Bachelor of Science Degrees in Chemistry

Compare 49 Undergraduate Studies in Chemistry

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A Bachelor of Science is an undergraduate degree available in many areas of study with an emphasis on science, engineering, or medicine. Degrees in these fields open the doors to some of the most competitive and sought-after jobs in current market. A Bachelor of Science is useful in countries around the world, and it is generally well-respected in a number of different fields, not just those directly related to the area of study.

Those looking for an answer to the question, what is a BSc in Chemistry must first understand what topics are covered by the larger umbrella of chemistry. Chemistry can be loosely divided into organic and inorganic areas of focus. Organic chemists concern themselves primarily with chemical compounds that already exist in nature, while inorganic chemists artificially combine and create new compounds. Most Bachelor of Chemistry programs tend to have a heavier focus on organic chemistry, but many offer a good overview of different aspects of the subject.

Most jobs in the field of chemistry require at least a four year bachelor degree. However, many jobs require applicants to have a postgraduate degree as well in order to be considered. In addition to preparing students for the workforce, a Bachelor in Chemistry also opens the door to postgraduate work.

The cost of a Bachelor in Chemistry varies from university to university. The degree generally takes four years to complete, and lab classes may have fairly hefty additional fees.

Chemistry graduates can get jobs teaching or working in research laboratories. There are also some lesser-known careers that can make use of their talents, including creating artificial flavors and scents for consumer products. They may also choose to work in environmental protection or consulting.

Institutions around the world offer Bachelor in Chemistry programs online. Studying online is the ideal way to attend the institution of your choice from anywhere on the planet. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form

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BS in Chemistry

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Bradford

Like mixing things up in the lab? Do you enjoy finding out what something is made of? It's all about chemistry, you know. And that's where our major in chemistry comes in. [+]

Like mixing things up in the lab? Do you enjoy finding out what something is made of? It's all about chemistry, you know. And that's where our major in chemistry comes in.

As a chemistry student, you'll work with the latest equipment and software. Equipment like the Fourier Transform-Infrared Spectrometer. It provides a “fingerprint” identification for unknown compounds. You'll get to use Wave Function software for Computational Chemistry that visualizes the structure of complex molecules. You can also write and present research findings at national meetings. Maybe you'll get it published.

With your chemistry degree you'll have lots of career options. You can go to work at places like American Refining Group, Bristol Meyers-Squibb or Eli Lilly. Or, you can go to graduate school. Our graduates have gone on to Penn State University, Indiana University and the University of Nebraska.... [-]


BSc Applied Chemistry

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2018 China Suzhou

This programme provides broad coverage of the discipline, drawing on emerging research strengths in new materials (organic, inorganic, nanoparticles, catalysts), clean and renewable energy, pharmaceuticals and healthcare. [+]

Overview

The BSc Applied Chemistry programme provides broad coverage of applied chemistry, drawing on the Department of Chemistry’s emerging research strengths in new materials (organic, inorganic, nanoparticles, catalysts), clean and renewable energy, pharmaceuticals and healthcare. The programme will train you to the highest standard, equipping you to deal with challenges in academia and industry in a highly competitive and interdisciplinary environment.

Our continually developing curriculum provides you with the most advanced chemistry topics. The knowledge of and hands-on experience with modern technologies make our graduates highly competitive in both academic institutions and industry.... [-]


Bachelor in Nanoscale Science

Northwest Missouri State University
Campus Full time 4 years January 2018 USA Maryville

The comprehensive major in nanoscience is the study of structures in nanometer size which is smaller than cells but larger than most molecules. At Northwest, this interdisciplinary majors focuses on providing practical laboratory experiences, isolating DNA and synthesizing nanoparticles to construct solar cells. Students can choose to specialize in nanoscale biology, nanoscale chemistry or nanoscale physics. [+]

The comprehensive major in nanoscience is the study of structures in nanometer size which is smaller than cells but larger than most molecules. At Northwest, this interdisciplinary majors focuses on providing practical laboratory experiences, isolating DNA and synthesizing nanoparticles to construct solar cells. Students can choose to specialize in nanoscale biology, nanoscale chemistry or nanoscale physics.

