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B.A. Program in Chemistry (BAAS/CHEM)

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Freshm​​an Year:

CHEM-103, General Chemistry (or CHEM-111)​4
CHEM-104, General Chemistry (or CHEM-112, CHEM-120)4
UNIV-101, First Year Seminar (FYS requirement)1

Sop​homore Year:

CHEM-220, Quantitative Analysis (unless CHEM-120 taken)3
CHEM-221, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory (unless CHEM-120 taken)1
CHEM-321, Organic Chemistry (or CHEM-331)3
CHEM-322, Organic Chemistry (or CHEM-332)​3
CHEM-325, Organic Chemistry Laboratory (or CHEM-333)​1
CHEM-326, Organic Chemistry Laboratory (or CHEM-334)1

Junio​​r Year:

CHEM-418, Physical Chemistry (or CHEM-443)3
CHEM-419, Physical Chemistry (or CHEM-444)3
CHEM-445, Physical Chemistry Laboratory (take during 2nd semester)1
CHEM-437, Instrumental Methods3
CHEM-438, Instrumental Methodas Laboratory1

Senio​r Year:

CHEM-465, Senior Seminar (fall term)1
Take any one of the following: 
CHEM-633 or 634, Advanced Organic Chemistry3
CHEM-62X, Advanced Analytical Chemistry3
CHEM-527, Biochemistry3
CHEM-357, Inorganic Chemistry I
CHEM-410, History of Chemistry3
​CHEM-412, Chemistry and the Media
  • ​​All required CHEM courses must be completed with a grade of at least C-.

  • MATH-241​

  • Physics, one year at the level of PHYS-201/202 or higher.
  • CHEM-465 and CHEM-468 satisfies capstone requirement.
  • Group and other requirements for the B.A. as listed in the Undergraduate Catalog, i.e., 9 credits each in Groups A, B, and C, multicultural course, and second writing course. Minimum grades of C- required.
  • Discovery Learning Experience (3 credits). In order for an independent study course to be approved to satisfy DLE, the student and their supervising faculty member must complete the Independent Study /  Discovery Learning (DLE) webform (info here: This must be completed before the registration change deadline in the semester the course is taken(see description in current Undergraduate Catalog).
  • Total minimum credits required for graduation: 124


Effec​tive 9/1/18 - (class of 2022)​

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B.A. Program in Chemistry (BAAS/CHEM)
  • Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • 102 Brown Laboratory
  • University of Delaware
  • Newark, DE 19716, USA
  • Phone: 302-831-1247
  • Undergraduate Program Inquiries 302-831-2465