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2022-2023 SUNY Potsdam Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 SUNY Potsdam Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemistry, B.A.

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Program Requirements

Required Courses: 30 Credits

Elective Course: 3 Credits

Under advisement from the department’s elective course offerings.

Cognate Requirements: 16 Credits

*Completion of both MATH 141  &MATH 142  may be substituted for MATH 151 .

**With the permission of the chair, PHYS 101 , PHYS 202  may be substituted for PHYS 103 , PHYS 104  .

Recommended Coursework Outside the Major

Consult with a department adviser.


  • Students graduating with a chemistry major (B.A.) must complete 30 credit hours in the major with at least a 2.0 in each course.
  • Students interested in the Chemical Engineering Double Degree Program should initiate contact with the Chemistry Department as soon as possible.
  • Since both calculus and physics are prerequisites for CHEM 451  and CHEM 452 , students considering chemistry, biochemistry, medicine and related fields are urged to start the cognate sequences as soon as possible.
  • Students may not double major in chemistry and biochemistry.
  • Recitations cannot be counted as the elective course.

Total Credit Hours Required: 33 Plus 16 Credits of Cognates

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