2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Dec 02, 2023  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemistry, Radiochemistry Concentration, B.A.

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The Department of Health and Natural Sciences offers a program leading to the Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry with a concentration in radiochemistry. This program is designed for students planning graduate study in radiochemistry or nuclear chemistry and related fields of science or careers in government facilities for radiochemistry or nuclear chemistry.

Program Goals

Graduates of the BS Program in Chemistry with a concentration in Radiochemistry will

  1. be knowledgeable enough in their field to seek employment or admission to graduate/professional school
  2. have research and communications skills to function in a professional setting.

Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the BA program in Chemistry with a concentration in Radiochemistry should be able to

  1. Demonstrate command of facts, theories, and concepts of chemistry and nuclear science
  2. Function effectively in a laboratory setting by working safely with chemicals and radioactive substances and by working as a team member
  3. Perform independent research
  4. Use computers and instrumentation effectively
  5. Communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Graduation Requirements

  • This degree program requires at least 121 semester hours for completion.

General Education Core Requirements

Total Credits: 40

Total Credits: 55

Total Credits: 17-19


Total Credits: 9

Total Credit Hours: 121-123

Recommended Course Sequence

Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year

Total Credits: 16

Second Semester

Total Credits: 14

Total Credit Hours Required: 123

* If students are placed at the second level, the first level may be substituted with an elective.
** Prerequisites and/or placement may be required
May substitute PHY 200  -PHY 203  for the Physics sequence.

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