Jul 15, 2018  
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2018-2019 
  
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2018-2019

Applied Chemistry, B.S.


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The Department of Chemistry offers a curriculum that leads to the BS degree in Applied Chemistry. This program is intended for those students interested in pursuing an undergraduate degree with emphasis on the liberal arts while preparing for graduate work in chemical engineering. Completion of the major requirements in chemistry, physics, and mathematics enable the student to apply to graduate programs in chemical engineering.

Requirements for the Applied Chemistry Major


TOTAL Minimum Hours Required for Degree: 120 Semester Hours


B.S. Applied Chemistry


This block serves as a guideline for progress toward a degree. See your academic advisor.

Freshman Year


First Semester


  • CHEM 160 - General Chemistry I
  • CHEM 161 - General Chemistry I Lab
  • MATH 170 - Calculus I
  • PHYS 170 - University Physics I
  • PHYS 161 - Introductory Physics Lab I
  • CORE 100 - First Year Seminar or THEO 111 - Theological Foundations
  • CORE 101 - GOA

Total (15)

Second Semester


  • CHEM 162 - General Chemistry II
  • CHEM 163 - General Chemistry II Lab
  • MATH 171 - Calculus II
  • PHYS 172 - University Physics II
  • PHYS 163 - Introductory Physics Lab II
  • CORE 100 - First Year Seminar or THEO 111 - Theological Foundations
  • CORE 102 - GOA

Total (15)

Sophomore Year


First Semester


  • CHEM 240 - Organic Chemistry I
  • CHEM 241 - Organic Chemistry I Lab
  • MATH 220 - Calculus III
  • PHIL 100 - Ethics as Intro to Philosophy
  • Second Language II
  • ENGL 101 - English Composition or ENGL 115 - Rhetoric

Total (17)

Second Semester


  • CHEM 226 - Quantitative Analysis
  • CHEM 227 - Quantitative Analysis Lab
  • CHEM 242 - Organic Chemistry II
  • CHEM 243 - Organic Chemistry II Lab
  • MATH 230 - Intro to Ordinary Diff Equat
  • Second Language II

Total (14)

Junior Year


First Semester


  • CHEM 300 - Intro to Chem Research
  • CHEM 320 - Physical Chemistry I
  • CHEM 340 - Instrumental Analysis
  • MATH 222 - Applied Linear Algebra
  • Historical Perspectives
  • Humanities Elective

Total (16)

Second Semester


  • CHEM 322 - Physical Chemistry II
  • CHEM 341 - Instrumental Analysis Lab
  • ENGL 205 - Literature & Moral Imagination
  • ENGR 370 - Fluid Mechanics
  • PHIL 200 - Philosophical Perspectives
  • Theological Perspectives Elective

Total (15)

Senior Year


First Semester


  • CHEM 400 - Research/Seminar
  • CHEM 420 - Inorganic Chemistry
  • CSCI 170 - Computer Science I
  • ENGR 384 - Heat Transfer
  • Creative Perspectives Elective

Total (13)

Second Semester


  • CHEM 330 - Quantum Chemistry
  • CHEM 400 - Research/Seminar
  • CSCI 180 - Computer Science II
  • Social Science Elective
  • E/RS Elective *
  • Diversity Curriculum Elective

Total (15)

Scheduling Notes:


  • Consult the “Undergraduate Core Curriculum ” requirements of the Catalog.
  • * May double count with other core courses
  • Students must elect one each of oral communications, quantitative reasoning, and writing intensive flagged courses; many of these are available within the core or major.

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