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2014-2015 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemistry, B.S.


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Areas of Concentration


Biological Chemistry


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001  and CHEM 1201 /CHEM 1421 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 2: “C” or better in MATH 1550 /MATH 1551 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 3: “C” or better in CHEM 1212 /CHEM 1431  and MATH 1552 ; Admission to the College; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 4: “C” or better in CHEM 2261 /CHEM 2461  and PHYS 2110 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 5: “C” or better in CHEM 2262 /CHEM 2462  and PHYS 2113 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.

Students completing this concentration will receive American Chemical Society certification.

Total Semester Hours: 15

Total Semester Hours: 16

Total Semester Hours: 17

Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 5


Total Semester Hours: 14

Semester 6


Total Semester Hours: 15-16

Total Semester Hours: 13

Total Semester Hours: 15-14

120 Total Sem. Hrs.


1 - One General Education Social Science course must be at least 2000-level.

2 - CHEM 3900  in an approved biological chemistry project or BIOL 3999  including a comprehensive written report filed with the Department of Chemistry’s Undergraduate Office.

**The biological chemistry, pre-professional, and secondary education concentrations also require BIOL 1208  and BIOL 1209  laboratories.
 

Chemistry


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001  and CHEM 1201 /CHEM 1421 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 2: “C” or better in MATH 1550 /MATH 1551 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 3: “C” or better in CHEM 1212 /CHEM 1431  and MATH 1552 ; Admission to the College; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 4: “C” or better in CHEM 2261 /CHEM 2461  and PHYS 2110 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 5: “C” or better in CHEM 2262 /CHEM 2462  and PHYS 2113 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.

Recommended for preparation as a chemical professional or for entrance to graduate study in chemistry. Students completing this concentration will receive American Chemical Society certification.

Total Semester Hours: 17

Total Semester Hours: 15

Total Semester Hours: 17

Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 5


Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 6


Total Semester Hours: 13

Total Semester Hours: 13

Total Semester Hours: 14

120 Total Sem. Hrs.


1 - One General Education Social Science course must be at least 2000-level.

2 - Two semester hours of CHEM 3900  in an approved chemistry project.

3 - CHEMISTRY ELECTIVES: CHEM 3900  (additional hours), CHEM 4010 , CHEM 4011 , CHEM 4150 , CHEM 4160 , CHEM 4556 , CHEM 4557 , CHEM 4558 , CHEM 4559 , CHEM 4561 , CHEM 4562 , CHEM 4563 , CHEM 4571 , CHEM 4581 , CHEM 4594 , CHEM 4597 .
 

Chemical Physics


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001  and CHEM 1201 /CHEM 1421 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 2: “C” or better in MATH 1550 /MATH 1551 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 3: “C” or better in CHEM 1212 /CHEM 1431  and MATH 1552 ; Admission to the College; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 4: “C” or better in CHEM 2261 /CHEM 2461  and PHYS 2110 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 5: “C” or better in CHEM 2262 /CHEM 2462  and PHYS 2113 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.

Students completing this concentration will receive American Chemical Society certification.

Total Semester Hours: 17

Total Semester Hours: 15

Total Semester Hours: 17

Total Semester Hours: 15-16

Semester 5


Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 6


Total Semester Hours: 12-13

Total Semester Hours: 14

Semester 8


Total Semester Hours: 14-12

120 Total Sem. Hrs.


1 - One General Education Social Science course must be at least 2000-level.

2 - Three semester hours of CHEM 3900  in an approved physical chemistry project.

3 - Chemistry Electives: CHEM 4581 , CHEM 4594 , CHEM 4596 , CHEM 4597 .

4 - Physics Electives: PHYS 2221 , PHYS 2231 , PHYS 2411 , PHYS 4123 , PHYS 4125 , PHYS 4141 , PHYS 4142 , PHYS 4261 .
 

Chemistry & Second Discipline


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001  and CHEM 1201 /CHEM 1421 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 2: “C” or better in MATH 1550 /MATH 1551 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 3: “C” or better in CHEM 1212 /CHEM 1431  and MATH 1552 ; Admission to the College; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 4: “C” or better in CHEM 2261 /CHEM 2461  and PHYS 2110 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 5: “C” or better in CHEM 2262 /CHEM 2462  and PHYS 2113 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.

Total Semester Hours: 17

Total Semester Hours: 15

Total Semester Hours: 17

Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 5


Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 6


Total Semester Hours: 13

Total Semester Hours: 13

Semester 8


Total Semester Hours: 14

120 Total Sem. Hrs.


1 - One General Education Social Science course must be at least 2000-level.

2 - Second discipline courses: Courses should form a coherent sequence in one department with at least three courses numbered 3000 or above. If courses are from more than one department, student must obtain a minor in that discipline. Selection of the concentration courses should be completed and approved by the department and dean’s office by the end of the sophomore year.

3 - Two semester hours of CHEM 3900  in an approved chemistry project.
 

Environmental Chemistry


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001  and CHEM 1201 /CHEM 1421 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 2: “C” or better in MATH 1550 /MATH 1551 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 3: “C” or better in CHEM 1212 /CHEM 1431  and MATH 1552 ; Admission to the College; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 4: “C” or better in CHEM 2261 /CHEM 2461  and PHYS 2110 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 5: “C” or better in CHEM 2262 /CHEM 2462  and PHYS 2113 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.

Students completing this concentration will receive American Chemical Society certification.

