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B.A. in Chemistry

Requirements for a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry: This degree is intended primarily for preprofessional students in the heath sciences and related areas, as well as prelaw students interested in patent law. Candidates must complete the following chemistry courses:

1111 - Introductory Chemistry I
1121 - Introductory Chemistry II
2223 - Quantitative Analysis
3022 - Introduction to Chemical Literature
3312 - Physical Chemistry I
3322 - Physical Chemistry II
3333 - Laboratory in Physical Chemistry I
3412 - Basic Inorganic Chemistry
2612 - Organic Chemistry I
2622 - Organic Chemistry II
2633 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory
4897 - Seminar

In addition, candidates must complete one laboratory course chosen from Chemistry 4343, 4233, 4433, 3643, or 4733. No more than 45 hours in chemistry may be applied toward the degree. Each chemistry major must present a seminar and pass a comprehensive examination during the senior year.

At least 12 credits of chemistry at the 3xxx level or higher must be completed at UMSL.

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