Four-Year Degree Plan for Major in Marine Science–Chemistry

Note that this is a sample four-year plan. There are other course sequences that will allow a student to graduate within four years as long as prerequisite courses are taken in the proper sequence.

Degree Requirements

First (Freshman) Year - Fall Semester

BIO 203Biological Diversity

4

or

BIO 204Biological Unity

4

CHE 152General Chemistry I

3

CHE 153LGeneral Chemistry I Laboratory

1

FYW 101Writing and Inquiry

4

GTW 101Gateways

1

or

HON 101Pathways to Honors 1

1

MAT 260Calculus I

4

Total Credit Hours:17

First (Freshman) Year - Spring Semester

BIO 203Biological Diversity

4

or

BIO 204Biological Unity

4

CHE 154General Chemistry II

3

CHE 155LGeneral Chemistry II Laboratory

1

MAT 260Calculus I

4

Humanities / Fine Arts or Social Science (Bacc. Exp.)

4

GTW 102/HON 102Gateways II / Pathways to Honors 2

1

Total Credit Hours:17

Second (Sophomore) Year - Fall Semester

MAR 226Marine Zoology

4

CHE 232Organic Chemistry I

3

CHE 233LOrganic Chemistry I Laboratory

1

MAR 150Physical Geology (laboratory included)

4

AWR 201Writing and Research

4

Total Credit Hours:16

Second (Sophomore) Year - Spring Semester

CHE 234Organic Chemistry II

3

CHE 235LOrganic Chemistry II Laboratory

1

MAR 222Marine Ecology

4

Humanities/Fine Arts or Social Science (Bacc. Exp.)

4

Humanities/Fine Arts or Social Science (Bacc. Exp.)

4

Total Credit Hours:16

Third (Junior) Year - Fall Semester

PHY 200General Physics I

4

or

PHY 205General Physics with Calculus I

4

CHE 310Analytical Chemistry

4

MAR 327Marine Botany

4

Humanities/Fine Arts or Social Science (Bacc. Exp.)

4

Total Credit Hours:16

Third (Junior) Year - Spring Semester

PHY 201General Physics II

4

or

PHY 206General Physics with Calculus II

4

CHE 180Environmental Chemistry

3

MAR 301Physical Oceanography

4

Humanities/Fine Arts or Social Science (Bacc. Exp.)

4

Total Credit Hours:15

Fourth (Senior) Year - Fall Semester

CHE 352Physical Chemistry I

3

CHE 353LPhysical Chemistry I Laboratory

1

CHE 425Advanced Inorganic Chemistry

3

Humanities/Fine Arts or Social Science (Bacc. Exp.)

4

General Elective

4

Total Credit Hours:15

Fourth (Senior) Year - Spring Semester

BIO 410Senior Seminar

1

CHE 354Physical Chemistry II

3

CHE 355LPhysical Chemistry II Laboratory

1

One of the following:

CHE 451Introduction to Research

1-4

CHE 453Chemistry Internship

1-4

General Elective

4

Total Credit Hours:12-13