Western Kentucky University

Major in Chemistry (Standard)

Major in Chemistry (Standard)

The major in chemistry (reference number 623) leads to the Bachelor of Science (BS) degree. The Department of Chemistry also requires a minor or a second major. The department offers several programs of study that leads to a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in chemistry. Prior to final selection of a program, a student must consult with a chemistry adviser in order to determine the most appropriate option.

The major in chemistry that requires 30 semester hours, is as follows: CHEM 120-121, 222-223, 330, at least one semester of organic chemistry, one semester of inorganic chemistry or biochemistry, and one semester of physical chemistry, with additional courses in chemistry numbered above 300 to make a total of 30 semester hours.

Plan of study for all the above option: http://www.wku.edu/chemistry/plans_of_study.php

 Last Modified 7/22/13