The Chemistry major provides a solid foundation of scientific knowledge and experimental skills in a setting that emphasizes current developments in the field of chemistry and experience with modern instruments and laboratory techniques.
Students preparing for graduate study or a professional career in chemistry should pursue the ACS-approved Bachelor of Science program.
The Bachelor of Arts program is designed for students who need undergraduate training in chemistry in preparation for professional careers other than chemistry. The Bachelor of Science program is also open to those students.
Students can also pursue more than one major at Drake. Consultation with advisers is highly recommended. Some examples include majoring in chemistry, physics and math; chemistry and BCMB; chemistry and environmental science; etc.