Why choose Chemistry?
Missouri Western’s program prepares students to enter the dynamic chemical industry or to attend graduate programs in chemistry and related fields. Students get extensive lab experience and unique research opportunities in a challenging program that has been certified by the American Chemical Society since 1977.
Chemistry (Bachelor of Science, B.S.)
|CHE 111||General Chemistry I||5|
|CHE 120||General Chemistry II with Qualitative Analysis||5|
|CHE 310||Organic Chemistry I||3|
|CHE 311||Organic Chemistry Laboratory I||2|
|CHE 312||Organic Chemistry II||3|
|CHE 313||Organic Chemistry Laboratory II||2|
|CHE 321||Quantitative Analysis||4|
|CHE 326||Instrumental Analysis||4-5|
|or CHE 426||Instrumental Methods|
|CHE 370||Biochemistry I||4|
|CHE 380||Environmental Chemistry & Chemical Management||3|
|CHE 381||Physical Chemistry: Chemical Dynamics and Quantum Mechanics||3|
|CHE 382||Physical Chemistry Laboratory: Chemical Dynamics and Quantum Mechanics||1|
|CHE 383||Physical Chemistry: Thermodynamics and Kinetics||3|
|CHE 384||Physical Chemistry Laboratory: Thermodynamics and Kinetics||2|
|CHE 441||Advanced Inorganic Chemistry||3|
|CHE 442||Inorganic Synthesis||1|
|CHE 490||Research in Chemistry 1||2|
|CHE 495||Seminar in Chemistry||2|
|Select one of the following:||5-6|
|Calculus with Analytic Geometry I: Differentiation|
and Calculus with Analytic Geometry I: Integration
|Calculus with Analytic Geometry I|
|MAT 177||Calculus with Analytic Geometry II||5|
|MAT 287||Calculus with Analytic Geometry III||5|
|PHY 210||University Physics I||5|
|PHY 211||University Physics II||5|
|CHE 445||Advanced Topics in Chemistry||3|
|or CHE 470||Biochemistry II|
To satisfy requirements, CHE 490 Research in Chemistry must consist of 2 credit hours on a single project that culminates in a single written report. The 2 credit hours do not have to be completed in a single semester.
- Earn a minimum of 120 credit hours, including 60 from a senior college (100 level and higher, maximum of 6 CED credit hours applicable).
- Earn a minimum of 30 credit hours in upper-division courses. Lower-division transfer courses accepted as meeting upper-division departmental course requirements cannot be used to fulfill this requirement.
- Earn 30 of the last 45 credit hours at MWSU in institutional coursework (exclusive of credit by examination).
- Participate in required departmental and campus wide assessments.
- Earn an overall GPA of at least 2.0 and a major GPA of at least 2.0.
- Fulfill the Missouri Constitution requirement.
- Successfully pass the Missouri Higher Education Civics Achievement exam.
- Major: B.S. Chemistry