Shippensburg University offers a program of study in chemistry approved by the American Chemical Society (ACS). This program is designed for students who seek technical careers in industry or government or graduate work in chemistry. Students desiring admissions to medical, dental, veterinary or other professional schools post graduation are encouraged to consider the medical sciences or biochemistry concentrations.
Chemistry Core Curriculum
The following courses are part of the department core curriculum. These courses are required for all chemistry majors and concentrations. All chemistry majors will take a comprehensive examination in the beginning of the fall semester of their senior year at a time and place designated by the department. A satisfactory performance in all areas of this examination is a requirement for departmental recommendation and ACS certification.