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.

As a chemistry major at Calvin, you’ll explore and manipulate the chemical elements and uncover the splendor of the created order. Not only will you have access to top-notch research facilities and equipment, but you’ll also be learning from high-caliber Christian chemists from day one.

Course Requirements


The prerequisite to enter the chemistry program is a minimum average of "C" (2.0) in Chemistry 104 and in one course from Chemistry 201, 253, or 261.


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