The B.A. degree requires the completion of a minimum of 40 total credit hours, with a minimum of 26 hours taken in the chemistry department. This degree is not certified by the American Chemical Society.
Note: Organic chemistry courses taken outside of SMU do not count as advanced resident hours toward the degree. CHEM 4397 does not count towards the B.A. degree.
SMU Degree Requirements
An SMU undergraduate degree requires a minimum of 120 credit hours and must include completion of the University’s Common Curriculum, one major and a combination of electives and/or other majors or minors. Completion of certain majors requires more than 120 hours to finish the degree. The credit hours within this curriculum are distributed as follows: