Scheduling Notes

BS & BA Chemistry Major Courses

CHEM 161

  • Offerings: Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer*
  • Prerequisites: MATH 114 with a C- or higher or 70+ score on ALEKS

CHEM 162

  • Offerings: Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer*
  • Prerequisites: CHEM 161 with a C- or higher

CHEM 163

  • Offerings: Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer*
  • Prerequisites: CHEM 162 with a C- or higher

* summer courses are not guaranteed as offerings but have historically been available to take. CHEM 161 and CHEM 162 are offered in summer as accelerated (4 week) courses. Can be taken back-to-back or as a stand alone course. CHEM 163 is offered as a 6 week course and cannot be taken with CHEM 161/162

CHEM 333

  • Offerings: Fall/Winter/Spring
  • Prerequisites: CHEM 163 C- or higher

Students who take Honors General Chemistry (CHEM 175-176 + 225) are exempt from taking CHEM 333

CHEM 351 Organic Chemistry Lecture I

  • Offerings: Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer*
  • Prerequisites: CHEM 163 or CHEM 225 or concurrent
  • Note: Pre-majors are prioritized on waitlists

CHEM 352 Organic Chemistry Lecture II

  • Offerings: Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer*
  • Prerequisites: CHEM 351 C- or higher
  • Note: Pre-majors are prioritized on waitlists

CHEM 353 Organic Chemistry Lecture III

  • Offerings: Fall/Winter/Spring
  • Prerequisites: CHEM 352 C- or higher
  • Note: Pre-majors are prioritized on waitlists

CHEM 354 - Organic Chemistry Lab I (Pre-Major Restricted)

  • Offerings: Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer*
  • Prerequisites: CHEM 352 or concurrent 

CHEM 355 - Organic Chemistry Lab II (Pre-Major Restricted)

  • Offerings: Fall/Spring/
  • Prerequisites: CHEM 354, 353 or concurrent 

* summer courses are not guaranteed as offerings but have historically been available to take. CHEM 351 and CHEM 352 are offered in summer as accelerated (4 week) courses. Can be taken back-to-back or as a stand alone course. CHEM 354 is offered as a 9wk course and can be taken with CHEM 351+352

CHEM 375 - Elements of Biochemistry

  • Offerings: Fall/Spring
  • Prerequisites: CHEM 351-353

CHEM 441 - Advanced Inorganic

  • Offerings: Winter/Spring
    • access dependent upon cohort admittance
  • Prerequisites: CHEM 462 or concurrent

CHEM 461 - Physical Chemistry Lecture I

  • Offerings: Fall/winter
    • access dependent upon cohort admittance
  • Prerequisites: CHEM 163, PHYS 163, MATH 224

CHEM 462 - Physical Chemistry Lecture II

  • Offerings: Winter/Spring
    • access dependent upon cohort admittance
  • Prerequisites: CHEM 461 with C- or higher

CHEM 463 - Physical Chemistry Lecture II

  • Offerings: Fall/Spring
    • access dependent upon cohort admittance
  • Prerequisites: CHEM 463 with C- or higher

CHEM 464 - Physical Chemistry Lab I

  • Offering: Winter
  • Prerequisites: CHEM 333, CHEM 462 or concurrent 
  • BS Chemistry Only

CHEM 465 - Physical Chemistry Lab II

  • Offering: Spring
  • Prerequisites: CHEM 464, CHEM 463 or concurrent
  • BS Chemistry Only 

CHEM 434 Instrumental Analysis

  • Offerings: Fall/Spring
    • access dependent upon cohort admittance
  • Prerequisites: CHEM 333, CHEM 461 or concurrent
  • Must be taken with CHEM 436

CHEM 436 Instrumental Analysis Lab

  • Offerings: Fall/Spring
    • access dependent upon cohort admittance
  • Must be taken with CHEM 434

MATH 124 - Calculus I

  • Offerings: Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer
  • Prerequisites: MATH 115 with a C- or higher 

MATH 125 - Calculus II

  • Offerings: Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer
  • Prerequisites: MATH 124 C- or higher

MATH 224 - Multivariable Calculus and Geometry I

  • Offerings: Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer
  • Prerequisites: MATH 125 with a C- or higher

MATH 204 - Linear Algebra

  • Offerings: Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer
  • Prerequisites: MATH 125 with a C- or higher, 224 recommended
  • BS Chemistry Only

* summer courses are not guaranteed as offerings but have historically been available.

PHYS 161

  • Offerings: Fall/Winter/Summer*
  • Prerequisites: MATH 124 or concurrent 

PHYS 162

  • Offerings: Winter/Spring/Summer*
  • Prerequisites: PHYS 161, MATH 125 or concurrent 

PHYS 163

  • Offerings: Fall/Spring/Summer*
  • Prerequisites: PHYS 162

* summer courses are not guaranteed as offerings but have historically been available.

