Undergraduate Bulletin 2021-2022 | High Point University

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“Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge. – Carl Sagan 342

Department of Chemistry Dr. Brian Augustine, Chair; Dr. Meghan Blackledge; Dr. Angela Broadnax; Dr. Keir Fogarty; Dr. Chris Fowler; Dr. Sarmad Hindo; Dr. Kelsey Kean; Dr. Todd Knippenberg; Dr. Pamela Lundin; Dr. Elizabeth McCorquodale; Dr. Heather Miller; Dr. Andrew Wommack. Programs of Study

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Chemistry Major (B.A. and B.S.) Biochemistry Major (B.S.) Chemistry Minor Forensic Science Minor

Degree Requirements To graduate from High Point University with a degree from the Department of Chemistry, students must complete the following: B.A. in Chemistry Major Requirements ...........................49 credits University Core Requirements ............50 credits Electives .............................................29 credits TOTAL ..........................................128 credits B.S. in Chemistry Major Requirements ...........................68 credits University Core Requirements ............50 credits Electives .............................................10 credits TOTAL ..........................................128 credits B.S. in Biochemistry Major Requirements ...........................67 credits University Core Requirements ............50 credits Electives .............................................11 credits TOTAL ..........................................128 credits

Chemistry Major Student Learning Outcomes Upon completing the Chemistry Program at High Point University, students will: 1. have a broad-based knowledge of the field of chemistry. 2. be able to communicate an independent research project as a poster, an oral presentation, and in a paper. 3. be able to identify research questions, review relevant literature, and develop a research plan. Requirements for the B.A. in Chemistry (49 credits) This degree will prepare students for chemical industry employment and for professional training in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, optometry, and other allied-health fields. (See Pre-Professional Programs in the Academic Program section of this Bulletin.) CHM 1010. General Chemistry I (3) or CHM 1510. General Chemistry I, Majors (3) CHM 1011. General Chemistry I, Laboratory (1) or CHM 1511. General Chemistry I Laboratory, Majors (1) CHM 1020. General Chemistry II (3) or CHM 1520. General Chemistry II, Majors (3) CHM 1021. General Chemistry II Laboratory (1) or CHM 1521. General Chemistry II Laboratory, Majors (1) CHM 2510. Organic Chemistry I (3) CHM 2511. Organic Chemistry I Laboratory, Majors (1) CHM 2520. Organic Chemistry II (3) CHM 2521. Organic Chemistry II Laboratory, Majors (1) CHM/BCH 2990. Research & Writing in Chemistry/Biochemistry (3) CHM 3030. Quantitative Analysis (4) CHM 3060. Instrumental Analysis (4) MTH 1410. Calculus I (4) MTH 1420. Calculus II (4) PHY 1510. General Physics I (3) PHY 1511. General Physics I Laboratory (1) PHY 1520. General Physics II (3) PHY 1521. General Physics II Laboratory (1) Two 3-credit chemistry electives at the 3000-level or higher (6)* *CHM 4500 will not fulfill this requirement. Requirements for the B.S. in Chemistry (68 credits) This degree, which will qualify students to attend graduate school in Chemistry and related fields, also prepares candidates in greater depth for a range of opportunities in industrial employment, professional schools, and the allied health professions. (See Pre-Professional Programs).