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Program at a Glance

Program
Bachelor
College(s)
College of Sciences
Department(s)
Chemistry
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The Chemistry B.A. degree is designed to allow students the flexibility to prepare for multiple careers in chemistry through selection of track-specific and restricted elective courses. This program has three areas of emphasis from which students may choose their specialization: Education, Preprofessional, and Industry.

Degree Requirements

  • The Chemistry B.A. is not open to students who have declared the Chemistry B.S. as their major.
  • Students who change degree programs and select this major must adopt the most current catalog.
  • Departmental Residency Requirement consists of at least 30 semester hours of regularly scheduled 3000-4000 level courses taken from the UCF Department of Chemistry
  • Prior to enrolling in Chemistry and Math, you must take the Chemistry Placement Test and Math Placement Test ~ https://www.sdes.ucf.edu/placement-tests/
  • All prerequisites of courses taught within the College of Sciences will be enforced.
  • Courses designated in Common Program Prerequisites (CPP) are usually completed in the first 60 hours.

Undergraduate Application Deadlines

Fall
May 1
Spring
November 1
Summer
March 1
Fall
July 1
Spring
November 1
Summer
March 1
Fall
March 1
Spring
September 1
Summer
January 1

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