Sep 25, 2021
PROGRAM CODE: 01043
DEPARTMENT: PHYSICAL SCIENCES
The curriculum presented here applies to students who started the major in Fall 2019 or Spring 2020. If you enrolled as a matriculant prior to that, please see the College Catalog for the year you started the major as a matriculant for the curriculum requirements that apply to you.
Consultation with the Program Advisor is required.
Upon successful completion of the Chemistry degree program requirements, graduates will:
- employ mathematics, science, and computing techniques to support the study and solution of chemistry problems
- understand the principles and methods of chemistry and how these are applied to the solution of chemical problems
- demonstrate practical skills in modern laboratory techniques, methods, instrumentation, and data analysis
- communicate clearly their understandings of chemistry and of their specific activity in the field orally and in writing
- understand the importance of professional and ethical responsibilities of chemists
- recognize environmental constraints and safety issues in chemistry
- exhibit good teamwork skills and serve as effective members of teams
- be prepared for a lifetime of continuing education
Successful completion of CUNY Assessment Tests in Reading, Writing, and ACCUPLACER CUNY Assessment Test in Math with passing examination
scores, unless otherwise exempt, or developmental courses may be required.
Civic Engagement Experiences:
One (1) Civic Engagement experience satisfied by Civic Engagement Certified or Civic Engagement Component course or approved outside activity.
Writing Intensive Requirement:
One (1) Writing Intensive course in any discipline is required. Participation in a Learning Community that includes ENG 1200 or ENG 2400 also satisfies this requirement.
Required Core (4 Courses, 14 Credits):
When Required Core Courses are specified for a category, they are required for the major
*This program has a waiver to require particular courses in the Common Core, otherwise more than the minimum credits for the degree may be necessary.
Flexible Core (6 Courses, 20 Credits):
When Flexible Core Courses are specified for a category, they are required for the major
One course from each Group A to D (Group E is satisfied by the courses show.)
No more than two courses can be selected from the same discipline
A. World Cultures and Global Issues Designated Course
B. U.S. Experience in its Diversity Designated Course
C. Creative Expression Designated Course
D. Individual and Society Designated Course
E. Scientific World Designated Courses
This program has a waiver to require particular courses in the Common Core, otherwise more than the minimum credits for the degree may be necessary.
Major Requirements (4 Courses, 18 Credits):
8 credits sufficient to meet required total of 60 credits