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School of Science and Engineering

At Anderson University, an area of study in the natural sciences can propel you into a field that’s filled with possibilities. Within chemistry, you’ll examine the principles of the natural world and make exciting new discoveries, all while gaining the knowledge you need to both inform your calling and launch your career. 


Program Overview


Students in this pre-professional health program are challenged to look further, think deeper, and step outside of the box. Our students and faculty work together to further both knowledge and understanding within the field of chemistry, eager to uncover something new. AU chemistry students become part of a community of learners and achievers who are driven and passionate about research, data, and thinking creatively to discover innovative solutions that will further improve the world.


4-Year Major

  • Complete this major on a 3-year or 4-year track.

Career Pathways

  • Chemists
  • Chemistry Teachers
  • Chemical Technicians
  • Chemical Engineers
  • Chemical Equipment Operators
  • Chemical Plant and System Operators
  • Clinical Laboratory Technologists
  • Environmental Scientists
  • Food Scientists and Technologists
  • Medical Laboratory Technicians
  • Nuclear Monitoring Technicians

Course Preview

Among the classes in the 52-hour chemistry major are:

  • General Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Calculus
  • Quantum Chemistry
  • Science Seminar

It is recommended for physics or biology students to supplement and complement their major fields of study. Students considering a chemistry major should begin their study with General Chemistry I. View the courses required for the chemistry major.


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School Of Science and Engineering

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Michael Bailey

Assistant Professor of Biology

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Caroline Baker

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

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Dr. Celesta S. Bates

MBA Director, Professor of Accounting

Dr. Scott R. Carr

Dr. Scott R. Carr

Professor of Chemistry

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Jon Craton

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Veronica Dougherty-Denny

Veronica Dougherty-Denny

Assistant Professor of Management

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Dr. Emmett Dulaney

Professor of Marketing; Director of Doctoral Studies

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April Hoover

Program Coordinator, Science and Engineering

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