With many student research opportunities and excellent career outcomes, our academics in chemistry will prepare you for the next step. Our chemistry professors are world-class, and you’ll get to know them well, since faculty teach every class and every lab. You’ll catch their passion for making new discoveries and pursuing a detailed understanding of God’s creation.
Learn how living things work at a molecular level: what cells are made of, how they grow and divide, where they get their energy and much more. Discover the microscopic mechanisms of health and disease, and be equipped for careers in health, biomedical research or anything related to the chemistry of life.
Biochemistry Major (ACS Certified)
This program requires many of the same courses in biochemistry as the normal major while meeting the requirement of the American Chemical Society. Study the chemistry of life and get the best preparation for graduate studies in biochemistry.
Calvin’s bachelor of science in chemistry will give you the scientific knowledge and research skills to land a successful job in the field of chemistry, or working at the intersections of chemistry with other fields, such as medicine, law, engineering, business and education.
Chemistry Major (ACS Certified)
This major meets the certification requirements of the American Chemical Society and best prepares students for graduate studies. You’ll take many of the same courses as other chemistry majors, but will have more emphasis on research and will take on a research project in conjunction with a faculty member.
Group Science Major
A group major in science and Mathematics meets the needs of some students, particularly those in professional programs.
Chemistry Secondary Education Major
Gain strong, in-depth preparation in chemistry to teach at a middle and high school level.
Environmental Science Major—Chemistry Emphasis
Learn how the environment works at the molecular level, and take your knowledge into a career in a huge and growing field.
Neuroscience is a field with an astonishing number of applications, not just in the sciences and philosophy, but in economics, law, education and many others fields.