The Bachelor of Arts degree, which requires 180 units, is designed for those who desire a liberal arts education with a major in Chemistry. This degree allows students to include a minor in another science, business, economics, or humanities within their degree program. The degree is suitable for students planning careers in government or industry where a physical science background is desirable. It is also appropriate for some preprofessional health science majors but is not recommended for students planning graduate study in a physical science. Students should note that this degree fulfills only 26 of the 60 upper division units required by the University so that students must take 22 more upper division units as well as the 12 required by the upper division GE Theme.
The total number of units required for the Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry is 180 units, of which 80 or 83 units are in the major. Consult with an advisor for the specific number of units required in all areas of the degree including GE and free electives.