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Chemistry Course Sequence


Sample 4-Year Course Sequence

Semester 1

Semester 2

   Freshman Year

VERIT 101 Veritas Symposium (3)
Foreign Language I (3)
General Chemistry I (4)
Calculus I (4)

VTMA 111 Mathematics (3)
Foreign Language II (3)
General Chemistry II (4)
Calculus II (4)

3 Cultural Enrichment Events

    Sophomore Year

Domain Course/Elective (3)
Domain Course/Elective (3)
Organic Chemistry I (4)
General Physics I (4)

VTPH 103 Classical Philosophy (3)
VTCV 102 Origins of the West (3)
Domain Course/Elective (3)
Organic Chemistry II (4)
General Physics II (4)

3 Cultural Enrichment Events

    Junior Year

Domain Philosophy (3)
VTCV 201 Imagination/Invention (3)
Analytical Chemistry (4)
Physical Chemistry I (5)

VTTH 203 Intro. to Catholic Theology (3)
VTAMC 202 American Experience (3)
Instrumental Analysis (4)*
Physical Chemistry II (5)

3 Cultural Enrichment Events 

    Senior Year

VTPH/VTTH 300 Life of Virtue (3)
VTGC 301 America in Global Context (3)
Chemistry Elective (3)
Domain Course/Elective (3)
Domain Course/Elective (3)

Domain Theology (3)
VTTH 203 Modernity in Literature/Arts (3)
Global Encounters (3)
Domain Social Science (3)
Advanced Inorganic Chemistry - recommended (4)

3 Cultural Enrichment Events


*Either Instrumental Analysis or Advanced Inorganic Chemistry is required, but both are recommended. Analytical Chem. is offered fall/odd years; Instrumental Analysis is offered spring/even years; Adv. Inorganic Chem. is offered spring/odd years.

Available elective courses include:

  • Biochemistry

  • Forensic Chemistry

  • Macromolecules

  • Special Topics in Chemistry: Advanced Organic

  • Undergraduate Research Experience

Note: Writing intensive course should be completed in the first 30 credits. Requirements for writing intensive, Leadership and Global Encounters must be met for graduation.


Note that the average full-time student course load per semester is 12-16 credit hours. The Veritas Program is the required liberal arts component of the Mount education.

 
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