ACS Certified Chemistry Major

The Course Unit System at Stetson University
Required Courses for the ACS-Certified Chemistry Major


General Chemistry I

CHEM 141

General Chemistry II CHEM 142
Organic Chemistry I CHEM 201
Inorganic Chemistry I CHEM 202
Physical Chemistry I CHEM 203
Biochemistry I CHEM 204
Analytical Chemistry I CHEM 205
Organic Chemistry II CHEM 301
Research Proposal CHEM 498
Senior Research Project CHEM 499

Choice of two courses from the following list:

Biological Inorganic Chemistry CHEM 302
Physical Chemistry II CHEM 303
Analytical Chemistry II CHEM 305
Spectra and Structure CHEM 306

Collateral Courses: 
Courses required for the Chemistry major that are taught outside the Chemistry Department

Two semesters of Calculus

  • MATH 141 - Calculus with Analytic Geometry I
  • MATH 142 - Calculus with Analytic Geometry II

Students who need "pre-calculus" must take the sequence MATH 130, MATH 131, MATH 142.

Two semesters of Physics

  • PHYS 121 or PHYS 141 - College Physics I or University Physics I
  • PHYS 122 or PHYS 142 - College Physics II or University Physics II

All Chemistry majors will earn the ACS certified degree.