Course Planning

While the Chemistry Department is not able to foresee every course that will be offered in upcoming academic years, we can provide an idea for those thinking ahead through the list of usual courses and their frequencies below.

Courses offered every fall and spring semester:

  • 115 Principles of Chemistry
  • 220 Analytical Chemistry I
  • 230 Biological Chemistry I
  • 250 Organic Chemistry I

Courses offered once a year, typically in the fall:

  • 110 Fundamentals of Chemistry
  • 260 Physical Chemistry I

Courses offered once a year, typically in the spring:

  • 240 Inorganic Chemistry I
  • 320 Analytical Chemistry II
  • 330 Biological Chemistry II
  • 350 Organic Chemistry II
  • 360 Physical Chemistry II

100-level Courses (lab courses for non-science majors) - one offered at least every 2 years:

  • 105 Chemistry and Society
  • 106-Chemistry of Art and Artifacts

300-level non-lab Courses - three typically offered every two years:

  • 321/331/341/351/361 - Topics of professor's choosing in analytical/biological/inorganic/organic/physical chemistry
  • 371 Energy
  • 372 Environmental Chemistry
  • 373 Forensic Chemistry
  • 374 Medicinal Chemistry
  • 375 Immunology and Immunopharmacology

400-level non-lab Courses - at least one offered each year:

  • 420 Seminar in Analytical Chemistry
  • 430 Seminar in Biological Chemistry
  • 440 Seminar in Inorganic Chemistry
  • 450 Seminar in Organic Chemistry
  • 460 Seminar in Physical Chemistry