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.
Required General Education
World Literature since 1660
Fine Arts Visual
U.S. History since 1876 OR
Introduction to U.S. Government
CHEM 1023, 1011
General Chemistry I and Laboratory
BIO 2013, BIO 2011
BIO 1303, BIO 1301
Biology of the Cell and Laboratory OR
Biology of Animals and Laboratory
Introduction to Sociology OR
Mass Communication in a Modern Society
CHEM 1023 & CHEM 1021
General Chemistry II and Laboratory
Computers in Chemistry
Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM 3103 & CHEM 3101
Organic Chemistry I and Laboratory
CHEM 3113 & CHEM 3111
Organic Chemistry II and Laboratory
Physical Chemistry I
Physical Chemistry II
Research in Chemistry
University Physics I
University Physics II
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.
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.
Incoming undergraduate students must meet one of the following criteria:
80% or above
Completion of A-State’s ESL Program
CEA Accredited Language Program
PTE (Pearson Test of English Academic)
SAT scores (total, and on reading and writing sections)
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.
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.