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Chemistry

The University of Mount Union’s Bachelor of Science in Chemistry program is accredited by the American Chemical Society (ACS). A student interested in obtaining their bachelor’s degree in chemistry will receive a solid foundation in chemistry techniques.

The chemistry program is a four-year degree offered at the University. With state-of-the-art facilities, faculty members help students gain experience and provide them with real-world knowledge for future careers.

Chemistry Major Quick Facts

The chemistry major requires 120 credit hours of coursework – 56 of those hours being discipline-specific – which also fulfill the University’s Integrative Core program.

  • Students in the chemistry program are given the opportunity to receive hands-on experience outside of the classroom.
  • Faculty doing research often rely on the help of their students to assist with lab work, giving students extra experience in the field.
  • Freshmen students have the chance to teach chemistry to youth in area school districts.
  • Students have the opportunity to get involved in student-led organizations such as American Chemical Society and chemistry honor society, Alembroic Society.

Curriculum 

As a chemistry major, you will be exposed to in-depth courses in inorganic, organic, analytical, and physical chemistry. You will gain hands-on laboratory experience and be presented with numerous research opportunities. During advanced biochemistry courses, you will engage in studies on metabolism, nutrition, pharmacology, genomics, and biotechnology to name a few. You will be trained in both wet chemical and instrumental analysis techniques and learn important problem-solving tactics.

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