Minnesota State Community & Technical College Chemistry AS Transfer Guide

Transfer to MSUM BA or BS in Chemistry

Quick Facts:

  • College credits applied = 60
  • Gen Ed/ LASC goal areas & credits remaining = 15
  • Other requirements = 54

MN Transfer Curriculum / Liberal Arts and Sciences Curriculum (LASC)

Goal Area Requirement
MState Courses
Goal Area
MSUM Equivalent
Goal Area Requirement
Written/ Oral Communication (Met)
MState Courses
ENGL 1101 College Writing I (3 cr)
Goal Area
1
MSUM Equivalent
ENGL 101 English Composition I
Goal Area Requirement
Written/ Oral Communication (Met)
MState Courses
ENGL 1205 Writing About Literature (3)
Goal Area
1
MSUM Equivalent
ENGL 202 Composition & Literature II
Goal Area Requirement
Written/ Oral Communication (Met)
MState Courses
Recommended: COMM 1120 Intro to Public Speaking (3)
Goal Area
1
MSUM Equivalent
COMM 100 Speech Communication
Goal Area Requirement
Natural Sciences*
MState Courses
CHEM 1111 Gen Inorg Chemistry I w lab (5)
Goal Area
2 (met), 3
MSUM Equivalent
CHEM 150/150L General Chemistry I
Goal Area Requirement
Natural Sciences*
MState Courses
CHEM 1112 Gen Inorg Chemistry II w lab (5)
Goal Area
2, 3
MSUM Equivalent
CHEM 210/210L General Chemistry II
Goal Area Requirement
Natural Sciences*
MState Courses
PHYS 1401 College Physics I (w lab) (5)
OR
Goal Area
3 (met)
MSUM Equivalent
PHYS 160/160L College Physics I
OR
Goal Area Requirement
Natural Sciences*
MState Courses
PHYS 1411 University Physics I (w lab) (5)
Goal Area
3
MSUM Equivalent
PHYS 200/200L General Physics I
Goal Area Requirement
Mathematics/Logic
MState Courses
MATH 1134 Geometric Calculus I (5)
Goal Area
2, 4 (met)
MSUM Equivalent
MATH 261 Calculus I

Additional Courses in Goal Areas to Equal 42 Credits Total for Liberal Arts and Sciences Curriculum (LASC)

Minimum credits to complete LASC Goal Areas = 15 - 18 cr in addition to those earned with AS

MState Courses
Goal Area
MSUM Equivalent
MState Courses
CHEM 2224 Organic Chemistry I w lab (5)
Goal Area
2, 3
MSUM Equivalent
CHEM 350/CHEM 355 Organic Chemistry I & Lab
MState Courses
CHEM 2225 Organic Chemistry II (5)
Goal Area
2, 3
MSUM Equivalent
CHEM 360/CHEM 365 Organic Chemistry II & Lab
MState Courses
PHYS 1402 College Physics II w lab (5)
OR
Goal Area
3
MSUM Equivalent
PHYS 161 College Physics II
OR
MState Courses
PHYS 1412 University Physics II w lab (5)
Goal Area
3
MSUM Equivalent
PHYS 201 General Physics II
MState Courses
*Recommended: MATH 1135 Geometric Calculus II (5)
OR
MATH 1213 Intro to Statistics (4)
Goal Area
2, 4
MSUM Equivalent
MATH 262 Calculus II*

*If the equivalent course isn’t taken at MState, these courses may need to be taken at MSUM.

Requirements remaining to take at MSUM (60-66 cr)

BS Core Requirements:

  • CHEM 297 Intro to Research (1)
  • CHEM 300 Inorganic Chemistry I (3)
  • CHEM 380 Analytical Chemistry I (4)
  • CHEM 397 Undergrad Research (2)
  • CHEM 400/405 Biochemistry I & Lab (4)
  • CHEM 420/425 Inorganic Chemistry II & lab (4)
  • CHEM 450/455 Physical Chemistry I & lab (4)
  • CHEM 460/465 Physical Chemistry II & lab (4)
  • CHEM 480 Analytical Chemistry II (4)
  • CHEM 497 Senior Thesis (1)
  • CHEM 498 Seminar (1)

BS Related Requirements:

  • ENGL 387 Technical Report Writing (4)

BS Electives: (7 credits) Consult with advisor

BA Core Requirements:

  • CHEM 300 Inorganic Chemistry I (3)
  • CHEM 380 Analytical Chemistry I (4)
  • CHEM 498 Seminar (1)
  • ENGL 387 Technical Report Writing (4)

BA No Emphasis:

  • CHEM 400/405 Biochemistry I & lab (4)
  • CHEM 450/455 Physical Chemistry I & lab (4)
  • Restricted electives (MATH, BIOL, CHEM, PHYS, CSIS) (12)
  • Unrestricted Electives (10)

OR

BA Biological Chemistry Emphasis:

  • BIOL 111/111L Cell Biology (4)
  • BIOL 341/341L Genetics (4)
  • CHEM 400/405 Biochemistry I & lab (4)
  • CHEM 410/415 Biochemistry II & lab (4)
  • CHEM 450/455 Physical Chemistry I & lab (4)
  • Restricted Electives (BIOL w min 8 upper division cr) (12)

OR

BA Computational Chemistry Emphasis:

  • CHEM 400/405 Biochemistry I & lab (4)
  • CHEM 450/455 Physical Chemistry I & lab (4)
  • CSIS 152 Intro to Computers & Programming I (4)
  • CSIS 252 Intro to Computers & Programming II (4)
  • CSIS 352 Advanced Concepts in Programming (3)
  • Restricted Electives (Upper division–CHEM (4), & CSIS (6)) (10)
  • Unrestricted Electives (1)

OR

BA Mathematical Chemistry Emphasis:

  • CHEM 450/455 Physical Chemistry I & lab (4)
  • MATH 260 Computer Calculus (1)
  • MATH 323 Multi-Variable & Vector Calculus (4)
  • Restricted Electives (Upper division–CHEM (4), MATH (6), & CHEM, BIOL, CSIS , MATH, or PHYS (3)) (13)
  • Unrestricted Electives (1)

OR

BA Chemical Physics Emphasis:

  • CHEM 450/455 Physical Chemistry I & lab (4)
  • CHEM 460/465 Physical Chemistry II & lab (4)
  • PHYS 202 Intro to 20th Century Physics (3)
  • Restricted Electives (Upper division–PHYS (9 cr) & MATH, BIOL, CHEM, PHYS, or CSIS (4 cr)) (13)
  • Unrestricted electives (6)

OR

BA Business Emphasis

  • CHEM 400/CHEM 405 Biochemistry I & lab (4)
  • ACCT 230 Principles of Accounting I (3)
  • ACCT 231 Principles of Accounting II (3)
  • CSIS 104 Spreadsheet & Database Applications (3)
  • ECON 202 Microeconomics (3)
  • ECON 204 Macroeconomics (3)
  • FINC 340 Financial Management (3)
  • MGMT 360 Principles of Management (3)
  • MKTG 310 Principles of Marketing (3)
  • Restricted Electives (Upper division CHEM) (2cr)
  • Restricted Business Electives (MKTG, FINC, MGMT, or ACCT 304) (6 cr)