Chemistry at Illinois University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Chemistry Major in Sciences and Letters for the Degree of Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Illinois

Chemistry Major 10KV0335BSLA

This chemistry major has fewer technical requirements than the other chemical sciences curricula but allows the most flexibility to pursue other interests. Pre-professional (premed, prelaw, prevet, etc.) students may choose either this major or the Chemistry Curriculum (10KV0335BS).

What can you do with a Chemistry Sciences and Letters Degree?

Many of our undergraduate Chemistry majors go on to graduate, medical, pharmacy, optometry, law, or other schooling. Those who enter the work force with a BS dgree typically choose one of three paths: education, government, or industry. Within industry, there are a number of specialties that students can choose, including chemicals, paints, fuels (petroleum, coal, nuclear), materials (metals, wood, plastics, textiles, paper) electronics, cosmetics, agricultural products, food science, consumer products, pharmaceuticals/healthcare, environment (water, safety, natural resources, energy) product analysis/quality control, consulting/business, law, or even writing, to name just a few.

Major Requirements

Chemistry Major in Sciences and Letters for the Degree of Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences - Official page detailing course requirements.

Pamphlet including the information above and a semester by semester sample of courses to take.

Transfer credit must be validated by the Director of General Chemistry.

The diploma for this major reads a "Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences." The transcript will specify "Major in Chemistry."

Important Links for Undergraduates




School of Chemical Sciences Academic Advising Office
110 A, B & C Noyes Lab, MC-712
scs-advising@illinois.edu
To schedule an appointment, please call 217-333-1051