• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #38 (ARWU) Boulder, CO, United States
Chemistry major students are prepared for many different careers after graduation. About 50 percent of chemistry majors enter directly into industry or government positions that require scientific expertise, such as chemical, oil, electronics, mining and manufacturing industries, water districts, crime laboratories, biotechnology, health and safety, atmospheric science and environmental quality.
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Overview

The chemistry major requires 30 credits of upper-division chemistry course work, including courses in general, organic, physical and analytical/instrumental chemistry, as well as an introductory general chemistry sequence and ancillary work in calculus and physics.

Students must complete the general requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences and the required courses listed below. No more than 45 credits of CHEM courses can be applied to the 120-credit minimum to graduate.

Transfer students who plan to take a chemistry major must complete at the Boulder campus a minimum of 12 credits of upper-division work covering at least two subdisciplines: organic, physical, analytical and inorganic for chemistry majors.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    121 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Chemistry
  • Calculus 1
  • Organic Chemistry for Chemistry and Biochemistry Majors

For more information, please visit program website.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

General required materials:
  • Application
  • $50 application fee ($70 for international students)
  • Essays

Additional Required materials for freshmen & international freshmen:

  • Letter of recommendation
  • High school transcript or equivalency
  • SAT or ACT score

Tuition Fee

  • International

    59312 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 59312 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    53504 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 53504 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    28750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28750 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Boulder

  • 950 - 1350 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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