Undergraduate Degree - Computational Chemistry (this program is in moratorium Summer 2013 through Spring 2017)

Program:
Computational Chemistry (this program is in moratorium Summer 2013 through Spring 2017)
Program Code:
3991 Computational Chemistry
Program Level:
Undergraduate
Award Type:
Bachelor of Science
Start Term:
SS99
End Term:
SS13
Department:
Department of Chemistry
Relevant Excerpt(s) from Academic Programs:


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
Following this section are the requirements as represented in Degree Navigator, MSU's online advising tool. The Degree Navigator section is only available for programs using Degree Navigator for degree certification.

College of Natural Science

Department of Chemistry

Undergraduate Programs
Computational Chemistry (this program is in moratorium Summer 2013 through Spring 2017)

The Bachelor of Science degree program with a major in computational chemistry is designed to provide a thorough foundation in the various fields of chemistry and the related sciences, as well as a proper educational balance in the liberal arts.  In addition, it provides a means for chemistry majors with an interest in the application of computers and computing in chemistry to obtain expertise in computer fundamentals.  The program is for students planning careers in the chemical industries or in governmental laboratories and for those planning graduate study in chemistry.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Computational Chemistry

  1. The University requirements for bachelor’s degrees as described in the Undergraduate Education section of this catalog; 120 credits, including general elective credits, are required for the Bachelor of Science degree in Computational Chemistry.

    The University’s Tier II writing requirement for the Computational Chemistry major is met by completing Chemistry 355, 395, 435, and 481.  Those courses are referenced in items 3. b. (3) and 3. b. (4) below.

    Students who are enrolled in the College of Natural Science may complete the alternative track to Integrative Studies in Biological and Physical Sciences that is described in item 1. under the heading Graduation Requirements in the College statement.  Certain courses referenced in requirement 3. below may be used to satisfy the alternative track.
  2. The requirements of the College of Natural Science for the Bachelor of Science degree.

    The credits earned in certain courses referenced in requirement 3. below may be counted toward College requirements as appropriate.
  3. The following requirements for the major:
    a. The following courses outside the Department of Chemistry (49 or 50 credits):
    (1) One of the following courses (3 or 4 credits):
    BS 110 Organisms and Populations 4
    BS 111 Cells and Molecules 3
    ENT 205 Pests, Society and Environment 3
    MMG 205 Allied Health Microbiology 3
    PLB 105 Plant Biology 3
    PSL 250 Introductory Physiology 4
    ZOL 141 Introductory Human Genetics 3
    (2) All of the following courses (46 credits):
    CSE 231 Introduction to Programming I 4
    CSE 232 Introduction to Programming II 4
    CSE 260 Discrete Structures in Computer Science 4
    CSE 320 Computer Organization and Assembly Language Programming 4
    MTH 132 Calculus I 3
    MTH 133 Calculus II 4
    MTH 234 Multivariable Calculus 4
    MTH 235 Differential Equations 3
    MTH 314 Matrix Algebra with Applications 3
    MTH 451 Numerical Analysis I 3
    PHY 183 Physics for Scientists and Engineers I 4
    PHY 184 Physics for Scientists and Engineers II 4
    PHY 191 Physics Laboratory for Scientists, I 1
    PHY 192 Physics Laboratory for Scientists, II 1
    b. The following courses in the Department of Chemistry (46 or 47 credits):
    (1) One of the following pairs of courses (7 or 8 credits):
    (a) CEM 151 General and Descriptive Chemistry 4
    CEM 152 Principles of Chemistry 3
    (b) CEM 181H Honors Chemistry I 4
    CEM 182H Honors Chemistry II 4
    (2) One of the following pairs of courses (4 credits):
    (a) CEM 162 Chemistry Laboratory II 1
    CEM 262 Quantitative Analysis 3
    (b) CEM 185H Honors Chemistry Laboratory I 2
    CEM 186H Honors Chemistry Laboratory II 2
    (3) All of the following courses (32 credits):
    CEM 351 Organic Chemistry I 3
    CEM 352 Organic Chemistry II 3
    CEM 355 Organic Laboratory I 2
    CEM 391 Molecular Thermodynamics 3
    CEM 392 Quantum Chemistry 3
    CEM 395 Analytical/Physical Laboratory 2
    CEM 411 Inorganic Chemistry 4
    CEM 415 Advanced Synthesis Laboratory 3
    CEM 434 Advanced Analytical Chemistry 3
    CEM 435 Analytical Chemistry Laboratory 2
    CEM 495 Molecular Spectroscopy 2
    (4) The following capstone course (3 credits):
    CEM 481 Seminar in Computational Chemistry 3


Degree Requirements from Degree Navigator.

