Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Department of Chemistry and Physics

Southeastern's Chemistry program is a rigorous study of quantitative physical science. It requires advanced mathematics and elementary physics for technical students as well as advanced courses in inorganic, analytical, organic, and physical chemistry and biochemistry.

Career Information
Types of Jobs
  • Chemists
  • Chemical engineers
  • Materials engineers
  • Science technicians
Types of Employers
  • Academia
  • Agricultural and food science
  • Biological science
  • Chemical industry
  • Environmental science
  • Forensics/genetics
  • Medicinal and pharmaceutical science
  • Medical science
  • Research laboratories
PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Program features small classes and advanced, state-of-the-art equipment for instruction

  • Faculty maintain modern and active research laboratories where students can gain hands on experience in laboratory research, either for credit or for salary

  • Students often obtain grants to present their research work at meetings across the country, gaining exposure to and recognition from the chemistry community

  • Honors curriculum available

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
  • Total semester hours required: 120

CONCENTRATIONS
  • Advising in Chemistry Education (see College of Education for further details)

  • American Chemical Society

  • Biochemistry (includes pre-professional programs in medicine, dentistry, optometry and pharmacy)

  • Business and Industry

  • Forensic Science

  • Political Science/Pre-Law

MINORS
  • Chemistry

RELATED DEGREES
  • Bachelor of Science in Physics

  • Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences

CAMPUS ORGANIZATIONS & ACTIVITIES
  • Society of Chemistry Undergraduate Majors

 

Contact Information

chemistry@southeastern.edu

985-549-2159

Mailing address: SLU 10878, Hammond, LA 70402

On-campus address: 210 Pursley Hall

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