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Dr. Stephen M. Jodis, DeanThe Herbert W. Boyer School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and ComputingPhone: (724) email@example.com
Herbert W. Boyer School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Computing
The Saint Vincent College Chemistry Department seeks to provide students with a solid foundation in chemistry set in the broad context of the liberal arts. We provide our graduates with knowledge of chemical principles, laboratory skills, communication skills, and research experience so that they can pursue a variety of career possibilities in chemistry, biochemistry and environmental chemistry.
Requirements for a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Chemistry
Environmental Chemistry Major Requirements (73 credits):BL 150,152 General Biology I and II - 6 creditsCH 101-102 General Chemistry I, II* - 6 creditsCH 103-104 General Chemistry Laboratory I, II* - 2 creditsES 150 Earth Systems Science - 3 creditsES 152 Earth Systems Science Laboratory - 1 creditCH 216 Quantitative Analysis- 3 creditsCH 218 Quantitative Analysis Laboratory - 1 creditCH 221-222 Organic Chemistry I, II - 6 creditsCH 223-224 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I, II - 2 creditsCH 228 Introduction to Biochemistry - 3 creditsCH 231-232 Physical Chemistry I, II - 6 creditsCH 233 Physical Chemistry I Laboratory - 1 creditCH 242 Instrumental Analysis - 2 creditsCH 276 Advanced Environmental Chemistry -23 creditsCH 277 Methods of Environmental Analysis - 2 creditsCH 282 Advanced Physical Methods - 2 creditsCH 301 Research Laboratory - 2 creditsCH 300, 302 Research Seminar I, II - 2 creditsMA 111-113 Calculus I, II, III* - 12 creditsPH 111-112 General Physics I, II - 6 creditsPH 113-114 General Physics Laboratory I, II - 2 credits
*General Chemistry I & II with Laboratory fulfill the Natural Science core requirement. Calculus I fulfills the Mathematics core requirement.
Recommended Core Curriculum courses:SO 161 Environmental Administration - 3 creditsBA 350 Statistics I - 3 creditsEC 200 Environmental Economics - 3 creditsPS 390 Environmental Law - 3 creditsBA 365 Land Use Policy and Planning - 3 creditsEL 111 Green Writing: Literature and the Environment - 3 credits
Electives (3 credits)
FallCH 101 General Chemistry I - 3 creditsCH 103 General Chemistry I Laboratory - 1 creditMA 111 Calculus I - 4 creditsEL 102 Language & Rhetoric - 3 creditsModern and Classical Language - 3 creditsTotal Fall 14 credits
SpringCH 102 General Chemistry II - 3 creditsCH 104 General Chemistry II Laboratory - 1 creditMA 112 Calculus II - 4 creditsES 150 Earth Systems Science - 3 creditsES 152 Earth Systems Science Laboratory - 1 creditTH 119 First Theology - 3 creditsModern and Classical Language - 3 creditsTotal Spring 18 credits
Total Freshman Year 32 credits
All students will take one three (3) credit course designated as a Freshman Seminar which will satisfy a Core Curriculum requirement.