Chemistry Requirements

Summary of Requirements for a Major in Chemistry
Leading to a Bachelor of Science Degree
CHM 105 Introduction to Chemistry* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 credits+
CHM 110 & 120 General Chemistry I* & II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 credits
CHM 210 & 220 Organic Chemistry I & II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 credits
CHM 302 Instrumental Analysis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 credits
CHM 350 Chemical Thermodynamics and Kinetics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 credits
CHM 360 Quantum Chemistry and Spectroscopy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 credits
CHM 370 Junior Seminar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 credit
CHM 413 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 credits
CHM 490 Senior Seminar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 credit
MTH 210 & 220 Calculus I* & II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 credits
PHY 240, 241 & 250, 251 Fundamentals of Physics I* & II . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 credits
Chemistry elective from CHM 224, CHM 304, CHM 356 or CHM 482 ....3 or 4 credits
Total . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .53-58 credits
* This course may also be used to satisfy Core requirements.
+ This course is not required for students who enter Lyon College with a score of 25 or better
on the ACT mathematics section (or equivalent SAT score) and a grade of ’C’ or better
in high school chemistry.
Math 230, CHM 224 and CHM 356 are recommended for those planning to pursue graduate
education in chemistry or employment in the chemical industry.
Summary of Requirements for a Major in Chemistry
Leading to a Bachelor of Arts Degree
CHM 105 Introduction to Chemistry* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 credits+
CHM 110 & 120 General Chemistry I* & II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 credits
CHM 210 & 220 Organic Chemistry I & II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 credits
CHM 302 Instrumental Analysis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 credits
CHM 350 Chemical Thermodynamics and Kinetics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 credits
CHM 370 Junior Seminar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 credit
CHM 490 Senior Seminar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 credit
MTH 210 Calculus I* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 credits
PHY 210, 211 and 220, 221 General Physics I* and II
OR PHY 240, 241 and 250, 251 Fundamentals of Physics I* and II . . . .8 credits
Chemistry elective from CHM 224, CHM 304, CHM 356 or CHM 482 . . .3 or 4 credits
Total . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .41-46 credits
*This course may also be used to satisfy Core requirements.
+ This course is not required for students who enter Lyon College with a score of 25 or better on the ACT mathematics section (or equivalent SAT score) and a grade of ’C’ or better in high school chemistry.
MTH 220 Calculus II is also recommended for students who want to pursue the B.A. degree.