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2017-2018 Shepherd University Catalog

Chemistry, B.S.


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Major in Chemistry–Traditional Concentration


Curriculum for a Major in Chemistry–Traditional Concentration


Total hours required, 49 Hours:


Additional required course, 4 Hours:


Science Elective, 3 Hours


 

  • Any 300-level or above CHEM course
  • Any 300-level or above PHYS course
  • GSCI 301 
  • GSCI 302 

 

Four-Year Course Progression


Chemistry, Traditional
FALL   FIRST YEAR     SPRING   FIRST YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credits
Core Curriculum 1 First-Year Experience (FYEX) 1   Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 104 3
Core Curriculum 1 ENGL I01 3   CHEM 209   General Chemistry II 3
Core Curriculum 1 History 3   CHEM 209L   General Chemistry Lab II 1
CHEM 207   General Chemistry I 3   Coure Curriculum 2 Choose SO-CK with advisor 3
Chem 207L   General Chemistry Lab I 1   GSPE 210 2 Fitness for Life (WE) 3
Core Curriculum 2 Choose HM-GL or MD with advisor 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose AR with advisor 3
    TOTAL 14       TOTAL 16
         
FALL   SECOND YEAR     SPRING   SECOND YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
CHEM 315   Organic Chemistry I 3   CHEM 316   Organic Chemistry II 3
CHEM 315L   Organic Chemistry I Lab 1   CHEM 316L   Organic Chemistry II Lab 1
MATH 207   Calculus I (MA) 4   MATH 207   Calculus II 4
CHEM 325   Computers in Science 3   Minor   Minor 3
Core Curriculum 1 Choose HM-GL or MD with advisor 3   Minor   Minor 3
    TOTAL 16   Core Curriculum 2 Choose SO-GL or MD 3
              TOTAL 17
         
FALL   THIRD YEAR     SPRING   THIRD YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
CHEM 321   Analytical Chemistry 3   CHEM 322   Instrumental Analysis 3
CHEM 321L   Analytical Chemistry Lab 1   CHEM 322L   Instrumental Analysis Lab 1
PHYS 201 1 College Physics I (LS) 3   PHYS 202 1 College Physics II (LS) 3
PHYS 201L 1 College Physics I Lab (LS) 1   PHYS 202L 1 College Physics II Lab (LS) 1
Core Curriculum 2 Choose SO-GL, MD, or CK with advisor 3   CHEM 327   Solution Chemistry 3
Minor   Minor 3   CHEM 327L   Solution Chemistry Lab 1
    TOTAL 14   CHEM 450   Research in Chemistry ** 1
          Elective   Elective 3
              TOTAL 16
         
FALL   FOURTH YEAR     SPRING   FOURTH YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
CHEM 450   Research in Chemistry (CAP and WM)** 1   CHEM 450   Research in Chemistry** 2
CHEM 301   Inorganic Chemistry 3   CHEM 428   Thermodynamics 2
CHEM 427   Spectroscopy 3   CHEM 427L   Advanced Physical Chemistry Lab 1
Minor   Minor 3   Minor   Minor 3
Elective   Elective 3   Elective   Elective 3
    TOTAL 13   Elective   Elective 3
** Serves as both the Writing in the Major and Capstone requirements         TOTAL 14
                 
8/12/11             DEGREE TOTAL 120
         

 

 

 

Comprehensive Major in Chemistry– Biochemistry Concentration


Curriculum for a Comprehensive Major in Chemistry–Biochemistry Concentration


Total hours required, 69-71 Hours


Four-Year Course Progression


Chemistry, Biochemistry Concentration
FALL   FIRST YEAR     SPRING   FIRST YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
Core Curriculum 1 First-Year Experience (FYEX) 1   Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 104 3
Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 101 3   Coure Curriculum 2 Choose AR with advisor 3
Core Curriculum 1 History 3   CHEM 209   General Chemistry II 3
CHEM 207   General Chemistry I 3   CHEM 209L   General Chemistry Lab II 1
CHEM 207L   General Chemistry Lab I 1   BIOL 209   Animals as Organisms 4
BIOL 208   Plants as Organisms 4   GSPE 210 2 Fitness for LIfe (WE) 3
    TOTAL 15       TOTAL 17
         
