B.S. 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
Select one of the following:
Fundamentals of Oral Communication
Business and Professional Communication
Argumentation and Debate
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
History/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
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
B.S. 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
CH 4340Advanced Inorganic Chemistry3
CH 4451Biochemistry I4
Advanced Chemistry CH 34XX/44XX4
Advanced Chemistry CH 34XX/44XX4
MT 2412Calculus I4
MT 2413Calculus II4
Advanced Mathematics MT 33XX/43XX3
PY 1404University Physics I4
PY 2404University Physics II4
An elective can be any course taken from any discipline.6
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 Hours123

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

First Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
EN 13113Foreign Language3
Foreign Language3CH 14024
CH 14014MT 24134
MT 24124 
ND 01010 
 17 14
Second Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
CH 34114SMC 13XX3
Advanced Mathematics3CH 34124
PY 14044PY 24044
 14 14
Third Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
SMC 23XX 3SMC 23XX 3
Speech3SMC 23XX 3
History/Social Science3CH 34244
CH 34234CH 34344
CH 34334Elective3
 17 17
Fourth Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
SMC 23XX 3SMC 43013
Fine Arts/Literature3Advanced Theology3
CH 44514CH 43403
Advanced Chemistry4Advanced Chemistry4
 17 13
Total Semester Hours 123