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Chemistry, B.Sc.

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  • 48 months
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The Bachelor of Science in Chemistry program at University of Hartford prepares you for a career in the chemical industry or for graduate study in specialized areas of chemistry. The curriculum includes a heavy concentration in science and mathematics.

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry students will:

  • Learn fundamentals of chemistry and build to more complex concepts.
  • Learn the language of chemistry: compounds, structures, naming, and chemical reactions.
  • Understand the context of the answer to a problem and apply the answer to their model of how the physical world operates. Be able to assess this model of the physical world.
  • Use reason and logic in the solving of chemical problems.
  • Be able to understand and perform fundamental laboratory procedures and build to more complex procedures.
  • Interpret instructions and collect, evaluate, and interpret data in the chemistry laboratory.
  • Gain an understanding of the main areas of chemistry: organic, analytical, physical, and inorganic.
  • Be able to process and translate written information in order to solve a problem or perform a laboratory procedure.
  • Be able to express and convey information in both oral and written formats.

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:

  • Chemistry for the World Around Us
  • College Chemistry
  • College Chemistry
  • Principles of Chemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Water Chemistry Laboratory
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Introduction to Research
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry Laboratory
  • Special Topics in Chemistry
  • Special Topics in Chemistry
  • Instrumental Analysis
  • Qualitative Organic Analysis
  • Biochemistry
  • Inorganic Structure and Bonding
  • Advanced Synthesis
  • Undergraduate Research

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Web Application - Please complete this online application.
  • The Common Application – Please complete this application if you are attending a High/Prep School in the US or an International School overseas.
  • If English is not your native language you are required to prove that your language ability is meets our minimum standard.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40490 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40490 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    40490 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40490 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for West Hartford

  • 1100 - 1600 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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