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Chemistry, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Rock Hill, SC, United States
Students major in chemistry 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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Overview

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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • 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:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    68

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  • Minimum required score:

    520

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General Requirements

  • Undergraduate applicants (beginning freshmen and transfers) must submit official transcripts, mark sheets and examination certificates.
  • All undergraduate applicants (beginning freshmen and transfers) must submit secondary and college or university credentials from non-U.S. institutions to a foreign credential evaluation agency for a course-by-course evaluation with grade point average calculation.
  • Official and original results of any standardized tests, such as SAT and ACT examinations.
  • A non-refundable application fee of U.S. $60 must accompany the application.
  • A clear photocopy of identity page of passport.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14743 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14743 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    7615 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7615 USD per year 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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