Curriculum in Chemistry

Leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Science

Business and Industry Concentration

(see footnotes at bottom)


First Semester

††CHEM 121G General Chemistry I for Science Majors 3 hours
††CLAB 123 General Chemistry Laboratory I for Science Majors 1 hour
LS 102 Introduction to Information Research 1 hour
ENGL 101G Freshman Composition 3 hours
MATH 2001,G Calculus I 5 hours
COMM 211G Introduction to Public Speaking 3 hours
SE 101 Freshman Academic Success at Southeastern 2 hours
  Total: 18 hours


Second Semester

††CHEM 122G General Chemistry II for Science Majors 3 hours
††CLAB 124 General Chemistry Laboratory II for Science Majors 1 hour
ENGL 102G Critical Reading and Writing 3 hours
MATH 201G Calculus II 5 hours
GBIO 151G General Biology I 3 hours
BIOL 152 General Biology Laboratory I 1 hour
  Total: 16 hours



First Semester

PHYS 221 General Physics 3 hours
PLAB 223 General Physics Laboratory 1 hour
††CHEM 265 General Organic Chemistry I 3 hours
††CLAB 267 General Organic Chemistry Laboratory I               1 hour
ENGL 230 or
ENGL 231 or
World Literature
English Literature
American Literature
3 hours
  3 hours
  Total: 14 hours


Second Semester

††CHEM 266 General Organic Chemistry II 3 hours
††CLAB 268 General Organic Chemistry Laboratory II 1 hour
PHYS 222 General Physics 3 hours
PLAB 224 General Physics Laboratory 1 hour
††CHEM 251 Analytical Chemistry 3 hours
††CLAB 256 Instrumental Analysis Laboratory 1 hour
CHEM 221 Mathematics for Chemists 3 hours
  Total: 15 hours




First Semester

CHEM 395 Physical Chemistry I 3 hours
CLAB 391 Physical Chemistry Laboratory I                              1 hour
  3 hours
  6 hours
CMPS 120 or
CMPS 161
Visual Programming
Algorithm Design and Implementation I     
3 hours
  Total: 16 hours


Second Semester

ECON 201 or
Principles of Economics (Macroeconomics)                
Principles of Economics (Microeconomics)
3 hours
  3 hours
CHEM 396 Physical Chemistry II 3 hours
  6 hours
CHEM 410 Chemical Literature 1 hour
  Total: 16 hours




First Semester

CHEM 452 Modern Instrumental Analysis 3 hours
CLAB 456 Instrumental Analysis Laboratory                 1 hour
  3 hours
  3 hours
  3 hours
  Total: 13 hours


Second Semester

CHEM 401 Chemistry Seminar                                      1 hour
Electives   11 hours
  Total: 12 hours


Total semester hours required 120

Southeastern 101 is not required of transfer or readmitted Southeastern students with 30 hours or more. Those students will replace Southeastern 101 with 2 hours of free electives.

GGeneral Education Courses

Concentration 3 is recommended for those students who are planning for a career in industry. The non-chemistry courses have been chosen such that they provide support for additional work either in a Master's in Business or training in Occupational Safety and Health.

All Chemistry courses specified above will be used to calculate the major GPA which must be a degree 2.0.
††Chemistry core curriculum course; grade of "C" or better required. This course will also be used to calculate the major GPA which must be a degree 2.0.
1Math 161 and 175 may be used as electives for those students whose Math ACT score is insufficient for direct entry into Math 200.
2Must be selected from Visual Arts, Music, Theatre, or Dance.
3Must be selected from the same language.
4Concentration electives (15 hrs) must be selected from any of the following courses: Industry Courses:  CHEM 404, OSHE 231, OSHE 141[241], OSHE 251, OSHE 261, OSHE 381[281], OSHE 451. Business Courses: CHEM 404, ACCT 200, ECON 201, ECON 202, FIN 381, BLAW 231, MGMT 351, MRKT 303, MATH 241, OMIS 350 [MGMT 290], OMIS 430 [MGMT 474]. Students who intend to pursue the Master of Business Administration degree after graduation are advised to select ACCT 200, FIN 381, MATH 241 and any 2 of the following: MGMT 351, MRKT 303, and ECON 202.