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Chemistry, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Mascoutah, IL, United States
If you’re interested in understanding the nature of reactions in our bodies and the world around us, then the Chemistry program offered by the McKendree University could be for you.
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Overview

Chemistry is the inquisitive science in search of understanding the nature of reactions in our bodies and the world around us. Chemistry is entering the lives of each of us more intimately through alternative fuels, high temperature superconductors, and the search for a genetic switch to immortality. Tomorrow’s world is the world of chemistry.

The Chemistry program offered by the McKendree University degree gives you the opportunity of studying a wide variety of specialized chemical fields, such as:

  • Biochemistry
  • Astrochemistry
  • Environmental chemistry
  • Forensic chemistry
  • Polymer chemistry
  • Quantum chemistry

Career prospects

Graduates in Chemistry find careers in chemical and biochemical research, and many go on to graduate school in fields such as organic chemistry, computational chemistry, environmental chemistry, forensic chemistry, polymer chemistry, and quantum chemistry, to name a few. Chemistry majors may also pursue professional studies in medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, optometry, and veterinary science.

Some of the companies our recent graduates are working for include:

  • American Bottoms
  • Anheuser-Busch
  • Apath LLC
  • Forensic Lab of Missouri State Highway Patrol
  • Sigma Aldrich

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    You are invited to apply as early as August 1 preceding your senior year of high school.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • College Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Calculus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    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:

    6

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    520

    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

  • You will need to complete and submit an application for First Year admission.
  • You will need to submit an official copy of your secondary school transcripts and completion certificate. All transcripts must be translated into the English language.

Proof of English:

  • TOEFL Paper Based - 520
  • Computer Based - 190
  • Internet Based - 70
  • IELTS 6.0
  • SAT Critical Reading - 500
  • ACT English - 20

Optional:

  • Essay
  • Recommendation Letter

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30540 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    30540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30540 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Mascoutah

  • 1100 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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