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  Nov 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Chemistry, B.A.


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Chemistry Major


The Bachelor of Science degree program is rigorous; its certification by the American Chemical Society enhances the stature and usefulness of this degree. Students planning to continue into graduate work are encouraged to take the program.

The Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degree programs are described below. Detailed curricula are available from the department chair.

Chemistry Major - Bachelor of Arts Degree


Students who choose to major in chemistry must meet the following requirements in addition to the special requirements for a Bachelor of Arts degree:

32 hours of chemistry courses of which 21 hours must be advanced hours.

At least 8 credit hours must be hands-on laboratory experiences, that include a minimum of 250 contact hours in physical (i.e., not virtual or computer-based) laboratories.

Requirements:

Chemistry:


Mathematics:


Credit by Examination for Chemistry


Course Course No.
Test Program
Test Subject Minimum Score Credit Hours
CHEM 1331 AP or Chemistry 3
Departmental Exam Chemistry 75 percent 3
CHEM 1111 Lab Departmental
Assessment
Chemistry See Note Below 1
CHEM 1332 AP and Chemistry 5 3
Departmental Exam Chemistry 75 percent
CHEM 1112 Lab Departmental
Assessment
Chemistry See Note Below 1
CHEM 1372 AP or Chemistry 4 3
Departmental Exam Chemistry 75 percent 3
CHEM 1117 Lab Departmental
Assessment
Chemistry See Note Below 1

Note: The Lab Departmental Assessment involves a review of the student’s Advanced Placement Lab Book.

For additional information regarding Credit by Examination, please go to the University of Houston’s University Testing Services (UTS) website.

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