Degrees and Minor ProgramsStudents who plan to pursue a career in chemistry after graduation or plan to attend graduate school in chemistry should choose the bachelor of science in chemistry program. The bachelor of arts in chemistry program is designed for students who plan a career in a field related to chemistry, but who do not intend to attend graduate school in chemistry. The bachelor of arts option, which requires fewer hours may be especially attractive to those wishing a second major or to those students desiring secondary education licensure.
The Chemistry Department is approved by the American Chemical Society and offers several degree programs: the bachelor of science in chemistry, bachelor of science in chemistry criminalistics concentration, and the bachelor of arts in chemistry. Minors in chemistry and criminalistics are also available.