Approved by the American Chemical Society, Sam Houston State University’s chemistry program will give you a quality education in the fundamental knowledge of chemistry, including how to critically examine and analyze observations and how to use chemical understanding to propose solutions to problems that may arise in industry, academia, or various other careers associated with chemistry. You have the opportunity for hands-on experience in working with atomic absorption, gas chromatography,
At SHSU, you can major in chemistry with a chosen track for professional chemists or other technical careers, along with the option to choose an emphasis in biochemistry-biotechnology. The professional
Students are required to choose one of two tracks listed above.
A minor is required for this degree, and a variety of minors can complement a major in chemistry. Some of the more popular minors include biology, criminal justice, general business, mathematics, and education.
The Department of Chemistry has a study abroad program in Germany in which students carry out summer undergraduate research at a German university and can experience the culture and approach to chemical education in Europe.
|Degree Type||Bachelor of Science|
|Length||120-128 Credit Hours|
|Enrollment||Fall and Spring|
|Tuition/Costs||Rates Per Semester|
The Department of Chemistry also offers a Bachelor of Science in forensic chemistry.