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Catalog 2003-2004
Chemistry (BS)
Requirements of the Major
School of Theoretical and Applied Science
Convener: Robert Mentore

SCHM 110/111 Fundamentals of Chemistry I (lecture and lab) 4 crs.
SCHM 112/113 Fundamentals of Chemistry II (lecture and lab) 4 crs.
SCHM 210/211 Organic Chemistry I (lecture and lab) 4 crs.
SCHM 212/213 Organic Chemistry II (lecture and lab) 4 crs.
SCHM 323 Analytical Chemistry (lecture and lab) 4 crs.
SCHM 340/341 Physical Chemistry I (lecture and lab) 4 crs.
SCHM 342/343 Physical Chemistry II (lecture and lab) 4 crs.
SCHM 424 Instrumental Analysis (lecture and lab) 4 crs.
SMTH 111/112 Calculus I and II 8 crs.
SPHY 114/115 Fundamentals of Physics with Calculus I and II (lecture and lab) 8 crs.
SMTH 211 Multivariable Calculus 4 crs.
and Chemistry electives selected from the following *
(one course must be at the 400 level)
minimum 8 crs.
  SBIO 406 Cell and Molecular Biology
SCHM 345 Materials Science
SCHM 388 Cooperative Education**
SCHM 410 Elements of Surface & Colloid Chemistry
SCHM 413 Quantum Chemistry
SCHM 421 Advanced Organic Chemistry
SCHM 425 Biochemistry
SCHM 426 Experimental Biochemistry Lab
SCHM 443/444 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry (lecture and lab)
SCHM 448 Chemical Research
SCHM 450 Special Topics in Chemistry
SCHM 471 Independent Study**

  Minimum 60 crs.

*Elective courses are offered on a two-year cycle, consult your advisor for planning.
**Only three credits of co-op and/or three credits of Independent Study may count toward the eight credits of electives.

The Chemistry program at Ramapo is approved by the American Chemical Society (ACS). Students graduating with a major in Chemistry can be certified by the ACS if they have taken the following courses AS PART OF, OR IN ADDITION TO, the Requirements of the Major.
a) Advanced Inorganic Chemistry (offered only in the fall semester of odd-numbered years) both lecture and lab required.
b) At least three credits of the following advanced electives: Advanced Organic Chemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology, Cooperative Education, Elements of Surface and Colloid Chemistry, Independent Study, Materials Science, Quantum Chemistry, Special Topics in Chemistry, Chemical Research.
c) Three credits in Biochemistry.

TAS School Core Requirements

Science in Cultural Perspectives (SCP) 6 crs.

Related Information:
Chemistry Home Page
Requirements of the Minor
General Education Requirements
Graduation Requirements
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