University Catalogue

Curriculum in Chemistry
Leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Science
Political Science/Pre-Law 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
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 102 or
ENGL 102HG
Critical Reading and Writing
Critical Reading and Writing Honors
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


 

SECOND  YEAR

First Semester

††CHEM 265 General Organic Chemistry I 3 hours
††CLAB 267 General Organic Chemistry Laboratory I            1 hour
PHYS 221 General Physics 3 hours
PLAB 223 General Physics Laboratory 1 hour
ENGL 230 or
ENGL 231 or
ENGL 232G
World Literature
English Literature
American Literature
3 hours
Arts
Elective2,G
  3 hours
  Total: 14 hours

 

Second Semester

††CHEM 251 Analytical Chemistry 3 hours
††CLAB 256 Analytical Chemistry Laboratory 1 hour
††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 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
Foreign
Language3
  3 hours
Concentration
Electives4
  6 hours
CMPS 120 or
CMPS 161
Visual Programming
Algorithm Design and Implementation I
3 hours
  Total: 16 hours

 

Second Semester

CHEM 396 Physical Chemistry II                                 3 hours
Social
ScienceG
  3 hours
Foreign
Language3
  3 hours
Concentration
Electives4
  6 hours
CHEM 410 Chemical Literature hour
  Total: 16 hours

 

 

FOURTH YEAR

First Semester

CHEM 452 Modern Instrumental Analysis 3 hours
CLAB 456 Instrumental Analysis Laboratory           1 hour
Social
ScienceG
  3 hours
History
ElectiveG
  3 hours
Concentration
Elective4
  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 4 is designed for those students who may wish to enter the fields of environmental or patent law. The electives have been chosen from those recommended for pre-law students

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 the following courses: †CHEM 404(1-3), ECON 201(3), ACCT 200(3), ENGL 321(3), PHIL 313(3), BLAW 232(3), POLI 201(3), POLI 202(3), POLI 401(3), POLI 406(3), or POLI 436(3).