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Chemistry, BS (2023-2024)

Eastern Washington University

Chemistry, BS

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The following curriculum map is plan for a new student with zero credits. If you have any transfer work, AP credits, Running Start credits, or any other type of college level coursework, your plan will be different. Please always connect with your advisor and faculty mentor to double check you are on the correct path! Also, if you are required to take pre-university level courses, your plan will be different too.

Year 1

Fall QuarterCreditsWinter QuarterCreditsSpring QuarterCredits
CHEM 171L1CHEM 172L1CHEM 1734
MATH 1615MATH 1625CHEM 173L1
ENGL 1015ENGL 2015Math 1635
Credit Total:15Credit Total:15Credit Total:15
Take a first year seminar course
Visit Career Services or take a Career Exploration course
Meet with your academic advisor every term
Join a student club/organization in SAIL (ACS student club or Forensics club)
Attend at least three campus events/activities
Talk to professor in a major you’re interested in pursuing
Check out volunteer and service activities
Explore interests and begin planning path at EWU

Year 2

Fall QuarterCreditsWinter QuarterCreditsSpring QuarterCredits
BACR5Diversity5Gen. Elective5
CHEM 3046CHEM 3194Gen. Elective5
PHYS 1514PHYS 1524PHYS 1534
PHYS 1611PHYS 1621PHYS 1631
Credit Total:16Credit Total:14Credit Total:15
Meet with your advisor
Declare your Major!
Join a science club
Attend a lecture series
Use Degree Works to track degree progress
Apply for summer internships
Participate in academic projects or research

Year 3

Fall QuarterCreditsWinter QuarterCreditsSpring QuarterCredits
BACR5Gen. Elective5BACR5
Gen. Elective5Gen. Elective5CHEM 3533
CHEM 3514CHEM 3524CHEM 3733
CHEM 3723CHEM 4205
Credit Total:14Credit Total:17Credit Total:16
Meet with faculty advisor
Attend lecture series
Make an appointment with career advisor
Identify possible Junior year project
Prepare resume and have it reviewed by a Career Advisor
Identify faculty mentor for a possible directed study project
Apply for a summer internship
Work with faculty on a project, plan for life after college

Year 4

Fall QuarterCreditsWinter QuarterCreditsSpring QuarterCredits
CHEM 4991-10Gen. Elective5CHEM 490 or 4914-6
Global5CHEM 4225CHEM 4233
CHEM 4215CHEM 4323CHEM 4332
CHEM 4311CHEM 4991-10Upper Div. Elective4
Upper Div. Elective4
Credit Total:16-26Credit Total:14-23Credit Total:13-15
Meet with faculty advisor, begin directed-study project
Apply for graduation
Grad school? Take GRE, update resume and apply!
Want a job? Update cover letter and resume, Visit the Career Center
Use Degree Works to track degree progress
Participate in Research & Creative Works Symposium
Graduate with a Chemistry/ Biochemistry degree from EWU!