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​The bachelor's degree 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
  • Biochemistry
  • Calculus
  • General chemistry
  • Inorganic chemistry
  • Organic chemistry
  • Physical chemistry
  • Physics
  • Quantum chemistry
The bachelor's degree 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 degree program in Chemistry and a combined bachelor’s in Chemistry/master’s in Secondary Education Chemistry. Both programs allow you to complete a bachelor's degree and a graduate degree in five years.

Internship Possibilities


What can you do with this degree?

  • Biochemical analysis and testing
  • Education
  • Environmental remediation
  • Forensics
  • Industrial health and safety administration
  • Medical school
  • Patent law
  • Pharmaceutical sales
  • Research