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Chemistry

MAJOR

We also offer a MINOR in Chemistry.


Chemistry students learn to discover chemical concepts by practicing experimental investigative procedures. Students acquire problem solving skills involving laboratory manipulation, critical observation, and mathematical analysis. They also develop writing, math and speaking skills.

Wilmington College chemistry graduates are successfully pursuing careers in basic research, chemical production, industrial management, agriculture, the health professions, technical communications, and education at all levels.

Curriculum

Note: The most up-to-date curriculum is available via the current catalog.

A total of 54 hours with grades of “C-” or better is required.

Courses other than those offered only as pass/no pass may not be taken on a pass/no pass basis for this major.

Required Courses

CH230 Principles of Chemistry I (4)
CH231 Principles of Chemistry II (4)
CH330 Organic Chemistry I (4)
CH331 Organic Chemistry II (4)
CH334 Quantitative Analysis (4)
CH335 Instrumental Analysis (4)
CH430 Physical Chemistry I (4)
CH431 Physical Chemistry II (4)
CH435 Inorganic Chemistry (4)
CH495 Capstone Research Participation (2)
MT140 Calculus I (4)
MT141 Calculus II (4)
PH230 Fundamentals of Physics I (4)
PH231 Fundamentals of Physics II (4)