Undergraduate Programs

The Chemistry Department administers major programs leading to B.S. and B.A. degrees as well as a program leading to a minor in chemistry. Please click on the links below for more information about each program.

Please see Forms page for links to important program documents: Click Here.


First Year Students:

General Advising at CoSAC                                                                                       Office: DH 212
Phone Number: (408) 924-5193
Email: science-advisingcenter@sjsu.edu

College of Science Advising Center (CoSAC)
Make an Appointment with CoSAC

B.S. Chemistry:

Advisor: Prof. Roger Terrill
Office: DH 004B
Phone Number: (408) 924-4970
Email: roger.terrill@sjsu.edu

Required Courses for B.S. Chemistry
Four-year Plan for B.S. Chemistry
B.S. Chemistry Major Form - See your advisor

B.S. Chemistry, Concentration in Biochemistry:

Advisor for last names A-H: Prof. Daryl Eggers
Office: DH 604
Phone Number: (408) 924-4960
Email: daryl.eggers@sjsu.edu

Advisor for last names I-N: Prof. Alberto A. Rascón, Jr.
Office: DH 612
Phone Number: (408) 924-4969
Email: alberto.rascon@sjsu.edu

Advisor for last names O-Z: Elizabeth Migicovsky
Office: DH 605
Phone Number: (408) 924-5012
Email: elizabeth.migicovsky@sjsu.edu

NOTE: The course requirements for this concentration have recently changed. The new requirements apply to all students matriculating in or after the fall 2013 semester. Students matriculated earlier, may use the previous requirements that were in place when they matriculated or the new requirements. Please consult with your advisor for guidance.

Required Courses for B.S. Chemistry, Concentration in Biochemistry
Four-year Plan for B.S. Chemistry, Concentration in Biochemistry
B.S. Chemistry, Concentration in Biochemistry Major Form - See your advisor

B.A. Chemistry:

Advisor: Colleen Chon, CoSAC
Office: DH 211A
Phone Number: (408) 924-5193
Email: colleen.chon@sjsu.edu

Required Courses for B.A. Chemistry
Four-year Plan for B.A. Chemistry
B.A. Chemistry Major Form - See your advisor

Minor in Chemistry:

Advisor: Dr. Jamie Alea, CoSAC
Office: DH 212A
Phone Number: (408) 924-5193
Email: jamie.alea@sjsu.edu

Minor in Chemistry
Chemistry Minor Form for Biological Sciences majors only - See your advisor
Chemistry Minor Form for NON-Biological Sciences major only - You may schedule a Minor Advising appointment with Dr. Jamie Alea

Other Useful Links:

Academic Integrity
Catalog & Class Schedule
Chemical Laboratory Safety Rules
Chemistry Department Course Listing
Compliance with the American Disabilities Act (Campus Policy)
Course Learning Objectives
Emergency and Evacuation Plans
Program Learning Outcomes and Curriculum Map for BA and BS Degrees in Chemistry
Research Groups
Undergraduate Program Learning Objectives
University Learning Goals
Workload Expectations