Bachelor of Science - Chemistry Franklin & Marshall College
If a student is interested in completing the American Chemical Society (ACS) certified major in Chemistry, the student must complete the major as described above and typically the following stipulations: completion of both CHM 322 and CHM 351 and a research experience (CHM 390, 490, or summer research). Full details of the requirements should be discussed with the Chair and can be found online chemistry is the study of matter and the changes it undergoes and, as such, is essential to the study and understanding of physical, geological and biological phenomena. Because of its place among the sciences, chemistry is inherently interdisciplinary and attracts students to its study from a broad range of related interests.
The chemistry major at Franklin & Marshall College is led by faculty committed to helping the student “learn how to learn.” In addition to acquiring an understanding of the basic concepts of chemistry, majors hone the skills necessary for critical and analytical thinking and develop their ability to communicate observations and discoveries through the printed and spoken word.