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Department ofChemistry and Biochemistry

Academic Programs

Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry

The Bachelor of Arts degree allows students the most freedom in choosing electives. It is an excellent program for pre-medical or pre-teaching students. Also, it can be effectively combined with a pre-law or business curriculum to provide excellent preparation for law or business careers in the technology sector. Students interested in a teaching career should contact the Liberal Studies/Pre-teaching Program.

 

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

All of the B.S. degree programs make it possible to use the first quarter of the senior year to study abroad.

 

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, ACS Certified

The American Chemical Society certifies Bachelor's degree programs that meet stringent requirements for lecture and laboratory content. This certification is widely recognized in graduate schools and industry. All of the B.S. degree programs make it possible to use the first quarter of the senior year to study abroad.

 

Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry

For students especially interested in biochemistry, a modified set of requirements leads to the B.S. degree. All of the B.S. degree programs make it possible to use the first quarter of the senior year to study abroad.  Note that Chem 141 and 143 can be used in partial satisfaction of the requirements for a Biotechnology minor.

 

Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, ACS Certified

The American Chemical Society certifies Bachelor's degree programs that meet stringent requirements for lecture and laboratory content. This certification is widely recognized in graduate schools and industry. For students especially interested in biochemistry, a modified set of requirements has been approved by the ACS. All of the B.S. degree programs make it possible to use the first quarter of the senior year to study abroad. Note that Chem 141 and 143 can be used in partial satisfaction of the requirements for a biotechnology minor.

 

Chemistry and Biochemistry Majors or Minor

To declare a major or minor, fill out the Program Petition form and meet with the department chair.