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Chemistry, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Rock Hill, SC, United States
Students major in Chemistry at Winthrop University to pursue industrial or graduate opportunities in medicine, environmental science, computational molecular modeling, forensics, plastics, chemistry, textiles, health sciences, materials science, energy production, biotechnology, chemical engineering, pharmaceutical sciences, ceramics, environmental engineering, or toxicology. 
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Chemists represent the largest group of industrial scientists in the United States; approximately 50% of all research and development positions in this country are filled by professionals with chemistry or chemical engineering backgrounds.Students majoring in chemistry can select one of seven programs of study to tailor their curricula to meet their long-term professional objectives. Five programs of study focus on American Chemistry Society (ACS) approved areas:  chemistry biochemistry, biochemistry, engineering-physics, forensic chemistry, and business .

 The multidisciplinary Chemistry program of study is designed for maximum flexibility to meet a broad array of students interests or needs; the biochemistry degree track is designed to meet the needs of students interested in those health professions that do not require undergraduate research. The ACS Biochemistry track was the nation’s first American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)-Accredited program.

 Students majoring in chemistry can select one of seven degree tracks to tailor their curricula to meet their long-term professional objectives. Five degree tracks meet American Chemical Society (ACS) requirements for a professional certification in chemistry upon graduation:

  • ACS Biochemistry
  • ACS Chemistry
  • ACS Chemistry-Business
  • ACS Engineering-Physics
  • ACS Forensic Chemistry

Mission Statement

Winthrop University provides personalized and challenging undergraduate, graduate, and continuing professional education programs of national caliber within a context dedicated to public service to the nation and to the State of South Carolina. Winthrop's longtime commitment to be among the very best institutions of its kind in the nation continually guides the mission of the university.

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:

  • Principles of Biology & Lab
  • Calculus I, Calculus II
  • Physics with Calculus I & II
  • General Chemistry I & II with Lab
  • Organic Chemistry I & II with Lab
  • Chemical Hygiene and Safety
  • Introductory Chemometrics
  • Quantitative Analysis & Lab
  • Physical Chemistry I & II with Lab
  • Department Seminars
  • Biochemistry I & Lab
  • Inorganic Chemistry & Lab

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.

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    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

  • Undergraduate applicants (beginning freshmen and transfers) must submit official transcripts, mark sheets and examination certificates in their native language for all secondary and/or postsecondary coursework, along with certified, literal (exact) English translations for documents not originally issued in English.
  • Official and original results of any standardized tests, such as SAT and ACT examinations 
  • Official documentation of English proficiency (see specific English language requirements below).
  • A non-refundable application fee of U.S. $60 must accompany the application.
  • A clear photocopy of identity page of passport (to ensure correct spelling of applicant's name and verification of birthdate).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29636 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14818 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    29636 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14818 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    15306 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7653 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Rock Hill

  • 1024 - 1790 USD/month
    Living Costs

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