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B.S. MAJOR: CHEMISTRY/PRE-PHARMACY

Effective Date: 7/1/2017 - 6/30/2018

Completion of the following curriculum will satisfy the requirements for an Associate in Science degree at KCTCS and related baccalaureate B.S. MAJOR: CHEMISTRY/PRE-PHARMACY degree at Murray State University. This pathway meets the general education, pre-major, and program requirements.

The suggested courses in this pathway leads to an Associate and Baccalaureate major. The course recommendations for the first two years are required for the Baccalaureate degree, but also apply to the associate degree. The completion of these courses will enable a student to move efficiently into the last two years of the baccalaureate program.

It is important to discuss revisions to the plan, graduation requirements, entrance requirements, and other important program requirements with your advisor. Students who complete the associate degree in this pathway are guaranteed acceptance into the pathway as stated, unless otherwise noted on the pathway.

Sample 1st & 2nd Year Progression

General Education Core
Written Communications (WC): 6 Credit Hours
ENG 101 (3) 3
ENG 102 (3) 3
Oral Communications (OC): 3 Credit Hours
COM 181 (3) 3
Heritage (HR): 3 Credit Hours
HIS 101 (3) 3
Humanities (HU): 3 Credit Hours
ANT 130 (3) 3
Social & Behavioral Sciences (SB): 6 Credit Hours
ECO 201 (3) 3
PSY 180 (3) 3
Natural Sciences (NS): 6 Credit Hours + Associated Lab
PHY 151 (3) 3
PHY 152 (3) 3
PHY 161 Lab (1) 1
PHY 162 Lab (1) 1
Quantitative Reasoning (QR): 6 Credit Hours
MAT 150 (3) 3
MAT 155 (3) 3
Total Credit Hours  35
Associate in Science Requirements
Quantitative Reasoning (QR) -or- Natural Sciences (NS): 6 Credit Hours + Associated Lab
MAT 175 (5) 5
CHE 170 (4) 4
CHE 175 Lab (1) 1
General Education Core (GE) -or- Foreign Language (FL): 6 Credit Hours + Associated Lab
HIS 108 (3) 3
STA 220 (3) 3
Total Credit Hours  16
Electives
CHE 180 (4) 4
CHE 185 (1) 1
BIO 114 (3) 3
BIO 115 (1) 1
Total Credit Hours  9

Additional KCTCS Graduation Requirements


1. Completion of minimum of 60 credit hours,
2. Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA,
3. Minimum of 15 credit hours earned at the institution awarding the degree,
4. Cultural studies course, (Refer to the KCTCS catalog.)
5. Demonstration of computer/digital literacy, (Refer to the KCTCS catalog.)
6. One science course must include a laboratory experience, and
7. Two disciplines must be represented in Social & Behavioral Science courses and must be different than those in the Heritage and Humanities categories.

Sample 3rd & 4th Year Progression

Murray State University Courses
CHE 305 (5) 5
CHE 312 (5) 5
CHE 320 (3) 3
CHE 330 (3) 3
CHE 325 (3) 3
CHE 352 (4) 4
CHE 403 (5) 5
CSC 235 (3) 3
MIN 001 3
MIN 001 3
MIN 001 3
MIN 001 3
MIN 001 3
MIN 001 3
MIN 001 3
UEL 300 3
UEL 100 3
UEL 100 3
Total Credit Hours  61

Program Notes

Must have 45 upper level (taken at 300 level or above) to graduate from MSU.


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