Chemistry Other Options


A minor is available in chemistry. A student wishing to take any chemistry course for the chemistry minor must meet the prerequisite(s) for the particular course. Student must take six courses that count in the chemistry major, excluding seminar and one credit courses. Please see the chair of the Department of Chemistry for more information. For specific information regarding minor requirements, please consult the minors section of the catalog.

BS/MS option:

The BS/MS option is available for students majoring in chemistry who wish to combine their bachelor's coursework with work for a master's degree in forensic science in the chemistry or crime scene investigation track. Students choosing this option may earn their master's degrees in as little as one year after their bachelor's degree. Students must formally apply for entrance into this BS/MS option in their junior year. Once admitted into this program, students develop an educational plan in consultation with their advisor.

Please see the Forensic Sciences section of this catalog for more information.

Articulation Agreement:

University of Maryland School of Pharmacy

The Department of Chemistry has an articulation agreement with the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. This is for a dual-degree undergraduate-professional program (3+4) leading to a bachelor's in chemistry from Stevenson University and a Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of MD School of Pharmacy. Under the conditions of this agreement, students attend Stevenson for three years taking courses specified by the articulation agreement. Then, if they are accepted into the pharmacy program at the University of Maryland, several of the courses in their first year at the School of Pharmacy will substitute for Stevenson courses. This will allow the students in this program to get a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Stevenson when they complete their first year at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. Please see the chair of the Department of Chemistry for more information.

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