Bachelor of Science in Chemistry Roadmap - Quantitative Reasoning Category I/II and Stretch English

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 72

This roadmap is a suggested plan of study and does not replace meeting with an advisor. Please note that students may need to adjust the actual sequence of courses based on course availability. Please consult an advisor in your major program for further guidance.

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
CHEM 115 General Chemistry I: Essential Concepts of Chemistry (Major Lower-Division) 5
ENG 104 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice Stretch I 1 3
MATH 226 Calculus I (Major Lower-Division, B4) 2 4
GE Area A 3 3
 Units15
Second Semester
ENG 105 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice Stretch II (A2) 1 3
MATH 227 Calculus II (Major Lower-Division) 4
PHYS 220
PHYS 222
General Physics with Calculus I
and General Physics with Calculus I Laboratory (Major Lower-Division, B1, B3)
4
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 3
 Units17
Third Semester
CHEM 215
CHEM 216
General Chemistry II: Quantitative Applications of Chemistry Concepts
and General Chemistry II Laboratory: Quantitative Applications of Chemistry Concepts (Major Lower-Division)
5
PHYS 230
PHYS 232
General Physics with Calculus II
and General Physics with Calculus II Laboratory (Major Lower-Division)
4
GE Area A 3
GE Area E 3
 Units15
Fourth Semester
CHEM 233
CHEM 234
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry I Laboratory (Major Lower-Division)
5
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) 3
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 3
 Units14
Fifth Semester
CHEM 251 Mathematics and Physics for Chemistry (Major Lower-Division) 4 3
CHEM 321
CHEM 322
Quantitative Chemical Analysis
and Quantitative Chemical Analysis Laboratory (Major Upper-Division)
5
CHEM 335
CHEM 336
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry II Laboratory (Major Upper-Division) 5
5
CHEM 351 Physical Chemistry I: Thermodynamics and Kinetics (Major Upper-Division) 3
 Units16
Sixth Semester
CHEM 325 Inorganic Chemistry (Major Upper-Division) 3
CHEM 353 Physical Chemistry II: Quantum Chemistry and Spectroscopy (Major Upper-Division) 3
CHEM 390GW
Contemporary Chemistry and Biochemistry Research - GWAR (Major Upper-Division)
or Science Writing - GWAR
3
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 3
 Units15
Seventh Semester
CHEM 340 Biochemistry I (Major Upper-Division) 3
CHEM 426 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory (Major Upper-Division) 6 2
CHEM 451 Experimental Physical Chemistry Laboratory (Major Upper-Division) 6 2
Upper-Division Major Elective (9 Units Total) - Take One 7 3-4
GE Area UD-B: Upper-Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
GE Area UD-C: Upper-Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units16-17
Eighth Semester
Upper-Division Major Elective (9 Units Total) – Take Two 7 6-8
GE Area UD-D: Upper-Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units12-14
 Total Units120-123