University Catalogue

Curriculum in Chemistry
Leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Science
Forensic Science Concentration

(see footnotes at bottom)


FIRST YEAR

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 101 or
ENGL 101HG
Freshman Composition
Freshman Composition Honors
3 hours
GBIO 151G General Biology I 3 hours
BIOL 152 General Biology Laboratory I 1 hour
COMM 211G Introduction to Information Research 3 hours
SE 101 Freshman Academic Success at Southeastern 2 hours
  Total: 17 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 102 or
ENGL 102HG
Critical Reading and Writing
Critical Reading and Writing Honors
3 hours
MATH 2001,G Calculus I 5 hours
GBIO 153G General Biology II 3 hours
BIOL 154 General Biology Laboratory Ii 1 hour
  Total: 16 hours


 

SECOND  YEAR

First Semester

PSYC 101G General Psychology I 3 hours
Arts
Elective2,G
  3 hours
††CHEM 265 General Organic Chemistry I 3 hours
††CLAB 267 General Organic Chemistry Laboratory I            1 hour
MATH 201G Calculus II 5 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

Second Semester

††CHEM 266 General Organic Chemistry II 3 hours
††CLAB 268 General Organic Chemistry Laboratory II        1 hour
PHYS 221 General Physics 3 hours
PLAB 223 General Physics Laboratory 1 hour
††CHEM 251 Analytical Chemistry 3 hours
††CLAB 256 Analytical Chemistry Laboratory 1 hour
CHEM 221 Mathematics for Chemists 3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

 

THIRD YEAR

First Semester

CHEM 395 Physical Chemistry I 3 hours
CLAB 391 Physical Chemistry Laboratory I                       1 hour
PHYS 222 General Physics 3 hours
PLAB 224 General Physics Laboratory 1 hour
Foreign
Language3
  3 hours
Concentration
Elective4
  3 hours
  Total: 14 hours

 

 
Second Semester

CHEM 396 Physical Chemistry II 3 hours
ENGL 230 or
ENGL 231 or
ENGL 232G
World Literature
English Literature
American Literature
3 hours
Foreign
Language3
  3 hours
CMPS 120 or
CMPS 161
Visual Programming
Algorithm Design and Implementation I       
3 hours
Concentration
Elective4
  3 hours
CHEM 410 Chemical Literature 1 hour
  Total: 16 hours

 

 

FOURTH YEAR

First Semester

CHEM 452 Modern Instrumental Analysis 3 hours
CLAB 456 Instrumental Analysis Laboratory               1 hour
CHEM 481 Biochemistry I 3 hours
CLAB 485 Biochemistry Laboratory I 1 hour
Concentrative
Elective4
  3 hours
MATH 241 Elementary Statistics 3 hours
  Total: 14 hours

 

Second Semester

CHEM 401 Chemistry Seminar                                        1 hour
Social
Science
ElectiveG
  3 hours
Concentration
Electives4
  6 hours
History
ElectiveG
  3 hours
  Total: 13 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 5 is designed for those students who may wish to enter the fields of forensic science. The electives have been chosen according to the recommendations of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences.
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 or 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 the following courses: CHEM 108, CJ 101, CJ 201, CJ 302, CJ 336, CJ 353, CJ 412 or SOC 412, GBIO 407, or ZOO 332.