Targeted programs with rigorous training.
Our degree programs are all designed to meet the requirements for graduate study, professional schools, a teaching career in chemistry, or work in industrial or governmental positions. We offer several degree options to meet a range of needs and interests.
All majors in the College of Arts and Sciences complete at least 124 total credits to earn a bachelor’s degree.
- A second major in a nonscience discipline;
- The 32-credit complementary major in environmental science;
- A disciplinary science minor (qualifying disciplines include astronomy, biology, computer science, engineering, geography, geology, mathematics, meteorology, physics, and psychology); OR
- A minor in fundamentals of business, business administration, applied statistics, engineering, or geographic information systems.
A major in chemistry prepares students for admission into professional schools and programs for medicine, public health, and other allied health fields. Valpo assists interested students through the Pre-Medical Arts Program »
The College of Engineering offers a minor in engineering. Combining an engineering minor with a major in chemistry will prepare students who wish to pursue further studies in chemical engineering. For more information, see the Chemistry department chair or the assistant dean for student success in the College of Engineering.