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Computational Chemistry, BS (3991)

Required Credits: 120    Program Version: FS16

Requirement 1: University Tier I Writing
University Tier I Writing: 1 course from WRA101, WRA195H, LB133, MC111, MC112, RCAH111

Requirement 2: University Mathematics
University Mathematics: The required number of courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
MTH2: 1 course
At least 1 course from LB118, MTH110, MTH116, MTHRQMT, MTHWAIV1, MTHWAIV2, Mathematics Pre-Matriculation, Mathematics Post-Matriculation
MTH1: 2 courses
At least 1 course from MTH103, MTH103WAIV
At least 1 course from MTH112, MTH114, MTH124, MTH132, MTH152H, MTH201, STT200, STT201

Requirement 3: University IAH201 - IAH210
University IAH201 - IAH210: 4 credits from IAH201, IAH202, IAH203, IAH204, IAH205, IAH206, IAH207, IAH208, IAH209, IAH210, RCAH201, ANY IAH BELOW 211

Requirement 4: University IAH211 or higher
University IAH211 or higher: 4 credits from IAH211A, IAH211B, IAH211C, IAH211D, IAH221A, IAH221B, IAH221C, IAH231A, IAH231B, IAH231C, IAH241A, IAH241B, IAH241C, IAH241D, IAH241E, IAH241F, IAH241G, RCAH202, TRANSFER IAH, ANY IAH211 OR HIGHER, approved LB courses

Requirement 5: University ISS200 Series
University ISS200 Series: 4 credits from ISS210, ISS215, ISS220, ISS225, ISS230, ISS235, MC201, TRANSFER ISS 200 LEVEL, ANY ISS 200 LEVEL

Requirement 6: University ISS300 Series
University ISS300 Series: 4 credits from ISS305, ISS308, ISS310, ISS315, ISS318, ISS320, ISS325, ISS327, ISS328, ISS330A, ISS330B, ISS330C, ISS335, ISS336, MC202, ANY ISS 300 LEVEL, approved LB courses

Requirement 7: University ISB
University ISB: 3 credits from ISB200, ISB201, ISB202, ISB204, TRANSFER ISB, ISB ALTERNATIVE TRACK, ANY 3 CREDIT ISB COURSE

Requirement 8: University ISP
University ISP: 3 credits from ISP203A, ISP203B, ISP205, ISP207, ISP209, ISP213H, ISP215, ISP217, ISP220, ISP221, TRANSFER ISP, ISP ALTERNATIVE TRACK, ANY 3 CREDIT ISP COURSE

Requirement 9: University Laboratory Experience
University Laboratory Experience: The required number of credits from 1 of the following sets of courses
Univ Lab: 2 credits
At least 2 credits from ISB201L, ISB208L, ISP203L, ISP205L, ISP207L, ISP209L, ISP217L, ANY 2 CREDIT ISB/ISP LAB, LAB EXPERIENCE ALTERNATIVE TRACK, TRANSFER LAB
Alternative: 2 credits
At least 1 credit from ISB201L, ISB208L, ISP203L, ISP205L, ISP207L, ISP209L, ISP217L, ANY 2 CREDIT ISB/ISP LAB, LAB EXPERIENCE ALTERNATIVE TRACK, TRANSFER LAB
At least 1 credit from an Alternative Track Lab credit

Requirement 10: University Diversity Distribution
University Diversity Distribution: A total 2 courses
At least 1 course from NationalIAH or ISS courses emphasizing national diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity
At least 1 course from InternationalIAH or ISS courses emphasizing international and multicultural diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity
Conditions:
University Diversity Distribution: No more than 1 course from IAH or ISS emphasizing both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity in Requirement(s) 10

