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Academic Advising appointments are available online .

Please email all advising questions to


Major Advising:

Major Advisors are available to provide advice on:
• the requirements for the different majors
• guidance on course selections
• guidance on the various careers open to students with chemistry or biochemistry degrees
• suitability of the various majors as a foundation for further professional training such as graduate or medical school.  

Major advisors have authority in exceptional circumstances to modify departmental requirements, but not College-level requirements.

There are three times when students are required to see advisors:

  1. To declare a major (the sooner the better)  It is not necessary to complete every prerequisite before declaring a major.
  2. To file a major release form (usually first term senior year)
  3. To make any change in a major plan that would require an exception to be made to the course requirements.

Major Worksheets

Degree Pathway Maps


Minor Worksheets


Department of Chemistry Waitlist Policy

Honors Thesis Guidelines


Department of Chemistry, Transfer Request Policy:

In order to request evaluation or re-evaluation for any Chemistry course(s), the external institution's course instructor and/or department teaching or offering the course(s) will need to send: 

  • a detailed sample syllabus 
  • copies of exams & quizzes
  • laboratory experiments (when applicable) 

The material should be submitted to the Department of Chemistry for review at . 


For further information, please contact the Chemistry Undergraduate Office