Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Chemistry, B.S.

Four-Year Academic Map 2020-2021

This is a sample academic plan for students entering on the 2020-2021 catalog. Students should meet with an academic advisor prior to registration to formulate their own plan. Please tap the button following each course to view course description and prerequisites or see the UH Hilo Catalog for more course information.

Year 1: Fall Semester

Course Credit
MATH 241 (FQ: Quantitative Reasoning) 4
CHEM 161 (DP: Physical Science) 3
CHEM 161L (DY: Science Laboratory) 1
ENG 100 (FW: Written Communication) 3
DA, DH or DL: Arts, Humanities, Literature I 3
Credits 14

Year 1: Spring Semester

Course Credit
CHEM 162 3
CHEM 162L 1
MATH 242 (GQR: Quantitative Reasoning) 3
DB: Biological Science 3
FGA, FGB or FGC: Global Multicultural Perspectives I 3
Credits 13

Year 2: Fall Semester

Course Credit
CHEM 241 3
CHEM 241L 1
MATH 243 3
PHYS 170 4
PHYS 170L 1
DS: Social Science I 3
Credits 15

Year 2: Spring Semester

Course Credit
CHEM 242 3
CHEM 242L WI 1
PHYS 272 4
PHYS 272L 1
DA, DH or DL: Arts, Humanities, Literature II 3
FGA, FGB or FGC: Global Multicultural Perspectives II 3
Credits 15

Year 3: Fall Semester

Course Credit
CHEM 274 3
CHEM 274L 2
GE GCC 3
GE HPP 3
DS: Social Science II 3
Elective 3
Credits 17

Year 3: Spring Semester

Course Credit
CHEM 431 3
CHEM 431L WI 1
CHEM 320 3
WI Elective 3
GL: Language Arts 3
Elective 3
Credits 16

Year 4: Fall Semester

Course Credit
CHEM 351 3
CHEM 351L 1
BIOL 410 3
CHEM 495A 1
WI Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Credits 17

Year 4: Spring Semester

Course Credit
CHEM 352 3
CHEM 352L 1
CHEM 421 3
CHEM 495B 1
WI Upper Elective 3
Elective 3
Credits 14

Notes

  1. Students must earn at least a 2.0 GPA in courses required for the major.
  2. Physical Chemistry majors must take at least 21 Upper Division credits (300 or 400 level).