Dec 01, 2021  
2012-2013 General Catalog 
    
2012-2013 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemistry, B.S.



Chemistry


Junior Year (29 Sem. Hrs.)


Three hrs. chosen from 2000 level or above


  • ENGL courses from the general education humanities list (3) or
  • HNRS courses from the general education humanities list (3)

Senior Year (27 Sem. Hrs.)


120 Total Sem. Hrs.


*With the dean’s approval, CHEM 1202 , CHEM 1212  may be substituted for CHEM 1422 , CHEM 1431 ; and CHEM 2261 , CHEM 2262 , and CHEM 2364  may be substituted for CHEM 2461 , CHEM 2462 , and CHEM 2463 .

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

Areas of Concentration


Two sem. hrs. of

Note:

 This concentration also requires BIOL 1208  and BIOL 1209  to be taken in the freshman year.

Chemical Physics (25-26 hrs.)


Students completing this concentration will receive American Chemical Society certification.

Chemistry (24 hrs.)


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.

Chemistry and a Second Discipline (21 hrs.)


  • 15 semester hours of Second Discipline Electives
Second Discipline Electives:

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.

Environmental Chemistry (21 hrs.)


Students completing this concentration will receive American Chemical Society certification.

Polymers (23 hrs.)


Students completing this concentration will receive American Chemical Society certification.

Secondary Education (33 hrs.)


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.

Note:

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.