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2007-08 Undergraduate Catalog

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Description of the Major
Chemistry is the study of matter: The structure and properties of matter, the transformations from one form of matter to another and the energy transformations associated with these transformations.

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Before Graduating You Must
  • Achieve at least 50% on the Diagnostic of Undergraduate Chemistry Knowledge (DUCK) exam.
  • Obtain a minimum grade of C or better in laboratory courses CHM 2211L, CHM 3120L, 4130L and either CHM 4411L or CHM 4413L.
  • Satisfy the Florida statutory requirements for CLAST.
  • Complete requirements for the baccalaureate degree, as determined by the chemistry faculty.
Skills You Will Acquire in the Major (SLOs)
  1. Knowledge of physical, organic, inorganic and analytical chemistry.
  2. Comprehension and use of laboratory skills in synthetic, quantitative and instrumental methods as scientific approaches to gathering and verifying knowledge.
  3. Critical thinking in chemistry including interpretation, evaluation, explanation and critical inquiry; how to ask appropriate questions, gather relevant information efficiently and creatively, sort through this information, reason logically from this information and come to reliable and trustworthy conclusions.
  4. Ability to collect, analyze and articulate results clearly and effectively in speech and in writing in an acceptable style of presentation.

Courses Content Critical Thinking Communication
CHM 2045 X      
CHM 2045L   X    
CHM 2046 X      
CHM 2046L   X    
CHM 2210 X   X  
CHM 2211 X   X  
CHM 2211L   X X X
CHM 3120 X   X  
CHM 3120L X X X X
CHM 4130 X   X  
CHM 4130L X X X X
Physical and Inorganic
CHM 3610 X   X  
CHM 4411 X   X  
CHM 4411L X X X X
CHM 4412 X   X  
CHM 4413L X X X X
CHM 3218 X   X  
CHM 3610L X X X X
CHM 4235 X   X  
CHM 4272 X   X  
Required Courses in Other Departments
MAC 2311 X      
MAC 2312 X      
MAC 2313 X      
PHY 2048 X   X  
PHY 2048L   X    
PHY 2049 X   X  
PHY 2049L   X    

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