Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

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Why Choose Chemistry?

You can combine your education with a broad, integrated, and in-depth view of the field in Wright State’s Bachelor of Science in Chemistry program. Your coursework will be a balanced load of departmental requirements and university core requirements and electives. As an undergraduate, you will explore where your interests in science will lead you. This option combines all the required courses for admission to a professional school. These include two years of chemistry, one year of physics, one year of mathematics, and recommended courses as science electives to fulfill the bachelor's degree requirements. You will enjoy the freedom to explore your interests in many career paths.

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Academics and Curriculum

You are required to complete the chemistry, mathematics, and physics course sequences in the following program outline with this exception: CHM 4990, Special Problems in Chemistry, is not required. However, it is expected that you will complete at least four credit hours of this research course during your senior year. Because the order in which science courses are taken is so important, you are advised to begin the mathematics, chemistry, and physics sequences as soon as possible.

View Bachelor of Science in Chemistry program information, degree requirements, and graduation planning strategy in the Academic Catalog.


You must apply for admission to Wright State University.

Declaring your Major

To apply for admission in the College of Science and Mathematics, you must fill out a “Change of Major” form and declare your area of emphasis (this can be done online through WINGS Express).

Articulation (Transfer) Agreements

Wright State has articulation agreements with a number of institutions. Articulation agreements will assure you a seamless transfer from one institution to another. To view current articulation agreements and determine which courses will transfer, visit the Articulation Agreements page or