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Chemistry Major

The Chemistry Major is designed to be paired with a minor of the student’s choosing, and provides a general preparation in chemistry.  This degree option is typically chosen by students who wish to enhance their chemistry background by including preparation in an additional field.  This option can be used by students pursuing laboratory careers as well as those planning to attend graduate school.

Detailed curriculum information can be found in the catalog.


  • Organic Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Calculus
  • Statistics
  • Additional Academic Preparation in Chosen Minor

Extra-Curricular Activities

  • Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society
  • Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS)
  • Outreach opportunities

Career Preparation

Students completing this degree track will earn a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry.  Students with this degree are prepared for any career path that requires a chemistry degree.  Such career paths include those found in testing laboratories, chemical plants, and paper mills.  The addition of an academic minor to this degree allows the student to include additional preparation in a field of their choice. 

Contact Information

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics:  Roger Campbell - or (205) 652-3873