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  Oct 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Chemistry, B.A. - 120 units


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Summary of Units:

Lower Division Major Requirements 28
Upper Division Major Requirements 15
Upper Division Major Elective Requirements 12
Additional General Education  and other Graduation Requirements   65
Total Units 120

Lower Division Requirements - 28 units


Students must obtain a grade of C or better in these courses to apply them to the chemistry major.

Upper Division Requirements - 15 units


Students must obtain a grade of C or better in these courses to apply them to the chemistry major.

Note:


(Nine units of the above courses will be counted toward lower-division GE categories B1, B3, and B4)

Upper Division Chemistry Electives - 12 units


Students must obtain a grade of C or better in these courses to apply them to the chemistry major.

A total of twelve (12) units of electives from those listed below are needed, including a minimum of two lab courses denoted- L.

1. Independent Study - 0-6 units


No more than a combined total of six (6) units of CHEM 492, CHEM 494, and CHEM 497 may be applied as electives. No more than one CHEM 492 or CHEM 494 may be (by petition) considered a laboratory elective.

3. Upper Division Interdisciplinary General Education - 0-3 units


A maximum of three (3) units of upper-division interdisciplinary GE credit (CHEM 330-349 or CHEM 430-449) may be applied as chemistry electives towards the degree.

Additional General Education and other Graduation Requirements - 65 units


To graduate, students must complete 120 units minimum (40 units must be upper division) including all General Education  (GE) and Graduation Requirements  .  The following areas must be included:

  • Additional lower division A-E GE requirements not met within major
  • Nine units of Upper Division Interdisciplinary GE (UDIGE), courses numbered 330-349 or 430-449. Six units may be within major, three units must be outside major (C or better grades)
  • Multicultural Requirement (C or better grade)
  • Language Requirement (C or better grade)
  • American Institutions Requirement
  • Free electives as needed to meet minimum units for graduation

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