May 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Professional Chemistry Concentration

College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Department of Chemistry

Location: Sundquist Science Complex - A308
Phone: 931-221-7628

The Department of Chemistry at Austin Peay State University is nationally certified by the American Chemical Society, devoted to student success, and prepares students for a wide variety of career options.  Our mission is to educate students to independently and critically think, apply chemical concepts and principles to better understand the scientific world, and help them to become scientifically literate. We use innovative pedagogical and research strategies to engage students and cultivate a passion for chemistry and scientific learning.    Graduates directly enter the workforce as highly skilled chemists or teachers, or pursue further education upon entrance to professional schools, including graduate programs in chemistry, medical schools, pharmacy schools, and dental schools.

General Education Core

Credit Hours
see General Education   41
University-Wide Freshman Seminar Requirement 1

Major Core Requirements

Major Guided Electives

  • Select three (3) additional hours from Any CHEM 3000-4999
  • Select 21 hours of any elective courses in consultation with your advisor

Total Hours 23

Total Program Hours 120


Student is NOT required to declare a Minor but it is recommended.