Feb 05, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

Chemistry, B.S. Pre-Health Professional Track


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Advisement for the major is available from the Chemistry  Department

Chemistry, B.S. Pre-Health Professional Track Curriculum Guide  (Suggested 4-Year Plan of Study)

The Chemistry Department offers a broad selection of tracks for students seeking careers in chemistry and the physical sciences. The pre-health professional track is designed for students interested in pursuing postgraduate professional school programs. With the advice of the Health Professions Advising Program (HPAP), these students select their courses according to the admission demands of the professional schools in their areas of interest while also completing the requirements for a B.S. in chemistry. See the Pre-Professional Programs  section of this catalog for more information.

  • The Bachelor of Science in chemistry requires a minimum of 120 credits for graduation.

  • Chemistry majors must have at least a C average in the math and science courses required by the major.

  • Transfer students majoring in chemistry are required to complete at least 15 hours in chemistry at Salisbury University.

Checklist

This checklist is an unofficial tool for planning. Matriculated students and advisors should consult the Academic Requirements Report in GullNet before and after registering for classes each semester to track academic progress.

University Undergraduate Major Policies


  • Refer to the program page for this major and the Courses  section of this catalog for approved prerequisites and General Education courses.
  • Requirements may not equal 120 credit hours. Students must register for additional electives to complete 120 credits required for graduation.
  • All graduates must have a minimum of 30 credits of 300/400-level courses with C grade or above; at least 15 of those credits must be taken at SU.
  • Students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 for graduation.
  • Students must complete at least 30 credit hours by direct classroom instruction and/or laboratory experience.
  • Students must take 30 of the last 37 credit hours at SU.
  • It is the student’s responsibility to satisfy graduation requirements. Please refer to the program page of this catalog for detailed major requirements.
  • Students must apply online for graduation by November 15 for May and by May 15 for December.

General Education Requirements


Please Note: Check Major Requirements section below for a list of General Education requirements that are fulfilled by the major.

Group I: English Composition and Literature (2 Courses)


A. C or Better in One of the Following


B. Select One Course From:


Literature course (from either ENGL or MDFL Depts.) 4 Hour(s) Credit:

  • Course:

Group II: History (2 Courses)


A. Select One Course From:


B. Select One Course From:


Group III: Humanities and Social Sciences (3 Courses)


A. Select One Course from One of the Following 7 Areas:


B. Select One Course from One of the Following 10 Areas:


C. Select One Course from Either Group IIIA or IIIB (Course must be from a different area than previously selected)


Group IV: Natural Science, Math and Computer Science (4 courses)


A. Select Courses with Laboratories from at Least Two of the Following Four Areas:


BIOL, CHEM, GEOL or Physical GEOG, PHYS 4 Hour(s) Credit:

  • Course:

  • Course:

B. Select One Course (Need Not be a Lab) from One of the Following Areas:


C. Select One Course From:


MATH 3-4 Hour(s) Credit:

  • Course:

Group V: Health Fitness (1 Course)


General Education Requirements Fulfilled by Major


IIIA (Humanities), IIIB (Social Science), IVA (Lab Science), IVB (Non Lab Science), IVC (Mathematics)

Chemistry Major Core


Complete the Following (7 Courses):


Track Requirements


Chemistry Requirements (9 Courses)


Math Requirement


The following course may be taken instead of the Core MATH 201  course:

Physics Requirements (2 Courses)


Complete 1 of the Following


Complete 1 of the Following


General Education Requirement (3 Courses)


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