Chemistry

Chemistry Major/Minor Requirements

Chemistry major (39-40 hours in chemistry including)

Requirements:

  • CHEM 111, 112, 213, 214, 230, 315, 335, 355, 454, 455
  • MATH 190, 200
  • PHEN 121, 122

Chemistry electives: at least one course from 316, 418, 419, 425, 441, 445

Recommended electives: MATH 140; CPSC 111; a world language

American Chemical Society certification (45 – 46 hours in chemistry including)

Requirements:

  • CHEM 111, 112, 213, 214, 230, 315, 316, 335, 355, 454, 455
  • At least 3 additional credit hours from 418 or 419, 425, 441, 445
  • MATH 190, 200, 230, 320
  • PHEN 121, 122

Recommended electives: MATH 140 or 340; CPSC 111; a world language (preferably German)

Suggested tracks to complete a chemistry major

American Chemical Society certification – Biochemistry Track (43 – 44 hours in chemistry)

Requirements:

  • CHEM 111, 112, 213, 214, 315, 335, 355, 418, 419, 316 or 425, 454, 455
  • BIOL 108, 112, 226, 375
  • CPSC 111, 220
  • MATH 190, 200
  • PHEN 121, 122

Pre-Health Track (Pre-med, Pre-vet, Pre-dent) (36 – 37 hours in chemistry)

Requirements:

  • CHEM 111, 112, 213, 214, 315, 335, 355, 418 or 419, 454, 455
  • BIOL 108, 112, 226
  • MATH 190, 200
  • PHEN 121, 122

Additional Pre-dent requirements: BIOL 121, 122, Math 140

Additional Pre-vet requirements: BIOL 312, Math 140

Recommended electives: BIOL 213, 306, 312, 375; CHEM 418, 419; MATH 140; PSYC 101

Pre-Pharmacy Track (37 hours in chemistry)

Requirements:

  • CHEM 111, 112, 213, 214, 315, 335, 355, 418 or 419, 454, 455
  • BIOL 112, 108, 121 or 122, 312
  • MATH 190, 200, (140 recommended)
  • PHEN 121, 122

Forensic Chemistry Track (45 hours in chemistry)

Requirements:

  • CHEM 111, 112, 213, 214, 240, 315, 335, 419, 425, 440, 441, 454, 455, or internship in forensic science
  • CRMJ 101, 331
  • MATH 190, 200
  • PHEN 121, 122

Recommended electives: Additional criminal justice courses, biology courses, and math statistics

Neurochemistry Track (36 – 37 hours in chemistry)

Requirements:

  • CHEM 111, 112, 213, 214, 315, 335, 355, 418 or 419, 454, 455
  • BIOL 108, 112, 226, 368
  • MATH 190, 200
  • NRSC 386
  • PHEN 121, 122

Recommended electives: NRSC 201; CHEM 418, 419; BIOL 375; PSYC 101

[3+1] major (30 hours in chemistry)

Requirements:

  • CHEM 111, 112, 213, 214, 315, 335, 355, 418 or 419
  • BIOL 121, 122, 312
  • MATH 190, 200
  • PHEN 121, 122

Complete all Gen Ed categories except Categories 8. Health & 13. U.S. Experience

Recommended electives: MATH 140/PSYC 232, ECON 215, BIOL 305

Total credit hours to be completed at Muskingum University: 95-99

Total of upper-level hours to be completed at Muskingum University: 26

Minimum of 36 hours to be completed in the first year of an accredited Pharm.D. Program with Pass Grades earned in all of these courses – student needs to have the transcript sent from the Pharm.D. School to Muskingum University.

Chemistry minor (19 hours)

Requirements:

  • CHEM 111, 112

Electives: 11 hours excluding 101, 105, or 108; and including a minimum

of 3 hours at 300-level or above

Teacher Licensure

Physical Sciences: Chemistry or Integrated Science. Contact the chemistry department or education department for specific course requirements.

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