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 + Organic Chemistry 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) (must be taken from The College)

CHM 326 Analytical Chemistry Laboratory (1) * (Pre/Co-requisites: CHM 325) (must be taken from The College)

Organic Chemistry - 8 credit hours

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)

Groups - 8 credi hours
Complete courses in one group below:

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) (Note: BCH 341 may not be used to substitute CHM 341.)

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) (must be taken from The College)

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)

IDS Core Course Information

All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 9 credit-hour core and 9 credit hours of context/application courses.

Required Courses (9 credit hours):

  • IDS 201 Intellectual Fusion (recommended for freshman/sophomore students)
    • Prerequisites: None

OR

  • IDS 301 Becoming Interdisciplinary (3) (recommended for transfer students and/or students declaring IDS in their junior or senior year)
    • Prerequisites: Interdisciplinary Studies major

  • IDS 302 Integration Skills (3)
    • Prerequisite(s): Interdisciplinary Studies major; IDS 201 or 301 with C or better
  • IDS 401 Integration: Experiential Learning (3) (requires application)
    • Prerequisites: IDS 201 or 301 with C or better; IDS 302 with C or better; minimum 2.00 GPA; minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

Context courses (6 credit hours)

Choose two Integrative Context courses from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU

Application courses (3 credit hours)

Choose any IDS Application course from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 140: The Nature of Knowledge Systems
  • IDS 302: Integration Skills
  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU
  • IDS 484: Elective Internship

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

2021-22

Campus

Campus

Tempe

Advising

Advising

Interdisciplinary Studies Advising
cisa.asu.edu/advising
All appointments:
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Downtown Phoenix
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Polytechnic
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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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