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Why choose this program?

The B.A. in Chemistry is recommended for students who require who require knowledge in chemistry as a basis for work in other fields such as business, dentistry, environmental science and policy, law, medicine or other allied health fields. 

With a chemistry degree from IUPUI, you'll be ready to take on the world, whether as a research chemist in industry or academia or in fields such as medicine and law where the analytical and technical skills you learn as a chemistry major are highly valued. 

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What will you learn?

At IUPUI, you'll be a part of a supportive environment with innovative teaching methods such as Peer-led Team Learning (PLTL), which provides a unique opportunity to become a leader by teaching others. Through mentoring progams like PLTL, you can expand your subject knowledge while developing the team-building, leadership and problem-solving skills that will be an asset wherever your major takes you. 

What will you do?

Our chemistry majors often cross over into other fields with great success. With a chemistry degree from IUPUI, you'll be ready to take on the world, whether as a research chemist in industry or academia or in fields such as medicine and law where the analytical and technical skills you learn as a chemistry major are highly valued.

Our chemistry students are in high demand. Top graduate programs, including M.D./Ph.D. programs, actively recruit our students, and the best employers - locally and beyond - know that our graduates are prepared to make an impact.

Degree requirements

The B.A. in chemistry requires 124 credit hours.

Details of all undergraduate degree requirements can be found in the IUPUI bulletin.

Research experience

An exciting feature of the chemistry program is undergraduate research. Students may choose from an array of chemistry research options that allow them to work one-on-one with world renowned faculty in a laboratory environment - as early as the freshman year! Research students benefit from personal attention and excellent academic and career advising. Learn more.

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