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Undergraduate Program

The undergraduate program leads to a degree of Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. While courses have been designed to meet the accreditation standards of the American Chemical Society (ACS), they also allow students to develop a strong background in science. The Department's objective is to prepare students for advanced degrees in Chemistry, as well as other science and health fields.

Undergraduate Degree Plans

In order to successfully complete the undergraduate program, the student must complete:

  • 47-48 credit hours in chemistry - All courses passed with a grade of "C" or better;
  • 46 credit hours in related course areas (mathematics, biology, physics and computer science) - All of which must be passed with at least a "C";
  • 46-47 credit hours of General Education Requirements - As designated by the University.

To receive the American Chemical Society Certification, the student must complete:

  • Core chemistry courses;
  • Mathematics up to differential equations;
  • Two advanced level electives;
  • Two advanced chemistry courses.