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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


Semester 1Credit Hours
BIO 114 (3) 3
BIO 115 (1) 1
ENG 101 (3) 3
HIS 101 (3) 3
ANT 130 (3) 3
MAT 150 (3) 3
Total Credit Hours16
Semester 2Credit Hours
CHE 170 (4) 4
CHE 175 Lab (1) 1
ENG 102 (3) 3
ECO 201 (3) 3
MAT 155 (3) 3
Total Credit Hours14

Semester 3Credit Hours
HIS 108 (3) 3
CHE 180 (4) 4
CHE 185 (1) 1
PSY 180 (3) 3
PHY 151 (3) 3
PHY 161 Lab (1) 1
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 4Credit Hours
MAT 175 (5) 5
STA 220 (3) 3
COM 181 (3) 3
PHY 152 (3) 3
PHY 162 Lab (1) 1
Total Credit Hours15

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


Semester 5Credit Hours
CHE 305 (5) 5
CHE 312 (5) 5
MIN 001 3
UEL 100 3
Total Credit Hours16
Semester 6Credit Hours
CHE 320 (3) 3
CHE 330 (3) 3
MIN 001 3
MIN 001 3
UEL 300 3
Total Credit Hours15

Semester 7Credit Hours
CHE 325 (3) 3
CHE 352 (4) 4
MIN 001 3
MIN 001 3
UEL 100 3
Total Credit Hours16
Semester 8Credit Hours
CHE 403 (5) 5
CSC 235 (3) 3
MIN 001 3
MIN 001 3
Total Credit Hours14

Program Notes

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


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