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The BA in Chemistry is intended to fulfill the needs of students who wish a broader liberal arts education.

It is recommended for students who are preparing to enter medical or dental schools or who may wish to enter other scientific and non-scientific fields related to chemistry, such as environmental science, pharmacy, business, or law. This program satisfies the requirements for state certification in chemistry for secondary school teachers.

Degree Requirements

Sample Schedule

 

biochemistry lab, research

Program Highlights

  • This program, when coordinated with the necessary courses in education, meets requirements for teacher licensure.
  • This program meets requirements for entrance to medical and other professional schools.

Course Catalog

Review admission and course requirements for this degree:

Concentration

Biochemistry

The BA/Biochemistry Option is intended for the student who is interested in studying chemistry at its interface with the biological sciences. Students interested in attending medical school can obtain an exceptionally good science background through this option.

Degree Requirements

Sample Schedule

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Add a Minor

As a Chemistry major you may also be interested in these minors offered by the College of Science:

Explore Other Majors

Not sure about a major in Chemistry? Check out these other majors instead: