The Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Chemistry program will provide you with the fundamentals of chemical theory and practice through scientific investigation, laboratory experience and research opportunities.
You will take a variety of courses in chemistry, physics and mathematics, including:
- Applied probability and statistics
- General chemistry
- Inorganic chemistry
- Organic chemistry
- Physical chemistry
- Quantum chemistry
The BA in Chemistry program also requires you to complete a language requirement.
Chemistry faculty members conduct research projects that are funded through government, foundation and industry grants, providing you with multiple opportunities to gain hands-on research experience. Being in Chicago also allows you to attend many scientific conferences hosted in the city throughout the year.
We also offer a combined Bachelor's/Master's of Chemistry degree and a combined Bachelor’s of Chemistry/Master’s of Secondary Education in Chemistry degree. Both programs allow you to complete a bachelor's degree and a graduate degree in five years.