Chemistry, BS/MS

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated. Also complete any corequisite labs, recitations, clinicals, or tools courses where specified and complete any additional courses needed beyond specific college and major requirements to satisfy graduation credit requirements.

University-Wide Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the University-Wide Requirements.

NUpath Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the NUpath Requirements.

Note: This curriculum reflects only course work to be taken as an undergraduate student. For additional course work to be taken as a graduate student, see the graduate program in the Northeastern University Graduate Catalog.

Chemistry Major Technical Requirements

Mathematics
MATH 1341Calculus 1 for Science and Engineering4
MATH 1342Calculus 2 for Science and Engineering4
Physics 1
PHYS 1151
and PHYS 1152
and PHYS 1153
Physics for Engineering 1
and Lab for PHYS 1151
and Interactive Learning Seminar for PHYS 1151
5
Physics 2
PHYS 1155
and PHYS 1156
and PHYS 1157
Physics for Engineering 2
and Lab for PHYS 1155
and Interactive Learning Seminar for PHYS 1155
5

Chemistry Major Requirements

General Chemistry 1
CHEM 1217
and CHEM 1218
General Chemistry 1 for Chemical Science Majors
and Lab for CHEM 1217
6
General Chemistry 2
CHEM 1220
and CHEM 1221
General Chemistry 2 for Chemical Science Majors
and Lab for CHEM 1220
6
Intermediate-Level Chemistry—Organic Chemistry 1
CHEM 2315
and CHEM 2316
Organic Chemistry 1 for Chemistry Majors
and Lab for CHEM 2315
6
Intermediate-Level Chemistry—Organic Chemistry 2
CHEM 2317
and CHEM 2318
Organic Chemistry 2 for Chemistry Majors
and Lab for CHEM 2317
6
Intermediate-Level Chemistry 1
Bioanalytical Chemistry
CHEM 2331
and CHEM 2332
Bioanalytical Chemistry
and Lab for CHEM 2331
5
Physical Chemistry
CHEM 3431
and CHEM 3432
Physical Chemistry
and Lab for CHEM 3431
5
Intermediate-Level Chemistry 2
Complete one of the following:5
Quantum Chemistry and Spectroscopy
and Lab for CHEM 3403
Organic Chemistry 3: Organic Chemistry of Drug Design and Development
and Lab for CHEM 4456
Biochemistry
CHEM 5621
and CHEM 5622
Principles of Chemical Biology for Chemists
and Lab for CHEM 5621
4
Advanced-Level Chemistry
CHEM 5647Bioinorganic Chemistry3
or CHEM 5646 Synthesis and Reactivity of Inorganic Compounds
CHEM 3521
and CHEM 3522
Instrumental Methods of Analysis
and Instrumental Methods of Analysis Lab
5
CHEM 3531
and CHEM 3532
Chemical Synthesis Characterization
and Chemical Synthesis Characterization Lab
5
CHEM 5628Principles of Spectroscopy of Organic Compounds3
Senior Research/Capstone
CHEM 4750Senior Research4

Graduate Course Work to Be Taken as an Undergraduate Student

Minimum 3.000 GPA required in all graduate courses

Graduate Electives
In consultation with your faculty advisor, complete four graduate electives in the following range:12
CHEM 5601 to CHEM 7000

Program Requirements

136 total semester hours required for the bachelor’s degree

Minimum 3.000 GPA required in all graduate courses