Nanoscale biology applies nanotechnology at the cellular level. Two approaches include using nanotechnology to study part of a living cell or use part of the living system as a model for creating nanoscale devices. This major utilizes cellular mechanisms to create new technologies.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Chemistry/Industrial Hygiene

University of North Alabama
Campus Full time August 2018 USA Florence

In our industrial hygiene program, scientific principles with emphasis of chemistry are applied for the anticipation, recognition, evaluation and control of health workplace hazards that are derived from exposure to biological, chemical, or physical agents. The major in industrial hygiene is designed to prepare students for direct entry into positions in industrial, government and other organizations as industrial hygienists and for entry into graduate programs in industrial hygiene. [+]

Industrial Hygiene

In our industrial hygiene program, scientific principles with emphasis of chemistry are applied for the anticipation, recognition, evaluation and control of health workplace hazards that are derived from exposure to biological, chemical, or physical agents. The major in industrial hygiene is designed to prepare students for direct entry into positions in industrial, government and other organizations as industrial hygienists and for entry into graduate programs in industrial hygiene. Requirements for the industrial hygiene major include prescribed ancillary courses in biology, computer science, mathematics and physics. The Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Industrial Hygiene are accredited by the Applied Science Accreditation Commission (ASAC) of ABET (http://www.abet.org). This program is proud to state its educational objectives and student outcomes, and its annual student enrollment and graduation data.... [-]


BSc in Chemistry

Northeastern Illinois University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Chicago Grayslake + 1 more

The mission of the Chemistry Department is to become well known in the Chicago-land area for its innovative teaching and research scholarship. Its strong B.S. programs prepare students for careers in chemical industry (pharmaceutical, Cosmetics, food, environmental, materials, etc.). [+]

The undergraduate degree program in chemistry at Northeastern fulfills the needs of students with diverse academic goals and prepares them for careers in industry and academia. The program is accredited by the American Chemical Society (ACS) and meets the standards established by the ACS committee on Professional Training.

The curriculum provides the requisite background for students planning to attend graduate or professional schools in chemistry, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, and other professional health fields. In addition to the chemistry courses in traditional disciplines, the department also offers specialized courses in environmental chemistry, medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, toxicology and bio-organic chemistry. Students in the chemistry program have the opportunity to conduct research with the faculty of the department of chemistry or participate in internship programs at various institutions and industry.... [-]


Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Chemistry

University of Windsor, Undergraduate
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Canada Windsor

Chemistry is the study of matter — anything that has mass and occupies space. Everything you can touch, hold, smell or taste involves chemistry and chemicals. Chemists design new compounds, materials and processes to serve the needs of society. [+]

Program Description

Chemistry is the study of matter — anything that has mass and occupies space. Everything you can touch, hold, smell or taste involves chemistry and chemicals. Chemists design new compounds, materials and processes to serve the needs of society. Some examples include new pharmaceuticals to fight disease, industrial catalysts for efficient manufacturing, and leading- edge nanotechnologies to change the world we live in. Chemists study the relationship between the chemical structure of matter and its properties, and predict and explain how matter changes when it reacts to form new substances.

Rigorous, Enriching Programs

The B.Sc. Chemistry is one of our most popular Faculty of Science programs. The Honours Chemistry program is extremely flexible, providing a strong background in chemistry, and allowing students to pursue interests in various areas of science, including biology, physics, math, earth sciences and computer science. We offer students courses and laboratory experience in the general sub-disciplines of chemistry:... [-]


Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at South Carolina

International Accelerator
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Boston

Housed in a 158,000-square-foot, $36 million center, our program produces students that are in great demand. After all, you get to work shoulder-to-shoulder with some of the best scientists in the country. [+]

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at South Carolina

Housed in a 158,000-square-foot, $36 million center, our program produces students that are in great demand. After all, you get to work shoulder-to-shoulder with some of the best scientists in the country.

What to Expect

This interdisciplinary major is a rigorous program that includes most of the requirements for both biological science and chemistry majors. The major features practical, hands-on laboratory experience and requires student-conducted research.