FALL   SECOND YEAR     SPRING   SECOND YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
CHEM 315   Organic Chemistry I 3   CHEM 316   Organic Chemistry II 3
CHEM 315L   Organic Chemistry I Lab 1   CHEM 316L   Organic Chemistry II Lab 1
CHEM 325   Computers in Science 3   BIOL 344   Genetics 4
BIOL 305   Cell Biology 4   MATH 205 1 Calculus with Applications (MA) 4
Core Curriculum 1 Choose HM-GL or MD with advisor 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose SO-GL or MD with advisor 3
    TOTAL 14       TOTAL 15
         
FALL   THIRD YEAR     SPRING   THIRD YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
CHEM 321   Analytical Chemistry 3   CHEM 322   Instrumental Analysis 3
CHEM 321L   Analytical Chemistry Lab 1   CHEM 322L   Instrumental Analysis Lab 1
CHEM 329   Biochemistry I 3   CHEM 330   Biochemistry II 3
CHEM 329L   Biochemistry I Lab 1   CHEM 330L   Biochemistry II Lab 1
MATH 314   Statistics 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose SO-GL, MD, or CK with advisor 3
Core Curriculum 2 Choose HM-GL or MD with advisor 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose SO-GL, MD, or CK with advisor 3
    TOTAL 14       TOTAL 14
         
FALL   FOURTH YEAR     SPRING   FOURTH YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
CHEM 450   Research in Chemistry (CAP and WM)** 3   CHEM 450   Research in Chemistry** 1
PHYS 201 1 College Physics I (LS) 3   PHYS 202 1 College Physics II (LS) 3
PHYS 201L 1 College Physics I Lab (LS) 1   PHYS 202L 1 College Physics II Lab  1
Elective   Science Elective* 4   CHEM 327   Solution Chemistry  3
Elective   Elective 4   CHEM 327L   Solution Chemistry Lab  1
    TOTAL 15   Elective   Science Elective*  4
          Elective   Elective  3
* Select two from: CHEM 436 Advanced Protein Chemistry 3; CHEM 301 Inorganic Chemistry 3; BIOL 302 Microbiology 4; BIOL 416 Molecular Biology 4; BIOL 404 Immunology 4; BIOL 418 Virology 4; BIOL 394 Principles of Biological Research 3         TOTAL  16
**Serves as both the Writing in the Major and Capstone requirements            
              DEGREE TOTAL  120
         

 

Comprehensive Major in Chemistry-Biopharmaceutical Sciences Concentration


 The biopharmaceutical sciences concentration degree program will prepare Shepherd students for admission into the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy program. Those students will receive their bachelor of science degree in chemistry from Shepherd through the transfer of specified first-year pharmacy courses from the WVU School of Pharmacy (SOP) after successfully completing their first professional year in the pharmacy program.

Curriculum for a Comprehensive Major in Chemistry-Biopharmaceutical Sciences concentration


Four-Year Course Progression


Chemistry, Biopharmaceutical Concentration
FALL   FIRST YEAR     SPRING   FIRST YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
Core Curriculum 1 First-Year Experience (FYEX) 1   Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 104 3
Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 101 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose AR with advisor 3
Core Curriculum 1 History 3   CHEM 209   General Chemistry II 3
CHEM 207   General Chemistry I 3   CHEM 209L   General Chemistry Lab II 1
CHEM 207L   General Chemistry Lab I 1   BIOL 102   General Biology II 4
BIOL 101   General Biology I 4   GSPE 210 2 Fitness for Life (WE) 3
    TOTAL 15       TOTAL 17
         
FALL   SECOND YEAR     SPRING   SECOND YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
CHEM 315   Organic Chemistry I 3   CHEM 316   Organic Chemistry II 3
CHEM 315L   Organic Chemistry I Lab 1   CHEM 316L   Organic Chemistry II Lab 1
CHEM 325   Computers in Science 3   BIOL 344   Genetics 4
BIOL 305   Cell Biology 4   MATH 205 1 Calculus with Applications 4
ECON 205 2 Principles of Macroeconomics 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose SO-GL or MD 3
Core Curriculum 2 Choose HM-GL or MD 3       TOTAL 15
    TOTAL 17          
         
