Chemistry Department WebsiteThis major is designed for the student who wishes to study chemistry in more depth. It is particularly appropriate for students who wish to pursue a graduate degree in chemistry. Students preparing for careers in academic or industrial laboratories will also benefit from this major. This program is constructed using the guidelines prepared by the Committee on Professional Training of the American Chemical Society. This group of courses provides the 500 hours of laboratory instruction recommended by the A.C.S.
To complete the Comprehensive Chemistry major, a minimum of 120 credits is required, the last 30 of which must be completed at La Roche College. The required course work consists of:
- 50 credits Chemistry Required courses, which include a Chemistry elective at the 3000- or 4000-level
- 33 credits of other Science and Mathematics
- 34 credits of CORE Curriculum courses
- 3 credits of general electives selected with the approval of the academic advisor.