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    This program of study is approved by the American Chemistry Society, and it is recommended for those students who plan to become professional chemists. It provides a broad and strong background in the fundamentals of chemistry and an excellent foundation for graduate school or a career in industry.

    DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

    Required Courses: 79-81 credits
    CHEM 151 General Chemistry (5)
    CHEM 152 General Chemistry (5)
    CHEM 153 General Chemistry (5)
    CHEM 304 Quantitative Analysis (6)
    CHEM 319 Modem Inorganic Chemistry (4)
    CHEM 351 Organic Chemistry (4)
    CHEM 352 Organic Chemistry (4)
    CHEM 353 Organic Chemistry (3)
    CHEM 372 Organic Chemistry Lab I (3)
    CHEM 373 Organic Chemistry Lab II(3)
    CHEM 419 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry (5)
    CHEM 420 Instrumental Analysis (5)
    CHEM 421 Physical Chemistry (4)
    CHEM 422 Physical Chemistry (3)
    CHEM 423 Physical Chemistry (3)
    CHEM 431 Physical Chemistry Lab (1)
    CHEM 432 Physical Chemistry Lab (2)
    CHEM 433 Physical Chemistry Lab (2)
    CHEM 480 Biochemistry (5)
    CHEM 491 Senior Thesis (4-6)
    Select from the following courses: (3 credits)
    CHEM 498 Seminar (1)
    CHEM 499 Directed Studies (1-3)

    Required Supporting Courses: 30 credits
    MATH 161 Calculus I (5)
    MATH 162 Calculus II (5)
    MATH 163 Calculus III (5)
    PHYS 151 General Physics I (4)
    PHYS 152 General Physics II (4)
    PHYS 153 General Physics III (4)
    PHYS 161 Mechanics Lab (1)
    PHYS 162 Heat & Optics Lab (1)
    PHYS 163 Instrumentation Lab I (1)
    Suggested supporting course: (5)
    Completion of a Computer programming course is strongly recommended. 
    (See your Chem/Biochem. advisor.)

    Click here for a list of requirements and a sample four-year schedule

    Advisors: Dr. Eric Abbey, Dr. Jamie Manson, Dr. Jeff Rahn, Dr. Wes Steiner

    What will I study?

    Students study general, physical, organic chemistry and biochemistry. Courses also include a basic background in mathematics and physics.

    Emphases / Concentrations:

    Interesting courses I might take:

    What could I do with my degree?

    Contact Information

    Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
    226 Science Building
    Cheney, WA 99004

    email: chemistry@ewu.edu
    phone: 509.359.2447
    fax: 509.359.6973

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