Department of ChemistryMS-B1807Hamline University1536 Hewitt AvenueSaint Paul, MN 55104
Rita MajerleDepartment Chair651firstname.lastname@example.org
The chemistry curriculum at Hamline emphasizes understanding the fundamental theoretical concepts upon which all molecular sciences are based. The development of skills useful in problem solving, in construction of models, and in interpretation of data is stressed. The laboratory courses place strong emphasis on experimental design, instrumental methods, modern laboratory techniques, and data analysis.Nearly all courses in chemistry are sequential and have prerequisites. Careful planning is necessary if students are to take full advantage of other options available to them at a liberal arts college. A decision to major in chemistry should be made as early as possible, certainly no later than the sophomore year. A student wishing to major in chemistry should consult with one or more of the chemistry faculty.
Hamline's chemistry department offers two degrees:
Bachelor of Science (BS): for students desiring certification by the American Chemical Society, or planning on graduate studiesBachelor of Arts (BA): for students wishing to establish a double major, a chemistry major without certification by the American Chemical Society, or a secondary teaching license.
For students desiring certification by the American Chemical Society, or planning on graduate studies, the BS pathway is appropriate. The following courses constitute the minimum requirement.
Completion of the following: for students wishing to establish a double major, a chemistry major without certification by the American Chemical Society, or a secondary teaching license.
General Chemistry Courses:
Other Chemistry Courses:
Any two of the following advanced courses:(Note: an advanced course in biology, biochemistry, mathematics, or physics may be substituted for one of the advanced chemistry courses with departmental approval.)
An advanced mathematics course:
For students wishing to establish a double major, or a secondary teaching license, the following courses constitute the minimum requirement for the BA degree.
Completion of the following:
An advanced mathematics course:(Must be a course at 3000 level or above that requires Calculus II as a prerequisite)
Physics requirement:Choose Physics I & II from one of the series below:
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