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Schedules for Chemistry Degrees

Matt & ColleenEckerd College has one Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and two Bachelor of Science (B.S.) chemistry programs, including one certified by the American Chemical Society (ACS). The main differences in the requirements for these programs are as follows:

B.A. Degree: 11 core courses + 1 advanced chemistry elective

B.S., Uncertified Degree: 13 core courses + 1 advanced chemistry elective

B.S., Certified Degree: 13 core courses + 2 advanced chemistry electives + a chemistry research project

The schedules below are for students wanting either a certified or uncertified chemistry degree. In the second schedule, asterisks indicate courses required specifically for ACS certification.

B.A. Degree

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First Year

General Chemistry I
General Chemistry II
Calculus I
Calculus II

Second Year

Organic Chemistry I
Organic Chemistry II
Physics I
Physics II

Third Year

Physical Chemistry I
Analytical Chemistry
Instrumental Analysis

Fourth Year

Adv. Chemistry Elective

B.S. Degrees


* = required for
ACS certification
First Year

General Chemistry I
General Chemistry II
Calculus I
Calculus II

Second Year

Organic Chemistry I
Organic Chemistry II
Physics I
Physics II

Third Year

Physical Chemistry I
Physical Chemistry II
Analytical Chemistry
Instrumental Analysis

Fourth Year

Adv. Inorganic Chemistry
Adv. Chemistry Elective
Adv. Chemistry Elective*
Research Project

 

Specific courses required for all chemistry majors can be found on these Web pages.

Chemistry at Eckerd

The Chemistry Department at Eckerd College offers Bachelor's degrees in chemistry, including a chemistry degree certified by the American Chemical Society (ACS). We are one of only two Florida colleges where a student can earn an ACS-certified biochemistry degree. Our students have gone on to careers in fields such as forensics, atmospheric chemistry, and pharmaceutical chemistry as well as DNA structural research, cosmetic chemistry, and medicine. We've even graduated a professional baseball player and a college president!

The James Center

Center for Molecular and Life Sciences

Equipped with the latest in eco-conscious innovations, educational technology and scientific instrumentation, the James Center for Molecular and Life Sciences will advance our efforts to prepare tomorrow’s leaders in the sciences, and will quickly become the hub of the Natural Sciences at Eckerd College. Discover the James Center.