Bachelor of Arts
Chemistry at Greenville University
Chemistry is everywhere. Every technical field involved in research and product development relies on chemistry in some way. Learn to connect the disciplines of physics, geology, environmental science, biology, and medicine in this holistic degree program. Gain the skills and knowledge you need for your career or graduate school.
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Nursing. We have connections with St. John’s School of Nursing, Saint Louis University School of Nursing, and Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (SIU-E) School of Nursing. Biology majors may also complete an accelerated three-year bachelor’s degree program in biology followed by an accelerated bachelor’s degree in nursing from SIUE. Obtain both degrees in four and a half years.
Gain access to state-of-the-art equipment and labs starting your freshmen year.
Deepen your education. We’re a liberal arts school. That means you get a holistic education that introduces you to many subjects and ideas, helping you grow your interests and skills.
Personalized attention. Experience personal growth and plan your career under the guidance of faculty who know your name and cheer your success. GU’s low 11:1 student/faculty ratio and community atmosphere allow professors to invest in their students.
Faith-based. Learn to incorporate your faith into both your studies and your career.
I decided to come to GU because I love the community here. I was surrounded by great people that really invested in me and always pushed me to be greater than I formerly was.
Chemistry, BA Course Requirements
Visit the Online Undergraduate Catalog for an explanation of graduation requirements.
The chemistry major requires a minimum of 30 credits in chemistry plus 22 credits in math and physics. Students with a double major in biology and chemistry may substitute CHM 310 and 315 for CHM 321 and 322 and a mathematics requirement of MTH 113 or 115 or equivalent. It is also recommended that students take CHM 315, 342, 351, 401 and a computer programming course. The chemistry major leads to the bachelor of arts degree.
*For the authoritative source on academic requirements and courses, please consult the academic catalog.
Areas of Study
Engineering Triple Degree Program
Triple Degree (3-3) program graduates will receive a Bachelor of Arts in Physics, Chemistry or Biology from Greenville College, a Bachelor of Science in Engineering and a Master of Science in Engineering from Washington University. The GRE is not required for admission. Generous scholarships are available for both domestic and international students including 50 percent of tuition during the first year, 55 percent of tuition during the second year and 60 percent of tuition during the third and final year of a student's enrollment at Washington University.