Chemistry, BA

Bachelor of Arts

Chemistry at Greenville University 

Chemistry is everywhere. Every technical field involved in research and product development relies on chemistry in some way. Learn to connect the disciplines of physics, geology, environmental science, biology, and medicine in this holistic degree program. Gain the skills and knowledge you need for your career or graduate school.

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Graduate school preparation
The sciences at Greenville University offer "big school" opportunities in an intimate environment. Within one year of graduation, more than 70% of our graduates report they are attending graduate school or have gained employment related to their majors.

We have connections with St. John’s School of Nursing, Saint Louis University School of Nursing, and Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (SIU-E) School of Nursing. Biology majors may also complete an accelerated three-year bachelor’s degree program in biology followed by an accelerated bachelor’s degree in nursing from SIUE. Obtain both degrees in four and a half years.


Gain access to state-of-the-art equipment and labs starting your freshman year.

Why GU


Deepen your education. We’re a liberal arts school. That means you get a holistic education that introduces you to many subjects and ideas, helping you grow your interests and skills. 


Personalized attention. Experience personal growth and plan your career under the guidance of faculty who know your name and cheer your success. GU’s low 11:1 student/faculty ratio and community atmosphere allow professors to invest in their students.


Faith-based. Learn to incorporate your faith into both your studies and your career. 

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Chemistry, BA Success Story

Success Stories

I decided to come to GU because I love the community here. I was surrounded by great people that really invested in me and always pushed me to be greater than I formerly was.

-Johnny Milabu

Chemistry, BA Course Requirements

Visit the Online Undergraduate Catalog for an explanation of graduation requirements.

The chemistry major requires a minimum of 30 credits in chemistry plus 22 credits in math and physics. Students with a double major in biology and chemistry may substitute CHM 310 and 315 for CHM 321 and 322 and a mathematics requirement of MTH 113 or 115 or equivalent. It is also recommended that students take CHM 315, 342, 351, 401 and a computer programming course. The chemistry major leads to the bachelor of arts degree.


*For the authoritative source on academic requirements and courses, please consult the academic catalog.


Areas of Study

Engineering Triple Degree Program