BA Chemistry 
Arkansas State University - Jonesboro
Degree:  Bachelor of Arts
Major:  Chemistry    
 2006-2007
Students requiring developmental course work based on low entrance exam scores (ACT, SAT, ASSET, COMPASS) may not be able to complete this program of study in eight (8) semesters.  Developmental courses do not count toward total degree hours.  Students having completed college level courses prior to enrollment will be assisted by their advisor in making appropriate substitutions.   In most cases, general education courses may be interchanged between semesters.    A minimum of 45 hours of upper division credit (3000-4000 level) is required for this degree.  Mandatory state and institutional assessment exams will be required during your degree program.  Failure to participate in required assessments may delay graduation.
Year 1   Year 1
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
CHEM 1013 General Chemistry I  3 x   CHEM 1023 General Chemistry II 3  
CHEM 1011 Laboratory for General Chemistry I  1 x   CHEM 1021 Laboratory for General Chemistry II 1  
PHSC 1913 Making Connections in Chemistry and Physics (FYE) 3     MATH 2204 or MATH 2194 Calculus I or Survey of Calculus  4 x
ENG 1003 Composition I  3 x   ENG 1013 Composition II  3 x
PHIL  1103 or PHIL 1503 or SPCH/SCOM 1203 Introduction to Philosophy or Logic and Practical Reasoning or Oral Communications (critical thinking requirement) 3 x   BIOL 1003 or BIOL 1013 or BIOL 1033 or BIOL 1043 or BIOL 1063  Biological Science or Biology of the Cell or  Biology of Sex or  Plants and People or People and the Environment      3 x
PE 1002 Concepts of Fitness (general education health and wellness requirement) 2 x   BIOL 1001 or BIOL1021 or  Laboratory for Biological Science (if taking BIOL 1003 or BIOL 1033 or BIOL 1043 or BIOL 1063)  Laboratory for Biology of the Cell  (if Taking BIOL 1013)  1 x
Total Hours   15     Total Hours   15  
Year 2   Year 2
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
CHEM 3103 Organic Chemistry I 3     CHEM 3113 Organic Chemistry II 3  
CHEM 3101 Laboratory for Organic Chemistry I 1     CHEM 3111 Laboratory for Organic Chemistry II 1  
CHEM 2004 Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry 4     PHYS 2044 or PHYS 2064 University Physics II or General Physics II 4  
PHYS 2034 or PHYS 2054 University Physics I or General Physics I 4     MUS 2503 or THEA 2503 or ART 2503 Fine Arts Musical or Fine Arts Theatre or Fine Arts Visual  3 x
FR 2013 or GER 2013 or SPAN 2013 Intermediate French I or Intermediate German I or Intermediate Spanish I (College of Science and Mathematics foreign language Requirement) 3     FR 2023 or GER 2023 or SPAN 2023 Intermediate French II or Intermediate German II or Intermediate Spanish II (College of Science and Mathematics foreign language Requirement) 3 x
          Elective 3000/4000 Student's choice 3  
Total Hours   15     Total Hours   17  
Year 3   Year 3
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
CHEM 3154 Survey of Physical Chemistry 4     CHEM 3054 Quantitative Analysis 4  
ANTH 2233 or GEOG 2613 or HIST 1013 or HIST 1023 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology or Introduction to Geography or World Civilization to 1660 or World Civilization since 1660  3 x   MUS 2503 or THEA 2503 or ART 2503 or ENG 2003 or ENG 2013 or PHIL 1103 One of the following courses not previously taken: Fine Arts Musical or Fine Arts Theatre or Fine Arts Visual  or Introduction to Literature of the Western World I or Introduction to Literature of the Western World II or Introduction to Philosophy  3 x
ENG 2003 or ENG 2013 or PHIL 1103 Introduction to Literature of the Western World I or Introduction to Literature of the Western World II or Introduction to Philosophy  3 x   Elective 3000/4000 Student's choice 3  
HIST 2762 or HIST 2773 or POSC 2103 The United States to 1876 or The United States Since 1876 or Introduction to United States Government  3 x   Elective 3000/4000 Student's choice 3  
CHEM 4243 Biochemistry 3     Elective  3000/4000 Student's choice 3  
Total Hours   16     Total Hours   16  
                 
Year 4   Year 4
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ECON 2313 or ECON 2333 or HIST 2762 or HIST 2773 or POSC 1003 or  POSC 2103 or PSY 2013 or SOC 2213 One of the following courses not previously taken:  Principles of Macroeconomics or Economic Issues and Concepts or The United States to 1876 or The United States Since 1876 or Introduction to Politics or Introduction to United States Government or Introduction to Psychology or Introduction to Sociology  3 x   ECON 2313 or ECON 2333 or HIST 2762 or HIST 2773 or POSC 1003 or  POSC 2103 or PSY 2013 or SOC 2213 One of the following courses not previously taken:  Principles of Macroeconomics or Economic Issues and Concepts or The United States to 1876 or The United States Since 1876 or Introduction to Politics or Introduction to United States Government or Introduction to Psychology or Introduction to Sociology  3 x
Elective Botany or Zoology or Geology electives  (BA Chemistry degree requirement)   3     Elective Botany or Zoology or Geology electives  (BA Chemistry degree requirement) 3  
Elective 3000/4000 Student's choice 3     Elective 3000/4000 Student's choice 3  
Elective 3000/4000 Student's choice 3     Elective 3000/4000 Student's choice 3  
General  education enhancement Gen Ed course not previously taken or select from enhancement list in the ASU Undergraduate Bulletin 3 x   Elective 3000/4000 Student's choice 3  
Total Hours   15     Total Hours   15  
                 
Total Jr/Sr Hours 45 Total Degree Hours 124  
                 
Graduation Requirements:
Completion of HIST 2763 or HIST 2773 or POSC 2103 
English Proficiency (Grade of C or better in ENG 1003 and ENG 1013)
2.00 GPA in Major
2.00 GPA at ASU
2.00 GPA Overall
Maximum of 31 credit hours via correspondence/extension/examination//PLA/Military/CLEP (30 hrs) or similar means
45 JR/SR Hours after completing 30 hours
124 Total Credit Hours
18 of last 24 hours must be ASU-Jonesboro courses
Minimum of 57 hours from 4-year institutions
32 Resident Hours if completing second degree

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