Undergraduate

The Chemistry Department offers a flexible curriculum for those who wish to acquire a knowledge of chemistry within the environment of a liberal arts college.

For questions regarding Undergraduate Chemistry Studies in the Department of Chemistry at Boston College, please contact:

Professor Lynne A. O'Connell
Chair, Undergraduate Chemistry Studies
Merkert 111
617-552-3626
lynne.oconnell.1@bc.edu

Professor David L. McFadden
Merkert 222
617-552-3614
mcfadden@bc.edu

Professor Kenneth R. Metz
Director, Advanced Chemistry Laboratories
Merkert 317
617-552-6488
kenneth.metz.1@bc.edu

1000 Level Courses

CHEM1109-1110 General Chemistry I-II (6 credits)
plus
CHEM1111-1112 General Chemistry Laboratory I-II (2 credits)
OR
CHEM1117-1118 Honors Modern Chemistry I-II (6 credits)
plus
CHEM1119-1120 Honors Modern Chemistry Laboratory I-II (6 credits)

2000 Level Courses

CHEM2231-2232 Organic Chemistry I-II (6 credits)
plus
CHEM2233-2234 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I-II (2 credits)
OR
CHEM2241-2242 Honors Organic Chemistry I-II (6 credits)
plus
CHEM2243 Honors Organic Chemistry Laboratory (1 credit)
and
CHEM2234 Organic Chemistry Laboratory II (1 credit)

3000–5000 Level Courses

CHEM3322 Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry (3 credits)
plus
CHEM3324 Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory (1 credit)
CHEM3351 Analytical Chemistry (4 credits)
plus
CHEM3353 Analytical Chemistry Laboratory (0 credits)
CHEM4465 Introduction to Biochemistry (3 credits)
CHEM4475-4476 Physical Chemistry I-II (6 credits)
CHEM5552 Advanced Methods in Chemistry I (4 credits)
plus
CHEM5554 Advanced Methods in Chemistry Laboratory I (0 credits)

Co-Requisites

MATH1102-1103 Calculus for Math/Science Majors I-II* (8 credits)
MATH2202 or MATH2203 Multivariable Calculus (4 credits)
PHYS2100-2101 or PHYS2200-2201 Introductory Physics I-II (8 credits)**
plus
PHYS2050-2051 Introductory Physics Laboratory I-II (2 credits)