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
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
SOC 2213
CMAC 1003
Introduction to Sociology OR
Mass Communication in a Modern Society
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 3
CHEM 4281 Chemistry Seminar 1
MATH 2214 Calculus II 4
MATH 3254 Calculus III 4
PHYS 2034 University Physics I 4
PHYS 2044 University Physics II 4

Admission Requirements

Academic Criteria

2.75/4.0 minimum required Grade Point Average (G.P.A.)


8/10 minimum required Mexico Promedio

Students with a GPA of 2.3 to 2.74 will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

High School Transcript

Applicants must provide an official copy of their high school transcript. The transcript should have the original stamp from the issuing authority.

SAT Score

A minimum SAT score is not required to be admitted, but the SAT will be used for academic placement. If you have not taken the SAT, you will need to take a placement exam the first semester of your freshmen year.

English Proficiency

Incoming undergraduate students must meet one of the following criteria:

Requirement Minimum Proficiency Type
80% or above Completion of A-State’s ESL Program
Completion Certificate CEA Accredited Language Program
500 TOEFL-Paper Based*
61 TOEFL-Internet Based*
5.5 IELTS*
43 PTE (Pearson Test of English Academic)
4 iTEP Academic*
B2 Level Cambridge FCE
550 SAT scores (total, and on reading and writing sections)
21 ACT scores (total, and on reading and English sections)
60% in English at X and XII in Certificate High School Marks (India and Pakistan)
5, 6 or 7 on English: Literature or Language & Literature IB (International Baccalaureate)
Completed two years in an English-speaking country and graduated High School Graduate from USA, UK, Canada (except Quebec), Australia and New Zealand
*Test scores must come from the testing provider, such as TOEFL, iTEP, IELTS. A-State CQ’s code is 6011.

Non-Mexico Residents

The admission requirements for Non-Mexico residents will be released soon.

Cost & Fees

The fee for room and meals for campus residents is $10,990 MXN + IVA (taxes) per month.

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Last updated April 15, 2019
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