Highlights

2010 Camps -- Chemistry I&II, CSI

Relay for Life

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Contact Information

Department of Chemistry
Franklin Science Center
Shippensburg University
Shippensburg, PA 17257
(717) 477-1629

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Chemistry B.S. with Environmental Science Concentration

Requirements:

  1. Required Skills and Competencies (16 cr. Total)

____ ENG 106, WIFYS (3 cr.)

____ HCS 100, Intro to Human Comm (3 cr.)

____ MAT 211, Calculus I (4 cr.)

____ HIS 105, World History I (3 cr.)

____ HIS 106, World History II (3 cr.)

  1. Categories of Knowledge (35 cr. total; 29 not counting CHM 121 & PHY 205)

Category A:

____ MAT 212, Calculus II (4 cr.)

Category B:

____ xxxx, xxxxx (3 cr.)

____ xxxx, xxxxx (3 cr.)

____ xxxx, xxxxx (3 cr.)

Category C:

____ BIO 116, Principles II (4 cr.)

____ CHM 121, Chemical Bonding (3 cr.)

____ PHY 205, Intermediate Physics I (3 cr.)

Category D:

____ ECO 102, Principles of Microeconomics (3 cr.)

____xxxx, xxxxx (3 cr.)

Category E:

____ xxxx, xxxxx (3 cr.)

____ xxxx, xxxxx (3 cr.)

  1. Chemistry Requirements (48 cr. total)

____ CHM 121 Chemical Bonding (3 cr.)

____ CHM 123 Laboratory IA Chemical Systems (1 cr.)

____ CHM 110 The Chemistry Experience (1 cr.)

____ CHM 122 Chemical Dynamics (3 cr.)

____ CHM 124 Laboratory IIA Experimental Quantitative Analysis (3 cr.)

____ CHM 221 Modern Organic Chemistry I (3 cr.)

____ CHM 223 Laboratory IIIA Experimental Organic Techniques (1 cr.)

____ CHM 222 Modern Organic Chemistry II (3 cr.)

____ CHM 224 Laboratory IVA Qualitative Organic Analysis (3 cr.)

____ CHM 361 Physical Chemistry I (4 cr.)

____ CHM 362 Physical chemistry II (4 cr.)

____ CHM 371 Analytical Chemistry (4 cr.)

____ CHM 324 Advanced Organic Lab (1 cr.)

____ CHM 490 Special Topics or CHM 420 Biochemistry II (3 cr.)

____ CHM 301 Biochemistry I (3 cr.)

____ CHM 381 Intermediate Inorganic Chemistry (3 cr.)

____ CHM 481 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry (4 cr.)

____ CHM 312 Chemistry Seminar (1 cr.)

  1. Other Major Requirements (8 cr. total)

____ PHY 205 Intermediate Physics I (3 cr)

____ PHY 123 Physics Lab I (1 cr.)

____ PHY 206 Intermediate Physics II (3 cr.)

____ PHY 125 Physics Lab II (1 Cr.)

  1. Environmental Science Concentration (12-13 cr. total) Required:  Choose four (one course must be at the 400 or 500 level)

____ BIO 116 Principles of Biology I (4 cr.)

____ BIO 242 Ecology (3 cr.)

____ BIO 245 Marine Ecology (3 cr.) offered at WIMSC during summer

____ ECO 355 Environmental Economics (3 cr.)

____ BIO 442 Aquatic Ecology (3 cr.)

____ BIO 444 Conservation Biology (3 cr.)

____ BIO 446 Ecology of Marine Plankton (3 cr.) offered at WIMSC during summer

____ BIO 520  Plant Ecology (3 cr.)

____ BIO 541 Ecosystems (3 cr.)

____ BIO 593 Biometry (3 cr.)

____ ECO 355 Environmental Economics (3 cr.)

____ ESS 110 Introduction to Geology (3 cr.)

____ ESS 210 Physical Geology (3 cr.)

____ ESS 224 Soils ( 3 cr.)

____ ESS 220 Oceanography (3 cr.)

____ ESS 413 Mineral and Rock Resources (3 cr.)

____ ESS 442 Environmental Geology (3 cr.)

____ ESS 494 Sedimentary Geology and Paleoenvironments (3 cr)

____ GEO 226 Hydrology ( 3cr.)

____ GEO 404 Hydrogeology (3 cr.)

____ GEO 446 Water Resource Management (3 cr.)

*Student must achieve senior status to enroll in a 500 level course.  Other WIMSC courses can be taken as approved by the Chemistry Department.

      6.  Free electives (6-7 cr.)

Total hours:  120 cr.

Students who choose to earn an American Chemical Society certified B.S. must complete 2 cr. of research (CHM 497/498) and take CHM 312 Chemistry Seminar, 1 cr.  Research projects outside of the chemistry department must be approved by the chemistry department.