May 24, 2022  
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

Chemistry, BS


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The courses in the chemistry curriculum are designed to provide individuals with creative and analytical insight into the involvement of chemistry in the world. The major also provides the opportunity to enter graduate school as well as to become a part of the largest scientific profession in the United States. The Chemistry major earns a B.S. degree.

Honors

Students majoring in Chemistry and judged qualified by the faculty may, upon invitation, elect to pursue honors work in Chemistry. To graduate ”With Honors in Chemistry,” students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 and a minimum major GPA of 3.5, with no Chemistry grade lower than a ”B-”. They must present their research in a setting outside the chemistry department.

Core Curriculum Requirements (55-62 Hours)


The Core Curriculum 

Technical Requirements (16 Hours)


General Elective Credits


(If Needed)

Total Credit Hours (Minimum) 128


On occasion, technical and/or program requirements may also meet specific core curriculum requirements. Please confer with your program advisor to determine which courses, if any, may be counted accordingly.

All Bachelors programs at Lenoir-Rhyne require at least 128 credit hours. If, in combination, core, technical, and program requirements do not generate at least 128 hours, additional credits must be completed to achieve 128 hours. These classes may be general electives, or a student may complete a minor or additional major.

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