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Mansfield University

The Department of Chemistry and Physics, located in the recently renovated campus Science Center, offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry certified by the Americ ... [+]

The Department of Chemistry and Physics, located in the recently renovated campus Science Center, offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry certified by the American Chemical Society. Students may choose from optional concentrations in Biochemistry, Forensic Science, and Nanotechnology.

Students may also complete the general Chemistry program without choosing a concentration. Graduates with a degree in Chemistry are prepared for careers in the chemical, pharmaceutical, oil, and food industries, where they are often employed in quality control, research, sales, and environmental safety. Graduates are also well prepared for advanced studies in medicine, dentistry, optometry, patent law, and related professions. ... [-]

USA Mansfield
August 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Trine University

The McKetta Department of Chemical & Bioprocess Engineering is designed to deliver a practical hands-on, rigorous learning experience that has consistently yielded na ... [+]

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 Biochemical 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.... [-]

USA Angola
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
University of North Alabama College of Arts and Sciences

The chemistry major with the general chemistry option prepares students for a variety of possible careers in chemistry laboratories and in chemistry-related fields like f ... [+]

The Department of Chemistry and Industrial Hygiene offers two major programs: a chemistry major program and an industrial hygiene major program; and a chemistry minor program. Those majoring in chemistry may choose from the professional chemistry option (intended for those interested in graduate school or being an industrial chemist), the general chemistry option (intended for pre-professional students), or the professional biochemistry option (intended for those interested in graduate school or medical profession).

The chemistry major with the general chemistry option prepares students for a variety of possible careers in chemistry laboratories and in chemistry-related fields like forensics or pharmaceutical sales. It is also excellent preparation for pre-professional programs in medicine, dentistry, medical technology, and similar programs. Requirements for the general chemistry major include prescribed ancillary courses in computer science, mathematics, and physics. A minor or a second major is also required. The following table lists the courses required to obtain a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree with a major in general chemistry.... [-]

USA Florence
August 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Northwest Missouri State University

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 interdi ... [+]

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.... [-]

USA Maryville
August 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Lincoln Memorial University

To be prepared for graduate school, professional school, or direct employment in the chemical industry, you need a thorough grounding in the major fields of modern chemis ... [+]

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To be prepared for graduate school, professional school, or direct employment in the chemical industry, you need a thorough grounding in the major fields of modern chemistry. As a chemistry major at LMU, you'll study all the major areas of chemistry: organic, inorganic, analytical, physical, and biochemistry. Along the way, you'll get experience--both in the lab and the library as you develop your own research projects and in the real world through internships.

Degree Offered

Bachelor of Science

Four Year Plans Chemistry Chemistry Pre-Pharmacy/Pre-Medical Chemistry Education Track Chemical Physics Chemical Physics Education Track Special Features

LMU offers a unique opportunity for students seeking to enter the medical profession. After successful completion of the Pre-Med track, graduates are guaranteed an interview with LMU's DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine. This is a special opportunity for international students who are normally not able to enter U.S medical schools because of long waiting lists.... [-]

USA Harrogate
September 2019
4 years
Campus
James Madison University

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry offers the B.S. degree for a major in chemistry, with concentrations that meet the American Chemical Society Accredited Progr ... [+]

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry offers the B.S. degree for a major in chemistry, with concentrations that meet the American Chemical Society Accredited Programs requirements for concentrations in biochemistry, materials chemistry and in chemistry/chemical education.

The JMU Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is committed to excellence in undergraduate education, to active students' participation in research and to counseling students to help them reach their professional goals. The department is large enough to offer modern laboratories, advanced Instrumentation and computer facilities, and the opportunity to take courses from faculty members with graduate training and research interests in all major areas of chemistry. At the same time, it is small enough for students to gain hands-on experience with research-grade equipment and to pursue an individualized program of study.... [-]

USA Harrisonburg
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Aquinas College

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, gradua ... [+]

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.... [-]

USA Grand Rapids
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Northeastern Illinois University

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 aca ... [+]

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.... [-]

USA Chicago Grayslake
August 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Northern Arizona University

This degree produces graduates who are well versed in chemistry and also allows for different chemistry emphases. ... [+]

Available Emphasis Areas:

Chemistry ACS - Emphasis Chemistry Advanced - Emphasis Biochemistry ACS - Emphasis Forensics & Criminalistics - Emphasis Health Preprofessional - Emphasis

Chemistry is a diverse discipline that encompasses living processes, inorganic interactions, and analytical methods. Students trained in chemistry enter careers such as academia, research, pharmacy, forensics, medicine, the environment, space exploration, and international defense. This degree produces graduates who are well versed in chemistry and also allows for different chemistry emphases.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry?

