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Undergraduate Program|Department of Chemistry

Chemistry Undergraduate Program

Consider your future

A major in chemistry gives you an education in a dynamic field with applications to a near endless number of topics. 

Dr. John Hoberg

  • Health sciences - medicine, dentistry, pharmacy
  • Biochemistry - molecular biology, biotechnology
  • Materials science - plastics, fiber optics, composites
  • Environmental science and law
  • Forensics

The Department of Chemistry offers a variety of degree programs designed to suit individuals with a wide range of interests and career goals:

Bachelor of Arts program requires the basic chemistry courses but is sufficiently flexible to allow students to pursue interests in other fields.

Plans 1 or 2 for a Bachelor of Science degree provide the more intensive study of chemistry appropriate for those continuing in the field, with the more rigorous of the two programs (Plan 2) leading to a professional degree approved by the American Chemical Society.

A minor concentration in environment and natural resources from the Helga Otto Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources is also available to chemistry majors.    

A minor in Chemistry is also offered for those student who would like to supplement their current degree:

Requirements for a Minor in Chemistry

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