in minor (if required)


Credits in American Institutions (ECN 1500 ;HIST 1700 , HIST 2700  or HIST 2710 ; HONR 1300 POLS 1100 ; or USU 1300 )


General Education Requirements  and University Studies Depth Requirements 




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