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 experiences so that they can pursue a variety of career possibilities in chemistry, biochemistry and environmental chemistry.
*General Chemistry I & II with Laboratory fulfill the Natural Science core requirement. Calculus I fulfills the Mathematics core requirement.
Electives (1 credit)
CH 101 General Chemistry I - 3 credits
CH 103 General Chemistry I Laboratory - 1 credit
MA 111 Calculus I - 4 credits
BL 150 General Biology I - 3 credits
BL 151 General Biology I Laboratory - 1 credit
EL 102 Language & Rhetoric - 3 credits
Total Fall 15 credits
CH 102 General Chemistry II - 3 credits
CH 104 General Chemistry II Laboratory - 1 credit
MA 112 Calculus II - 4 credits
BL 152 General Biology II - 3 credits
BL 153 General Biology II Laboratory - 1 credit
TH 119 First Theology - 3 credits
Social Sciences - 3 credits
Total Spring 18 credits
Total Freshman Year 33 credits
All students will take one three (3) credit course designated as a Freshman Seminar which will satisfy a core curriculum requirement.
The degree in Biochemistry is designed to: