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Degrees

Degrees offered:

  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
  • Shared credit BS/MS (4+1) Option

Please see the Chemistry Roadmaps

University requirement

  • Admitted to a degree-granting college
  • Earned 128 hours minimum
  • Completion of ENGL 102 (or equivalent)
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Completion of Core Curriculum
    • All courses being used toward the Core must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher; grades of “C-” or lower will NOT count toward completion of core requirements.
    • Core courses

College requirement

  • 96 hours of coursework taken from departments housed in A&S
  • 42 hours upper division coursework
  • 128 earned hours minimum in course work acceptable to A&S
    • Excludes remedial coursework
    • Excludes coursework in pre-professional and/or technical programs
    • Includes up to 4 hours of PENP or performance music or dance

Degree requirements are based off of the catalog year that students enter the University. Students are allowed to choose from any catalog after their first academic year.

Departmental requirement

B.A. degree

  • Required Chemistry courses:
    • 121/123L (4)
    • 122/124L (4)
    • 253L (4)
    • 301/303L (4)
    • 302/304L (4)
    • 315 (4)
  • Required non-chemistry courses:
    • Physics 151/151L and 152/152L
    • Math 162 and 163
  • Elective courses (minimum 7 hours):
    • 421
    • 425
    • 431
    • 453L
    • 457
    • 471
    • 495-496 (no more than 2 credit hours)

B.S. degree

  • Required Chemistry courses:
    • 121/123L (4)
    • 122/124L (4)
    • 253L (4)
    • 301/303L (4)
    • 302/304L (4)
    • 311 (3)
    • 312 (3)
    • 411L (3)
    • 431 (3)
    • 453L (4)
  • Required non-chemistry courses:
    • Physics 160/160L and 161/161L
    • Math 162, 163, 264 and one course from 311-316
  • Elective courses (minimum 7 hours):
    • 325-498 (up to 3 credits of 495-498 or 2 credits of 495-498 and 1 credit of 325-326)
    • At least 3 credit hours must be for a laboratory course

Chemistry Minor

  • Chemistry courses:
    • 121/123L (4)
    • 122/124L (4)
    • 253L (4)
    • 301/303L (4)
    • 302/304L (4)

Other information can be found from UNM Catalog UNM 2012-2013 Catalog »Colleges »College of Arts & Sciences »Chemistry and Chemical Biology »Undergraduate Programs