This major is designed for the student who has goals of pursuing academic research or professional service in fields closely related to chemistry. This program of study fulfills most admission requirements for graduate school, although students should make sure that course work covers any expectations for specific programs.
Administrator: Chair, Department of Chemistry
Requirements: A total of at least 58-64 credits in science and math, including at least 30 credits in chemistry.
Chemistry Core Courses:
CHEM4970: A minimum of one credit is required, but a maximum of six credits in CHEM4970 will be allowed toward the major.
CHEM4980: must be taken at Northwest Nazarene University
Environmental Chemistry Courses: 13-14 credits
* Courses in ecology and environmental chemistry are available through the off-campus Au Sable institute.
In addition to the above requirements, the student will be required to successfully pass an oral examination or a written subject examination in the field of chemistry.