Purdue University Calumet | College of Engineering, Mathematics and Science

Bachelor of Science – Chemistry

Specific Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Chemistry*

Chemistry Core (47 credits)
Course Credit Hours Title
CHM 11500 4 Gen Chemistry 1
CHM 11600 4 Gen Chemistry 2
CHM 19400 1 Freshman Experience
SCI 22000 2 Health and Safety
CHM 26300 1 Organic Chemistry I Lab
CHM 26400 1 Organic Chemistry II Lab
CHM 26505 3 Organic Chemistry I
CHM 26605 3 Organic Chemistry II
CHM 29400 1 Sophomore Seminar
CHM 32100 4 Analytical Chemistry I
CHM 33300 3 Biochemistry
CHM 34200 3 Inorganic Chemistry
CHM 34300 1 Inorganic Chemistry Lab
CHM 37300 3 Physical Chemistry I
CHM 37400 3 Physical Chemistry II
CHM 37600 2 Physical Chemistry Lab
CHM 42400 4 Analytical Chemistry II
CHM 49400 1 Senior Seminar
CHM 49800 3 Undergraduate Research

Additional Requirements

Physics (9 credits)
Course Credit Hours Title
PHYS 15200 4 Mechanics
PHYS 25100 5 Heat, Electricity, and Optics
Mathematics (14 credits)
Course Credit Hours Title
MA 16300 5 Calculus 1
MA 16400 5 Calculus 2
MA 26100 4 Multivariate Calculus

Free Electives or General Education* Requirements (50 Credits)

*All students must also meet the general education requirements of Purdue Calumet, some of which are met with the courses required by the major. The degree requires 120 credit hours.

Students may get their Chemistry degree along with a secondary education license to teach middle school or high school chemistry. Most of the courses required for a secondary education license will fulfill elective or general education requirements in the Physics degree. Students interested in this secondary education license option should follow this link.