If you're excited by the possibilities in test tubes and eager to find adventure in the laboratory, then discover chemistry. Chemistry deals with the basic laws of the physical world and the composition and properties of matter. Advances in computer technology, pharmaceuticals, space exploration, and medicine all have their roots in the chemical sciences. Demand for well-trained technicians and researchers is rising. Our programs prepare you for careers in industry (about 75% of chemists are employed privately), pure science, or the healthcare professions. Many students prepare for medical, dental, or veterinary school with a chemistry major. Depending on your career path, you can choose one of several emphases. The Chemistry program also offers opportunities to participate in faculty-led undergraduate research or independent study projects.... [-]

USA Flagstaff
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Claflin University

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

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.... [-]

USA Orangeburg
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
A-STATE Queretaro

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 prepar ... [+]

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 Visua... [-]
USA Jonesboro
July 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
University of Pittsburgh at 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.... [-]

USA Bradford
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Dillard University

The mission of the program in chemistry is to enable graduates to enter professional practice as a chemist in the areas of research, development, production, sales consul ... [+]

Mission

The mission of the program in chemistry is to enable graduates to enter professional practice as a chemist in the areas of research, development, production, sales consulting and management, or to enter graduate or professional programs leading to advanced degrees in the following broad fields of specialization: analytical chemistry, biochemistry, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, or physical chemistry. The judicious use of electives enables students to meet admission requirements to enter health profession schools. The Chemistry program, through a highly personalized and learning-centered approach, provides students with a basic and broad understanding of the fundamentals of chemistry with progression to advanced concepts and instrumental methods. The Chemistry program educates and prepares chemistry majors for employment, graduate school, and/or professional school. To this end, the program has established the following objectives.... [-]

USA New Orleans
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Westminster College

Chemistry majors explore, experiment, and learn about chemical properties through classroom instruction and laboratory analysis. ... [+]

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

Chemistry majors explore, experiment, and learn about chemical properties through classroom instruction and laboratory analysis. At Westminster College the first two years introduce students to the four basic types of chemistry—analytical, inorganic, organic, and physical—so they can make informed decisions about summer internships, research projects, and career goals. Juniors participate in unique laboratory experiences where instead of a standard “cookbook” experiment, they investigate and discover individually and in teams, proposing solutions to chemical problems and presenting results. Along with this experimentation, students and faculty meet weekly in an engaging seminar series to socialize and discuss ideas and issues in the field. In the seminar, students develop, practice, and polish professional skills in an environment that prepares them for real-world chemistry careers. Seniors conduct a Capstone experiment, playing off of previous investigations, and write a thesis, which they present regionally or nationally. This American Chemical Society-accredited course of study creates independent thinkers and collaborative researchers.... [-]

USA New Wilmington
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Simpson College

The biochemistry/forensic science major is intended to prepare students to obtain entry-level jobs in labs performing forensic analyses, go on to graduate work in forensi ... [+]

The biochemistry/forensic science major is intended to prepare students to obtain entry-level jobs in labs performing forensic analyses, go on to graduate work in forensic science, or to provide a good foundation for advanced degree work in areas such as chemistry, biochemistry, forensics, molecular or cell biology, or related technology fields.

In addition to a series of typical biology and chemistry courses, supporting work in math, physics, and forensics/criminal justice is required. Transfer students are welcome and may be able to complete many of the required courses before entering this program. Students intending to seek entry-level forensic positions after graduation are strongly encouraged to enroll in an internship.... [-]

USA Indianola
September 2019
Full-time
Campus