Undergraduate Catalog 2015-2016


Chemistry (CHM) with a concentration in Health Professions (CHH)

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

120 Credit Hours

CIP Code: 40.0501 (Track 1 of 2)

College of Arts & Sciences


This major is accepting no new admissions because it was suspended effective Fall 2014. For information regarding majors within the Department of Chemistry, please contact 813-974-2144.

Concentration Description

A chemistry core is essential for preparation for medical, dental, veterinarian and other health-related professions. The Health Professions option for the B.A. in Chemistry includes this core as well as the flexibility to incorporate the other science courses required for admission to programs in the health professions.

State Mandated Common Course Prerequisites

Students should complete the following prerequisite courses listed below at the lower level prior to entering the university. These include two semesters each of General Chemistry lecture and lab, Organic Chemistry lecture and lab, Calculus, and General Physics lecture and lab. If these courses are not taken at the community college, they must be completed before the degree is granted. Unless stated otherwise, a grade of "C" is the minimum acceptable grade.

Total Major Hours: 63 Hours

Concentration Core Courses - 54 Hours

Concentration Elective Courses - 9 Hours

Minimum of 9 hours selected from the following:

*CHM 4932 Peer Leading cannot be used as a required chemistry elective in the major.

Other suggested electives important for advanced studies in the various health profession areas:

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