To be admitted to the biochemistry and molecular biology major, you must have earned at least 30 semester hours with a minimum 3.25 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. The 30 semester hours must include CHEM 111, CHEM 112, BIOL 101, BIOL 102, and MATH 141, each passed with a grade of C or higher.... [-]


Bachelor in Chemistry

University of Central Missouri
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Warrensburg

The Chemistry programs at U.C.M. provide a balanced curriculum of classroom instruction and practical laboratory experience and prepare students for many rewarding cutting-edge careers. [+]

The Chemistry programs at U.C.M. provide a balanced curriculum of classroom instruction and practical laboratory experience and prepare students for many rewarding cutting-edge careers.

Why choose Chemistry at U.C.M.?

The program is approved by the American Chemical Society.

You'll have access to modern, well-equipped modern laboratories in various areas of specialization, electronic classrooms, and a library study area.

What will I study?

Chemistry is a common and well-suited major for many of the pre-professional programs (medicine, dentistry, veterinary, pharmacy, optometry) and also qualifies graduates to work as teachers or as chemists in industry and government.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

Claflin University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Orangeburg

The program provides a complete introduction to all four core sub-fields of chemistry (Organic, Inorganic, Analytical, and Physical), along with significant laboratory experiments, research and summer internship. [+]

The program provides a complete introduction to all four core sub-fields of chemistry (Organic, Inorganic, Analytical, and Physical), along with significant laboratory experiments, research and summer internship.

The Bachelor of Science in Chemistry is certified by the American Chemical Society. The degree assures that students are properly trained and prepared for rewarding careers that chemistry has to offer.

Curriculum

All students majoring in chemistry must write and present to the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics a senior research proposal and maintain a satisfactory cumulative GPA. In addition, honors students must defend their proposal (thesis) in front of his/her thesis committee.... [-]


BSc in Chemical Engineering and Chemistry

Eindhoven University of Technology
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Netherlands Eindhoven

Chemical Engineering and Chemistry plays an important role in solving societal problems. For instance, the development of cleaner forms of energy, new materials with highly specific properties like superstrong fibers, the design of new molecules capable of administering a certain dose of a drug in your body or converting light into electricity. [+]

Chemical Engineering and Chemistry plays an important role in solving societal problems. For instance, the development of cleaner forms of energy, new materials with highly specific properties like superstrong fibers, the design of new molecules capable of administering a certain dose of a drug in your body or converting light into electricity. There is always great demand for well educated and trained chemical engineers.

NVAO accreditation

This program is legally recognized and accredited by the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO).

IChemE accreditation

The Bachelor's program Chemical Engineering and Chemistry at Eindhoven University of Technology is awarded with the 'Internationally Accredited Degree' by The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE). This demonstrates that our program is academically sound and industrially relevant.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

A-STATE Queretaro
Campus Full time 4 years July 2018 Mexico Queretaro USA Jonesboro + 2 more

Chemistry is the study of substances and matter that predict how substances change. This degree is intended for students who want to be professional chemists or as preparation for careers in medicine, dentistry, pharmaceuticals and other professions that benefit from a foundational education in the study. [+]

Chemistry is the study of substances and matter that predict how substances change. This degree is intended for students who want to be professional chemists or as preparation for careers in medicine, dentistry, pharmaceuticals and other professions that benefit from a foundational education in the study.

Students have the option of emphasizing in chemistry that meets certification by the American Chemical Society.

Course Requirements

Required General Education

Call Number Course Hours ENG 1003 Composition I 3 ENG 1013 Composition II 3 ENG 2013 World Literature since 1660 3 COM 1203 Oral Communication 3 ART 2503 Fine Arts Visual 3 HIST 2773 POSC 2103 U.S. History since 1876 OR Introduction to U.S. Government 3 CHEM 1023, 1011 General Chemistry I and Laboratory 4 MATH 2214 Calculus I 3 BIO 2013, BIO 2011 BIO 1303, BIO 1301 Biology of the Cell and Laboratory OR Biology of Animals and Laboratory 4 SOC 2213 CMAC 1003 Introduction to Sociology OR Mass Communication in a Modern Society 4 Chemistry Courses Call Number Course Hours CHEM 1023 & CHEM 1021 General Chemistry II and Laboratory 4 CHEM 2002 Computers in Chemistry 2 CHEM 2004 Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry 4 CHEM 3054 Quantitative Analysis 4 CHEM 3103 & CHEM 3101 Organic Chemistry I and Laboratory 4 CHEM 3113 & CHEM 3111 Organic Chemistry II and Laboratory 4 CHEM 3124 Physical Chemistry I 4 CHEM 3134 Physical Chemistry II 4 CHEM 4204 Inorganic Chemistry 4 CHEM 4224 Instrumentation 4 CHEM 4243 Biochemistry 3 CHEM 427V Research in Chemistry... [-]

Bachelor of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering

Trine University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Angola

The McKetta department of Chemical & Bioprocess Engineering is designed to deliver a practical hands-on, rigorous learning experience that has consistently yielded national award winning, sought after graduates. [+]

Bachelor of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering

The McKetta department of Chemical & Bioprocess Engineering is designed to deliver a practical hands-on, rigorous learning experience that has consistently yielded national award winning, sought after graduates. Accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, the program supports minors in Bio-Process Engineering and Environmental Engineering and offers elective courses in Bio-chemical Engineering, Bio- Separations, Plant Management, Polymer Engineering, Pharmaceutical Processes, Energy Engineering and numerous undergraduate research projects.

The Experience

Guided by faculty with engineering work experiences from industry leading companies such as Pfizer, Shell Oil, Koch industries and doctorates from Yale, Rice, Michigan State and Wayne State Universities, chemical engineering students benefit from a truly exceptional experience. The department faculty makes sure that students obtain the skills and preparation that are needed to be successful in their future professional and academic careers.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

Mapúa Institute of Technology
Campus Full time November 2018 Philippines Manila

This program provides a strong foundation on the core and emerging subdisciplines of chemistry. It provides knowledge [+]

This program provides a strong foundation on the core and emerging subdisciplines of chemistry. It provides knowledge of and develops skills in undertakings such as composition analysis and testing of different materials and products, discovery of new pharmaceutical products and materials for construction, development of methods of pollution control and prevention, and formulations for consumer products and others.

Graduates of the program may engage in one or more of the following activities: research and development, laboratory analysis and testing, quality control, production, environmental pollution control, technical sales and services, and market research and analysis.

Objectives To enable our graduates to practice as successful chemists for the advancement of society. To promote professionalism in chemistry practice. PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES (PEO): ... [-]

Dual Bachelor in Business Administration and Chemistry

Aquinas College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Grand Rapids

Designed for students who have an interest in chemistry but do not want to pursue a career in research. With a dual major in Chemistry and Business Administration, graduates of the program are prepared for positions in management, marketing, advertising, sales, or other business activities in chemical and pharmaceutical companies. Degree is Bachelor of Science. [+]

Why Study Chemistry?

The mission of the chemistry department at Aquinas College is to provide students with knowledge of chemistry befitting their goals: for the general education students that they become literate in basic chemistry; and for the science major students that they possess the knowledge and skills necessary for them to succeed in their post-baccalaureate careers.

The American Chemical Society guidelines for professional training are the basis for the chemistry curriculum. Courses in general, inorganic, organic, analytical and physical chemistry form the framework of the program. In addition, courses in biochemistry, environmental chemistry, and advanced topics are offered regularly.... [-]


B.S. in Chemistry

Fresno Pacific University
Campus Full time August 2018 USA Fresno

The B.S. degree in chemistry is appropriate for those who seek greater depth of foundational coursework in supporting fields, additional breadth within the major and a research capstone... [+]

B.S. in Chemistry

The B.S. degree in chemistry is appropriate for those who seek greater depth of foundational coursework in supporting fields, additional breadth within the major and a research capstone.

Highlights Small class sizes Emphasis on research Faculty who are experts in their field and who care about their students Career opportunities

Common careers for chemists include teachers, researcher, forensic and environmental scientists. Our graduates are also well-prepared for graduate study, including teacher credential programs and master’s level research.

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