Lori D. Coble, Interim Department Head
Department of Chemistry and Applied Biological Sciences
Chemical and Biological Engineering/Chemistry 3317
Office Phone: 605-394-5132
The Department of Chemistry and Applied Biological Sciences offers a BS degree in Chemistry that meets the nationally recognized standards of excellence established by the American Chemical Society. An emphasis in Biochemistry is available for students interested in continuing their education in a medical field or follow a career path focused on the application of chemistry to biological systems. For more information, please visit the Chemistry and Applied Biological Sciences department webpage.
The following shows the preferred curriculum for the Chemistry B.S. degree. The sequence of courses taken will depend on the academic preparation of incoming students. Students should consult with a Chemistry advisor for their individualized course of study. It is important to note that certain courses have prerequisite requirements. Moreover, as certain courses are taught every two years, curricula are shown for the junior and senior years for both even and odd year cycles.
1 Twenty-seven (27) elective credits are required. These electives can be used to tailor a degree to meet requirements for pursuit of an advanced degree. Note that electives may include any courses chosen by the student and their academic advisor and may include Military Science (MSL), Physical Education (PE), Music (MUS), music ensemble (MUEN) courses and others
2Three credits of advanced chemistry electives are required. Take any one of the following courses: