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2024-2025 University Catalog 
    
2024-2025 University Catalog

Chemistry, B.S. - General Chemistry Subplan/Option: 120 units


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Offered by: College of Science, Chemistry and Biochemistry Department

Subplan/Option Electives: 23 units


Students may take any 3000-4000 level chemistry courses not already counted in the major required to satisfy units excluding CHM 3010 , CHM 3040 , CHM 3050 , CHM 3110 , CHM 3120 , and CHM 3210 .  Up to 12 upper division units may come from outside CHM.  See advisor/dept for suggested courses that prepare for specific areas in chemistry or to tailor your curriculum to career goals. Upper-division non-CHM courses may come from the College of Science and cannot be General Education courses. Approval is required for courses from outside the College of Science.

General Education Requirements: 48 units


Students should view their Degree Progress Report (DPR) for information regarding their General Education requirements. Unless specific GE courses are required for their major, please refer to the list of approved courses in the General Education Program in the University Catalog, https://catalog.cpp.edu. When viewing the catalog, students should select the catalog year associated with the GE requirements listed in their Degree Progress Report.

Area A. English Language Communication and Critical Thinking (9 units)


At least 3 units from each sub-area
1. Oral Communication
2. Written Communication
3. Critical Thinking

Area B. Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning (12 units)


At least 3 units from each sub-area
1. Physical Sciences
2. Life Sciences
3. Laboratory Activity
4. Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning
5. Science and Technology Synthesis

Area C. Arts and Humanities (12 units)


At least 3 units from each sub-area and 3 additional units from sub-areas 1 and/or 2
1. Visual and Performing Arts
2. Literature, Modern Languages, Philosophy and Civilization
3. Arts and Humanities Synthesis

Area D. Social Sciences (9 units)


At least 3 units from each sub-area
1. U.S. History and American Ideals
2. U.S. Constitution and California Government
4. Social Science Synthesis

Area E. Lifelong Learning and Self-Development (3 units)


Area F. Ethnic Studies (3 units)


American Institutions: 6 units


Courses that satisfy this requirement may also satisfy GE Areas D1 and D2.

Graduation Writing Test


The Graduation Writing Test (GWT) is suspended until Fall 2025. Students entering Cal Poly Pomona before Fall 2025 are not required to take the Graduation Writing Test.

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