Rhode Island College

2014-2015 Catalog


Chemistry B.S

Course Requirements — Concentration in Biological Chemistry

The B.S. degree program is approved by the American Chemical Society.

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

3

Fall (even years).
CHEM 403Inorganic Chemistry I

3

Fall.
 

CHEM 404Analytical Chemistry

4

Spring (even years).
Or

CHEM 416Environmental Analytical Chemistry

4

Fall (even years).
 

CHEM 405Physical Chemistry I

3

Fall.
CHEM 407Physical Chemistry Laboratory I

1

Fall.
CHEM 420Biochemistry of Proteins and Nucleic Acids

3

Fall, Spring (odd years).
CHEM 422Biochemistry Laboratory

3

Fall (odd years).
CHEM 491-493Research In Chemistry

1

As needed.

CHEM 491, CHEM 492, CHEM 493: Research in Chemistry can be fulfilled through any combination of these courses. It is strongly suggested that students take research credits in multiple semesters, beginning in their junior year for a total of 3 credit hours.

CHOOSE ONE OF THE OPTIONS below

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
CHEM 406Physical Chemistry II

3

Spring.
And

CHEM 408Physical Chemistry Laboratory II

1

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 425Advanced Organic Chemistry

4

Fall (odd years).

Cognates

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
BIOL 111Introductory Biology I

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
BIOL 112Introductory Biology II

4

Spring, Summer
MATH 212Calculus I

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
MATH 213Calculus II

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
PHYS 200Mechanics

4

Fall.
PHYS 201Electricity and Magnetism

4

Spring.

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.

Prior to enrolling in any Chemistry course students must have completed the College Mathematics Requirement.

Total Credit Hours: 66-67

Course Requirements — Concentration in Environmental Chemistry

The B.S. degree program is approved by the American Chemical Society.

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

3

Fall (even years).
CHEM 403Inorganic Chemistry I

3

Fall.
CHEM 405Physical Chemistry I

3

Fall.
CHEM 407Physical Chemistry Laboratory I

1

Fall.
CHEM 414Instrumental Methods of Analysis

4

Spring (odd years).
CHEM 416Environmental Analytical Chemistry

4

Fall (even years).
CHEM 417Marine Environmental Chemistry

3

Spring (even years).
CHEM 491-493Research In Chemistry

1

As needed.

CHEM 491, CHEM 492, CHEM 493: Research in Chemistry can be fulfilled through any combination of these courses. It is strongly suggested that students take research credits in multiple semesters, beginning in their junior year.

CHOOSE one of the options below

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
CHEM 406Physical Chemistry II

3

Spring.
And

CHEM 408Physical Chemistry Laboratory II

1

Spring.
 

CHEM 412Inorganic Chemistry II

2

Spring.
And

CHEM 413Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory

1

Spring.
 

CHEM 420Biochemistry of Proteins and Nucleic Acids

3

Fall, Spring (odd years).
CHEM 425Advanced Organic Chemistry

4

Fall (odd years).

Cognates

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
BIOL 111Introductory Biology I

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
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.

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.

Prior to enrolling in any Chemistry course students must have completed the College Mathematics Requirement.

Total Credit Hours: 67-68

Course Requirements ­— Concentration in Professional Chemistry

The B.S. degree program is approved by the American Chemical Society.

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

3

Fall (even years).
CHEM 403Inorganic Chemistry I

3

Fall.
 

CHEM 404Analytical Chemistry

4

Spring (even years).
Or

CHEM 416Environmental Analytical Chemistry

4

Fall (even years).
 

CHEM 405Physical Chemistry I

3

Fall.
CHEM 406Physical Chemistry II

3

Spring.
CHEM 407Physical Chemistry Laboratory I

1

Fall.
CHEM 408Physical Chemistry Laboratory II

1

Spring.
CHEM 414Instrumental Methods of Analysis

4

Spring (odd years).
CHEM 491-493Research In Chemistry

1

As needed.

CHEM 491, CHEM 492, CHEM 493: Research in Chemistry can be fulfilled through any combination of these courses. It is strongly suggested that students take research credits in multiple semesters, beginning in their junior year.

CHOOSE one of the options below

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
CHEM 412Inorganic Chemistry II

2

Spring.
And

CHEM 413Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory

1

Spring.
 

Or

CHEM 425Advanced Organic Chemistry

4

Fall (odd years).

Cognates

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MATH 212Calculus I

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
MATH 213Calculus II

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
MATH 314Calculus III

4

Fall, Spring.
PHYS 200Mechanics

4

Fall.
PHYS 201Electricity and Magnetism

4

Spring.

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.

Prior to enrolling in any Chemistry course students must have completed the College Mathematics Requirement.

Total Credit Hours: 64-65