Major Requirements
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Major Requirements

Summary of Requirements for the Biology Major

Bachelor of Science

CHM 105 INTRODUCTION TO CHEMISTRY*/**
CHM 110 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I
CHM 120 GENERAL CHEMISTRY II
CHM 210 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I
CHM 220 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II
CHM 302 INSTRUMENTAL ANALYSIS
CHM 350 CHEMICAL THERMODYNAMICS AND KINETICS
CHM 360 QUANTUM CHEMISTRY AND SPECTROSCOPY
CHM 370 JUNIOR SEMINAR
CHM 413 ADVANCED INORGANIC CHEMISTRY
CHM 490 SENIOR SEMINAR
MTH 210 CALCULUS I*
MTH 220 CALCULUS II
PHY 240 & 241 FUNDAMENTALS OF PHYSICS I*
PHY 250 & 251 FUNDAMENTALS OF PHYSICS II

Choose one of the following:

CHM 224 QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS
CHM 304 ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY
CHM 356 BIOCHEMISTRY
CHM 482 TOPICS IN CHEMISTRY

Bachelor of Arts

CHM 105 INTRODUCTION TO CHEMISTRY*/**
CHM 110 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I
CHM 120 GENERAL CHEMISTRY II
CHM 210 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I
CHM 220 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II
CHM 302 INSTRUMENTAL ANALYSIS
CHM 350 CHEMICAL THERMODYNAMICS AND KINETICS
CHM 360 QUANTUM CHEMISTRY AND SPECTROSCOPY
CHM 370 JUNIOR SEMINAR
CHM 413 ADVANCED INORGANIC CHEMISTRY
CHM 490 SENIOR SEMINAR
MTH 210 CALCULUS I*
PHY 210 & 211 GENERAL PHYSICS I*
PHY 220 & 221 GENERAL PHYSICS II 
or PHY 240 & 241 FUNDAMENTALS OF PHYSICS I*
PHY 250 & 251 FUNDAMENTALS OF PHYSICS II 

Choose one of the following:

CHM 224 QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS
CHM 304 ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY
CHM 356 BIOCHEMISTRY
CHM 482 TOPICS IN CHEMISTRY

*Students may use this course to satisfy Core requirements.
**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 higher in high school chemistry do not require this course.