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2012-2013 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemistry, B.S.


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Transfer students are required to complete two (2) semesters of resident chemistry courses.

Chemistry, B.S.


  Credit Hours
General Education (see TBR Common Core )
University-Wide Freshman Seminar Requirement
41
1

Specific General Education Requirements: 15 Credit Hours


Note


Declaration of a specific concentration is not necessary to be a Chemistry Major.

Biochemistry Concentration


This concentration of the chemistry major provides a curriculum well suited for students with interests at the intersection of biology and chemistry. This concentration is distributive and sets forth a curriculum geared toward professional careers and prepares students for entry into the biotechnology workforce or for graduate school in the biomedical sciences. Preprofessional students (premedicine, predentistry, prepharmacy) are encouraged to follow this program.

  Credit Hours
General Education (see TBR Common Core )
University-Wide Freshman Seminar Requirement
41
1

Forensic Chemistry Concentration


This concentration is designed to meet the minimum requirements for a student to attend a graduate program in forensic science, or to apply for a position in the drugs/toxicology or ballistics/trace evidence division of a forensic science lab (although each program may have additional requirements). This concentration fulfills a growing need for students who desire to enter into the chemical and physical aspects of forensics, a career that utilizes a hearty combination of chemistry, biology, calculus, and physics. 

Students must complete an admission packet to apply to their senior year and then, upon acceptance, complete the senior courses listed in the currriculum of study.  Applicants must have a minimum overall GPA of 3.00 and an overall minimum GPA of 2.75 in science or related courses.  Application packets for the senior year will be made available in August of their junior year.  The application packet will consist of :  application; essay; coursework completion; official transcripts and references.  Notifications will be made to students in January.  Upon completion of the four-year program, a B.S. degree is awarded.

 

 

  Credit Hours
General Education (see TBR Common Core )
University-Wide Freshman Seminar Requirement
41
1

 

Forensic Biochemistry Concentration


This concentration is designed to meet the minimum requirements for a student to attend a graduate program in forensic science, or to apply for a position in the DNA/serology division of a forensic science lab (although each program may have additional requirements). This concentration fulfills a growing need for students who desire to enter into the biological aspect of forensics, a career that utilizes a hearty combination of chemistry, biology, calculus, and physics.

Students must complete an admission packet to apply to their senior year and then, upon acceptance, complete the senior courses listed in the currriculum of study.  Applicants must have a minimum overall GPA of 3.00 and an overall minimum GPA of 2.75 in science or related courses.  Application packets for the senior year will be made available in August of their junior year.  The application packet will consist of :  application; essay; coursework completion; official transcripts and references.  Notifications will be made to students in January.  Upon completion of the four-year program, a B.S. degree is awarded.

  Credit Hours
General Education (see TBR Common Core )
University-Wide Freshman Seminar Requirement
41
1

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