Academic Programs

Female chemistry students in lab at Radford University

Students working in chemistry lab

Chemistry majors have a variety of career paths open to them, from industrial, academic, or governmental positions with their Bachelor's degree to further study in graduate and professional schools. Students can tailor their learning experience by choosing one of our six chemistry concentrations. All students earn a comprehensive education in analytical, biochemistry, inorganic, organic, and physical chemistry and can select from focused classes such as astro, environmental, forensic, green, medicinal, or polymer chemistry.

The Bachelor of Science in Chemistry degree offers the following concentrations:

The Advanced Professional Chemist and Advanced Biochemistry degrees are American Chemical Society (ACS) accredited, ensuring that these majors provide the rigorous coursework and experiences necessary for today’s job market.

Section enrollments for introductory courses are capped at 24 students while higher level courses typically have lower enrollment limits to provide strong student-faculty interactions. Review sessions and outside classroom learning opportunities provide students additional exposure to material.

All students work closely with their individual academic advisor to plan the course of study that best suits their own career goals. 

Studetnt can also pursue a minor in Chemistry.