DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY
 

 
ACCELERATED 3 + 1 PROGRAM IN CHEMISTRY (PREPROFESSIONAL)
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This program may be followed by qualified students who would like to seek admission into a professional school at the end of their junior year.  These students may substitute equivalent courses from their professional school for those required in the senior year at Xavier and be eligible to receive the B.S. degree from Xavier at the end of four years.

FRESHMAN YEAR
Semester Hours

 

 

 

1st

2nd

 

 

 

 

Semester

Semester

 

CHEM 1010/1010D/1011L-
CHEM 1020/1020D/1021L

4

4

General Chemistry I-II

Communication Studies

3

Essential Core

ENGL 1000/1010-1020

3

3

English Composition

Foreign Language

3

3

Fundamental Core

Freshman Seminar

1

1

First Year Experience

MATH 1030-1070

4

4

Pre-Calculus/Intro. Calculus

Theology

3

 

Essential Core

 

18

18

 

SOPHOMORE YEAR


CHEM 2210/2210D/2230L-
CHEM 2220/2220D/2240L

4

4

Organic Chemistry I-II

BIOL 1230/1230L-
BIOL 1240/1240L

4

4

General Biology I-II

African American Studies

 

3

Essential Core

Philosophy

 

3

Essential Core

Physical Education (activity course)

1

 

Essential Core

PHYS 2010/2010L-2020/2020L

4

4

General Physics

Theology

3

 

Essential Core

 

16

18

 

SUMMER


Expansive Core

6

 

Expansive Core

Free Electives

3

 

 

Social Science

3

 

Essential Core

 

12

 

 

JUNIOR YEAR


CHEM 3210/3210L

4

 

Quantitative Analysis

CHEM 3010

CHEM 3030L

 

3

1

Physical Chemistry for the Life Sciences
Physical Chemistry I Lab

Capstone1

 

2-3

Chemistry

Advanced CHEM Elective

3

 

Chemistry

CHEM 4999

0

0

Senior Comprehensives

BIOL Electives2

4

4

Biology

ENGL 2010

3

 

Intro. to World Literature

Fine Arts

 

3

Essential Core

History

3

 

Essential Core

Philosophy3

 

3

Essential Core

 

17

16-17

 

 
Credits Accepted from Professional School:


Advanced Biology

8

 

Biochemistry

7

 

Total

15

 

 

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1 Capstone course can be selected from the following: CHEM 4320L (Molecular Structure and Organic Synthesis Lab, 2), CHEM 4310L (Synthesis Lab, 2), and CHEM 4080/4083 sequence (Undergraduate Research, 0/3, requires permission of the Department Head).

2    The choice of biology electives must conform to the following two guidelines:

  1. Total biology hours must be at least 22, including General Biology I-II.
  2. All four advanced biology electives must come from groups A and B below. At least one course must be taken from each of the two groups.

Group A: BIOL 3350/3350L (Anatomy and Physiology); BIOL 3160/3160L (Embryology), BIOL 4111/4111L (Histology); BIOL 4091/4091L (Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy).

Group B: BIOL 2010/2010L (Microbiology), BIOL 3070/3070L (Immunology), BIOL 3091/3091L (Cell Biology), BIOL 3110/3110L (Genetics), BIOL 3250 (Microbial Physiology) BIOL 4250/4250L (Molecular Genetics).

3    PHIL 2400 is recommended for students planning a career in the health professions.

 
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