Total Semester Hours: 17

Total Semester Hours: 15

Total Semester Hours: 17

Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 5


Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 6


Total Semester Hours: 12-13

Total Semester Hours: 13

Semester 8


Total Semester Hours: 15-14

120 Total Sem. Hrs.


1 - One General Education Social Science course must be at least 2000-level.

2 - Environmental Electives: EVEG 3145 ; ENVS 4500 , ENVS 4477 ; GEOL 4043 , GEOL 4081 ; OCS 4165 .

3 - Two semester hours in CHEM 3900  in an approved environmental chemistry project.
 

Materials


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001  and CHEM 1201 /CHEM 1421 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 2: “C” or better in MATH 1550 /MATH 1551 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 3: “C” or better in CHEM 1212 /CHEM 1431  and MATH 1552 ; Admission to the College; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 4: “C” or better in CHEM 2261 /CHEM 2461  and PHYS 2110 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 5: “C” or better in CHEM 2262 /CHEM 2462  and PHYS 2113 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.

Students completing this concentration will receive American Chemical Society certification.

Total Semester Hours: 17

Total Semester Hours: 15

Total Semester Hours: 17

Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 5


Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 6


Total Semester Hours: 13

Total Semester Hours: 13

Total Semester Hours: 14

120 Total Sem. Hrs.


1 - One General Education Social Science course must be at least 2000-level.

2 - Two semester hours of CHEM 3900  in an approved materials chemistry research project.

Polymers


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001  and CHEM 1201 /CHEM 1421 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 2: “C” or better in MATH 1550 /MATH 1551 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 3: “C” or better in CHEM 1212 /CHEM 1431  and MATH 1552 ; Admission to the College; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 4: “C” or better in CHEM 2261 /CHEM 2461  and PHYS 2110 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 5: “C” or better in CHEM 2262 /CHEM 2462  and PHYS 2113 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.

Students completing this concentration will receive American Chemical Society certification.

Total Semester Hours: 17

Total Semester Hours: 15

Total Semester Hours: 17

Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 5


Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 6


Total Semester Hours: 13

Total Semester Hours: 13

Total Semester Hours: 14

120 Total Sem. Hrs.


1 - One General Education Social Science course must be at least 2000-level.

2 - Two semester hours of CHEM 3900  in an approved materials chemistry research project.

Pre-Professional Chemistry


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001  and CHEM 1201 /CHEM 1421 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 2: “C” or better in MATH 1550 /MATH 1551 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 3: “C” or better in CHEM 1212 /CHEM 1431  and MATH 1552 ; Admission to the College; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 4: “C” or better in CHEM 2261 /CHEM 2461  and PHYS 2110 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 5: “C” or better in CHEM 2262 /CHEM 2462  and PHYS 2113 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.

Total Semester Hours: 15

Total Semester Hours: 16

Total Semester Hours: 17

Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 5


Total Semester Hours: 17

Semester 6


Total Semester Hours: 13-14

Total Semester Hours: 14

Total Semester Hours: 13-12

120 Total Sem. Hrs.


1 - Preprofessional Electives:BIOL 2051 , BIOL 2153 , BIOL 3156 , BIOL 3152  or BIOL 4160 ; two semester hours of CHEM 3900  or BIOL 3999  in an approved project.

2 - One General Education Social Science course must be at least 2000-level.

**The biological chemistry, pre-professional, and secondary education concentrations also require BIOL 1208  and BIOL 1209  laboratories.
 

Secondary Education - Chemistry


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001  and CHEM 1201 /CHEM 1421 ; 2.0 Semester GPA; 2.0 Cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 2: “C” or better in MATH 1550 /MATH 1551 ; 2.0 Semester GPA; 2.5 Cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 3: “C” or better in CHEM 1212 /CHEM 1431  and MATH 1552 ; Admission to the College; 2.0 Semester GPA; 2.5 Cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 4: “C” or better in CHEM 2261 /CHEM 2461  and PHYS 2110 ; 2.0 Semester GPA; 2.5 Cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 5: “C” or better in CHEM 2262 /CHEM 2462  and PHYS 2113 ; 2.0 Semester GPA; 2.5 Cumulative and LSU GPA.

This concentration is part of the Geaux Teach–Math and Sciences Program. Students will obtain a degree in chemistry and, upon completing this concentration and meeting any additional requirements of the Louisiana Department of Education, will be eligible for certification in the state of Louisiana as teachers in grades 6-12.

Total Semester Hours: 16

Total Semester Hours: 17

Total Semester Hours: 17

Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 5


Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 6


Total Semester Hours: 15-16

Total Semester Hours: 13

Total Semester Hours: 12

121-122 Total Sem. Hrs.


1 - Chemistry Electives: CHEM 4010 , CHEM 4011 , CHEM 4150 , CHEM 4160 , CHEM 4552 , CHEM 4553 , CHEM 4556 , CHEM 4557 , CHEM 4558 , CHEM 4559 , CHEM 4561 , CHEM 4562 , CHEM 4563  CHEM 4564 , CHEM 4571 , CHEM 4581 , CHEM 4594 , CHEM 4597 .

In addition, the student must take EDCI 2500  as one of the General Education social science courses. Students should plan their course work so that the last semester of the senior year can accommodate the 12 hours that are required to be taken concurrently (EDCI 4006  and EDCI 3136 ). BIOL 1208  and BIOL 1209  labs should be included in the freshman year.

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