Chemistry (B.A.)

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Chemistry Concentration

Chemistry Teaching Concentration

Chemistry Fermentation Science Concentration

Chemistry Pre-Professional Concentration

Degree Concentrations

  • B.A. in Chemistry, Chemistry Concentration
  • B.A. in Chemistry, Teaching Concentration
  • B.A. in Chemistry, Fermentation Science Concentration
  • B.A. in Chemistry, Pre-Professional Concentrations (Pre-Pharmacy/Pre-Dental/Pre-Optometry/Pre-Pathology Assistant/Pre-Medical)
  • Minor in Chemistry
  • Minor in Chemistry (Teaching)

Who Would be Interested in a B.A. Chemistry?

If you are considering the careers below consider a B.A. in chemistry:

  • Health care professions, such as physician, optometrist, pharmacist, or dentist.
  • Laboratory work, such as in an environmental testing facility, consumer or pharmaceutical product development, or chemical technician in a research lab.
  • Teaching chemistry at the high school level.
  • Communicating science to a broad public, such as through print media, the internet or videos.
  • Science consulting in many areas, such as nutrition, environmental issues, law, uses of technology, or education.

Why a B.A. Chemistry?

  • Jobs! Jobs! Jobs! Chemistry majors have one of the lowest rates of unemployment.
  • Work closely with faculty.
  • Courses taught in the New Science Building with modern, well-equipped facilities.
  • Our graduates' high success rate in many areas.
  • Development of critical thinking skills needed in the marketplace.
  • Ability to combine the B.A. Chemistry with the M.S. Chemistry in just one extra year.
  • Chemistry graduate degree holders enjoy a 2.4% rate of unemployment.

What Are the Requirements to be Admitted to the Program?

  • Students may select any of the B.A. Chemistry options upon applying to the university.
  • Students who have a good high school background in math are prepared to do well in this program.
  • An interest in science and learning are critical to success in this program.

Where Are Recent Graduates Employed?

  • Quality Control Chemist, at Coldstream Laboratories, in Lexington, KY
  • Chemistry Teacher, Madison Central High School, in Richmond, KY
  • Pharmacist at Kroger, Nationwide
  • Practicing medicine in Appalachia

How Do I Get More Information?

www.chemistry.eku.edu
chemistry@eku.edu

Are There Scholarship Opportunities?