2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 14, 2024  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemistry, BS/Computer Science, MS (1905/0701)

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(5 Year Program)

This program will allow students to complete a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and a Master of Science in Computer Science in a five years. One specific objective of the program is to prepare students to enter the field of Computational Chemistry. In general, the program allows students to acquire expertise in two distinct knowledge bases so that they will possess the capability to manage technological applications and innovations across the two disciplines. Graduates will be prepared to pursue advanced degrees or to enter industry. 

We offer two tracks in this five year program: (1) ACS certified BS in CHM/MS in CS, and (2) BS in CHM/MS in CS.

Required Courses in the College Core

To Satisfy College Core Area: STEM

Additional Required Science

Additional Co-requisites


Students may choose a non ACS-certified BS in CHM/MS in CS, in which case they are not required to complete CHM 221, 321, 327, and Advanced CHM elective.

B. Major Courses, Computer Science

CS Graduate courses

(15 credits completed as part of Undergraduate degree, 18 credits completed after conferral of undergraduate degree)

See Graduate Catalog for full course listing. 

  • CS 600 - Data structures 3 Credits
  • CS 610 - Computer Organization 3 Credits
  • CS 650 - Operating Systems 3 Credits
  • CS 772 - Parallel and Scientific Computing 3 Credits
  • CS 620 - Database Systems 3 Credits
  • CS 630 - Programming Languages 3 Credits
  • CS 980/981 - Thesis 6 Credits
  • CS Elective - Four courses as advised 12 Credits

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