FALL   THIRD YEAR     SPRING   THIRD YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
PHYS 201 1 College Physics I (LS) 3   PHYS 202 1 College Physics II (LS) 3
PHYS 201L 1 College Physics I Lab (LS) 1   PHYS 202L 1 College Physics II Lab 1
CHEM 329   Biochemistry I 3   CHEM 327   Solution Chemistry 3
CHEM 329L   Biochemistry I Lab 1   CHEM 327L   Solution Chemistry Lab 1
MATH 314   Statistics 3   BIOL 302   Microbiology 4
Core Curriculum 2 Choose SO-GL or MD 3   Elective   Elective 3
Core Curriculum 2 Choose HM-GL or MD 3       TOTAL 15
    TOTAL 17          
         
FALL   FOURTH YEAR     SPRING   FOURTH YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
CHEM 450   Research in Chemistry (CAP and WM)** 3   PHAR 431   General Biochemistry 4
PHAR 311   Chemical Properties of Drugs 2   PHAR 408   Pharmaceutics 3
PHAR 443   Fundamentals of Physiology 5   PHAR 409   Physical Pharmacy 3
PHAR 402   Immunology and Biotechnology 2   Elective   Elective 2
    TOTAL 12       TOTAL 12
                 
**Serves as both the Writing in the Major and Capstone requirements         DEGREE TOTAL 120
8/5/11                
         


 

Comprehensive Major in Chemistry–Environmental Chemistry Concentration


Curriculum for a Comprehensive Major in Chemistry–Environmental Chemistry Concentration


Total hours required (including free electives), 120 Hours required:


Environmental science concentration requirement, 4 Hours:


Additional requirements, 11 Hours:


Four-Year Course Progression


Chemistry, Environmental Concentration
FALL   FIRST YEAR     SPRING   FIRST YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
Core Curriculum 1 First-Year Experience (FYEX) 1   Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 104 3
Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 101 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose AR with advisor 3
Core Curriculum 1 History 3   CHEM 209   General Chemistry II 3
CHEM 207   General Chemistry I 3   CHEM 209L   General Chemnistry Lab II 1
CHEM 207L   General Chemistry Lab I 1   BIOL 102   General Biology II 4
ENVS 201   Dimensions of Environmental Science I 4       TOTAL 14
    TOTAL 15          
         
FALL   SECOND YEAR     SPRING   SECOND YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
CHEM 315   Organic Chemistry I 3   CHEM 316   Organic Chemistry II 3
CHEM 315L   Organic Chemistry I Lab 1   CHEM 316L   Organic Chemistry II Lab 1
CHEM 325   Computers in Science 3   MATH 205   Calculus with Applications 4
PHYS 201 1 College Physics I (LS) 3   PHYS 202 1 College Physics II (LS) 3
PHYS 201L 1 College Physics I Lab (LS) 1   PHYS 202L 1 College Physics II Lab 1
GSPE 210 2 Fitness for Life (WE) 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose SO-CK, GL, or MD 3
    TOTAL 14       TOTAL 15
         
FALL   THIRD YEAR     SPRING   THIRD YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
CHEM 321   Analytic Chemistry 3   CHEM 322   Instrumental Analysis 3
CHEM 321L   Analytic Chemistry Lab 1   CHEM 322L   Instrumental Analysis Lab 1
MATH 314   Statistics 3   CHEM 333   Environmental Chemistry 3
CHEM 301   Inorganic Chemistry 3   CHEM 333L   Environmental Chemistry Lab 1
Elective   Science Elective* 4   CHEM 327   Solution Chemistry 3
Core Curriculum 2 Choose HM-GL or MD 3   CHEM 327L   Solution Chemistry Lab 1
    TOTAL 17   Core Curriculum 2 Choose SO-CK, GL, or MD 3
              TOTAL 15
         
FALL   FOURTH YEAR     SPRING   FOURTH YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
CHEM 450   Research in Chemistry (CAP and WM) 2   CHEM 450   Research in Chemistry (CAP and WM) 2
CHEM 329   Biochemistry I 3   Elective   Science Elective* 4
CHEM 329L   Biochemistry I Lab 1   Core Curriculum 2 Choose SO-CK, GL, or MD 3
Elective   Science Elective* 4   Elective   Elective 2
Elective   Elective 3   Elective   Elective 3
Core Curriculum 2 Choose HM-GL or MD 3       TOTAL 14
    TOTAL 16          
              DEGREE TOTAL 120
*Select from GSCI 301 Geology 4; GSCI 303 Meteorology 4; ENVS 342 Limnology 4; ENVS 362 Soil Science 4; ENVS 401 Conservation Ecology 4; ENVS 440 Solid Waste Management 4; ENVS 441 Hydrology 4            
                 

 

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