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2017-18 Northeastern State University Undergraduate Catalog

Chemistry B.S. - Major Code 7150 (7151/7152/7153)


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OSRHE Program Code: 014
CIP Code: 400501

General Education Requirements


A minimum of 46 hours of academic work in general education is required during the freshman and sophomore years.  For students transferring with the Associate of Arts degree or Associate of Science degree from a public institution in Oklahoma, all general education requirements will be satisfied with respect to degree requirements.  However, some majors may require other specific general education courses as program prerequisites or program requirements.  Students should consult advisors and the program’s plan of study for further information.  Students are required to complete general education requirements by the time they have completed 90 semester hours of college work.  See General Education Requirements  for more information.

Chemistry General Education Requirements


Chemistry majors, including students in the Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s Degree program, should complete the following courses as part of the general education requirements:

Select one of the following options:


Major Total - 52 to 53 hours (Biochemistry)


Major Total - 66 hours (Environmental or Professional)


Minor - 18 hours (for Biochemistry option only)


A minor is required for the Biochemistry option and the Biochemistry ADP option.

 

 

Accelerated B.S. Chemistry to M.S. Natural Science Degree


Note:  Please refer to Accelerated Bachelor's to Master's Degree Program  for complete information concerning the Accelerated Degree Program (ADP).  Refer to the current Graduate Catalog for master’s degree requirements.

IMPORTANT:

  • Students admitted to the Accelerated B.S. Chemistry: Biochemistry or Chemistry: Professional to M.S. Natural Science degree program will complete 6-9 hours of graduate level credit to apply toward both the undergraduate and graduate degrees.
  • A minimum grade of C is required for all 5000 level graduate courses.
  • Students who do not follow the approved degree plan may become ineligible to continue in the accelerated degree program. 
  • Prior to completing the undergraduate degree, if the undergraduate GPA, graduate GPA and/or overall GPA fall below a 3.00, the student becomes ineligible to continue in the ADP.
  • Students may withdraw from an approved accelerated degree pathway.  Graduate credit hours completed prior to the student withdrawing or becoming ineligible to continue in the ADP apply toward the undergraduate degree only. 

Select one of the following Accelerated Degree Options:


Accelerated Degree Major Totals: Biochemistry - 52 to 53 / Professional - 66 hours


Additional Degree Information - Gregg Wadley College of Science and Health Professions


In addition to general education and program requirements stated above, additional hours may be needed to satisfy all minimum degree requirements listed below.

  • English Proficiency: Components I and II of English proficiency should be met with grades of “C” or better prior to the completion of 60 credit hours.
  • ​A minimum of 124 hours is required. PE activity is limited to four hours. Prior learning credit (CLEP, Advanced Standing, Military Credit, etc) is limited to 30 hours.
  • ​A minimum of 30 hours in residence (from NSU) is required for graduation. PE activity is limited to four hours. Hours in residence exclude zero-level courses and prior learning credit such as CLEP, Advanced Placement, Advanced Standing, Military Credit, etc.​
  • A minimum of 40 hours of 3000/4000 level courses is required for graduation.  ​
  • A minimum of 60 hours from a 4-year school is required for graduation excluding zero level and PE activity courses.
  • At least fifty percent of the major requirements must be upper division courses (3000 and 4000 level).
  • At least 18 hours or fifty percent of the major, whichever is greater, must be satisfactorily completed at NSU.
  • The minimum number of credit hours required in the Liberal Arts and Sciences varies based on the type of degree. B.S. and B.S.Ed. degrees require at least 55 hours and the B.S.N. requires at least 40 hours.  Liberal Arts and Science courses are designated with a “#” after the course title.

For additional information, see Bachelor’s Degree Requirements .

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