Senior Exit Requirements

Also referred to as the Senior Comprehensive Requirement, students must satisfy the Senior Exit to graduate.  

For Chemistry BS & Chemistry BA majors, the Senior Exit is satisfied by receiving a passing grade (C or higher) in the upper-division labs listed below:

Chemistry (CHEM) 151L: Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory
 
AND one of the following courses:
 
Chemistry (CHEM) 146A: Advanced Laboratory in Organic Chemistry
Chemistry (CHEM) 146B: Advanced Laboratory in Inorganic Chemistry
Chemistry (CHEM) 146C: Advanced Laboratory in Physical Chemistry
 
NOTE: Starting in Fall 2020, the Senior Essay/Senior Thesis is no longer a requirement for the CHEM BS or CHEM BA. Check in with Chemistry Advising for more details.

For Chemistry BS with Biochemistry majors, the Senior Exit is satisfied by receiving a passing grade (C or higher) in the upper-division labs listed below:

Chemistry (CHEM) 151L: Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory
 
AND
 
Biochemistry (BIOC) 110L: Advanced Biochemistry Laboratory
 
NOTE: Starting in Fall 2020, the Senior Essay/Senior Thesis is no longer a requirement for the CHEM BS or CHEM BA. Check in with Chemistry Advising for more details.

For BMB majors, the Senior Exit is satisfied by receiving a passing grade (C or higher) in one of the following senior exit laboratory courses:

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BIOC) 110L: Advanced Biochemistry Laboratory
Biology (BIOL) 100L: Biochemistry Laboratory
Biology (BIOL) 103L: Toxic RNA II Laboratory 
Biology (BIOL) 105L: Eukaryotic Genetics Laboratory
Biology (BIOL) 106L: Eukaryotic Genetic Engineering
Biology (BIOL) 109L: Yeast Molecular Genetics Laboratory
Biology (BIOL) 110L: Cell Biology Laboratory
Biology (BIOL) 115L: Eukaryotic Molecular Biology Laboratory
Biology (BIOL) 121L: Environmental Phage Biology Laboratory
Biology (BIOL) 186L: Undergraduate Research in MCD Biology
Microbiology (METX) 119L: Microbiology Lab

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