Chemistry Curriculum Requirements

Degrees Awarded Associate of Science (A.S.) and Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Major Requirements The Chemistry major consists of 58-59 s.h. distributed as follows: Required Chemistry Core Courses CHE 1510 General Chemistry I (4 s.h.) CHE 1520 General Chemistry II (4 Read More …

Chemistry Courses

CHE 1510 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I (4 s.h.) The elements, their compounds, and their reactions and the theories involved in foundation of modern chemistry. Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory each week. Prerequisite: Completion of MAT 1050 or Read More …

Geology Courses

GLY 1600 PHYSICAL GEOLOGY (4 s.h.) A laboratory-based geology class centered on the study of introductory mineralogy, petrology, geomorphology, and historical and structural geology. Laboratories concentrate on mineral and rock identification, topographic and geologic map use and interpretation, geologic structures, Read More …

Physics Courses

PHY 1510 GENERAL PHYSICS I (4 s.h.) For chemistry, biology, and mathematics majors. Newtonian mechanics, mechanics of solids and fluids, and heat and thermodynamics. Three hours of lecture and three of laboratory each week. Prerequisites: MAT 1125 or MAT 1130 Read More …

Biochemistry

Biochemistry

The concentration in Biochemistry gives a thorough comprehension of chemical nature and interactions of biological molecules. Upon completion, students will be versed in acid-base chemistry, enzymes, coenzymes, and the interrelationships of compounds in major metabolic cycles. Additional courses include molecular Read More …

Environmental Chemistry

Environmental Chemistry

Environmental chemists focus on the determination, analysis, effects and remediation of inorganic and organic contaminants (i.e. heavy metals, PCBs, etc.) in ground, water, and the atmosphere. Students will acquire an extensive understanding of the environment with a combination of chemistry, Read More …

Chemistry

Chemistry

Chemistry and Physical Sciences is noted to be the central-most of all the natural sciences. The strength of the Chemistry and Physical Science Department of Methodist University is its low student-to-faculty ratio. It provides tremendous opportunities for personal development by Read More …

Forensic Science (Chemistry)

Forensic Science

The Department of Chemistry & Physical Science’s concentration in Forensic Science is geared toward students interested in pursuing a career in criminal forensic analysis. Criminalists use scientific methods and procedures, such as DNA analysis, chromatography, and infrared resonance imaging, to Read More …