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Bachelor of Arts


Chemistry majors will gain an understanding of the structure of atoms and molecules, properties of materials, and the reactions that convert one molecule or material to another.  The chemistry major prepares students to think critically and quantitatively, reason scientifically, and to understand the experimental methods, techniques, and instrumentation used in chemistry.  Students have the opportunity to gain relevant research experience on campus.


Program Length

49 Credits


On Campus


Upon completing the BA in Chemistry program at CSP, our graduates have a firm grasp on the use of experimental methods and instrumentation used in chemistry. Our graduates’ career paths are plentiful, as their well-rounded experiences at Concordia prepare them for any chemistry-related position.

CSP’s all-encompassing approach to chemistry ensures students will be ready to make an impact in their careers. Coursework includes organic chemistry, biochemistry, thermodynamics, physics, and more studies.

From your introduction to the program to your graduation day, you’ll explore and learn advanced scientific methodology and terminology. The major offers the opportunity to build a comprehensive skill set that promotes lifelong learning and growth. You’ll learn how to think critically and quantitatively, reason scientifically, and understand experimental methods, techniques, and instrumentation utilized in chemistry.

Careers in chemistry range from lab-centric roles such as chemical technician, environmental chemist, and organic chemist, to academic roles in teaching. Many postgraduate options are available as well, all the way up to the doctoral level.

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Career Paths

Chemical Technician $ 50,840

2022 Median Income

Chemical technicians assist scientists with higher degrees (PhDs); working in labs to perform qualitative and quantitative analyses of solids, liquids, and gaseous materials.

Chemist $ 80,670

2022 Median Income

Chemists perform qualitative and quantitative analyses on compounds. This job may require additional schooling.

Materials Scientist $ 104,380

2022 Median Income

Materials scientists study natural, synthetic, or composite materials to determine how to manipulate them for desired traits. This job may require additional schooling.

Student Outcomes

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Meet Our Faculty

Our world-class faculty use their decades of experience to nurture your success from the first day of class all the way to graduation— and beyond.