Basic Chemistry Major. This major prepares students to enter various positions in the chemical industry, to enter into some graduate programs of chemistry or of an interdisciplinary nature, and to teach high school chemistry (see the education section for additional requirements).

These courses are required: CHEM 110, CHEM 111, CHEM 260, CHEM 261, CHEM 270, CHEM 350, CHEM 352; two full-unit equivalents from CHEM 340, CHEM 341, CHEM 351, CHEM 460, CHEM 470, CHEM 480, CHEM 490, CHEM 491; MATH 110, MATH 111; and PHYS 110, PHYS 111 (preferably) or PHYS 115, PHYS 116.