2014-15 Undergraduate Catalog

Chemistry

Chemistry Program Outcomes

Goal Outcome
Upon completion of this program, students will:Be able to explain and/or use central concepts in the various chemistry subdisciplines.
Be able to demonstrate competent laboratory skills in chemistry.
Be able to locate chemical literature relevant to solving various chemical problems.
Be able to apply concepts, data, and relevant literature to solving chemical problems.
Be able to effectively communicate the results of chemical studies

Chemistry Education Program Outcomes

Goal Outcome
Upon completion of this program, students will:Be able to explain and/or use central concepts in the various chemistry subdisciplines.
Be able to demonstrate competent laboratory skills in chemistry.
Be able to locate chemical literature relevant to solving various chemical problems.
Be able to apply concepts, data, and relevant literature to solving chemical problems.
Be able to effectively communicate the results of chemical studies
Develop the background and general skills necessary for teaching science in a secondary school setting.
Develop dispositions necessary for success in teaching.

 

Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Chemistry

Option I: Professional Chemistry

General Education
Chemistry majors are required to take the following courses which may be used to help satisfy General Education requirements:38-40
Calculus I
General Physics I
General Physics II
Required Chemistry Courses
CHEM 121General Chemistry I (& Chem 121L)5
CHEM 122General Chemistry II (& Chem 122L)5
CHEM 230Quantitative Analysis5
CHEM 341Organic Chemistry I5
CHEM 342Organic Chemistry II5
CHEM 420Inorganic Chemistry3
CHEM 430Instrumental Analysis5
CHEM 461Physical Chemistry I4
CHEM 462Physical Chemistry II4
CHEM 481Biochemistry I3
CHEM 480LBiochemistry Laboratory2
CHEM 494Directed Research in Chemistry1-6
Select one of the following:3
Organic Spectroscopy
Biochemistry II
Required Support Courses
BIOL 150Introduction To Cellular Biology4
CSCI 111Introduction to Web Languages4
MATH 166Calculus II4
MATH 265Calculus III4
MATH 305Linear Algebra4
SCI 240Research Methods2
SCI 480Seminar3
Minor/Concentration/Electives
Minor/Concentration/Electives courses15
Total Hours128-135

Option II: General Chemistry

General Education
Chemistry majors are required to take the following courses that may be used to help satisfy General Education requirements:38-40
Calculus I
Introduction to Physics I
Introduction to Physics II
Required Chemistry Courses
CHEM 121General Chemistry I5
CHEM 122General Chemistry II5
CHEM 230Quantitative Analysis5
CHEM 341Organic Chemistry I5
CHEM 342Organic Chemistry II5
CHEM 360Principles of Physical Chemistry4
Select one of the following:5
Instrumental Analysis
Biochemistry I
Biochemistry Laboratory
Select one of the following:3-5
Environmental Chemistry
Inorganic Chemistry
Instrumental Analysis
Organic Spectroscopy
Biochemistry II
Required Support Courses
Elementary Statistics
Research Methods
Seminar
Minor/Concentration/Electives
These should be chosen in consultation with your advisor to best prepare you for your career field. Example programs may include:44-45
Pre-Health Professional
Introduction To Cellular Biology
General Biology II: Introduction to Zoology
Introduction To Botany
General Microbiology
Anatomy And Physiology I
Anatomy And Physiology II
Genetics
Cellular Biology
Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy
Population Genetics
Geochemistry
Physical Geology with lab
Minerals & Rocks
Hydrogeology
Geology of North Dakota
Applied Hydrogeology
Environmental Chemistry
CS Elective
Electives
Chemical Business
Elements of Accounting I
Elements of Accounting II
Legal Environment of Business
Fundamentals of Management
Marketing
International Marketing
Organizational Behavior Principles and Practices
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
Corporation Finance
Electives
Forensic Chemistry (Criminal Justice Minor)
Introduction to Criminal Justice
Criminal Law
Policing & Police-Community Relations
Criminological Theory
Juvenile Justice System
Court Processing and Sentencing
Corrections
Electives
Total Hours119-124

 


Bachelor of Science in Education with a Major in Chemistry

General Education
Chemistry majors are required to take the following courses which may be used to help satisfy General Education requirements:38-40
Calculus I
Introduction to Physics I
Introduction to Physics II
Introduction to Psychology
Required Chemistry Courses
CHEM 121General Chemistry I (& Chem 121L)5
CHEM 122General Chemistry II (& Chem 122L)5
CHEM 230Quantitative Analysis5
CHEM 341Organic Chemistry I5
CHEM 342Organic Chemistry II5
CHEM 360Principles of Physical Chemistry4
CHEM 380Environmental Chemistry4
CHEM 420Inorganic Chemistry3
CHEM 481Biochemistry I3
CHEM 480LBiochemistry Laboratory2
Select one of the following:3
Organic Spectroscopy
Biochemistry II
Required Support Courses
CSCI 111Introduction to Web Languages4
MATH 210Elementary Statistics4
SCI 240Research Methods2
SCI 480Seminar3
BIOL 150Introduction To Cellular Biology4
GEOL Elective4
Professional Education Sequence
ED 250Foundations of Education2
ED 260Educational Psychology2
ED 320Curriculum, Planning & Assessment 13
ED 380Technology in Teaching 12
ED 460Managing the Learning Environment 12
ED 470Teaching Diverse Learners 12
ED 493Student Teaching, Secondary 112
SCI 391Teaching Science in Secondary Schools 13
SPED 110Introduction to Exceptional Children3
SS 283Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in America3
Select one of the following:3
Child & Adolescent Psychology
Adolescent Psychology
Total Hours140-142

1

Requires admittance to Teacher Education. Refer to Teacher Education Policies and Procedures.


Chemistry Minor (Teaching or Non-Teaching)

Option I
CHEM 121General Chemistry I (& CHEM 121L)5
CHEM 122General Chemistry II (& CHEM 122L)5
CHEM 230Quantitative Analysis5
CHEM 240Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry5
CHEM 481Biochemistry I3
Select one of the following:3-4
Principles of Physical Chemistry
Environmental Chemistry
Inorganic Chemistry
Total Hours26-27

Option II
CHEM 121General Chemistry I (& CHEM 121L)5
CHEM 122General Chemistry II (& CHEM 122L)5
CHEM 230Quantitative Analysis5
CHEM 341Organic Chemistry I5
CHEM 342Organic Chemistry II5
Select one of the following:3-4
Principles of Physical Chemistry
Environmental Chemistry
Inorganic Chemistry
Biochemistry I
Total Hours28-29

Chemistry Concentration
 

CHEM 121General Chemistry I (& CHEM 121L)5
CHEM 122General Chemistry II (& CHEM 122L)5
CHEM Electives at the 200 level or above4
Total Hours14