Apr 19, 2024  
2023-2024 University of Wyoming Catalog 
2023-2024 University of Wyoming Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemistry, B.S.

The Bachelor of Science program (B.S.) provides an intensive study of chemistry appropriate for those pursuing careers in the chemical sciences.

University Studies Program

This degree requires that The University Studies Program 2015  requirements are met before graduation. Some of the courses required for this major fulfill USP requirements, but not all. Students should check their degree evaluations and consult with their assigned academic advisor to discuss their specific course plan.

A&S College Core

The BS in Chemistry requires the A&S Core:

  • D - Diversity (3 credits)
  • G - Global (3 credits)
  •  At least 30 hours in the major subject must be completed with a grade of C or better (the major may require more).
  •  No more than 60 hours in the major subject may be used toward the 120 credit hours required for graduation.

See below for more information:

Plan 1

(38 hours of chemistry)

Plan 2 (CACS)

(46 hours of chemistry)

Course Requirements

Program Supporting Courses: 18 Hours

A group of courses selected to further the career objectives of the individual student. These are chosen after consultation with the departmental adviser and must subsequently be approved by the departmental Undergraduate Studies Committee. A grade of C- or higher is required for all program supporting courses.

Minimum Total: 120 Hours

Additional Requirements

The BS in chemistry requires a minimum of 39 hours of chemistry.

1 See the “Prerequisite and MPE Cut Score Reference Chart” on the Math Placement website for the most up-to-date math placement equivalencies: http://www.uwyo.edu/mathstats/math-placement/.

2 Students with specific additional interests (e.g. pre-med or another pre-professional program) may wish to move their V/H/C2 courses to alternate semesters so as to take other necessary required courses (e.g. LIFE 1010, MOLB 3000, etc.).

3 Students taking CHEM 4010 or MICR 4321 as their C3 are not required to take CHEM 4000.