• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Odessa, TX, United States
Chemistry is a central science that provides a basic understanding needed to deal with many of society’s needs. It is a critical field for man’s attempt to feed and clothe the world population, to tap new sources of energy, to improve health, and to protect our environment. All life processes are manifestations of chemical change. 
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The Chemistry program leading to the Bachelor of Science degree at U. T. Permian Basin follows the guidelines of the American Chemical Society for a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. This degree is appropriate for a student who wishes to pursue a professional career in any field of chemistry. The B.S. in Chemistry (Biochemistry Track) is designed for students pursuing a career in a health profession and who desire a strong background in this central science as preparation for medical, dental, veterinary and pharmacy schools, as well as teaching. 

The programme

The B.S. in Chemistry (Environmental Chemistry Track) is designed for students pursuing a career related to the environment. The B.S. in Chemistry (Nuclear Chemistry Track) is designed for students interested in employment in the nuclear energy industry. Pre-Pharmacy and Chemical Education tracks are also presented.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry Lab
  • Analytical Chemistry 
  • Analytical Chemistry Lab
  • Physical Chemistry

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • Completed electronic application 
  • Non-refundable Application Fee of $40.00
  • Official High School transcript
  • If taking Dual Credit/Early College course work, please have an official college transcript sent to UTPB from all colleges or universities attended
  • SAT or ACT exam scores

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Odessa

  • 1002 - 1860 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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