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2025 Chemistry Major Curriculum


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CHM1 Chemistry Chemistry Major Chemistry 12 1

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Subject Area Description Credit Hour
Required Courses Choose 9 of 9
CH371 INTRO TO ANALYTICAL CHEM 3.5  
CH383 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I 3.5  
CH384 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II 3.5  
CH471 POLYMER CHEMISTRY 3.5  
CH472 INORGANIC CHEMISTRY 3.5  
CH473 BIOCHEMISTRY 3.5  
CH474 INSTRU METHODS OF ANALYSIS 3.5  
CH481 PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY I 3.5  
CH482 PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY II 3.5  
AND

Complementary Support Courses  
Cadets must take MA205 and PH202/206 and an additional elective to satisfy the Complementary Support Course requirement.
Complementary Support Courses - Required Choose 2 of 3
MA205 CALCULUS II 4.0  
PH202 PHYSICS II 4.0  
PH206 PHYSICS II 4.0  
AND
Complementary Support Course - Elective Choose 1 of 13
Electives from other programs and departments may be chosen upon approval of the Chemistry Program Director. A Cadet cannot double count a course from this list to satisfy both the CSC requirement and the requirements for Science Depth or STEM Depth or the Core Engineering Sequence.
CH362 MASS & ENERGY BALANCES 3.5  
CH375 ADVANCED BIOLOGY 4.0  
CH385 INTRODUCTION TO CELL BIOLOGY 3.5  
CH450 BIOENGINEERING MDLING & ANLSIS 3.0  
CS350 DATABASE DESIGN & IMPLEMENT 3.0  
EV350 ENVIRONMNTL ENGR TECHNOLOGIES 3.0  
MA364 ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS 3.0  
MA365 ADV MATH FOR ENGRS/SCIENTISTS 3.0  
MA376 APPLIED STATISTICS 3.0  
MC311 THERMAL-FLUID SYSTEMS I 3.5  
PH365 MODERN PHYSICS 3.0  
PL390 BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY 3.0  
XS391 PRIN & APPL OF ENV CHEM 3.0  
AND

Integrative Experience for the Major Choose 1 of 1
CH487 ADVANCED CHEMISTRY LABORATORY 3.0  
AND
Science Depth  
Cadets in this major must take CH102 as the Science Depth course.
CH102 GENERAL CHEMISTRY II 4.0  
STEM Depth  
Cadets in this major must take CY305/355 to satisfy the STEM Depth requirement.
CY305 CYBER FOUNDATIONS 3.0  
CY355 CYBER FOUNDATIONS - COMPUTING 3.0  
AND

Curriculum Requirements  
IT/CYBER Requirement  
Cadets in this major will satisfy the IT/CYBER requirement by successfully completing the IT/CYBER content in the core curriculum and CY305/355.
CY305 CYBER FOUNDATIONS 3.0  
CY355 CYBER FOUNDATIONS - COMPUTING 3.0  
Core Engineering Sequence  
Cadets in this major may choose any approved three-course Core Engineering Sequence.
Writing-in-the-Major  
Cadets in this major satisfy the West Point Writing Program requirement by successfully completing writing requirements in the core curriculum and this course in the major.
CH487 ADVANCED CHEMISTRY LABORATORY 3.0  





2025 Chemistry Major w/ ACS Certification Curriculum


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CHM1A Chemistry w/ ACS Certification Chemistry Major w/ ACS Certification Chemistry w/ ACS Certification 0 2

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Subject Area Description Credit Hour
Research Requirement Choose 2 of 10
Cadets must take at least 4.5 credit hours of research from the following courses.
CH289 INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH I 1.0  
CH290 INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH II 1.0  
CH389 ADVANCED LAB PROJECTS I 1.5  
CH390 ADVANCED LAB PROJECTS II 1.5  
CH391 ADV LAB PROJECTS III 1.5  
CH392 ADVANCED LAB PROJECTS IV 1.5  
CH489 INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH I 3.0  
CH490 INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH II 3.0  
CH491 ADVANCED INDIVIDUAL STUDY I 3.0  
CH492 ADVANCED INDIVIDUAL STUDY II 3.0  





2025 Chemistry Major w/ ACS Certification (Honors) Curriculum


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CHM1H Chemistry w/ ACS (Honors) Chemistry Major w/ ACS Certification (Honors) Chemistry w/ ACS (Honors) 2 0

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Subject Area Description Credit Hour
Required Courses Choose 2 of 2
CH489 INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH I 3.0  
CH490 INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH II 3.0  
AND
 
Complete the requirements of the Chemistry major as shown above, take above two research courses, and attain a minimum APSC of 3.0 in the core curriculum and 3.5 in the major.