Requirements for Certification by the American Chemical Society

  1. Chemistry 120/125L, 211, 212/212L, 240/240L, 311/312L, 315, 408/408L, 415.
  2. At least 2 additional courses from the following list: 312, 406, 411/411L, 416. 
  3. Physics 109-110 or 111-112; 113L-114L.
  4. Mathematics 122. Students can start in 112 and then take 122.
  5. At least four credits of research (Chemistry 451 and/or 452).

This major track may be of interest to students interested in attending graduate school or employment in chemistry related fields. The track is designed by the American Chemical Society (ACS) to provide students with lecture and laboratory experiences in the five foundational areas of chemistry (analytical, biochemistry, inorganic, organic and physical) in both breadth and depth.