Santa Clara University

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, ACS Certified

The American Chemical Society certifies Bachelor's degree programs that meet stringent requirements for lecture and laboratory content. This certification is widely recognized in graduate schools and industry. All of the B.S. degree programs make it possible to use the first quarter of the senior year to study abroad.

Requirements

Math 11, 12, 13 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry I, II, III

Physics 31, 32, 33 - Physics for Scientists and Engineers I, II, III

Lower-Division Chemistry Core:
   11, 12, 13 - General Chemistry I, II, III
   15 - Introduction to Research
   31, 32, 33 - Organic Chemistry I, II, III

Upper-Division Chemistry Courses:
   102 - Inorganic Chemistry
   111 - Instrumental Analysis
   115 - Chemistry Seminar - must take 4 times
   141 - Biochemistry I
   150 - Biophysical Chemistry
   151 - Spectroscopy
   152 - Chemical Thermodynamics 
   154 - Physical Chemistry Laboratory
   183 - Senior Research Experience
   184 - Capstone Research Experience

Two Upper-Division Chemistry Electives
   Choose from 101, 130, 131, 142, 190

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