Undergraduate Study in Chemistry
The Department of Chemistry offers course work leading to four undergraduate degrees. Each degree program is designed to prepare students for different postgraduate career choices as described below. Course work leading to a minor in chemistry is also provided by the Department of Chemistry and is included in the descriptions that follow the degree requirements. Students interested in pursuing any of the degree programs or the minor in chemistry are advised to contact the Undergraduate Advisor, Prof. Donald Wink.
Curriculum in Chemistry (B.S. Chem)
The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Chemistry degree program is accredited by the American Chemical Society and designed to prepare students for a professional career in chemistry. The B.S. degree in chemistry also provides the best program of study to prepare for further graduate study in chemistry. For B.S. requirements and a four-year model plan of study, go to B.S. Chem.
Major in Chemistry (B.A. Chem)
The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree with a major in Chemistry is designed to prepare students for a variety of career choices, including professional programs in dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, as well as positions in industry and government that require a background in chemistry. For B.A. requirements and a four-year model plan of study, go to B.A. Chem.
Curriculum in Biochemistry (B.S. Biochem)
The Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry degree program is certified by the American Chemical Society and endorsed by the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. This degree program is designed to prepare students for a professional career in biochemistry. The B.S. degree in Biochemistry provides the best program for further graduate study in biochemistry and professional schools of dentistry and medicine. For B.S. Biochemistry requirements and a four-year model plan of study, go to B.S. Biochem.
Teacher Education in Chemistry (BS/TE Chem)
The Bachelor of Science in Teacher Education is designed to prepare students for teaching chemistry in secondary schools. Courses are arranged by area and sequence. For Teacher Education in Chemistry requirements and a Secondary Education Program in Chemistry, go to B.S./T.E. Chem.
Minor in Chemistry
For a list of the course requirements for a minor in chemistry, go to Chem Minor.