Loyola University Maryland

Department of Chemistry

The General Path

Beakers

Requirements for a major and an example of a typical program of courses are as follows:

Freshman Year

Fall Term

  • CH101 General Chemistry I*
  • CH105 General Chemistry Lab I* (1 credit)
  • MA251 Calculus I*
  • WR100 Effective Writing**
  • Language Core
  • Elective**/***

Spring Term

  • CH102 General Chemistry II*
  • CH106 General Chemistry Lab II* (1 credit)
  • HS101 History of Modern Western Civilization**
  • MA252 Calculus II*
  • Language Core or
  • Elective
  • Elective**/***

Sophomore Year

Fall Term

  • CH201 Quantitative Analysis*
  • CH301 Organic Chemistry I*
  • CH307 Organic Chemistry Lab I* (1 credit)
  • PH201 General Physics I*
  • PH291 General Physics Lab I* (1 credit)
  • PL201 Foundations of Philosophy or
  • TH201 Introduction to Theology
  • Elective**/***

Spring Term

  • CH302 Organic Chemistry II*
  • CH308 Organic Chemistry Lab II* (1 credit)
  • EN101 Understanding Literature
  • PH202 General Physics II*
  • PH292 General Physics Lab II* (1 credit)
  • PL200-Level Philosophical Perspectives Course or
  • Theology Core
  • Fine Arts Core**

Junior Year

Fall Term

  • CH311 Physical Chemistry I*
  • CH315 Physical Chemistry Lab I* (1 credit)
  • CH431 Biochemistry I*
  • CH433 Biochemistry Lab I* (1 credit)
  • PL201 Foundations of Philosophy or
  • TH201 Introduction to Theology
  • History Core**
  • Non-Departmental Elective**

Spring Term

  • CH312 Physical Chemistry II*
  • CH316 Physical Chemistry Lab II* (1 credit)
  • PL200-Level Philosophical Perspectives Course or
  • Theology Core
  • English Core
  • Social Science Core**
  • Elective**

Senior Year

Fall Term

  • CH406 Organic Synthesis and Spectroscopy*
  • CH412 Inorganic Chemistry* (4 credits)
  • Ethics Core**
  • Non-Departmental Elective**
  • Elective**

Spring Term

  • CH410 Instrumental Methods*
  • CH411 Instrumental Methods Lab* (1 credit)
  • CH/MA/PH Elective (300-level or higher)*
  • Social Science Core**
  • Non-Departmental Elective**
  • Elective**

For individual course descriptions, please visit the Loyola catalog.

* Required for major.
** Terms may be interchanged.
*** Students planning to attend medical or dental school may substitute BL121, BL123, or another elective.

Birgid Albrecht
Faculty

Birgit Albrecht, Ph.D.

Dr. Birgit Albrecht, Loyola's 2017 Distinguished Teacher of the Year, is as passionate about her students as she is about teaching and studying science

Chemistry