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The ACU Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry integrates a Christian worldview with strong academic instruction and experience, educating students for Christian service and leadership throughout the world.
B.S. in Chemistry Degree Details
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University Requirements: 56 credit hours + Major Requirements: 53 credit hours + Electives: 19 credit hours = Total Required: 128 credit hours*
*Based on track selection
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Early Bird: Nov. 1
Regular: Feb. 1
National Candidates: May 1
A bachelor’s degree in chemistry prepares you for immediate career opportunities in education or industry, or provides a solid foundation for graduate or professional school.
The ACU Chemistry and Biochemistry Department has been approved by the American Chemical Society (ACS) since 1971 and offers ACS-certified degrees in chemistry and biochemistry.
If your passion is teaching, you can earn your teacher certification in chemistry, physical science or composite science in conjunction with the Department of Teacher Education.
Chemistry students have extensive opportunities to participate in research, internships and student activities, including:
- Research, on campus or off
- Summer internships
- ACU Chemistry Club
- Field trips to labs, power plants and conferences
With a degree in chemistry, you’ll be prepared for a wide choice of challenging career opportunities in an academic or industrial setting, including:
- Chemical engineer
- Research scientist
- Chemistry teacher
- Forensic scientist
- Laboratory analyst
- Sustainability consultant
- Environmental chemist