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2021-2022 Westminster College Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Westminster College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemistry, B.S.


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Students majoring in chemistry become candidates for the B.S. degree by completing 64 semester hours of required courses. Students may tailor this curriculum to meet their career goals. Career goals include professional chemist, medicine, forensic scientist, secondary education certification and engineering.

Chemistry/Chemical Engineering Track:


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The chemistry program is approved by the American Chemical Society Committee on Professional Training. All chemistry graduates can earn an ACS certified degree.

A student who completes three CHE courses and earns a grade lower than a C- in each course before registering for CHE 600  will be identified as not making progress in the major. (Exceptions will be made for students who take medical or personal leave for the semester). Students who are not making progress in the major will not be allowed to continue as a biochemistry or chemistry major.

Students cannot register for CHE 600  (Senior Project) unless their major GPA is above 2.0 and they are making progress in the major.

All junior and senior biochemistry and chemistry majors are required to participate in a weekly seminar.

Honors scholars majoring in biochemistry or chemistry are expected to register for 2 SH of Honors Research in the spring of their junior year (CHE 660  ), 4 SH of Honors Research in the fall of their senior year (CHE 670  ), and 2 SH of Honors Research in the spring of their senior year (CHE 680  ). Additionally, all biochemistry or chemistry honors scholars are required to enroll in CHE 451 , CHE 452 , CHE 601 , and CHE 602 .

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