Requirement 11: Major - Computational Chemistry - Outside Chemistry Department
Major - Computational Chemistry - Outside Chemistry Department: 1 course from BS110, BS111, ENT205, MMG205, PSL250, ZOL141, PLB105

Requirement 12: Major - Computational Chemistry - Programming I and II
Major - Computational Chemistry - Programming I and II: 2 courses from CSE231, CSE232

Requirement 13: Major - Computational Chemistry - Discrete Structures
Major - Computational Chemistry - Discrete Structures: 1 course from CSE260

Requirement 14: Major - Computational Chemistry - Organization and Assembly Language
Major - Computational Chemistry - Organization and Assembly Language: 1 course from CSE320

Requirement 15: Major - Computational Chemistry - Calculus I and II
Major - Computational Chemistry - Calculus I and II: 2 courses from MTH132, MTH133

Requirement 16: Major - Computational Chemistry - Multivariable Calculus
Major - Computational Chemistry - Multivariable Calculus: 1 course from MTH234

Requirement 17: Major - Computational Chemistry - Differential Equations
Major - Computational Chemistry - Differential Equations: 1 course from MTH235

Requirement 18: Major - Computational Chemistry - Matrix Algebra
Major - Computational Chemistry - Matrix Algebra: 1 course from MTH314

Requirement 19: Major - Computational Chemistry - Numerical Analysis
Major - Computational Chemistry - Numerical Analysis: 1 course from MTH451

Requirement 20: Major - Computational Chemistry - Physics and Laboratories I and II
Major - Computational Chemistry - Physics and Laboratories I and II: 4 courses from PHY183, PHY184, PHY191, PHY192

Requirement 21: Major - Computational Chemistry - General Chemistry
Major - Computational Chemistry - General Chemistry: The required number of courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
CEM: 2 courses
At least 2 courses from CEM151, CEM152
CEM: 2 courses
At least 8 courses from CEM181H, CEM182H

Requirement 22: Major - Computational Chemistry - General Chemistry Laboratories
Major - Computational Chemistry - General Chemistry Laboratories: The required number of courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
Chemistry: 1. Chemistry: 2 courses from CEM162, CEM262
Chemistry: 2. Chemistry: 2 courses from CEM185H, CEM186H

Requirement 23: Major - Computational Chemistry - Organic Chemistry and Laboratory
Major - Computational Chemistry - Organic Chemistry and Laboratory: 3 courses from CEM351, CEM352, CEM355

Requirement 24: Major - Computational Chemistry - Molecular Thermodynamics
Major - Computational Chemistry - Molecular Thermodynamics: 1 course from CEM391

Requirement 25: Major - Computational Chemistry - Quantum Chemistry
Major - Computational Chemistry - Quantum Chemistry: 1 course from CEM392

Requirement 26: Major - Computational Chemistry - Analytical/Physical Laboratory
Major - Computational Chemistry - Analytical/Physical Laboratory: 1 course from CEM395

Requirement 27: Major - Computational Chemistry - Inorganic Chemistry
Major - Computational Chemistry - Inorganic Chemistry: 1 course from CEM411

Requirement 28: Major - Computational Chemistry - Synthesis Laboratory
Major - Computational Chemistry - Synthesis Laboratory: 1 course from CEM415

Requirement 29: Major - Computational Chemistry - Analytical Chemistry and Laboratory
Major - Computational Chemistry - Analytical Chemistry and Laboratory: 2 courses from CEM434, CEM435

Requirement 30: Major - Computational Chemistry - Molecular Spectroscopy
Major - Computational Chemistry - Molecular Spectroscopy: 1 course from CEM495

Requirement 31: Major - Computational Chemistry - Capstone
Major - Computational Chemistry - Capstone: 3 credits from CEM481

Requirement 32: College Distribution
College Distribution: 30 credits from courses numbered at the 300 and 400 levels. See academic advisor.

Requirement 33: Electives
Electives: 0 credits from Electives at Michigan State University and transfer coursework. This number can change based on the credits of the coursework taken to fulfill University, College, and Major requirements. Please contact your academic advisor with any questions.

Requirement 34: University Residency
University Residency: 30 credits from MSU coursework, 27 credits from MSU courses taken after reaching junior standing, 20 credits from courses offered by MSU while admitted to major & 20 of the last 30 credits must be MSU courses. Please see academic advisor.