Bachelor of Science
College of Arts & Sciences
Mathematics & Sciences
Total Credit Hours: 124
Typical Completion: 4 Years full-time
Cost per credit hour: $333
Full-time Tuition: $3,996/semester
Chemistry is a wonderful and important choice for a major. Chemistry is a part of everything. At The W, we look forward to helping you reach your goals with a chemistry degree and discovering the right career that fits your interests and abilities. As a chemistry major, you will be taking chemistry courses that range from organic chemistry to physical chemistry to biochemistry and introduction to pharmaceutical sciences. Chemistry graduates take various paths after graduation which include professional schools (medical, pharmacy, dental, veterinary), graduate study, and employment in science-related positions. The W's chemistry faculty members take pride in offering class sizes that ensure that you get all the one-on-one attention that you need to succeed.
As a chemistry major, you may take classes such as:
Students who wish to teach physical science in middle school or high school can choose the teaching certificate track. You will take teacher training courses in addition to your subject classes. Upon graduation, you will have earned a secondary education license in the state of Mississippi.
Median national salary for Chemists and Materials Scientists according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook.