Jul 18, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemistry Major, B.A.

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The Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry degree program offers students exposure to the wide breadth of chemistry, with the ability to tailor their degree with upper-division electives. This program is designed for students who plan a career in a field related to chemistry and may be especially attractive to those desiring secondary education licensure or careers in technical writing, sales, or marketing in chemically related industries. Students should consult with the department advisor for assistance with degree planning for specific careers after graduation.

A minor and a total of 120 semester hours are required for this degree program. A grade of “C-” or better is required for each course in this program to count toward the bachelor’s degree. Students should note that programs differ in the minimum grade required.


A minimum of 6 semester hours in upper-division, chemistry courses from the list below. CHE 4950 and CHE 4960 do not count as electives; however, CHE 4300 can be completed as both an elective and Senior Experience course.

The following courses are appropriate electives:

Required Ancillary Courses

Additional Course Requirements

Students must complete a Senior Experience course offered by the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.

Total Credits

Total for Major: 47-48 credits

Minimum for Graduation: 120 credits

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