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Bachelors in Chemistry Degree

Chemistry helps you to understand the world around you, and studying chemistry will equip your already exceptionally inquisitive mind with vast and well-rounded intellect.

Focused on the study of matter, Tennessee Wesleyan University chemistry students dedicate their studies to understanding the composition, structure, properties, and changes in matter. TWU’s bachelors in chemistry combines a broad education in chemistry with courses in physics and mathematics.

Chemistry Degree Emphasis

With an option to earn either a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry or a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, all students will have access to various research opportunities with faculty members.

In your chemistry degree coursework and laboratory experiences, you will study the atom as the basic unit of matter, how the bonding of atoms creates chemical compounds, the interactions of substances through intermolecular forces that give matter its properties, and the interactions between substances through chemical reactions that form different substances.

The Bachelor of Science offers a pre-professional emphasis and a general science/chemistry emphasis. You may also add a chemistry minor to any major.

Chemistry Degree Classes

As a chemistry major, you will take courses including, but not limited to:

General Chemistry
Biochemistry
Quantitative Analysis
Inorganic Chemistry
General Biology
Physics

What You Can Do with a Bachelor’s in Chemistry

As with other science programs, a bachelors in chemistry is a degree that opens many doors of opportunities in many fields and industries. Our graduates are currently employed as:

Pharmacists
Physicians
Science Educators
Forensic Scientists
Olin Chemicals employees
Dentists

Have questions about the Tennessee Wesleyan University chemistry program? Explore TWU admissions or contact us to get your questions answered.

If you’re ready to start your chemistry degree at TWU, apply online using our quick and easy format.