PHYS 161-162 are offered in summer as accelerated (4 week) courses. Can be taken back-to-back or as a stand alone course. PHYS 163 is offered as a 6 week course and cannot be taken with PHYS 161/162

BS Biochemistry Major Courses

CHEM 161

  • Offerings: Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer*
  • Prerequisites: MATH 114 with a C- or higher or 70+ score on ALEKS

CHEM 162

  • Offerings: Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer*
  • Prerequisites: CHEM 161 with a C- or higher

CHEM 163

  • Offerings: Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer*
  • Prerequisites: CHEM 162 with a C- or higher

* summer courses are not guaranteed as offerings but have historically been available to take. CHEM 161 and CHEM 162 are offered in summer as accelerated (4 week) courses. Can be taken back-to-back or as a stand alone course. CHEM 163 is offered as a 6 week course and cannot be taken with CHEM 161/162

CHEM 333

  • Offerings: Fall/Winter/Spring
  • Prerequisites: CHEM 163 C- or higher

Students who take Honors General Chemistry (CHEM 175-176 + 225) are exempt from taking CHEM 333

CHEM 351 Organic Chemistry Lecture I

  • Offerings: Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer*
  • Prerequisites: CHEM 163 or CHEM 225 or concurrent
  • Note: Pre-majors are prioritized on waitlists

CHEM 352 Organic Chemistry Lecture II

  • Offerings: Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer*
  • Prerequisites: CHEM 351 C- or higher
  • Note: Pre-majors are prioritized on waitlists

CHEM 353 Organic Chemistry Lecture III

  • Offerings: Fall/Winter/Spring
  • Prerequisites: CHEM 352 C- or higher
  • Note: Pre-majors are prioritized on waitlists

CHEM 354 - Organic Chemistry Lab I (Pre-Major Restricted)

  • Offerings: Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer*
  • Prerequisites: CHEM 352 or concurrent 

* summer courses are not guaranteed as offerings but have historically been available to take. CHEM 351 and CHEM 352 are offered in summer as accelerated (4 week) courses. Can be taken back-to-back or as a stand alone course. CHEM 354 is offered as a 9wk course and can be taken with CHEM 351+352

CHEM 471 - Biochemistry I (Major Restricted)

  • Offerings: Fall/Winter/Summer*
  • Prerequisites: BIOL 205, CHEM 353 or concurrent

CHEM 472 - Biochemistry II (Major Restricted)

  • Offerings: Winter/Spring
  • Prerequisites: CHEM 471

CHEM 473 - Molecular Biology (Major Restricted)

  • Offerings: Spring/Summer**
  • Prerequisites: CHEM 471, BIOL 321 or 323

* summer courses are not guaranteed as offerings but have historically been available to take.

**BIOL 473 is often offered in summer and is equivalent to CHEM 473

CHEM 466 (Major Restricted)

  • Offerings: Fall
  • Prerequisites: CHEM 471, MATH 224, PHYS 163 

CHEM 467 (Major Restricted)

  • Offerings: Winter
  • Prerequisites: CHEM 466

CHEM 468 (Major Restricted)

  • Offerings: Spring
  • Prerequisites: CHEM 467

CHEM 474 - Biochemistry lab

  • Offerings: Fall
  • Prerequisites: CHEM 471 or concurrent, BIOL 324 or CHEM 354

 

BIOL 204

  • Offerings: Fall/Winter/Spring
  • Prerequisites: CHEM 161 or concurrent

BIOL 205

  • Offerings: Fall/Winter/Spring
  • Prerequisites: CHEM 162 or concurrent

BIOL 321 - Genetics Major-Restricted to Phase II Biochem

  • Offerings: Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer*
  • Prerequisites: BIOL 205**

BIOL 323 - Cellular and Molecular Biology Major-Restricted to Phase II Biochem

  • Offerings: Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer*
  • Prerequisites: CHEM 352 or concurrent

BIOL 324 - Methods in Molecular Biology / Lab Major-Restricted to Phase II Biochem

  • Offerings: Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer*
  • Prerequisites: BIOL 321 or 323

* summer courses are not guaranteed as offerings but have historically been available.

**Phase II Biochemistry majors are only required to take thru BIOL 205 to gain access to Upper-Division biology courses

MATH 124

  • Offerings: Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer*
  • Prerequisites: MATH 115 with a C- or higher 

MATH 125

  • Offerings: Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer*
  • Prerequisites: MATH 124 C- or higher

MATH 224

  • Offerings: Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer*
  • Prerequisites: MATH 125 with a C- or higher

* summer courses are not guaranteed as offerings but have historically been available.

PHYS 161

  • Offerings: Fall/Winter/Summer*
  • Prerequisites: MATH 124 or concurrent 

PHYS 162

  • Offerings: Winter/Spring/Summer*
  • Prerequisites: PHYS 161, MATH 125 or concurrent 

PHYS 163

  • Offerings: Fall/Spring/Summer*
  • Prerequisites: PHYS 162

* summer courses are not guaranteed as offerings but have historically been available.

PHYS 161-162 are offered in summer as accelerated (4 week) courses. Can be taken back-to-back or as a stand alone course. PHYS 163 is offered as a 6 week course and cannot be taken with PHYS 161/162