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Chemistry, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #494 (BCR) California, PA, United States
The Chemistry Department at California State University, Fresno provides undergraduate training in chemistry for students planning professional careers in chemistry, biochemistry and allied professions, and for those contemplating graduate work for advanced degrees. 
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Overview

The Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry available at California State University, Fresno is intended primarily for those students who plan to take extensive coursework in other areas in addition to chemistry. This degree is suitable for prehealth professional students (premedical, predental, etc.), secondary school teaching credential students, and biochemistry students oriented toward biotechnology, forensic science, and the health professions. This degree is NOT intended for students who anticipate a career in chemistry, or who expect to continue their education in pursuit of graduate degrees.

The multi-disciplinary forensic science degree program prepares students for continued success by integrating instruction with active forensic research, collaboration with local crime laboratories, and real world experiences.

What You Can Learn

  • Structure and behavior of organic and biological compounds
  • Basic treatment of gas laws, thermodynamics, kinetics, and spectroscopy
  • Real-world experiences with forensic science through collaboration with local crime laboratories

Accreditation

The Bachelor of Science degree programs in Chemistry/Biochemistry are accredited by the American Chemical Society. Students who satisfactorily complete the program are recommended by the department for certification as graduate chemists by the American Chemical Society. 

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:

  • General Chemistry 
  • General Chemistry Laboratory 
  • Introductory General Chemistry
  • Introductory Organic and Biochemistry
  • Elementary Organic Chemistry
  • Chemistry and Society

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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General Requirements

  • Submit a Cal State Apply online and pay $55 USD (non-refundable) by credit card or Submit the Paper Application
  • Official English language proficiency
  • Original or certificated copies of in-progress or final transcripts
  • A copy of graduation certificate (if applicable)
  • Financial document (no older than 6 months) & Affidavit of Support from sponsors showing the amount and source of support for a minimum of one school year of study
  • A copy of the biographic information/photo page in your passport
  • Statement of purpose, principal's or teacher's recommendation is encouraged not required

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16089 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16089 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for California

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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