BS in Chemistry

Trine University, United States Ranked #60 in North America

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Next enrollment cycle

January 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 47,979

Course Accredited By

THLC

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree

Learn the central science with a chemistry degree!
As the central science, connecting the physical and life sciences, a Bachelor of Science with a major in chemistry at Trine University puts students at the heart of scientific discovery.

The degree: Covering varieties of chemistry

Covering millions of chemical compounds and reactions, the Bachelor of Science with a major in chemistry program offers study in:

  • Organic chemistry
  • Inorganic chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Analytical chemistry
  • Physical chemistry
  • The experience: Explore your areas of interest

At Trine, the chemistry curriculum provides a solid foundation in chemistry fundamentals, with the flexibility you need to delve deeper into specific areas of interest. Small class sizes allow you to work closely with your professors in an environment that encourages you to ask questions and become engaged.

You'll work in laboratories and receive hands-on experience using cutting-edge analytical equipment such as:

  • NMR
  • GC-Mass Spectrophotometers
  • High Performance Liquid Chromatography equipment
  • Atomic Absorption Spectrometers
  • The result: Preparation for research or graduate school

Chemistry majors are prepared for positions that include research in drug development, cosmetics, agrochemicals and biotechnology. Recent graduates have accepted jobs with top companies such as Dow AgroSciences, Eli Lilly and Company, and Univertical Corporation. Others continue their educations in prestigious graduate programs such as University of Nevada, Las Vegas; University of Indianapolis; and University of Southern Florida.

Enrollment Cycles

  • January 2022
  • May 2022
  • August 2022

Admission requirements for transfer students:

  • Transfer students applying to the Allen School of Engineering and Computing must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 and a grade of “C” or better in Calculus I, Chemistry I, and College Composition.
  • Transfer students applying to the Franks School of Education must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 and a grade of “C” or better in a mathematics course, a social sciences or humanities course, and English Composition 1.
  • Transfer students applying to the Rinker Ross School of Health Sciences must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 and a grade of “C” or better in a mathematics course, a social sciences or humanities course, and English Composition 1.
  • Transfer students applying to the Ketner School of Business and the Jannen School of Arts and Sciences must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.25 and a grade of “C” or better in a mathematics course, a social sciences or humanities course, and English Composition 1.  

High School Transcripts:

  • Request your high school to send a copy of your current transcript to Trine.
  • Transcripts can be submitted via mail, fax, Parchment, screenshot, and e-mail.
  • Trine University is Test Optional for the 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 academic years. "Test-optional" means that standardized tests are not required from high school students when they are considered for admission to Trine University.  Of course, students can still choose to submit their test scores, however, those scores will be considered to be only part of the student’s overall academic record.  
  • High school students can take the American College Test (ACT) and/or the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and request that scores be sent to Trine.
  • The University's code numbers are 1250 for the ACT and 1811 for the SAT.  
  • Test scores can be submitted via mail, fax, Parchment, screenshot, or e-mail and may be sent FREE from College Board to your counselor at any time.

 

Total Credit Hours - 120

General Education Requirements – 30 credit hours

• BIO 114 Principles of Biology I and Laboratory

• ENG 133 Technical Communication

  or ENG 143 College Composition

• ENG 153 Introduction to Literature

• HUM 203 Humanities Seminar

• SP 203 Effective Speaking

 or COM 163 Interpersonal Communication

• PSY 113 Principles of Psychology

• Humanities or Social Sciences Elective - 3 credit hours

• MA 134 Calculus I

• MA 164 Calculus II

Chemistry Core – 67 credit hours

• UE 101 University Experience

• CH 104 General Chemistry and Laboratory

• CH 114 General Chemistry II and Laboratory

• CH 202 Introduction to Chemical Literature and Communication

• CH 204 Organic Chemistry I and Laboratory

• CH 214 Organic Chemistry II and Laboratory

• CH 234 Quantitative Chemical Analysis

• CH 302 Professional Practice in Science

• CH 324 Chemical Instrumental Analysis and Laboratory

• CH 344 Inorganic Chemistry and Laboratory

• CH 354 Physical Chemistry I and Laboratory

• CH 374 Physical Chemistry II and Laboratory

• CH 434 Biochemistry I and Laboratory

• CH 444 Biochemistry II and Laboratory

• MA 213 Calculus III

• MA 253 Statistics

• PH 224/224H University Physics I and Laboratory

• PH 234/234H University Physics II and Laboratory

• SCI 412 Senior Research Seminar and SCI 422 Senior Research Project

  or SCI 434 Science Internship

Choose one of the following 3 tracks in addition to the Chemistry Core:

Traditional Track – 23 credit hours

• Unrestrictive Electives - 23 credit hours

Physician Assistant Track - 23 credit hours

• BIO 124 Principles of Biology II and Laboratory

• BIO 163 Medical Terminology

• BIO 324 Microbiology and Laboratory

• BIO 384 Human Anatomy and Physiology I and Laboratory

• BIO 394 Human Anatomy and Physiology II and Laboratory

• Unrestrictive electives - 4 credit hours

Pre-Medical Track - 23 credit hours

• BIO 124 Principles of Biology II and Laboratory

• SOC 103 Principles of Sociology

• PHL 313 Ethics

• Unrestrictive electives -13 credit hours

Science Majors 
• ONE-TIME Intl Enrolment Fee $500 
• ONE-TIME Housing deposit $150 
• Tuition $33,650 
• Engineering /Science fee $330
• Intl Health Insurance $1,499
• Housing & Meal Plan $11,700
• Student Fee* $530
• Parking Permit Fee** $120
• Total Annual Estimate *** $47,979 
 

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