Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Major in Chemistry (Pre-Pharmacy Concentration)

Minimum required: 133-134 semester credit hours

General Requirements

  1. The general education core curriculum courses are listed in the degree plan below along with the statewide component code number. See the General Education Core Curriculum section of this catalog for the Texas State requirements and options in the core curriculum, including Honors courses.
  2. Majors must complete a minimum of 36 advanced hours (3000 or 4000 level courses).
  3. Majors must select a minor from the approved list of Undergraduate Minors. The Biology minor is recommended and is included in the following degree plan. Minor and electives should be chosen in consultation with the academic advisor.
  4. The minimum number of hours required for this degree program is 134. The number of elective hours a student will complete depends on the number of hours a student may need to achieve the required 134 total or 36 advanced hours.
  5. Nine semester credit hours must be writing intensive (WI).
  6. If two years of the same foreign language were taken in high school, then no additional language hours will be required. In the absence of such high school language, two semesters of the same modern language must be taken at the college level.

Course Requirements 

First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours 
CHEM 11411CHEM 11421 
CHEM 13413CHEM 13423 
US 11001ENG 1320 (Communication Component Code 010)3 
COMM 1310 (Component Area Option Code 090/091)3BIO 13313 
ENG 1310 (Communication Component Code 010)3BIO 11311 
BIO 13303MATH 2471 (Mathematics Component Code 020)4 
BIO 11301  
 15 15 
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHoursSummerHours
CHEM 21411CHEM 21421Summer I: 
CHEM 23413CHEM 23423HIST 1310 (American History Component Code 060)3
MATH 24724PHYS 2425 (Life & Physical Sciences Component Code 030)4Summer II: 
PHYS 1430 (Life & Physical Sciences Component Code 030)4PHIL 1305 or 1320 (Language, Philosophy & Culture Component Code 040)3BIO 24004
ENG Literature (Component Area Option Code 090/094)3BIO 24504 
 15 15 7
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHoursSummerHours
CHEM 33303CHEM 33403Summer I: 
CHEM 34104CHEM 32452POSI 2310 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070)3
BIO 24514MATH 2328 or 33053Summer II: 
Social & Behavioral Sciences Component Code 08013CHEM 43753POSI 2320 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070)3
 BIO 24524HIST 1320 (American History Component Code 060)3
 14 15 9
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours 
CHEM 33413CHEM 43413 
CHEM 43313CHEM 42412 
CHEM 42312Minor Advanced Elective3 
Minor Advanced Elective 3Advanced CHEM Elective23-4 
Minor Advanced Elective 3ART 2313, DAN 2313, MU 2313, or TH 2313 (Creative Arts Component Code 050)3 
 14 14-15 
Total Hours: 133-134