Chemistry

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Chemistry major:     

We offer a bachelor science degree in chemistry that can lead you into many interesting fields.

Within the chemistry program, students have four options to choose from. Click on the link for each track for a complete list of course requirements.

  • If you are considering a career as a pharmacist, veterinarian, forensics, physician or dentist, then consider majoring in chemistry under the General Chemistry track.
  • We have three professional tracks. Chemistry would be for students intending to enter a graduate chemistry program or work in a career as a chemist.
  • Biochemistry is the chemistry of all living things. Plants, animals, single-celled organisms. They all use the same basic chemical compounds to live their lives.
  • If you are interested in solving environmental problems, water quality and air pollution, Environmental chemistry would be your choice.

Chemistry minor:

A minor in Chemistry consists of a minimum of 24 hours of Chemistry courses, including CY 105, 106, 107, 108, 231, 232 and an additional 8 hours of 300-400 level chemistry electives.

 
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