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Chemistry (with Concentration in Biochemistry), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Frostburg, MD, United States
A degree in chemistry from Frostburg State University is your key to a career full of engaging challenges and innovations that can help the entire world. Our chemistry program focuses on active learning and real-world projects at a time when experience is becoming more important to landing a first job. 
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Program highlights

  • Participate in ongoing research on topics including the active medical components in black cohosh plants, natural gas extraction from Marcellus Shale and new eco-friendly solvents for organic reactions.

  • Perform experiments in state-of-the-art facilities to get the most out of each and every lab. FSU chemistry students work with instruments and technology typically reserved for graduate student use only at other institutions.

  • Showcase your work at conferences like the American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition or the FSU College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium.

  • Relax at registration time, knowing you’ll get into the classes you need. FSU strives to have no waiting lists for General Chemistry courses, which can fill quickly due to the many programs that make use of their solid, foundational content.

  • Excel in our newly redesigned General Chemistry I course, which now implements more student-centered, active learning and produces students who outperform their peers in the same course nationwide.

  • Meet other Chemistry students and join in great events with the FSU Pre-Med Society or the Student Members of the American Chemical Society (SMACS).

  • Get to know fellow students in the natural and health sciences and experience the strong relationship between chemistry and biology. Our biochemistry concentration connects students with cutting-edge science where chemistry, biology and medicine meet.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • General Biology 
  • Microbiology
  • Genetics
  • Molecular Biology
  • Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
  • Environmental Chemical Analysis
  • Instrumental Analysis
  • Physical Chemistry 
  • Biochemistry Lab
  • Biochemistry 
  • Advanced Chemistry Research 
  • Calculus

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

The University welcomes applications from undergraduate international students whodemonstrate university-level language proficiency in English.Frostburg State University international student admission process focuses on three areas: (1) academic qualifications; (2) financial support; and (3) English language proficiency.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20320 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    20320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20320 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6600 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Frostburg

  • 1216 - 2060 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Financial aid includes any grant, scholarship, loan or paid employment intended to help you meet your education-related expenses. It can come from a variety of federal and state agencies, foundations, corporations and universities, including FSU. You must be planning to take six credits or more per semester to qualify. 

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