- Major Courses and General Education Courses
- Admission and Transfer Requirements
- Graduation Requirements
Why Choose Chemistry? - Program Spotlight
Chemistry is the central science and thus provides the framework for our understanding of a wide variety of natural phenomena, societal issues, and advances in technology. Students with good math backgrounds and with interest in scientific thought and reasoning will find the Chemistry BA to be a satisfying and challenging degree. Chemistry students build skills in critical thinking, problem solving, communication, and teamwork, making them marketable in a wide variety of fields. Students complete a curriculum of 34 hours of chemistry courses, including some courses chosen based on their interest. Depending on their interests and career goals, chemistry majors select a wide variety of minors including marketing/sales, English/professional writing, biology, and forensic science. Chemistry students often participate in undergraduate research projects as well.
The Chemistry major provides an excellent background for a wide variety of careers in science or in science-related fields, some involving further education. These include but are not limited to careers in chemistry, medicine, dentistry, education, environmental science, forensic science, pharmaceutical sales, and scientific writing.
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Department of Physical Sciences
Ferris State University
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Big Rapids, MI 49307-2225
Chemistry, BA - 120 Credits
To reach the minimum 120 required for this degree.