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Undergraduate Bulletin 2006-2008 
    
Undergraduate Bulletin 2006-2008 [Archived Catalog]

Chemistry (B.S.)


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Program: B.S.
Department of Chemistry
School of Arts and Sciences

Science Building 496 ~ 260-481-6289 ~ www.ipfw.edu/chem

The Bachelor of Science with a major in chemistry program is appropriate for premedical and predental students and as preparation for other careers. With appropriate electives and further education, this program allows you to combine chemistry with other fields of study that support careers such as geochemist, computer scientist, biologist, science librarian, science writer, chemical salesperson, patent attorney, industrial chemist, or environmental chemist.

To earn the B.S. with a major in chemistry, in addition to satisfying the requirements of IPFW (see Part 7) and the School of Arts and Sciences (see Part 3), you must complete the following courses with a cumulative GPA of 2.00 or higher in all CHM courses numbered 300 and above:

IPFW General Education Requirements


Area I—Linguistic and Numerical Foundations


Area II—Natural and Physical Sciences


Area III—The Individual, Culture, and Society Credits: 6


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses

Area IV—Humanistic Thought Credits: 6


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses

Area V—Creative and Artistic Expression Credits: 3


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses

Area VI—Inquiry and Analysis (not in CHM) Credits: 3


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses

School of Arts and Sciences Requirements


Foreign Language


  • Credits in a modern foreign language Credits: 8

Free Electives


  • Sufficient additional credits to bring the total to 124.

Total Credits: 124


Premedicine Option


In addition to the requirements for the B.S. with a major in chemistry, students pursuing the premedicine option must take the following courses:

Additional Credits: 14


Predental Option


In addition to the requirements for the B.S. with a major in chemistry, students pursuing the predental option must take the following courses:

Additional Credits: 19


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