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Chemistry and Biochemistry, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (ARWU) Bozeman, MT, United States
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the Montana State University offers programs that are certified by the American Chemical Society and that emphasize modern areas in chemistry and biochemistry at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. This Chemistry and Biochemistry program is offered by Montana State University
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Overview

The curriculum for the Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and Biochemistry at the Montana State University provides basic education in chemistry with sufficient breadth and flexibility to allow students to enter a variety of chemistry-related careers. Several curricular options are available, each of which is career- and employment-directed. Employment opportunities are extensive. For example, at least 36 percent of the research and development workforce in the United States have degrees in chemistry, more than any other discipline. The different options allow the student to emphasize his or her personal choices in course selection.

All of the options emphasize current aspects of chemistry and biochemistry with particular attention given to instrumentation, modern concepts and methods, and use of computers to help solve chemical problems. Participation in undergraduate research within an active research group in the department is an important and rewarding part of the overall program. A wide range of fundamental research programs are ongoing in all major areas of chemistry: analytical, biochemistry, inorganic, organic and physical.

Teaching Option

  • This option is designed to prepare prospective teachers of chemistry at the secondary level. It provides a thorough background in the basic fields of chemistry and an acquaintance with aspects of chemistry in society that are essential to the practicing teacher of chemistry. 
  • The chemistry teaching option qualifies graduates to teach secondary school chemistry. Employment opportunities will be enhanced by obtaining a second area of certification, usually a teaching minor. Obtaining a teaching major, a teaching minor, and certification will require more than 120 credits.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The curriculum for the Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry provides basic education in chemistry with sufficient breadth and flexibility to allow students to enter a variety of chemistry-related careers. 
  • Several curricular options are available, each of which is career- and employment-directed. Employment opportunities are extensive. For example, at least 36 percent of the research and development workforce in the United States have degrees in chemistry, more than any other discipline. The different options allow the student to emphasize his or her personal choices in course selection.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    525

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Admission Application: An application for admission may be submitted online or downloaded and printed; if completing the paper application, please return the completed and signed application form to the Office of Admissions. The application may also be obtained from a high school counselor or directly from the Office of Admissions.
  • High School Transcript: After graduation, a complete and official transcript must be sent directly from the high school to the Office of Admissions. Courses completed, GPA (on a 4.0 scale), rank in class (if available), and official date of graduation must be indicated on the transcript.
  • Approved High School Equivalency Exam: If an approved high school equivalency exam was taken in lieu of high school graduation, an official score report/transcript must be sent directly to the Office of Admissions from the Department of Education from the state in which the exam was given.
  • ACT/SAT Scores.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27400 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    27400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27400 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7770 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7770 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Bozeman

  • 1099 - 2280 USD/month
    Living Costs

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