Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry Roadmap

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 56

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
CHEM 115 General Chemistry I: Essential Concepts of Chemistry 5
PHYS 111
PHYS 112
General Physics I
or General Physics with Calculus I and General Physics with Calculus I Laboratory
4
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 1 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication (A2) 2 3
 Units15
Second Semester
CHEM 215
CHEM 216
General Chemistry II: Quantitative Applications of Chemistry Concepts
and General Chemistry II Laboratory: Quantitative Applications of Chemistry Concepts
5
PHYS 121
PHYS 122
General Physics II
or General Physics with Calculus II and General Physics with Calculus II Laboratory
or General Physics with Calculus III and General Physics with Calculus III Laboratory
4
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) 3
 
 Units15
Third Semester
CHEM 233
CHEM 234
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry I Laboratory
5
MATH 226 Calculus I 3 4
GE Area C: Humanities: Literature (C3) 3
GE Area D: Social Sciences (D1) 3
 Units15
Fourth Semester
CHEM 335
CHEM 336
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry II Laboratory 4
5
MATH 227 Calculus II 4
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) if not already satisfied 3
 
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) 3
 Units15
Fifth Semester
CHEM 321
CHEM 322
Quantitative Chemical Analysis
and Quantitative Chemical Analysis Laboratory
5
CHEM 390GW
Contemporary Chemistry and Biochemistry Research - GWAR
or Science Writing - GWAR
3
GE Area C: Arts (C1) or Humanities (C2) 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
 Units14
Sixth Semester
CHEM 300 General Physical Chemistry I 3
CHEM 349
General Biochemistry
or Biochemistry I
3
GE Area C: Arts (C1) 3
GE Area UD–C: Upper Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 5 3
 Units15
Seventh Semester
CHEM 325 Inorganic Chemistry 3
GE Area UD–B: Upper Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 5 9
 Units15
Eighth Semester
Advanced Laboratory Electives 8 3
GE Area UD–D: Upper Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 5 10
 Units16
 Total Units120