Chemistry

Description
The chemistry concentration is designed to give students a solid grounding in the basics of chemistry in order to complement other BIS concentrations. It is especially appropriate for students with concentrations in the various disciplines of physics, materials science, geology, engineering and life sciences.

Requirements

  • Students must complete a minimum of 28 credit hours including 12 of upper division hours for this concentration.
  • All courses, including pre/co-requisite courses, must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.
  • To enhance the understanding of the subject matter, the selected courses are sequential in nature and require certain prerequisites. Consequently, students should carefully note the semester in which any of these courses are offered.
  • * These courses are only offered in fall and summer sessions.
  • ** These courses are only offered in spring sessions.
  • *** These courses are only offered in fall sessions.
  • To ensure continuity of content students are strongly encouraged to take chemistry and biochemistry courses at the same campus. Inappropriate pairings: Chemistry at West campus + Biochemistry at Tempe campus.
  • Students may not pair the Chemistry concentration with the Biochemistry concentration.

General Chemistry I - 4 Hours

CHM 113 General Chemistry I & Lab, SQ (4) (Prerequisites: CHM 101 or ALEKS Math Placement Test with score of 50% or higher or Pre/Co-requisite: MAT 170, MAT 210, MAT 251, MAT 265 or MAT 270; Credit allowed for only CHM 113 or CHM 117)

OR

CHM 117 General Chemistry for Majors I, SQ (3) (Prerequisites: ALEKS Math Placement Test with score of 67% or higher or Pre/Co-requisite: MAT 270 (or 265); Credit is allowed for only CHM 113 or 117)

AND

CHM 111 General Chemistry Laboratory for Majors I (1) (Pre/Co-requisite: CHM 117)

General Chemistry II - 4 Hours

CHM 116 General Chemistry II & Lab, SQ (4) (Prerequisites: ALEKS Math Placement Test with score of 67% or higher or Pre/Co-requisite: MAT 270 (or 265); Credit allowed for only CHM 113 or 117)

OR

CHM 118 General Chemistry for Majors II, SQ (3) (Prerequisites: CHM 117; MAT 270; Pre/Co-requisite: MAT 271; Credit allowed for only CHM 115, 116 or 118)

AND

CHM 112 General Chemistry Laboratory for Majors II (1) (Prerequisites: CHM 111; Pre/Co-requisite: CHM 118)

Core 4 Hours

CHM 325 Analytical Chemistry (3) * (Prerequisites: CHM 116 or CHM 118)

CHM 326 Analytical Chemistry Laboratory (1) * (Pre/Co-requisites: CHM 325)

Core 8 Hours
Select 1 course group from the following:

Group 1

CHM 233 General Organic Chemistry I (3) (Prerequisites: CHM 116 or CHM 118; Credit is allowed for only CHM 231, 233 or 333)

CHM 237 General Organic Chemistry Lab I (1) (Pre/Co-requisites: CHM 233; Credit is allowed for only CHM 237 or 337)

CHM 234 General Organic Chemistry II (3) (Prerequisites: CHM 233 or CHM 333; Credit is allowed for only CHM 234 or 334)

CHM 238 General Organic Chemistry Lab II (1) (Prerequisites: CHM 237 or 337; Pre/Co-requisites: CHM 234; Credit allowed for only CHM 238 or 338)

Group 2

CHM 333 Organic Chemistry for Majors I (3) (Prerequisites: CHM 116 or 118; Credit is allowed for only CHM 231, 233 or 333)

CHM 337 General Organic Chemistry Lab I (1) (Prerequisites: Pre/Co-requisite: CHM 333; Credit is allowed for only CHM 237 or 337)

CHM 334 Organic Chemistry II (3) (Prerequisites: CHM 333; Credit is allowed for only CHM 234 or 334)

CHM 338 Organic Chemistry Lab II (1) (Prerequisites: CHM 337; Pre/Co-requisites: CHM 334; Credit is allowed for only CHM 238 or 338)

Groups 8 Hours
Select 1 course group from the following:

Group 1

CHM 341 Elementary Physical Chemistry (3) (Prerequisites: CHM 114, 116 or 118; CHM 231, 233 or 333; MAT 210, 251, 265 or 270; PHY 101, 112 or 131)

CHM 343 Physical Chemistry Lab (1) (Pre/Co-requisite: CHM 341; Credit is allowed for only CHM 343 or 348 and 349)

BCH 361 Principles of Biochemistry (3) (Prerequisite: CHM 231 OR Pre/Co-requisites: CHM 234 or CHM 334; Credit allowed for only BCH 361 or 461)

BCH 367 Elementary Biochemistry Laboratory (1) (Pre/Co-requisite: BCH 361 or LSC 366)

Group 2

CHM 345 Physical Chemistry I (3) *** (Prerequisites: CHM 116 or 118; PHY 131; MAT 267 or 272; CHM 240 OR both MAT 274 (or 275) and MAT 242 (or 342 or 343) with C or better)

CHM 346 Physical Chemistry II (3) ** (Prerequisite: CHM 345 with C or better)

CHM 348 Physical Chemistry Lab I (1) ***(Prerequisite: CHM 345 with C or better)

CHM 349 Physical Chemistry Lab II (1) ** (Prerequisite: CHM 346 with C or better)

All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 12 credit hour core.

BIS 301, BIS 302 and BIS 402 courses require:

  • A meeting with your academic advisor to:
    Ensure both of your concentration areas have been declared
    Are working towards completing (or have completed) 1-2 courses in each declared concentration

  • One course meeting general studies MA requirement
  • ENG 102 or ENG 105 or ENG 108 or First Year Composition Completed
  • Minimum 2.00 GPA

Required Courses (12 credit hours):

BIS 301 Foundations of Interdisciplinary Studies, L (3)

BIS 302 Interdisciplinary Inquiry (3)
     Prerequisite(s): BIS 301 with C or better

BIS 401 Applied Interdisciplinary Studies (3) (requires application)
     Prerequisites: BIS 301 with C or better; BIS 302 with C or better; Minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

BIS 402 Senior Seminar, L (3)
     Prerequisite(s): BIS 301 with C or better; BIS 302 with C or better

For important information, additional major requirements, course descriptions, and application deadlines: Interdisciplinary Studies Core Courses

For assistance in selecting your concentration areas of study complete the Interdisciplinary Studies concentration workshop: Interdisciplinary Studies Pre-Advising Workshop

Transfer to ASU transfer.asu.edu

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) transfer students transfer.asu.edu/maricopa

  • Courses may fulfill Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or Associate’s degree requirements, consult with your community college academic advisor for details.
  • MCCCD course transfer equivalencies are listed here; they may be applied toward this concentration (maximum of six credits or two courses).
  • Information listed was current for this catalog year at the time of printing, consult transfer.asu.edu/maricopa for verification.

Year

Year

2018-19

Campus

Campus

Tempe

Advising

Advising

Interdisciplinary Studies Advising
cisa.asu.edu/advising
All appointments:
480-965-4464

Downtown Phoenix
Arizona Center, Suite 380

Polytechnic
Santa Catalina Hall

Tempe
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DARs Code

DARs Code

LACHMEMPH

College/School

College/School

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Concentration Contact

Concentration Contact

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