Rhode Island College

2018-2019 Catalog


Chemistry B.A.

Course Requirements

Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
CHEM 103General Chemistry I

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
-Or-

CHEM 103HHonors General Chemistry I

4

Fall.
 

CHEM 104General Chemistry II

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
-Or-

CHEM 104HHonors General Chemistry II

4

Spring.
 

CHEM 205Organic Chemistry I

4

Fall, Summer.
CHEM 206Organic Chemistry II

4

Spring, Summer.
CHEM 310Biochemistry

4

Fall.
CHEM 403Inorganic Chemistry I

3

Fall.
 

CHEM 404Analytical Chemistry

4

Spring (even years).
-Or-

CHEM 416Environmental Analytical Chemistry

4

Spring (odd years).
 

CHEM 405Physical Chemistry I

3

Fall.
CHEM 407Physical Chemistry Laboratory I

1

Fall.

CHOOSE ONE OF THE OPTIONS below

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
CHEM 406Physical Chemistry II

3

Spring.
 

-Or-

CHEM 412Inorganic Chemistry II

2

Spring.
-And-

CHEM 413Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory

1

Spring.
 

-Or-

CHEM 414Instrumental Methods of Analysis

4

Spring (odd years).
 

-Or-

CHEM 418Marine Environmental Chemistry

4

Spring (even years).
 

-Or-

CHEM 420Biochemistry of Proteins and Nucleic Acids

3

Fall, Spring (odd years).
 

-Or-

CHEM 425Advanced Organic Chemistry

4

Fall (odd years).
 

-Or-

CHEM 435Pharmacology and Toxicology

3

As needed.

Note: MATH 314 Calculus III is a prerequisite for CHEM 406.

Cognates

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MATH 212Calculus I

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
MATH 213Calculus II

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
PHYS 200Mechanics

4

Fall.
PHYS 201Electricity and Magnetism

4

Spring.

Note: PHYS 200, PHYS 201: in unusual circumstances, PHYS 101 and PHYS 102 may be substituted for PHYS 200 and PHYS 201, with consent of department chair.

Note: Prior to enrolling in any Chemistry course students must have completed the college mathematics competency.

Total Credit Hours: 50-51

Course Requirements — Concentration in Environmental Chemistry

Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
CHEM 103General Chemistry I

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
CHEM 104General Chemistry II

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
CHEM 205Organic Chemistry I

4

Fall, Summer.
CHEM 206Organic Chemistry II

4

Spring, Summer.
CHEM 310Biochemistry

4

Fall.
CHEM 403Inorganic Chemistry I

3

Fall.
CHEM 405Physical Chemistry I

3

Fall.
CHEM 407Physical Chemistry Laboratory I

1

Fall.
CHEM 416Environmental Analytical Chemistry

4

Spring (odd years).
CHEM 418Marine Environmental Chemistry

4

Spring (even years).

Cognates

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MATH 212Calculus I

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
MATH 213Calculus II

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
PHYS 200Mechanics

4

Fall.
PHYS 201Electricity and Magnetism

4

Spring.
 

PSCI 212Introduction to Geology

4

Fall, Summer.
-Or-

PSCI 217Introduction to Oceanography

4

Spring.

Total Credit Hours: 55