Fulfill baccalaureate degree requirements.
Complete the core curriculum for either the BA or BS degrees.
Complete the chemistry major core courses.
Complete courses for one of the approved options. Students planning to attend graduate school are strongly encouraged to complete an ACS-accredited degree. Students planning a career in medicine or health (medical, dental, pharmacy, physician’s assistant, optometry, or veterinary medicine) are strongly encouraged to complete a BA degree in chemistry.
Maintain a 2.0 overall GPA in all upper division chemistry courses.
Complete an outcome assessment portfolio demonstrating proficiency in, but not limited to, core academics, oral and written presentations, instrument and computer skills, research, and cooperative learning.
Present a comprehensive capstone research poster to the department faculty.
Present a comprehensive research presentation to the department faculty.
Complete departmental exit survey.
The student’s entire program must be approved by a chemistry advisor.
Chemistry majors are ineligible for a Chemistry minor.
When considering adding a minor or second major to your academic plan, you may have opportunities to meet a requirement in more than one program with a single class. Specifically, Chemistry majors are eligible for any other majors, minors and certificates offered by any other program on campus without restriction, including but not limited to a major or minor in Biology, Computer Science, and/or Mathematics.