B.A. in Chemistry

St. Mary’s University Core 1
SMC 1301Foundations of Civilization3
SMC 1311Foundations of Reflection:Self3
SMC 1312Foundations of Reflection: Nature3
SMC 1313Foundations of Reflection: Others3
SMC 1314Foundations of Reflection: God3
SMC 2301Foundations of Practice: Ethics3
SMC 2302Foundations of Practice: Civic Engagement and Social Action3
SMC 2303Foundations of Practice:Fine Arts and Creative Process3
SMC 2304Foundations of Practice: Literature3
SMC 4301Capstone Seminar: Prospects for Community & Civilization3
School of Science, Engineering, and Technology Specific Core
Speech3
Select one of the following:
Fundamentals of Oral Communication
Business and Professional Communication
Rhetoric & Composition 23
Rhetoric and Composition
Foreign Languages6
Select one of the following:
6 hours of Second Year level (2311, 2312) in a language in which the student has prior knowledge or training, meaning he/she speaks the language or took it in high school
6 hours of Introductory level (1311, 1312) in which he/she has no prior training or knowledge
12 hours of CLEP/AP credit
Social Science3
Select one of the following:
Any HS course
Fundamentals of Business Enterprise
Introduction to Criminal Justice
Adjudication of Social Issues
Introductory Macroeconomic Theory
Introductory Microeconomic Theory
Organizational Behavior
American National Government
Texas State & Local Government
Introduction to Global Affairs
General Psychology
Human Factors
Introductory Sociology
Social Issues
Perspectives and Themes in History, Philosophy and/or Theology
Perspectives and Themes in Social Science
Theology3
Select one of the following:
Advanced Theology TH 33XX/43XX
Perspectives and Themes in History, Philosophy and/or Theology
Fine Arts/Literature3
Select one AR, DM, MU or any EN 23XX literature course
BA Chemistry Major Courses
CH 1401General Chemistry I4
CH 1402General Chemistry II4
CH 3411Organic Chemistry I4
CH 3412Organic Chemistry II4
CH 3423Analytical Chemistry4
CH 3424Instrumental Analysis4
CH 3433Physical Chemistry I4
CH 3434Intermediate Physical Chemistry4
MT 1411Precalculus4
MT 2412Calculus I4
MT 2413Calculus II4
PY 1401General Physics I4
PY 1402General Physics II4
Electives
An elective can be any course taken from any discipline. The advanced Chemistry and advanced Physics Electives may be selected from any junior and senior level science courses.18
Proficiency in Information Technology and Information Literacy
For this major, this requirement will be fulfilled by successfully completing CH 1401 and CH 1402 with a grade of “C” or higher.
Total Semester Hours121
1

All St. Mary’s Core SMC 13XX "Reflection" courses must be completed before registering for SMC 23XX "Practice" courses.

2

Grade of “C” or better is required.  International students may be required to take EN 1313 to fulfill this requirement.

This is a recommended degree plan subject to changes. Please meet with your adviser on a regular basis.

First Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
SMC 13XX3SMC 13XX3
Speech3SMC 13XX3
MT 14114SMC 13XX3
CH 14014EN 13113
ND 01010CH 14024
 14 16
Second Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
Fine Arts/Literature3SMC 13XX3
MT 24124MT 24134
PY 14014PY 14024
CH 34114CH 34124
 15 15
Third Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
SMC 23XX3SMC 23XX3
History/Social Science3SMC 23XX3
Foreign Language3Foreign Language3
CH 34234CH 34244
Elective3Elective3
 16 16
Fourth Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
SMC 23XX3SMC 43013
CH 34334Advanced Theology3
Elective3CH 34344
Elective3Elective3
Elective3 
 16 13
Total Semester Hours 121